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CONGRATULATIONS: Ravens WR Zay Flowers Welcomes first baby….

CONGRATULATIONS: Ravens WR Zay Flowers Welcomes first baby….

The NFL confirmed Thursday that Baltimore Ravens standout wide receiver Zay Flowers will not face disciplinary action after he was the subject of an investigation earlier this year into an alleged domestic incident in January.

 

The league examined the situation and did not find evidence that Flowers violated the NFL’s personal conduct policy.

 

“Following a review, the NFL concluded there was insufficient evidence to support a finding that Zay Flowers engaged in any activity that violated the NFL’s personal conduct policy,” the league said in a statement. “There will be no action taken by the league and Flowers remains eligible to participate in all team activities.”

 

Flowers, 23, wasn’t charged for the incident, which allegedly occurred on Jan. 16, four days before Baltimore’s divisional round playoff game against the Houston Texans. Baltimore County Police released records and the 911 call related to the situation on Feb. 20 and announced that it was suspending the investigation without pressing charges.

 

Per the released police reports, a woman arrived at the Acton Police Department in Massachusetts on Jan. 21 and said she was involved in a “violent domestic incident” in Owings Mills, Md., “where the suspect’s brother drew a firearm.”

 

The woman told Acton Police that she was “physically assaulted” and “left with multiple bruises.” She said she called 911 but told the communications officer she was OK and then hung up the phone. Baltimore County Police came to the townhome where the 911 call was made but did not come to the door.

 

The woman did not identify the suspect but did say he was an NFL player. Police connected Flowers to the woman through social media posts. The Baltimore Banner was the first to report the investigation involving Flowers.

 

Baltimore County Police were notified of the woman’s allegations on Jan. 21 by Acton Police and conducted its own investigation. A month later, it announced that “the investigation is now closed.” Police stated the investigation could be reopened “if additional information is obtained.”

 

The Ravens’ first-round pick in 2023 after a prolific career at Boston College, Flowers had arguably the best rookie season for a wide receiver in team history. He set franchise records in catches (77) and receiving yards (858) for a rookie. He also totaled six touchdowns.

 

Barring a trade in the next few months, Flowers will enter the season as the Ravens’ No. 1 receiver. He reported back to the Under Armour Performance Center this week for the start of the offseason workout program.

 

The Ravens re-signed veteran Nelson Agholor but lost Odell Beckham Jr. and Devin Duvernay from last year’s receiving group. They did sign receiver Deonte Harty earlier this week, but he’s known more for his work as a returner. Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta is expected to target another wide receiver in next week’s NFL Draft.

 

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