Jan 10, 2015; Foxborough, MA, USA; Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) kicks a field goal as Ravens punter Sam Koch (4) holds the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports
Welcome to the Daily Caw, where we round up all the latest Baltimore Ravens news from around the web. Stephen Gostkowski got paid this week by the New England Patriots, which means that the Ravens now have a blueprint to follow regarding a possible Justin Tucker contract.
We’ve also got the latest on what Ravens are working hard as they prepare for training camp (at least the ones who post about it on Instagram), and 5 things you need to know about Justin Forsett.
Stephen Gostkowski deal sets market for Justin Tucker – Sarah Ellison, BaltimoreRavens.com
"Other than Stephen Gostkowski and his family, perhaps no one is happier about the New England Patriots kicker’s new contract than Justin Tucker.Gostkowski became the highest-paid kicker in the NFL yesterday, signing a four-year deal reportedly worth $17.2 million, including a $6 million signing bonus.It’s not surprising that Tucker thinks it’s well-deserved.In part, because it is well-deserved. But probably also in part because Tucker is hoping to get his own “sick” contract within the next year or so."
5 things you must know about Justin Forsett – Ryan Mink, BaltimoreRavens.com
"1) He founded the ShowerPillWhat’s the ShowerPill, you ask? It’s an “athletic body wipe” for people on the move. Its advertising states that it doesn’t replace the shower, but does make its user feel refreshed. Forsett launched the company in 2009 and is still a co-owner. While Forsett got some of his former Seahawks teammates and even Head Coach Pete Carroll to film a video for it, I can’t say I’ve seen a lot of ShowerPills around the Ravens locker room."
Ravens rank 24th among Forbes most valuable sports teams – Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun
"Twenty of the top 51 most valuable teams are NFL franchises. The Ravens rank 10th among NFL teams, behind the Dallas Cowboys ($3.2 billion), New England Patriots ($2.6 billion), Washington Redskins ($2.4 billion), New York Giants ($2.1 billion), Houston Texans ($1.85 billion), New York Jets ($1.8 billion), Phiadelphia Eagles ($1.75 billion), Chicago Bears ($1.7 billion) and San Francisco 49ers ($1.6 billion)."
Forsett working hard in offseason – Tyler Lombardi, Russell Street Report
As we all look forward to next week when training camp will finally start, the players are preparing to make sure that they are in shape for the grueling practices to come.
"This past weekend, Justin Forsett participated with Marshawn Lynch in the ninth annual Fam 1st Family Youth Football Camp out in Oakland."
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