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  • newRavens Notes And Eye Opening Stats Through Week 2

    Ravens Notes And Eye Opening Stats Through Week 2

    With the results of week two set in stone and all thirty-two teams looking ahead to week three, let’s take a look at a few key notes and stats of the still young 2014 season along with a couple of standout Ravens performers. More Forsett/Pierce new…
    - 9 hours ago 17 Sep 14, 12:55am -
  • newTwo-Minute Drill: Week 3

    Two-Minute Drill: Week 3

    While it’s still a bit too early to start evaluating teams, trends are beginning to form. Philadelphia looks like a good team but they need to break their habit of getting behind early. San Francisco is also quite talented, but if they don’t fix…
    - 9 hours ago 17 Sep 14, 12:28am -
  • newFANTASY LINKS: Will Baltimore Native Ever Break Out?

    FANTASY LINKS: Will Baltimore Native Ever Break Out?

    Is a Breakout Ever Going to Come for Tavon Austin? So far this season, Tavon Austin has 5 total points and was injured in the first quarter of St. Louis’ game in Tampa Bay. numberFire writer, Joe Redemann tells us what he thinks about the Dunbar al…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 2:13pm -
  • newPERCEPTION IS REALITY: O-Line Getting it Done!

    PERCEPTION IS REALITY: O-Line Getting it Done!

    Reality:  The Ravens are 1-1. Perception: So far, so good. The Ravens were flat in the first half of game 1 against the Bengals, but came close to a come-from-behind win. The Bengals are better than I have given them credit for, and some say they co…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • newTALE OF THE TAPE: Zuttah’s Noticeable Presence

    TALE OF THE TAPE: Zuttah’s Noticeable Presence

    Through two games for the Baltimore Ravens, other than red zone efficiency there’s been little to complain about offensively. Quarterback Joe Flacco appears to be growing in Gary Kubiak’s offense, the usage of tight ends has increased as expected…
    - 20 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • CONFESSIONS OF A SPORTS NUT: I Love Coaches

    CONFESSIONS OF A SPORTS NUT: I Love Coaches

    Coaches are my favorite people in sports. And it’s not even close. Please understand this for simplicity sake: When I reference “coaches”, I’m using the generic term for “the man or woman who runs the team”, so a baseball manager, for exa…
    - 1 day ago 16 Sep 14, 8:01am -
  • Elam Doubles Down as Nickel Corner

    Elam Doubles Down as Nickel Corner

    The Ravens probably had a great set of plans for their secondary heading into the 2014 season. Lardarius Webb and Jimmy Smith would be locking down the corner spots with an improved Chykie Brown and Asa Jackson coming in when needed. Matt Elam and Da…
    - 1 day ago 16 Sep 14, 3:48am -
  • THE FINAL WORD: A Blueprint to Defeat the Champs

    THE FINAL WORD: A Blueprint to Defeat the Champs

    Here are the thoughts weighing on my mind from Week 2.  Led by Phillip Rivers, the San Diego offense was in full control over the defending champions. They controlled the ball for over 42 minutes, frustrated the Seattle secondary with 10 third-down…
    - 1 day ago 16 Sep 14, 3:06am -
  • Who Let The Dawgs Out?

    Who Let The Dawgs Out?

    The first two weeks of the NFL season have been full of surprises and upsets. My picks in week one were dreadful to put it bluntly. The Bills over the Bears? Miami’s defense making Tom Brady look old and slow? Parity seems to be at an all time high…
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 9:35pm -
  • RAVENS LINKS: Ngata Gives Iowa Teen His Dream

    RAVENS LINKS: Ngata Gives Iowa Teen His Dream

    Haloti Ngata grants Iowa teen trip of a lifetime We often hear about all of the bad things NFL players do off the field. This is not one of those cases. KCCI in Iowa has the story here. NFL schedule-makers did the Ravens no favors Chuck Mills of Balt…
    - 2 days ago 15 Sep 14, 1:33pm -

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  • newNFL won’t reinstate Rice pending appeal

    NFL won’t reinstate Rice pending appeal

    In most cases, a player’s suspension doesn’t become final until he has exhausted his appeal rights.  In the case of indefinitely suspended running back Ray Rice, that’s not the case. The NFL contends that Rice remains suspended until his appea…
    - 7 hours ago 17 Sep 14, 2:49am -
  • newNFLPA files Ray Rice appeal

    NFLPA files Ray Rice appeal

    As expected (but a day later than expected), the NFLPA has filed an appeal of the NFL’s indefinite suspension of Ray Rice. “This action taken by our union is to protect the due process rights of all NFL players,” the NFLPA said in a statement.…
    - 8 hours ago 17 Sep 14, 1:16am -
  • newHow will NFL owners hear the music, if they won’t face it?

