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  • newJon Gruden Keeps MNF Interesting

    Jon Gruden Keeps MNF Interesting

    Bengals at Saints on Monday Night Football!!!!  Did anyone else catch that gem to start the game? If you didn’t catch that and you have Comcast Xfinity, you surely saw this right? If you’re a Ravens fan there’s always one … Continue reading…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 7:52pm -
  • newAFC North Sweeps with Pitt on Bye
    Another wild week in the AFC North as the Ravens, Bengals and Browns were all victorious. The bottle neck of 7-4 teams in the division are chasing the Bengals who continue to sit atop what could be considered the best … Continue reading →The pos…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 5:31pm -
  • newWhen the Saints Go Piping In…the Noise
    I have been to games in all but one of the current NFL cities and I can say without question the sound system at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans is the most absurd abuse of noise in the league. … Continue reading →The post When the Sa…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 5:22pm -
  • newBold Recap: Over Half Picked Saints Win
    The Mostly Accurate Predictions 1. If the Ravens want to be successful Monday night, they will need to keep the Saints offense on the sideline for as long as possible. That means the Ravens will need to convert on 3rd … Continue reading →The pos…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 4:54pm -
  • newSteve Smith, Kenny Vaccaro Tussle

    Steve Smith, Kenny Vaccaro Tussle

    Steve Smith is an angry man. This guy should really have been a Raven his entire career.The post Steve Smith, Kenny Vaccaro Tussle appeared first on Russell Street Report | Baltimore Ravens News.
    - 5 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 4:36pm -
  • newGame Day in New Orleans
    Later on today I’ll get to the Good, Bad & Ugly regarding the game itself. For now, here are a few observations from my game day experience. The Good Southern Hospitality is still alive and well. Saints fans welcome you … Continue reading →The…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 3:56pm -
  • newWill Hill’s Pick Six

    Will Hill’s Pick Six

    Good defense was hard to come by on either side in this game, but Will Hill stood out. He made several nice plays defending Jimmy Graham, the best of which was this game-changing pick-six.The post Will Hill’s Pick Six appeared first on Russell Str…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 3:22pm -
  • newRavens 34 Saints 27 – A Team Win
    Huge road win as Ravens keep pace with AFC North Overall: A No this is not the Saints of old, but a road win is a good win in the NFL. Was it perfect? NOPE! Was it as close as … Continue reading →The post Ravens 34 Saints 27 – A Team Win appea…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 2:30pm -
  • newSteve Smith Scores, Celebrates vs Saints

    Steve Smith Scores, Celebrates vs Saints

    HOW did Steve Smith catch this ball? We have no idea either, but it made us dance as well.The post Steve Smith Scores, Celebrates vs Saints appeared first on Russell Street Report | Baltimore Ravens News.
    - 17 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 5:04am -
  • newKnee-Jerk Reactions: Ravens 34 Saints 27
    Much to my great surprise the Ravens defense, in spite of giving up tons of passing yardage to Drew Brees, held on and made the stops they had to make in a hard fought win over the Saints.  Ravens 34, … Continue reading →The post Knee-Jerk Reac…
    - 17 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 4:52am -

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  • newAFC North sets new mark with all teams three games over .500

    AFC North sets new mark with all teams three games over .500

    The NFL has one of the least accomplished divisions in history this year in the NFC South, where even the 2-9 Buccaneers harbor hopes of winning a division title. A big reason for the division’s futility has been their general inability to win gam…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 3:43pm -
  • newTiming of Rice ruling could drive reaction to it

    Timing of Rice ruling could drive reaction to it

    On Sunday, multiple reports suggested that former U.S. Judge Barbara S. Jones could issue a ruling in Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension as soon as Monday. Now that it’s Tuesday of Thanksgiving week, a ruling adverse to the NFL’s in…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 2:28pm -
  • newAFC playoff picture: Ravens can chart their own path

    AFC playoff picture: Ravens can chart their own path

    In defeating the Saints 34-27 on Monday night, the Ravens completed a sweep of the NFC South and improved their record to 7-4. Now, the Ravens embark on a five-game stretch against AFC foes to close the regular season. And in many ways, the Ravens’…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 7:17am -
  • newJustin Forsett rushes for career-high 182 yards, two TDs to lead Ravens past Saints

