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Baltimore Ravens Player News: Last 24 hours, All Positions

News: Mosley recorded 92 tackles, zero sacks, and four interceptions en route to being named to his second-career Pro Bowl in 2016.
Impact: The third-year linebacker was an anchoring presence on one of the league's best run defenses this season, but his overall statistical output was uneven for IDP purposes. He failed to record a sack for the first time in his young career and his 92 tackles were a career-low. However, his four interceptions were a career-high and he came extremely close to recording the second touchdown of his career on a pick against the Redskins. While Mosley's 2016 production was far from elite as far as IDP linebackers are concerned, his proven track record combined with his youth (24 years old) suggest that he'll bounce back in 2017 and push for 100-plus tackles.
News: Boyle caught all six of his targets for 44 yards in 2016.
Impact: A 10-game suspension for a positive performance-enhancing drug test took a bite out out Boyle's second season and kept him in a limited role once he was reinstated. He was primarily used as a blocker to help in the run game, but he did catch everything thrown his way. Through 17 career games, Boyle has hauled in an impressive 24 of 29 (82.7 percent) of his targets. While Boyle is clearly valuable as an in-line blocker in the run game as well as a reliable pass catcher, the Ravens' logjam at tight end presents a problem for his role in 2017. Dennis Pitta is already entrenched as one of Joe Flacco's favorite targets and veteran Benjamin Watson, who is coming off an Achilles injury, is expected to be a factor as well.
News: Waller finished the season with 10 receptions on 17 targets for 85 yards and two touchdowns.
Impact: The Ravens had a logjam at tight end for much of the season, with Dennis Pitta serving as the only reliable contributor at the position on a weekly basis. Waller didn't make his season debut until Week 5 and didn't see his first targets until his fourth appearance. That said, Waller began to capitalize on his limited opportunities as the season wore on, snaring just under 60 percent of his targets and converting two of them for touchdowns. Although his target volume and overall production don't jump off the page, it's worth noting that seven of his 17 targets (41 percent) came in the red zone. While that isn't much of a sample size, it's worth comparing that to Pitta's red zone target rate of 10.7 percent. Waller has the size (6-6, 245) and testing numbers, which include a 4.46 40-yard dash and 37-in vertical jump, to make him a red zone threat in the Ravens' passing attack. Given that quarterback Joe Flacco will not have major targets Steve Smith and possibly Kamar Aiken at his disposal, Waller could have some deep sleeper potential in 2017.
News: Orr is retiring from the NFL at age 24 because of a serious injury. Orr becomes the latest player to cite long-term health when cutting short a promising career.
Impact: Orr missed Week 17 with a neck injury but emerged as a starter in 2016 and was expected to have a new contract in place for next season. Chris Borland, a third-round pick in 2014, retired from the San Francisco 49ers after a standout rookie season because of concussion concerns. The same offseason, Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis retired from the 49ers at age 30.