    How will NFL owners hear the music, if they won’t face it?

    Last Monday, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti sent coach John Harbaugh to face the media after Ray Rice was cut in the wake of the notorious elevator video.  This Monday, Vikings owners Mark and Zygi Wilf gave G.M. Rick Spielman the short straw of facin…
    - 15 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 6:39pm -
  • newBen Roethlisberger “still very sore” after Courtney Upshaw hit

    Ben Roethlisberger “still very sore” after Courtney Upshaw hit

    Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has taken a lot of hits in his career. But he said Tuesday he’s “still very sore” after a shot to the chest from Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw last Thursday. Upshaw was flagged for roughing the passer…
    - 16 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 5:27pm -
  • newRice appeal will include request that Goodell recuse himself from case

    Rice appeal will include request that Goodell recuse himself from case

    On Sunday, multiple sources told PFT (and eventually others) that Ray Rice would appeal his indefinite suspension on Monday.  On Monday, one source told PFT that the timetable had been delayed by a day. The source said that multiple factors influenc…
    - 22 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 11:37am -
  • newPanthers teammates weary of Greg Hardy story already

    Panthers teammates weary of Greg Hardy story already

    The Panthers are 2-0, playing defense like no one else in the league and their injured franchise quarterback is back on the field. But it’s largely gone unnoticed, thanks to the swirl of attention around domestic violence in general and Greg Hardy…
    - 24 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 9:56am -
  • ProFootballTalk: Chris Canty on getting past the Ray Rice situation

    ProFootballTalk: Chris Canty on getting past the Ray Rice situation

    Ravens’ DL Chris Canty joins the PFT desk to discuss the week leading up to the Thursday night game against the Steelers as the team fought through the Ray Rice situation. He says getting back to the field was like a safety blanket.
    - 1 day ago 15 Sep 14, 10:43pm -
  • Previously, the Vikings have exhibited concern in abuse cases

    Previously, the Vikings have exhibited concern in abuse cases

    The Vikings have proven, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that they will not tolerate a player laying hands on a family member. Oh, wait, that was last year with a scrub. While Adrian Peterson apparently isn’t getting more than a paid weekend off after…
    - 2 days ago 15 Sep 14, 8:25pm -
  • Rice appeal will result in a hearing, with witnesses and argument

    Rice appeal will result in a hearing, with witnesses and argument

    When Ray Rice appeals his indefinite suspension (as of Sunday, the plan was to file the appeal Monday; we’re told it may be filed Tuesday morning), another avenue will be opened for exploring what the NFL knew and when the NFL knew it about the not…
    - 2 days ago 15 Sep 14, 6:58pm -
  • NFLPA should launch its own investigation into Rice case

    NFLPA should launch its own investigation into Rice case

    With the NFL’s independent investigation into the Ray Rice situation not as independent as it could be or should be and with the coming Ray Rice appeal of his indefinite suspension subject to whatever procedural and evidentiary limitations the NFL…
    - 2 days ago 15 Sep 14, 12:31am -

