The Daily Caw: Kyle Arrington Contract Breakdown, Salary Cap Update


Feb 1, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington (25) in Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Daily Caw, where we round up all the latest Ravens news from around the web.  Today we take a look at Kyle Arrington’s contract (essentially a year-to-year deal) and update the team’s salary cap situation, plus an early Super Bowl pick.

Jack Del Rio considers Ray Lewis top leader he’s been aroundJamison Hensley, ESPN

"When asked which one was the best leader, Del Rio told Talk of Fame Sports Network: “They’re all incredibly passionate. They’re all very driven, hard-working guys. [And] they’re all going to be in the Hall of Fame soon. [But] In my mind, Ray was the best.”Del Rio worked side by side with Lewis from 1999 to 2001, when he was the Ravens linebackers coach."

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Breaking down Kyle Arrington’s $7 million contract, Ravens’ salary cap situation – Aaron Wilson, The Baltimore Sun

"The Ravens are $7.384 million under the NFL salary-cap limit of $143.28 million.This follows the Ravens’ recent three-year, $7 million contract for former New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington, who’s slated to play nickel back.Arrington’s deal includes a $2 million signing bonus and $2.8 million in guaranteed money, including his fully-guaranteed 2015 base salary of $800,000. His first-year salary-cap figure is $1.466 million."

John Harbaugh relays 1 percent rule to grauduatesJamison Hensley, ESPN

"“We say: Get 1 percent better every single day,” Harbaugh said. “Get 1 percent better today and then stack it with another percent tomorrow and then a percent the day after that. The problem is, you don’t want to give up a day then. What if I don’t get a percent better? Now, I’m not just losing that percent but the guy I’m competing against, he’s getting 1 percent better. So, I’m 2 percent behind. That’s being motivated.”"

Kapron Lewis-Moore, Brent Urban making comebacksRyan Mink,

"Lewis-Moore has been participating in Ravens on-field workouts, and has the green light heading into this week’s start of organized team activities. He’s joined by sophomore defensive end Brent Urban, who also sat out all of last season with his second major knee injury.“It’s really important that Brent Urban and Kapron Lewis-Moore come on,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said Thursday. “Brent looks like he’s 100 percent. Kap looks like he’s really close to 100 percent. I think those guys will be full-go in the OTAs.”"

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