    Justin Forsett rushes for career-high 182 yards, two TDs to lead Ravens past Saints

    Justin Forsett has found a home with the Baltimore Ravens. The journeyman, 29-year old running back, is having a breakout year for the Ravens. Forsett rushed for 182 yards and two touchdowns to help the Ravens keep pace in the AFC North with a 34-27…
    - 17 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 4:45am -
  • newWill Hill returns interception for TD as Ravens grab lead over Saints

    Will Hill returns interception for TD as Ravens grab lead over Saints

    While Jimmy Graham got the better of Baltimore defensive back Will Hill for a touchdown earlier in Monday night’s game (pictured) between the Ravens and New Orleans Saints, Hill answered with a touchdown of his own to give the Ravens the lead in th…
    - 18 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 3:46am -
  • newSteve Smith TD catch would make Odell Beckham proud

    Steve Smith TD catch would make Odell Beckham proud

    A night after Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made the touchdown catch by which all other great catches will be judged, Ravens receiver Steve Smith Sr. has made a catch that would make Beckham proud. In the first quarter in New Orleans, Smith — d…
    - 20 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 1:56am -
  • newJoe Morgan gets the Saints off to a fast start, but Ravens make a stand

    Joe Morgan gets the Saints off to a fast start, but Ravens make a stand

    Injuries and off-field issues have nearly derailed Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan’s football career. But no one disputes that when Morgan is on the field, the guy can make plays. Morgan didn’t waste any time showing that on Monday night against…
    - 20 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 1:41am -
  • PFT Live: Eagles talk with Geoff Mosher, Ravens talk with Clifton Brown

    PFT Live: Eagles talk with Geoff Mosher, Ravens talk with Clifton Brown

    The Eagles outlasted the Titans on Sunday for a 43-24 win that guaranteed them at least a share of first place in the NFC East when the day came to an end. That share is all they own after the Cowboys were able to come back to beat the Giants on Sund…
    - 1 day ago 24 Nov 14, 4:20pm -
  • Ravens bus involved in minor accident

    Ravens bus involved in minor accident

    Earlier this year, a Washington bus was involved in a crash that could have resulted in serious injuries, but didn’t.  On Sunday in New Orleans, a Baltimore Ravens bus was involved in a far less significant accident. According to CSNBaltimore.com,…
    - 2 days ago 24 Nov 14, 12:34am -
  • Pierre Thomas is poised to return, after more than a month

    Pierre Thomas is poised to return, after more than a month

    As the Saints try to avoid falling three games under .500 and in turn losing three straight games at the Superdome for the first time since 2001, they’ll have some extra help in the backfield. Running back Pierre Thomas appears as probable on the i…
    - 3 days ago 22 Nov 14, 9:19pm -

