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  • newFANTASY LINKS: Bengals a Good RB Fantasy Match-up

    FANTASY LINKS: Bengals a Good RB Fantasy Match-up

    Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 8 Included in JJ Zachariason’s week 8 starts and sits is this gem on why you should start Justin Forsett (again)… “the Bengals are about as good at stopping the run as Rebecca Black is at singing songs.” Fo…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 3:16pm -
  • newThe Ravens Need to Run Through The Jungle!

    The Ravens Need to Run Through The Jungle!

    The Cincinnati Bengals, a team that was once an automatic “W” and a divisional doormat. The Cincinnati Bengals, a team that once produced more annual arrests than wins. The Cincinnati Bengals, a team that turned the corner a few years ago, and ar…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 2:19pm -
  • newWill Ray Rice’s “Curious” Grievance Impact The Ravens?

    Will Ray Rice’s “Curious” Grievance Impact The Ravens?

    Late Tuesday evening, news broke that former Ravens RB Ray Rice filed a grievance against the team claiming he had been wrongfully terminated. This grievance against the Ravens was filed in addition to Rice’s grievance against the NFL for imposing…
    - 7 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 11:06am -
  • newOffense Has Produced Early in Games Lately

    Offense Has Produced Early in Games Lately

    It certainly isn’t “Breaking News” that the Ravens offense has struggled at times when it comes to producing first quarter points. But they’ve certainly improved over the past two weeks. When asked on Wednesday following practice if there is…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 12:22am -
  • newPERCEPTION IS REALITY: Serving up Snapper And Rice

    PERCEPTION IS REALITY: Serving up Snapper And Rice

    Reality: Jimmy Smith is playing like a “Shut Down” Cornerback. Perception: Jimmy Smith might finally be living up to his draft status. Garret Downing of BaltimoreRavens.com tweeted this: I think it’s safe to say the Jimmy Smith Pro Bowl talk is…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 9:13pm -
  • newNickel Package: Bengals a Historically Tough Match-up

    Nickel Package: Bengals a Historically Tough Match-up

    The last time these two teams met was in Week 1 in Baltimore. The Bengals made five field goals to start the game, and although the Ravens responded with a Steve Smith, Sr. touchdown, they only held a 1-point lead for 48 seconds. Historically, playin…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 9:11pm -
  • newWEDNESDAY INJURY REPORT: Ravens @ Bengals

    WEDNESDAY INJURY REPORT: Ravens @ Bengals

    Ravens DID NOT PARTICIPATE: DE Chris Canty (wrist); TE Owen Daniels (knee) FULL PARTICIPATION: T Eugene Monroe (knee); G Kelechi Osemele (knee)   Cincinnati Bengals OUT: LB Rey Maualuga (knee) DID NOT PARTICIPATE: DE Robert Geathers (toe); WR A.…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 8:46pm -
  • Section 336 Episode 84 – Broken Mic (with FILMSTUDY)

    Section 336 Episode 84 – Broken Mic (with FILMSTUDY)

    This week Matt, Bert and Josh look at last week’s win for the Baltimore Ravens against the Atlanta Falcons as well as look foward to this week’s game against the Bengals. We have a special guest who is smarter then all of us, Russell Street Repor…
    - 1 day ago 22 Oct 14, 2:13pm -
  • RAVENS LINKS: Ravens Playoff Odds

    RAVENS LINKS: Ravens Playoff Odds

    Ravens’ odds of reaching playoffs and Super Bowl Now, I know what you’re all going to say (probably in our Facebook comments). You’re going to say it’s too early to project playoff and Super Bowl odds. Well, we’re going to take a look at it…
    - 1 day ago 22 Oct 14, 2:02pm -
  • FILMSTUDY: O-Line Grades well vs. Falcons

    FILMSTUDY: O-Line Grades well vs. Falcons

    Offensive Line Model and Notes vs. Falcons 10/19/14 In years past, the Ravens would carry an offensive player solely (or nearly so) for his special teams value.  Those days are gone. Let’s do this by year of the Harbaugh era: 2008: Terrence Copper…
    - 1 day ago 22 Oct 14, 11:17am -

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  • newUltimately, De Smith may decide to question Goodell

    Ultimately, De Smith may decide to question Goodell


    - 32 mins ago 23 Oct 14, 5:21pm -
  • newArbitrator also requires Newsome, Cass to testify

