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Russell Street Report

  • newAFC North Playoff Clinching Week 16
    Our good friends at numberFire gave us all of the Ravens’ and the rest of the division’s playoff clinching opportunities and probabilities for just this week. Here they are: BALTIMORE RAVENS (at Houston) Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with: (2…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Dec 14, 8:27pm -
  • newThis Week on Russell Street
    CARRY THAT WEIGHT Prior to this season Justin Forsett’s heaviest seasonal workload was back in 2010 when he carried the ball 118 times for the Seattle Seahawks. This season, the 29-year-old diminutive back has carried it 208 times and is … Contin…
    - 20 hours ago 20 Dec 14, 4:15pm -
  • newCan Ravens Continue Houston Dominance?

    Can Ravens Continue Houston Dominance?

    Several Ravens are “going home” this week. Coaches Gary Kubiak, Rick Dennison, and Brian Periani, as well as tight end Owen Daniels (more below) were all members of the Houston Texans as recently as last season. Then of course, there’s … Cont…
    - 22 hours ago 20 Dec 14, 2:18pm -
  • newWeek 16: Ravens at Texans
    Remember how stupid the Steelers made the Texans look? While it would be great if the Ravens could do that, I’m not going to hold my breath. Case Keenum connects with DeAndre Hopkins for a deep strike or two, and … Continue reading →The post W…
    - 23 hours ago 20 Dec 14, 1:36pm -
  • Ravens @ Texans – Friday & Game Status
    Game Status Ravens QUESTIONABLE: DE Chris Canty (ankle) PROBABLE: TE Owen Daniels (NIR); S Will Hill (NIR); WR Jacoby Jones (illness); CB Anthony Levine (ankle); G Kelechi Osemele (NIR); RB Bernard Pierce (back); LB Daryl Smith (NIR); LB Terrell Su…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 9:57pm -
  • President Slips, Says “James Flacco”
    During a press conference today discussing the North Korean hackers who shut down Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview,” President Obama made a bit of a slip of the tongue. While he meant to say “Seth Rogen and James Franco,” the … Continue…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 7:24pm -
  • Yanda Anchoring Ravens Rush Attack

    Yanda Anchoring Ravens Rush Attack

    The fact that the Baltimore Ravens have the fifth-most rushing yards in the NFL isn’t just a product of a solid group of running backs. Having one of the league’s best run-blocking units and simply one of the best overall … Continue reading →…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 6:41pm -
  • Pees Regrets Moving Brooks Around
    If rookie safety Terrance Brooks could go back in time, there is little doubt he would choose to hit the “re-do” button on his 2014 season. From struggling through picking up the playbook during training camp to finding himself in John … Conti…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 5:30pm -
  • Wrestling the Steers in Houston
    Offense 1. Throw Away from Watt One of the positive trends that has emerged since the bye week (when offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak put the entire offense under a microscope to view its strengths and weaknesses) has been the rollout … Continue r…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 4:27pm -
  • Billick Slams Manziel Fan
    Billick slams Manziel fan with picture of Super Bowl ring The former Ravens head coach was called out on Twitter yesterday by a Johnny Manziel fan questioning why anyone should listen to a coach who is no longer in the … Continue reading →The po…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 3:38pm -

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  • newAFC playoff picture: Chargers turn up the pressure on wild-card foes

    AFC playoff picture: Chargers turn up the pressure on wild-card foes

    Yes, the Chargers surrendered 355 yards rushing to the 49ers on Saturday night. And yes, the Chargers have a few too many injuries for comfort. Nevertheless, the Chargers’ 38-35 overtime victory at San Francisco keeps them in the thick of the wild-…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Dec 14, 6:29am -
  • New Ray Rice video emerges showing aftermath of incident

    New Ray Rice video emerges showing aftermath of incident

    After Ray Rice knocked his then-fiancée unconscious and then dragged her out of the elevator at an Atlantic City casino, cameras were still running.  ABC News has obtained 45 minutes of footage showing the aftermath of the incident. Rice tried to p…
    - 1 day ago 20 Dec 14, 4:56am -
  • Week 16 injury report roundup

    Week 16 injury report roundup

    Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports e…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 10:59pm -
  • DeAndre Hopkins questionable after sitting out third straight practice