Ravens Football Machine

  • newHuge 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…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 7:37am -
  • Ravens face no easy task in New Orleans Monday night…
    Here’s the real dilemma for the Ravens: when was the last time Drew Brees and his Saints lost three games in a row, and at home to boot? Answer: Never— well, at least since Brees took over at QB. So the Ravens (6-4) are fighting not only the skil…
    - 2 days ago 23 Nov 14, 8:08pm -
  • Ravens get ready for Battle of New Orleans…
    Ravens players reported back to their training center in Owings Mills tonight. It’s all about getting ready to play the Saints next Monday night. Historically Baltimore has done well coming off the Bye, winning 5 such games in a row under Harbaugh…
    - 8 days ago 18 Nov 14, 1:15am -
  • Ravens have a lot to be thankful for heading into Bye…
    The Ravens machine gets a much needed pit stop. At 6-4 the Ravens have survived. Their divisional and playoff hopes are still very much intact. They’ve leaked some oil along the way, and have lost a tiebreaker advantage to the Bengals, but all-in-a…
    - 13 days ago 13 Nov 14, 1:06am -
  • Ravens grind out a 21-7 win over Titans…
    Ravens fans will remember this game years from now as an easy win— yet it was anything but easy. The Titans had the Ravens on the ropes in the 1st quarter. Rookie QB Zach Mettenberger looked like Roman Gabriel at the outset as the big 6-5 gunslinge…
    - 16 days ago 9 Nov 14, 11:59pm -
  • Ravens in must-win mode vs. Titans as AFC North tightens…
    The Ravens (5-4) host the Tennessee Titans (2-6) this Sunday in Baltimore. They do so with the sobering realization that their best cornerback Jimmy Smith has been scratched from the rest of the season due to surgery which was required to repair his…
    - 18 days ago 7 Nov 14, 7:14pm -
  • Ravens shake up a shaky secondary…
    Coach John Harbaugh is suddenly fed up with his defensive secondary. It’s a culmination of frustration over a rash of injuries and lack of depth. Getting torched by Big Ben for 6 TD passes last Sunday was the straw that broke the camel’s back for…
    - 21 days ago 4 Nov 14, 11:20pm -
  • Ravens punished by Steelers, 43-23—their sin is bad play…
    The game started out great for the Ravens…moving the ball on the ground and by air, Flacco hitting Torrey Smith for a 7-0 lead, the defense getting 3-and-outs and 3 sacks in a row on Big Ben… and then the house fell in. Lorenzo Taliafero fumbles…
    - 22 days ago 3 Nov 14, 4:40pm -
  • Ravens vs. Steelers Sunday Night—best battle on the NFL schedule…
    It’s a great matchup of two traditional division rivals both at 5-3 and playing a meaningful game in prime time. It will be a chilly night in Pittsburgh, but there will be plenty of heated emotion down on the turf. The trend going into this game is…
    - 25 days ago 31 Oct 14, 10:29pm -
  • A look at the upcoming Ravens schedule
    The Baltimore Ravens were fairly absent in 2013, failing to defend their Super Bowl title from 2012. They seem to be making up for lost time this year, however, as they’ve dished out some big blowouts and have gone a solid 5-3 through the first eig…
    - 26 days ago 30 Oct 14, 4:00pm -

Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • NFL Week 12 Capsule – Ravens vs Saints
    BALTIMORE RAVENS (6-4) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (4-6) SERIES RAVENS SAINTS MON. RECORD 9-9 17-18 SERIES LEADER 4-1 STREAKS Past 2 COACHES VS. OPP. Harbaugh: 1-0 Payton: 0-2 LAST WEEK Bye (Wk. 10: W 21-7 vs. Titans) L 27-10 vs. Bengals LAST GAME 12/19/10…
    - 6 days ago 20 Nov 14, 5:27am -
  • NFL Week 12 Lines – Ravens Road Dogs vs Saints
    Date & Time Favorite Line Underdog Total 11/20 8:25 ET Kansas City -7 At Oakland 43 11/23 1:00 ET At Atlanta -3 Cleveland 47 11/23 1:00 ET At Philadelphia -11.5 Tennessee 48 11/23 1:00 ET At New England -7 Detroit 48 11/23 1:00 ET Green Bay -9.5 At M…
    - 8 days ago 18 Nov 14, 8:09am -
  • Titans vs Ravens Friday Injury Report
    TENNESSEE TITANS Status Report QUESTIONABLE DT Sammie Lee Hill (hamstring), WR Nate Washington (shoulder) PROBABLE CB Coty Sensabaugh (knee) Practice Report OUT (DEFINITELY WILL NOT PLAY) Wednesday TE Taylor Thompson (knee) LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN P…
    - 18 days ago 8 Nov 14, 2:28am -
  • Poll: Falcons vs Ravens – Who Wins Sunday’s Matchup?
    Falcons vs Ravens – Who Wins Sunday’s Matchup?
    - 42 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:45am -
  • Falcons vs Ravens NFL Week 7 Capsule
    ATLANTA FALCONS (2-4) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (4-2) SERIES FALCONS RAVENS SERIES LEADER Series tied, 2-2 STREAKS Past 1 COACHES VS. OPP. Smith: 1-0 Harbaugh: 0-1 LAST WEEK L 27-13 vs. Bears W 48-17 at Buccaneers LAST GAME 11/11/10: Ravens 21 at Falcons 2…
    - 42 days ago 15 Oct 14, 3:42am -
  • Ravens at Bucs Wednesday Injury Report
    BALTIMORE RAVENS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Wednesday WR Marlon Brown (pelvis), DE Chris Canty (wrist), S Matt Elam (shoulder), DT Timmy Jernigan (knee), T Eugene Monroe (knee), G Kelechi Osemele (knee), LB Daryl Smith (knee), C…
    - 48 days ago 8 Oct 14, 11:19pm -
  • Poll: Week 6 Matchup – Who Wins the Ravens at the Bucs?
    Week 6 Matchup – Who Wins the Ravens or Bucs?
    - 49 days ago 8 Oct 14, 4:41am -
  • NFL Week 6 Capsule – Ravens at Buccaneers
    BALTIMORE RAVENS (3-2) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (1-4) SERIES RAVENS BUCCANEERS SERIES LEADER Series tied, 2-2   STREAKS Past 2   COACHES VS. OPP. Harbaugh: 1-0 Smith: 1-1 LAST WEEK L 20-13 at Colts L 37-31 (OT) at Saints LAST GAME 11/28/10: Buccanee…
    - 49 days ago 8 Oct 14, 3:43am -
  • Video: SportsManias DieHard Tour – Ravens
    Former Epic Meal Time star, Alex Perrault (aka. “Muscles Glasses”), is taking on tailgating in his latest endeavor — the SportsManias DieHard Tour — a vlog-style series that profiles the tailgating experiences of diehard sports fans across th…
    - 49 days ago 8 Oct 14, 12:40am -
  • Video: CBS NFL Week 5 Preview – Ravens vs Colts
    Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan preview the NFL Week 5 matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts.
    - 54 days ago 2 Oct 14, 4:06pm -

