Darian Stewart DB BAL 13 Days
Darian Stewart is expected to be the Ravens starting free safety.
Stewart started 13 games for Steve Spagnuolo's Rams in 2011. Spags is now on the Ravens staff and loves Stewart. The former undrafted free agent had 84 tackles, three sacks, and a pick-six during the 2011 campaign. Stewart has battled nagging injuries his entire career and will need to stay healthy to keep the job.
Darian Stewart DB BAL 19 Days
Ravens coach John Harbaugh said he was "excited" about S Darian Stewart and "really liked him on tape"
The Ravens need to fill the hole left when Matt Elam shifted over to strong safety, and Stewart should be given the first shot. He will have to stay healthy, though. Stewart has yet to play a full season in his four-year career.
Darian Stewart DB BAL 26 Days
Ravens agreed to terms with S Darian Stewart, formerly of the Rams.
Stewart, 24, appeared in 13 games with St. Louis last season, making six starts and recording 36 tackles with five pass breakups. He was a favorite of old Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo, who is now Baltimore's secondary coach. Stewart has experience at both strong and free safety. The Ravens are searching for a free safety to book end Matt Elam, who they prefer to use in the box.
Darian Stewart DB BAL 1 Month
Free agent SS Darian Stewart is scheduled to visit with the Panthers on Monday.
It's possible the Panthers are no longer interested in Stewart after signing Roman Harper to a two-year deal on Saturday. He appeared in 13 games (six starts) with the Rams last season, finishing with 36 tackles and five pass deflections. Stewart will compete for a backup role wherever he signs.
Darian Stewart DB BAL 7 Months
Rams FS Darian Stewart (hamstring) returned to practice Wednesday.
Stewart has been sidelined since mid-August with a thigh/hamstring issue and missed the first two games of the season. He'll return to a backup role behind Rodney McLeod now that he's finally healthy.
Darian Stewart DB BAL 7 Months
Rams declared S Darian Stewart, DB Quinton Pointer, LB Jonathan Stewart, TE Cory Harkey, OL Barrett Jones, OG Brandon Washington and DE Gerald Rivers.
Darian Stewart DB BAL 8 Months
ESPN.com believes Darian Stewart's hold on the Rams' starting free safety job is loosening.
Stewart suffered a hamstring injury in last week's preseason game against the Packers, and he didn't practice at all this past week. Rodney McLeod has been getting all of the first-team reps next to SS T.J. McDonald, and he'll see plenty of action in Saturday night's regular season dress rehearsal in Denver. Stewart hasn't been able to stay on the field in his young career.
Darian Stewart DB BAL 10 Months
Coach Jeff Fisher said Darian Stewart is "penciled in" as a starting safety.
After Quintin Mikell's release, Stewart is now the elder statesman of the Rams' safety group. Stewart's main problem has been nagging injuries throughout his career, and he's already dealing with them at OTAs. He sat out Thursday's session with a calf issue. The Rams will see if Stewart can hold up through the summer. If not, they could make a move on Kerry Rhodes or re-sign Mikell.
Darian Stewart DB BAL Apr 10 '13
Updating a previous item, Rams S Darian Stewart's one-year contract is worth $1.075 million.
It was originally reported that restricted free agent Stewart was tendered at the original-pick level, but that doesn't appear to be the case. Stewart, 24, is tentatively expected to compete for one of the Rams' starting safety spots. Injuries and falling behind in a new scheme limited him to 82 defensive snaps in 2012. The Rams have the least amount of cap space in the league.
Darian Stewart DB BAL Apr 03 '13
Rams re-signed SS Darian Stewart to a one-year, $1.32 million contract.
Stewart was a restricted free agent tendered at the original-round level. Coach Jeff Fisher has said he wants Stewart to "step up and take charge" of one of the Rams' safety spots this season, but he'll have to compete for a starting job in camp. A 13-game starter two years ago, injuries helped limit Stewart to just 82 snaps on defense in 2012.