Maclin (hamstring) announced Sunday that he is retiring from the NFL.
Forced to sit out the entire 2018 campaign following surgery on his hamstring, Maclin will officially call it a career. He was never the same after posting back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 2014 and 2015, with injuries playing a big role in his decline. The 30-year-old wide receiver caught 514 passes for 6,835 yards and 49 touchdowns in 114 NFL games, playing five seasons for the Eagles, two for the Chiefs and one for the Ravens.
Maclin is set to undergo a procedure on a hamstring/glute injury, which will keep him sidelined for the rest of the 2018 season, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
The injury was holding Maclin back from working out with teams. He was reportedly a top target for many teams looking to beef up their wide receiver depth. The 30-year-old underwhelmed during his lone stint with the Ravens last season, as he caught 40 passes in 12 games for a career-low 11.0 yards per reception. He will now set his sights on a return in 2019.
Maclin (hamstring) is nearing full health and expected to visit and work out for prospective teams soon, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
The 30-year-old attracted limited interest shortly after being released by the Ravens in March, then saw his chances of finding a new home prior to the season diminish entirely after tweaking his hamstring while training. While the worst of the injury seems to be behind Maclin at this point, it's uncertain he has much to offer teams as a depth receiver now that he's clearly on the downside of his career and is no longer a threat in the return game. The wideout largely underwhelmed during his lone season in Baltimore, hauling in 40 passes in 12 games for a career-low 11.0 yards per reception.
Maclin, who tweaked his hamstring while training for the upcoming season, is still a couple of weeks away from being 100 percent healthy, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
The injury helps explain why Maclin has remained unsigned since being released by the Ravens in March. According to Schefter, the veteran wideout received offers from team prior to training camp, but Maclin is apparently waiting for the right situation to arise before putting pen to paper. With the regular season about to get underway, injuries will inevitably create a need for teams at receiver, with Maclin representing one of the more accomplished options out there on the open market.
Maclin is still fielding his market and remains an unrestricted free agent, Josina Anderson of ESPN reports.
Maclin was released by the Ravens in March after a relatively unsuccessful one-year stint with the team. He's known to have drawn preliminary interest from both the Eagles and Cowboys, but both teams have already signed a high-profile receiver or two since free agency opened last month. However, Maclin isn't believed to have any geographical limitations on the team he might sign with and is simply waiting for the right fit. In all likelihood, the 2014 Pro-Bowler will wait until after the upcoming draft to put pen to paper with any organization that might have interest.
The Ravens informed Maclin of his release from the team Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Maclin's lone season in Baltimore was marred by a combination of injuries and inefficiency, with the 29-year-old catching 40 of 72 targets for 440 yards (6.1 yards per target) and three touchdowns in 12 games. Given that he wasn't much better the previous year in Kansas City, the Ravens were always expected to cut him before March 16, when his $1 million roster bonus was set to kick in. Maclin's fate was cemented once the team reached agreements with free-agent wideouts Ryan Grant and John Brown, though Baltimore could still use more help at the position. Maclin should draw interest from multiple teams, though likely only as a complementary option at this stage of his career. A bounce back isn't out of the question if he lands in the right place and can actually stay healthy.
Maclin (knee) could be released in the offseason as the Ravens aim to clear up cap space, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports.
In addition to missing missing four games due to injury, Maclin struggled to career-low marks in receptions (40) and receiving yards (440) during his first season in Baltimore, with his lack of productivity proving problematic for an already weak passing attack. Maclin carries a $7.5 million cap hit for the 2018 season and is due a $1 million roster bonus March 16, so expect the Ravens to render a decision on his future with the organization by that date. By releasing Maclin, the Ravens would gain $5 million in cap space and afford the front office some more flexibility during the offseason.
Maclin (knee) is inactive Sunday against the Bengals.
Maclin did not see the practice field all week for the Ravens, leading to a doubtful tag for the regular-season finale. Should Baltimore lock down a playoff spot, Maclin could return for the wild-card round, but Ravens supporters will want to monitor his status during the week of practice. In the meantime, look for Chris Moore and Michael Campanaro to share extra snaps in Maclin's stead, with Mike Wallace still the top pass-catching option.
Maclin (knee) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Bengals.
Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said last week that Maclin likely would sit out Week 16 but then return for the regular-season finale. It now appears the veteran wideout will miss the final two games of the season, but there's a good chance he'll have another shot to make an appearance in the wild-card round of the playoffs. Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro figure to split playing time behind No. 1 receiver Mike Wallace as the Ravens attempt to clinch a postseason berth. Maclin still hasn't returned to practice.