    Arbitrator also requires Newsome, Cass to testify

    Wednesday’s preliminary victory by the NFLPA and Ray Rice didn’t consist only of a requirement that Commissioner Roger Goodell testify in the appeal hearing regarding the indefinite suspension imposed on Rice.  The union and Rice also secured th…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 2:13pm -
  • newLeft side of Ravens offensive line closing in on return

    Left side of Ravens offensive line closing in on return

    The Ravens can score a big divisional win when they face the Bengals this Sunday and their chances of having the starting left side of their offensive line in the lineup are looking pretty good. Left tackle Eugene Monroe and left guard Kelechi Osemel…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 12:25pm -
  • newKessler and Ginsberg plan to interrogate Goodell

    Kessler and Ginsberg plan to interrogate Goodell

    Roger Goodell’s bad Wednesday has extended into Thursday. Last night, the appeal officer jointly selected by the NFL and the NFL Players Association to handle the Ray Rice appeal hearing determined that the Commissioner will be required to testify.…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 11:30am -
  • newKessler will be questioning Goodell

    Kessler will be questioning Goodell

    Well, this one keeps getting even more interesting. I’d assumed (ass, you, me) that the questioning of Commissioner Roger Goodell at the Ray Rice appeal hearing would be handled by Rice’s lawyer, Peter Ginsberg.  Per a source with knowledge of t…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 3:25am -
  • newNo limits on Goodell testimony

    No limits on Goodell testimony

    The bad news for the NFL is that Commissioner Roger Goodell has been required to testify in hearing regarding the appeal of Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension.  The worse news is that, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, no limits…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 3:15am -
  • newRoger Goodell will testify in Ray Rice appeal hearing

    Roger Goodell will testify in Ray Rice appeal hearing

    Ray Rice 1, NFL 0. The first skirmish in the Ray Rice appeal hearing has resulted in a big victory for Rice and the NFL Players Association — and a potentially costly loss for the league office and Commissioner Roger Goodell. Per a league source (a…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 12:57am -
  • Rice has filed grievance against Ravens

    Rice has filed grievance against Ravens

    The Ray Rice litigation tree officially has sprouted another branch. Per multiple sources, Rice has filed a grievance against the Ravens challenging the team’s decision to terminate his contract on September 8.  The Ravens cut Rice within hours af…
    - 2 days ago 22 Oct 14, 1:13am -
  • Rice appeal hearing set for November 5-6

    Rice appeal hearing set for November 5-6

    Last week, the Ray Rice appeal hearing tentatively was set for early November.  The tentative has now become more definite. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the hearing will occur on November 5 and 6. Like every other legal proceeding that’s…
    - 2 days ago 21 Oct 14, 7:57pm -
  • With three home games in 12 days, Bengals are facing blackouts

    With three home games in 12 days, Bengals are facing blackouts

    The Bengals, who have qualified for the playoffs in three straight years, have had trouble selling tickets this year.  In the midst of an 0-2-1 slump, the Bengals face arguably their biggest box-office test of the season; they’ve got three home ga…
    - 2 days ago 21 Oct 14, 5:57pm -