    DeAndre Hopkins questionable after sitting out third straight practice

    The Texans will wait until Sunday to make a call on wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins. After a third straight missed practice, Hopkins (ankle) is listed as questionable on the injury report. According to Drew Dougherty of Texans TV, head coach Bill O’B…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 9:10pm -
  • Documents show ESPN mischaracterized evidence from Rice appeal

    Documents show ESPN mischaracterized evidence from Rice appeal

    Last week, a kerfuffle erupted between the NFL and ESPN regarding an ESPN report that focused on one key portion of the Ray Rice appeal process.  Specifically, the league accused ESPN of distorting the testimony and the evidence. The fight centered…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 9:07pm -
  • Gary Kubiak expects emotional return to Houston

    Gary Kubiak expects emotional return to Houston


    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 11:55am -
  • Case Keenum looks like the Texans’ starter, by default

    Case Keenum looks like the Texans’ starter, by default

    The Texans have no good options at quarterback this week, as injuries have already cost them their original starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, their second starter Ryan Lindley, and their third starter Tom Savage. So who will their fourth starter be? It looks…
    - 3 days ago 18 Dec 14, 5:14pm -
  • Ray Rice makes a public appearance, feels support in Baltimore

    Ray Rice makes a public appearance, feels support in Baltimore

    Ray Rice made a rare public appearance on Wednesday, attending an event hosted by Ravens receiver Torrey Smith aimed at collecting donations for needy children at Christmas. Rice said he wanted to do something to support his community, and that he in…
    - 3 days ago 18 Dec 14, 12:12pm -
  • Andre Johnson practices as Texans weigh quarterback options

    Andre Johnson practices as Texans weigh quarterback options

    The good news for the Texans passing game is that wide receiver Andre Johnson returned to practice on Wednesday after missing last week while recovering from a concussion. With the Ravens shuffling another new cornerback into their injury-depleted co…
    - 4 days ago 17 Dec 14, 9:34pm -
  • Ravens sign Chris Greenwood

    Ravens sign Chris Greenwood

    The Ravens keep losing cornerbacks to injury, which means the Ravens keep needing to bring in new cornerbacks to keep 11 men on the field on Sunday. Asa Jackson was the latest corner to make the move to injured reserve, opening the door for Chris Gre…
    - 4 days ago 17 Dec 14, 7:30pm -