Baltimore Beat Down

  • newHaloti Ngata first in Win Probability Added among defensive tackles
    C.J. Mosley is second among all NFL linebackers.Win Probability is a fun statistic. It's also a fluctuating one. When Haloti Ngata and Terrell Suggs stuffed Mark Ingram on 4th-and-goal from the 1, the Ravens WP improved by nearly 10%.  Later, Juice…
    - 1 hour ago 25 Nov 14, 8:38pm -
  • newRavens accomplish what only three others have done
    Beat the Drew Brees and Sean Payton-led Saints at home in primetimeDrew Brees is unquestionably a great quarterback destined for the Hall.  Sean Payton is, by a vote of his own peers in the NFL, one of the top 3 coaches in the game. Together, they…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 2:49pm -
  • newBaltimore Beatdown Power Rankings, Week 12: Ravens miss Top 10, Cardinals slip
    The NFL [Knowledge is] Power Rankings Week 12 edition.Patriots annihilate Lions. Cowboys score game-winner with 1:01 left. Two of the best teams in the NFL exemplify poise, resilience. Besides the Thursday night upset (Raiders over Chiefs), Wee…
    - 8 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 1:52pm -
  • newSteve Smith, Kenny Vaccaro get in fight during Ravens-Saints game
    Smith does not seem to like Vaccaro much. There's clearly some bad blood between Ravens receiver Steve Smith and Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro.The two got into a heated fight momentarily following a catch from the veteran Smith in the third quarter.…
    - 16 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 6:06am -
  • newTerrell Suggs notches reaches sack milestone
    With a sack against the Saints, Suggs now has 100.5 for his career. Terrell Suggs previously told reporters he didn't want them to talk about getting his 100th sack. He wanted to treat it like a no-hitter.Now the silence can be broken as Suggs reco…
    - 16 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 5:51am -
  • newRavens decision to sign Will Hill paying off
    Hill had the play of the game against New Orleans Monday night. There was minimal risk in signing Will Hill. With his off-field baggage, he came extremely cheap to the organization. And if he didn't pan out after his six-game suspension, the Ravens…
    - 16 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 5:39am -
  • newRavens-Saints final score: Justin Forsett runs wild in 34-27 win
    Ravens running back Justin Forsett ran for 182 yards and two touchdowns. Justin Forsett was a man among boys again.In Monday night's 34-27 win over the New Orleans Saints, the Ravens got a career day from the veteran running back, who carried the b…
    - 17 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 4:38am -
  • newRavens fans make presence felt at Mercedes-Benz Superdome during National Anthem
    During the National Anthem, John Harbaugh was caught by surprise, it seemed, when many fans in attendance shouted "Oh!" as they do in Baltimore.
    - 19 hours ago 25 Nov 14, 2:09am -