It appears the Baltimore Ravens will be under the NFL microscope soon.
According to ESPN, the league will investigate the Ravens for having rookies and first-year players using full pads at a minicamp, which violates the collective bargaining agreement.
A Ravens official told the outlet that the team is not aware of any probe but added that there was a brief period on May 6 when rookies and first-year players wore pads in a punt protection drill. According to the report, the team believed rookie minicamp wasn’t the same as the organized team activities, which do fall under the CBA.
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Ravens official told ESPN that everything can be verified because every practice was filmed. The league can’t investigate this potential violation unless a player reports it to the union or league.
The Ravens are looking to bounce back after a 5-11 season, missing the playoffs for the second time in the past three years.