Maclin (knee) did not suit up for Friday's practice, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Maclin has not been able to practice since injuring his knee in Week 15, so it's looking unlikely he will be able to play in Week 17. The Ravens will officially update Maclin's status when they release their final injury report of the week.
Maclin (knee) did not practice Thursday, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Maclin sat out Week 16's game against the Colts and back-to back missed practices don't bode especially well for his chances of playing in Sunday's game against the Bengals. If Maclin remains sidelined this weekend, Mike Wallace (knee) would be poised to head the Ravens' Week 17 wideout corps, with Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro in line for added opportunities in the team's passing game.
Maclin (knee) didn't practice Wednesday, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
At this stage, Maclin -- who sat out the Ravens' Week 16 win over the Colts -- hasn't been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals, but his absence from practice Wednesday isn't the best sign on that front. If Maclin misses another game, the likes of Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro would be in line for added opportunities while working behind top wideout Mike Wallace.
Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said the team hasn't ruled Maclin (knee) out from playing Sunday against the Bengals, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports. "It's a healing issue," Harbaugh said of Maclin's knee injury. "Jeremy's always been a quick healer. So, maybe this game."
Harbaugh's comments aren't the strongest endorsement of Maclin's chances of suiting up in Week 17, but the wideout's availability for the regular-season finale should be better sussed out based on his participation level in practices Wednesday through Friday. Maclin missed his third game of the season in the Week 16 win over the Colts, resulting in depth receivers Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro each taking on slightly more involvement in the Baltimore passing attack.
Maclin (knee) is inactive for Saturday's game against the Colts.
With Maclin out this week, Chris Moore is in line to see added wideout snaps Saturday, while working opposite Mike Wallace. Meanwhile, TE Ben Watson could see his share of looks from QB Joe Flacco, with running backs Alex Collins and Danny Woodhead also candidates to contribute to the team's Week 16 pass-catching mix.
Maclin (knee) is listed as doubtful for Saturday's game against the Colts.
Maclin is trending toward inactive status Saturday and belongs out of Week 16 fantasy lineups. In his likely absence, Chris Moore would be a candidate for added looks in the Baltimore passing offense this weekend, while working opposite Mike Wallace.
Maclin (knee) isn't taking part in Thursday's practice, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports.
Maclin's absence from all three of the Ravens' practices this week casts doubt on his availability for Saturday's game against the Colts, but the team should provide an official designation for the wideout later Thursday. In the event Maclin is sidelined for his third game of the season, Mike Wallace would rank as the clear top target for quarterback Joe Flacco, while depth wideouts Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro could also take on more involvement in the Baltimore passing attack.
Maclin (knee) isn't practicing Wednesday, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports.
Ravens offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg considers Maclin day-to-day, while head coach John Harbaugh already acknowledged that the wideout is unlikely to play in Saturday's game against the Colts. Harbaugh also said that Maclin avoided a major injury, perhaps hinting at a return for Week 17 against the Bengals. In the likely event Maclin misses Saturday's game, the Ravens will divvy up his usual snaps between some combination of Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro.
The Ravens listed Maclin (knee) as a non-participant in Tuesday's estimated practice report.
The Ravens only held a walkthrough session Tuesday, but Maclin wasn't on the field even for that light activity, according to Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports. It's not looking promising that he'll be able to suit up Saturday against the Colts, which would leave an already porous wideout corps shorthanded. Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro would all be in store for increased snaps if Maclin is sidelined in Week 16.
Maclin (knee) is unlikely to play in Saturday's game against the Colts, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
While Maclin seems to have avoided a serious injury, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh acknowledged Monday that the veteran wideout will have a tough time avoiding at least one absence with the team on a short week. It doesn't help that the Ravens have minimal incentive to rush Maclin back, as they're heavily favored to emerge victorious against a slumping, injury-ravaged Colts team. Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro are all candidates to take on Maclin's vacated snaps.
Maclin (knee) will have an MRI on Monday, though Ravens head coach John Harbaugh believes the wideout avoided a serious injury, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Maclin briefly returned to the game after hurting his knee in the first quarter of Sunday's 27-10 win over the Browns, but he was ruled out for the rest of the afternoon at the start of the third quarter. Any further missed time would leave added reps for Chris Moore, Breshad Perriman and Michael Campanaro in Week 16 against the Colts. Regardless of Maclin's health situation, Mike Wallace has established himself as the clear No. 1 wideout in Baltimore, leading the team in receiving yards each of the past five weeks.