NFL notebook: Ravens cornerback dies after dirt bike wreck
• Ravens cornerback Tray Walker died Friday of injuries he sustained in a dirt bike crash in Miami. The 23-year-old Walker played one season in the NFL. The Ravens said his godmother confirmed “that he had passed.” Miami-Dade police said Walker was riding a Honda dirt bike with no lights and wearing dark clothing when he collided with a Ford Escape on Thursday night. He was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition. A fourth-round 2015 draft pick, Walker played in eight games last season, mostly on special teams. In a letter to the team Friday before Walker died, Ravens coach John Harbaugh wrote: “That was the kind of phone call you never want get as a coach, as a parent, as a brother, as a friend. This shook me and all of us.”
• The Colts signed free agent running back Jordan Todman, 26, a four-year NFL veteran who played in 11 games for the Steelers last season and had four regular-season carries. Todman had 65 yards on 11 carries in the Steelers' 18-16 victory over the Bengals in an AFC Divisional playoff game.
• Colts owner Jim Irsay announced the team will retire Peyton Manning's No. 18 and build a statue of the record-setting quarterback outside Lucas Oil Stadium. Manning won four of his record five MVP Awards with Indianapolis, led the Colts to two Super Bowls and delivered the first world championship in city history following the 2006 season. He added his second Super Bowl title last month as the Broncos beat Carolina.
• The Cowboys, in the hunt for a running back to pair with Darren McFadden, will host Alfred Morris for a free agent visit Monday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported, citing a source.
• Browns star cornerbackJoe Haden underwent surgery on his ankle earlier this week and will need months to recover.
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