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Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?

Posted on: July 25, 2011 5:34 pm
Edited on: July 26, 2011 12:10 am
 
Posted by Will Brinson

There's a new CBA in town and that means that teams need to get up to the cap floor and also get below the new salary cap. The first victim of this movement? Willis McGahee of the Ravens, apparently.

Or formerly of the Ravens -- Adam Schefter of ESPN reported on Monday afternoon that the Ravens have already informed McGahee that they plan on releasing him.

Of course, they can't actually do so until Thursday, July 28 at 4:00 p.m. ET. (I know this because I've been reading up on the league calendar!)

That the Ravens would dump McGahee was wholly expected -- he was due $6 million in 2011, and no one expected them to pay that much for a backup running back.

The good news for McGahee is that there's ample teams in the market for free-agent running backs, and he shouldn't go too long without some kind of employment.

UPDATED (5:49 P.M. ET): McGahee, it turns out, isn't the only unfortunate soul who will be cut Thursday. You can add Ravens NT Kelly Gregg to the list as well, though as Carroll County Times reporter Aaron Wilson reports, there's a chance Gregg could return to the team at a reduced salary.

The 34-year-old Gregg had two years left on his contract at $3.5 million per year.

UPDATE (7:10 P.M. ET): The Ravens are in full-on roster-slash mode apparently: according to reports from Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post and Jamison Henley of the Baltimore Sun, the team has also informed Derrick Mason and Todd Heap that they'll be cut.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 17, 2012 12:14 pm
 

Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?



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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 26, 2011 11:02 pm
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tomlye
Since: Nov 28, 2011
Posted on: November 29, 2011 9:12 pm
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Since: Sep 5, 2009
Posted on: July 28, 2011 5:08 am
 

Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?

Yes, TribeFan, I said that IN RESPONSE to comments that they made first.  Their comments were just plain dumb. If someone wants to debate on an adultand factual level, I am all for it.



Since: Dec 3, 2007
Posted on: July 27, 2011 10:36 pm
 

Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?

ravens98fever:  it is idiots like you with juvenile posts which make the knowledgeable Steeler fans look bad.

Your previous two posts were...

"And tigerdung, go eat a bag of sh!t."

... and...

"maxbuster, go f**K yourself, douchebag!"

... and you are calling other people juvenile?  Wow.



Since: Sep 5, 2009
Posted on: July 27, 2011 2:10 am
 

Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?

@bigbentheman- it is idiots like you with juvenile posts which make the knowledgeable Steeler fans look bad.



Since: Nov 21, 2010
Posted on: July 26, 2011 2:58 pm
 

Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?

good for them, mcgahee sucks and his whole nfl career is nothing but a joke.  6 million for a 3rd string running back.  god luck to the fools who sign him



Since: Feb 15, 2010
Posted on: July 26, 2011 2:44 pm
 

Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?

WAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!! Football just started and the crasins fans are alredy crying!!! That fact is we are just a better team all around!! SMARTER,TOUGHER,STRONGER,AND FASTER!!! And what team complains as much as the crasins!! answer NONE!! EITHER IT'S THE REF'S OR THE CHEAP SHOTS,IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING FOR THEM TO CRY ABOUT!! face it you whish you were the STEELERS!! good luck this year it's going to start 0-1 thats for sure!!



Since: Oct 18, 2006
Posted on: July 26, 2011 2:17 pm
 

Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?

Seriously? lol!!



Since: Jul 14, 2011
Posted on: July 26, 2011 1:50 pm
 

Ravens cut McGahee, Mason, Heap, Gregg?

AGREE WITH YOU HERE


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