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Ravens News 9/8: Clowney nearly became a Raven, Lamar’s obsession and more

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Report: Jags attempted a sign-and-trade deal to send Jadeveon Clowney to the RavensJames Johnson

In a nutshell, a sign and trade between the Jags and Ravens would’ve allowed Baltimore to remain under the cap while acquiring the veteran pass-rusher. With just a projected amount of over $11.2 million available in cap space, the Ravens couldn’t afford Clowney and wanted the Jags to absorb some of this salary (likely the signing bonus) in exchange for draft compensation. The Jags, on the other hand, could’ve easily done that with a projected amount of $26.6 million in available cap space, per Over the Cap.

Lamar Jackson is Obsessed With Winning the Super Bowl — Ryan Mink

If you were to go to Lamar Jackson’s house, you wouldn’t find his MVP trophy, nor his Heisman trophy.

They’re in a closet, still bubble-wrapped in the luggage they were shipped in.

“If we win a Super Bowl, I’ll put my stuff up. But I’m not putting stuff up right now,” Jackson said. “I’m focused on getting a bigger trophy.”

Mark Ingram named NFL’s best personality — Kevin Flaherty

Ingram topped Buffalo’s Tre’Davious White and Minnesota’s Kirk Cousins, with Miami’s Ryan Fitzpatrick, the RamsJalen Ramsey, Denver’s Drew Lock, Philadelphia’s Jason Kelce and Cleveland’s Jarvis Landry also making the list. Ingram has drawn all kinds of attention over his career with the Ravens for the energy that he displays.

Earlier this summer, the Ravens called him the “best hype man in the league.”