Ravens Football Machine

  • J.J. Watt and Texans hope to ruin homecoming for Ravens’ Kubiak…
    Ravens’ offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak was head coach of the Houston Texans for most of the prior decade. So you’d expect some mixed emotions from the Texans players as the Ravens (9-5) try to build on their playoff drive this Sunday at Housto…
    - 4 days ago 18 Dec 14, 12:34am -
  • Ravens survive a beautiful game plan by Gus Bradley and the Jags, 20-12…
    As promised, the Jaguars brought not only the Funky Cold Medina but also the kitchen sink against the Ravens— but in the end, the Ravens’ front seven overpowered the Jaguars’ pass-pro scheme and sacked rookie QB Blake Bortles a total of eight t…
    - 7 days ago 14 Dec 14, 10:35pm -
  • Ravens dare not look past Jaguars— Jacksonville has plenty to play for…
    It would be easy to look past the struggling Jaguars in Baltimore on Sunday as the Ravens ponder their playoff run— especially as the fates seem to be dangling the prospect of the Ravens’ season coming down to a final-game showdown with the Cleve…
    - 8 days ago 13 Dec 14, 7:26pm -
  • Down to only two healthy cornerbacks, Ravens sign Cason off the street…
    You knew the Ravens had to go out and get a cornerback off the street. They were down to Asa Jackson (rusty after 7-week layoff) and Lardarius Webb (still aching from lower back and leg ailments). Danny Gorrer is gone for the season—torn MCL and PC…
    - 11 days ago 10 Dec 14, 12:53am -
  • Survival in Miami— Ravens 28, Dolphins 13…
    In the end it was the consistent 2nd-half pressure by the Ravens defensive line and outside linebacker pass rushers that sealed the win. But holy cow! was it a struggle to get there… Miami (now 7-6) came to play, taking advantage early of the Raven…
    - 14 days ago 7 Dec 14, 11:50pm -
  • Ravens vs Jags tickets quite a bargain
    The Baltimore Ravens enter December at 7-5 with their playoff destiny in their own hands. With the AFC North wide open and a huge week 17 clash with the Cleveland Browns left on the schedule, the Ravens simply need to finish strong to punch their tic…
    - 15 days ago 6 Dec 14, 5:05am -
  • Ravens travel to “must win” territory in Miami…
    This Sunday’s game at South Beach is pretty much the crossroads moment for the 2014 Ravens. If the Ravens can’t beat the college-style offense of the Miami Dolphins defensively, then they don’t deserve to make the playoffs anyway. Now mathemati…
    - 17 days ago 4 Dec 14, 4:59pm -
  • Ravens get nitpicked by Chargers, lose 34-33…
    The Ravens made just enough mental mistakes on Sunday to give Philip Rivers enough snaps over the course of 60 minutes to come back and lead the winning drive with 38 seconds left. For the first 59:22 of the game, the Ravens never trailed… but they…
    - 20 days ago 1 Dec 14, 1:16am -
  • Ravens fans should be grateful as Baltimore prepares for Chargers…
    In a season that started out with sociological chaos and injuries to key personnel at tight end, defensive secondary and both defensive and offensive lines, Ravens fans ought to take inventory at Thanksgiving and thank their lucky stars. The Ravens a…
    - 24 days ago 27 Nov 14, 8:08pm -
  • Huge win by Ravens’ total-team effort over Saints, 34-27…
    What a huge win for the Ravens… They ultimately turned the Saints’ game plan into a joke. Rob Ryan’s exotic blitz pressures did not work. Joe Flacco and his receivers read the blitz so well… Joe’s audibles at the LOS were right on… The Ra…
    - 26 days ago 25 Nov 14, 7:37am -

Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • Ravens at Texans NFL Week 16 Capsule
    RAVENS TEXANS SERIES LEADER 6-1 STREAKS 6 of past 7 COACHES VS. OPP. Harbaugh: 5-1 O’Brien: 0-0 LAST WEEK W 20-12 vs. Jaguars L 17-10 at Colts LAST GAME 9/22/13: Texans 9 at Ravens 30. Baltimore WR Torrey Smith has 5 catches for 92 yards. Ravens WR…
    - 3 days ago 18 Dec 14, 3:10am -
  • Ravens Ink CB Chris Greenwood
    The Ravens have signed cornerback Chris Greenwood off the Vikings practice squad to their active roster, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports. Greenwood, who was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fifth round in 2012 out of Albion College, join…
    - 3 days ago 18 Dec 14, 2:39am -
  • Ravens at Texans Wednesday Injury Report
    BALTIMORE RAVENS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Wednesday DE Chris Canty (ankle), S Will Hill (not injury related), WR Jacoby Jones (illness), G Kelechi Osemele (not injury related) LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE Wednesday CB Anth…
    - 4 days ago 18 Dec 14, 12:31am -
  • Jaguars vs Ravens NFL Week 15 Inactives
    Jaguars: RB Denard Robinson, CB Teddy Williams, CB Jeremy Harris, LB A.J. Edds, LB Khairi Fortt, G Tyler Shatley, DE Andre Branch. Ravens: WR Michael Campanaro, CB Antoine Cason, RB Lorenzo Taliaferro, LB Arthur Brown, DT Terrence Cody, OL Gino Gradk…
    - 7 days ago 14 Dec 14, 5:29pm -
  • Video: CBS NFL Week 15 Preivew – Jaguars vs Ravens
    Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan preview the NFL Week 15 matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens
    - 9 days ago 12 Dec 14, 3:58am -
  • Jaguars at Ravens NFL Week 15 Game Capsule
    JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (2-11) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (8-5) SERIES JAGUARS RAVENS SERIES LEADER 10-7 STREAKS 2 of past 3 COACHES VS. OPP. Bradley: 0-0 Harbaugh: 1-1 LAST WEEK L 27-13 vs. Texans W 28-13 at Dolphins LAST GAME 10/24/11: Ravens 7 at Jaguars 12…
    - 10 days ago 11 Dec 14, 3:44am -
  • Jaguars vs Ravens Wednesday Injury Report
    JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Wednesday DE Andre Branch (groin), LB Khairi Fortt (hamstring), RB Denard Robinson (foot) LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE Wednesday RB Toby Gerhart (ankle), WR Tommy Streeter (abd…
    - 10 days ago 11 Dec 14, 3:22am -
  • Ravens Rally From Down 10-0 To Top Dolphins 28-13
    The Ravens didn’t start fast, but rallied after trailing 10-0 to top the Dolphins in Miami 28-13 to stay in the AFC playoff race. Baltimore played more than 17 minutes before picking up a first down, but once they did they were able to get things g…
    - 14 days ago 7 Dec 14, 9:22pm -
  • Ravens at Dolphins NFL Week 14 Inactives
    Ravens: WR Michael Campanaro, S Terrence Brooks, CB Rashaan Melvin, G/C Gino Gradkowski. G/T Jah Reid. TE Crockett Gillmore, DE DeAngelo Tyson. Dolphins: CB Cortland Finnegan, LB Jonathan Freeny, G Nate Garner, CB Jamar Taylor, OT Billy Turner, DE Ch…
    - 14 days ago 7 Dec 14, 5:42pm -
  • Big Blow: Ngata To Sit Four Games for Violating League’s Substance Abuse Policy
    Ravens Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata has been suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports. Ngata’s suspension begins immediately and…
    - 17 days ago 5 Dec 14, 12:33am -

