Monday, November 30, 2020

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Luke Jones

Luke Jones is the Ravens and Orioles beat reporter for WNST and is a PFWA member. His mind is consumed with useless sports knowledge, pro wrestler promos, and movie quotes, but he struggles to remember where he put his phone. Luke's favorite sports memories include being one of the thousands of kids who waited to get Cal Ripken's autograph after Orioles games in the summer of 1995, attending the Super Bowl XXXV victory parade with his father in the pouring rain, and watching the Terps advance to the Final Four at the Carrier Dome in 2002. Follow him on Twitter @BaltimoreLuke or email him at

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Andrews, Judon, Snead latest to join Ravens’ seemingly never-ending COVID-19 list

Robert Griffin III and others haven't been able to log a single real practice ahead of Tuesday's rescheduled game against Pittsburgh.

Six more Ravens go to COVID-19 list, Bryant added to 53-man roster

Outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson was among those placed on the reserve-COVID-19 list on Saturday.

Ricard, Madubuike, Cox join Jackson as latest additions to Ravens’ COVID-19 list

Pittsburgh also added three players to its reserve-COVID-19 list on Friday afternoon.

On the move again: Ravens-Steelers game shifts to Tuesday night

Should that game be played, next week's originally scheduled Thursday game against Dallas would move to Monday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.

Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19 as Ravens’ virus outbreak nightmare continues

The reigning NFL MVP was among the latest Baltimore players to test positive, putting Sunday's game against Pittsburgh in clear jeopardy.

Campbell, Mekari, Skura become latest Ravens added to reserve-COVID-19 list

Defensive end Calais Campbell's status was already in doubt due to the calf injury that's sidelined him since Week 9.

“Expect the unexpected” strikes different tone with Ravens-Steelers game moved to Sunday

For a Ravens-Steelers rivalry in which we always say to "expect the unexpected," the expression hit a different tone this week due to Baltimore's COVID-19 outbreak. On Wednesday, the NFL announced the scheduled Thanksgiving night...

McPhee joins growing list of Ravens’ positive tests before Pittsburgh game

The veteran outside linebacker won't be able to play in the Pittsburgh game, which is still scheduled for Thursday night.

Twelve Ravens thoughts following Week 11 loss to Tennessee

Mark Andrews played a career-high 56 snaps, caught a touchdown, and registered a season-best 96 receiving yards.


There is no masking what the NFL thinks is important during a plague

The games must be played. The television and media partners demand it. Professor Marty Conway brings class to session with facts about the demands on Roger Goodell to get the games in – no matter what.

It’ll be RG3 and anonymous cast of guys in purple against undefeated Steelers in Pittsburgh

They haven't practiced in 10 days. Many of the players in Ravens uniforms on Tuesday night will be new to you. Better grab a scorecard along with Luke Jones and Nestor if you are navigating COVID NFL rosters.

Len Bias selected to National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

The late Terps legend will be enshrined in November 2021 in Kansas City.

Where is Roger Goodell in discussing “best interest of game” for NFL fans and players during plague?

If you witnessed the Denver Broncos play a game without a quarterback then you know on Tuesday night the Ravens will play without 20 real NFL players in Pittsburgh. That doesn't make it any less disgraceful for the integrity of the league.

Is it safe for Ravens and Steelers to be playing football on Tuesday night?

Every day there's a new set of positive tests in Baltimore and Pittsburgh. The Ravens haven't been sanctioned to practice but will travel to play 20-men short at Heinz Field against the undefeated Steelers. Luke and Nestor discuss the absurdity.