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Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • Ravens Terminate Contract Of Rice, NFL Suspends Him Indefinitely
    Shortly after Ray Rice was rleased by the Ravens, the NFL announced he was suspended indefinitely. The Ravens supported Rice as an organization in the immediate aftermath of the elevator incident back in March, but the release of this video changed t…
    - 9 days ago 8 Sep 14, 7:11pm -
  • New Footage of Rice Shows Him Knocking Out Wife In Elevator In Atlantic City
    The talk of the day isn’t about any of the action of the Ravens loss to the Bengals in week one, but instead about a disgusting incident from Ravens running back Ray Rice. New not before released to the public footage of Rice is out, and it shows t…
    - 9 days ago 8 Sep 14, 5:56pm -
  • Bengals At Ravens Thursday Injury Report
    CINCINNATI BENGALS   Practice Report OUT (DEFINITELY WILL NOT PLAY)   Wednesday RB Rex Burkhead (knee), WR Marvin Jones (foot)   Thursday RB Rex Burkhead (knee), WR Marvin Jones (foot)   DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE   Wednesday G Mike Pollak…
    - 12 days ago 5 Sep 14, 12:49am -
  • Poll: Who Wins The Week One Matchup – Cincinnati or Baltimore?
    Bengals at Ravens Week One – Who Wins?
    - 13 days ago 4 Sep 14, 12:44am -
  • Cincinnati At Baltimore Wednesday Injury Report
    CINCINNATI BENGALS   Practice Report OUT (DEFINITELY WILL NOT PLAY)   Wednesday RB Rex Burkhead (knee), WR Marvin Jones (foot)   DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE   Wednesday G Mike Pollak (knee), LB Sean Porter (hamstring), WR James Wright (concus…
    - 13 days ago 4 Sep 14, 12:42am -
  • Cincinnati at Baltimore NFL Week One Capsule
    CINCINNATI BENGALS AT BALTIMORE RAVENS SERIES BENGALS RAVENS SERIES LEADER   20-16 STREAKS   5 of past 7 COACHES VS. OPP. Lewis: 12-10 Harbaugh: 7-5 LAST GAME 12/29/13: Ravens 17 at Bengals 34. Cincinnati WRs A.J. Green & Marvin Jones combine for 1…
    - 14 days ago 3 Sep 14, 3:38am -
  • Starting CB Jimmy Smith Arrested And Charged After Saturday Night Incident
    Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith was arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct Saturday night after an alleged incident at The Greene Turtle in Towson, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports. This according to Baltimore County…
    - 66 days ago 13 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • Ravens To Host 49ers In Open Practice August 8th
    The Ravens and 49ers will hold an open practice at M&T Bank Stadium on Friday, Aug. 8, the day after the two teams square off in a preseason game. The practice is free and begins at 1 p.m. The 49ers are practicing with the Ravens for four days after…
    - 70 days ago 9 Jul 14, 12:49am -
  • Flacco Talks About Learning Gary Kubiak’s New Offense
    The Ravens have a new offense to learn this offseason with the hiring of former Texans head coach Gary Kubiak as offensive coordinator but franchise quarterback Joe Flacco believes the team is up to the challenge according to an interview on WSNT.net…
    - 84 days ago 25 Jun 14, 4:35pm -
  • Talk NFL and Ravens Football 24/7 At GridironChatter.Com!
    Hey Ravens Fans – wanna talk Ravens football 24/7 about all the hot topics about Baltimore and all other great things happening on a daily basis in the NFL? Head over to www.GridironChatter.com and join the hottest place to talk NFL and Ravens Foot…
    - 91 days ago 17 Jun 14, 10:01pm -

Baltimore Beat Down

  • newNFL Players Association's lawyers to represent Rice in appeal
    Former Ravens running back Ray Rice has filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension. Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension Tuesday and will be represented by lawyers of The NFL Players Associatio…
    - 7 hours ago 17 Sep 14, 2:17am -
  • newBaltimore Beatdown Power Rankings, Week 3: Ravens leap, Seahawks clipped
    The NFL Knowledge is Power Rankings Week 3 version. I should come clean: the Ravens shocked me with their infallible victory against a divisional foe last Thursday. I predicted the Browns to escape their own town with a last-second touchdown and t…
    - 11 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 10:49pm -
  • newTeams that could be interested in Ray Rice
    With the report that teams are keeping their eyes out on Ray Rice, we'll look a bit into who could pick up the troubled running back and what that might mean for the NFL.Cleveland BrownsThe Cleveland Browns gambled with Ben Tate and so far that gam…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 7:00pm -
  • newIs the AFC North the best division in the NFL? John Harbaugh thinks it might be
    Two games in and John Harbaugh believes the AFC North is the best division in the NFL this year. This may be a bit of a premature question. But here goes: Is the AFC North the best division in the NFL this season?I think a lot of folks will point t…
    - 15 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • newRay Rice drawing interest from NFL teams
    Recently waived Ravens running back has reportedly drawn interest from a few NFL teamsBleacher Report NFL Insider Jason Cole mentioned that a few NFL teams are keeping their eyes out for recently waived Ravens running back Ray Rice. With Rice look…
    - 16 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 5:47pm -
  • newRavens safety Will Hill could get reduced suspension if/when new drug testing policy goes into effect
    Hill is serving a six-game suspension for a positive drug test. A lot has been made over Josh Gordon and Wes Welker regarding the two receivers getting reduced suspensions with the drug testing policy that is likely to go into effect in the next day…
    - 16 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • newRavens preparing to see Johnny Manziel on Sunday
    Manziel saw brief time during Sunday's game against the Saints, though Brian Hoyer is the clear starter and go-to quarterback. It was only for three plays, but the flashy rookie made his NFL debut.Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 4:00pm -
  • newKyle Juszczyk's disappearance shouldn't be a surprise
    After a promising preseason Kyle Juszczyk hasn't caught a single pass in the 2014 season. It shouldn't be a surprise. Kyle Juszczyk had an extremely promising preseason. He had chemistry with Joe Flacco as a tight end and as a safety valve. He looke…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Sep 14, 3:06pm -