Baltimore Beat Down

  • newABC News should be ashamed of themselves
    While Ray Rice is delivering Christmas cheer to children across Maryland hospitals, ABC News decided to publish even more video of an event that happened 309 days ago in an attempt to further wreck his image.When you look at the ratings, the televis…
    - 19 hours ago 20 Dec 14, 5:29pm -
  • Five Questions - Houston Texans - Week Sixteen Edition
    I got to talk to Brett Kollman about the Houston Texans and what they have going on. After answering a few of his questions, Brett answered some of mine. I got to learn a lot about the Ravens' next opponent, the Houston Texans and their quarterback s…
    - 2 days ago 20 Dec 14, 12:22am -
  • Ravens-Texans injury report: Chris Canty is questionable
    Chris Canty is questionable for Sunday's game against Houston. It appears defensive end Chris Canty will be a game-time decision after being given the questionable tag for Sunday's game against Houston.Canty missed the third practice of the week, t…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 8:55pm -
  • Ravens fantasy outlook vs. the Texans
    It's fantasy championship week, so here are the Ravens players you can count on to get a title. Start 'emRB Justin Forsett: He hasn't had the kind of production as expected the past two weeks. That's OK. He'll bounce back this week and is once agai…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 3:51pm -
  • Bernard Pierce has a great opportunity with postseason approaching
    If Pierce is going to be with this team in the long-term, he needs to capitalize now.After Bernard Pierce's rookie season in 2012, the running back out of Temple seemed destined for a bright future with the Ravens. He ran for 532 yards and a touchdo…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 3:41pm -
  • Previewing the Houston Texans for Sunday's game against the Ravens
    Stopping the run and containing J.J. Watt are big keys for the Ravens this Sunday. With Baltimore heading to Houston, Ravens fans have quite a lot to be excited about. Thad Lewis or Case Keenum will be starting for the Texans after the unfortunate n…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 2:35pm -
  • Friday Ravens links: Gary Kubaik not bitter toward Texans, Kamar Aiken's role expanding
    Read what others are writing about the Baltimore Ravens. Gary Kubiak expresses no bitterness toward TexansRavens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak will coach against his former team, the Houston Texans, this Sunday and expresses no bitterness towar…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 2:26pm -
  • NFL picks Week 16: Predicting this week’s games
    Jason Butt and Daniel Park predict this week's slate of games.Daniel Park: 1...2...3...4...I've been counting your mistakes to fall asleep.Jason Butt: When did you start taking Comedy 112?Park: HA! I actually...wait that was a pretty good come ba…
    - 2 days ago 19 Dec 14, 2:01am -