Ravens Football Machine

  • Ravens must play the Bengals with a new long-snapper…
    Long Snap center— a position you only really notice as a fan when an exchange is screwed up or, as in Morgan Cox’ case on Sunday for the Ravens, he gets hurt. Cox is out for the season with a torn ACL. He ripped up his knee runing downfield on a…
    - 2 days ago 21 Oct 14, 11:37pm -
  • Ravens out-prepare Falcons, 29-7…
    The national media will summarize this game as a “defensive domination” by the Ravens over the Atlanta Falcons. That is a factual truth— but I would go an extra layer beyond the obvious and theorize that the Falcons were simply unprepared to pl…
    - 4 days ago 19 Oct 14, 9:59pm -
  • Ravens vs Falcons tickets beginning for lower than $70
    The Baltimore Ravens currently sit at 4-2 after last week’s commanding 48-17 victory over the Tampa bay Buccaneers. Their only two losses on the season have come against current division leaders in the Cincinnati Bengals (AFC North) and Indianapoli…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • Ravens tickets 18% above season average for Falcons game
    The Baltimore Ravens opened up a can of whoop-ass in Week 6, absolutely crushing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the road. For a team that hadn’t been great away from home, it was a statement game. They have a chance to make another statement in Week 7…
    - 6 days ago 17 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • Getting a feeling for how the Atlanta Falcons will match up with the Ravens…
    Who are these Atlanta Falcons circa 2014? I’m not sure even the Falcons and their fans have the answer for that identity question yet. The Falcons at 2-4 are struggling. They don’t dominate home games at the Georgia Dome anymore like they used to…
    - 8 days ago 16 Oct 14, 12:09am -
  • Ravens roast Bucs 48-17 as Flacco and defense dominate…
    I expected a much more competitive game than what turned into a “laffer” at Tampa… The Ravens left-side interior offensive line was wiped out with both tackle Eugene Monroe and guard Kelechi Osemele on the inactives list. The Ravens started und…
    - 11 days ago 12 Oct 14, 11:36pm -
  • What Tampa Bay Bucs have in store for Ravens…
    A big part of what the Tampa Bay Bucs (1-4) have in store for the Ravens on Sunday is a quarterback change,which actually began in Week 4. Mike Glennon came off the bench in the 4th quarter two weeks ago to beat the Steelers in Pittsburgh…he played…
    - 13 days ago 10 Oct 14, 10:54pm -
  • Singing in the rain as Ravens head to Tampa…
    There’s plenty of positives for Ravens fans to take out of the close loss to the Colts as the team prepares for Tampa Bay on Sunday. Haloti Ngata got yet another “Fat Guy” interception and even threw in a spin-move on a short return! That’s t…
    - 16 days ago 7 Oct 14, 11:47pm -
  • Ravens play the Colts tough but lose, 20-13…
    The Ravens left it all on the field—no question about their collective effort—at Lucas Oil Stadium, where they are now a lifetime 0-5. They limited Andrew Luck to 20 points and had pressure on him all day. Problem is, the Colts defense had equal…
    - 18 days ago 6 Oct 14, 3:41am -
  • Ravens secondary will be targeted by Andrew Luck and the Colts…
    The Ravens defensive backfield is like a M.A.S.H. unit right now… and Andrew Luck is prepared to operate. The Ravens front seven may not be able to get enough pressure on Luck and his passing game to offset the depletion in their secondary. The Rav…
    - 20 days ago 3 Oct 14, 5:30pm -

Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • Poll: Falcons vs Ravens – Who Wins Sunday’s Matchup?
    Falcons vs Ravens – Who Wins Sunday’s Matchup?
    - 9 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…
    - 9 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…
    - 15 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?
    - 16 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…
    - 16 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…
    - 16 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.
    - 21 days ago 2 Oct 14, 4:06pm -
  • Panthers vs Ravens NFL Week Four Inactives
    Panthers: QB Joe Webb, RB Jonathan Stewart, S Tre Boston, RB Fozzy Whittaker, LB Thomas Davis, OL Andrew Norwell, TE Brandon Williams. Ravens: CB Lardarius Webb, OT Eugene Monroe, WR Michael Campanaro, LB Arthur Brown, G John Urschel, DT Timmy Jernig…
    - 25 days ago 28 Sep 14, 4:53pm -
  • Video: CBS Sports Panthers vs Ravens Preview
    Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan preview the NFL Week 4 matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens.
    - 27 days ago 27 Sep 14, 2:18am -
  • Panthers vs Ravens Wednesday Injury Report
    CAROLINA PANTHERS   Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE   Wednesday LB Thomas Davis (hip), CB Charles Godfrey (ankle), S Roman Harper (knee), RB Jonathan Stewart (knee), RB Fozzy Whittaker (thigh), T Garry Williams (back)   FULL PARTIC…
    - 29 days ago 25 Sep 14, 2:40am -

Baltimore Beat Down

  • newDo the Ravens need to make any major adjustments?
    In this week's GMC Playbook question, former NFL running back Marshall Faulk wants to know if any major adjustments need to be made. This week's GMC Playbook question from former NFL running back Marshall Faulk:If it ain't broke, don't fix it.In…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 2:20pm -
  • newA.J. Green's status unclear Ravens-Bengals game
    The wide receiver is up in the air after missing the past two weeks.A.J. Green has been struggling with a toe injury all season. He admitted to battling it in Week 1, played only six snaps in Week 2 and was hobbled by it against the Titans and Patri…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 1:51pm -
  • newThe Ravens' front seven has been dominant
    The Baltimore Ravens front seven has been extremely dominant through the first seven weeks of the season.The title of this story should not suggest to you that the reason for the Baltimore Ravens early success here in the 2014 season is due to the p…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 1:45pm -
  • newThursday Ravens links: Roger Goodell ordered to testify in Ray Rice appeal, fast starts key to success
    Read what others are writing about the Ravens. Roger Goodell ordered to testify in Ray Rice appeal hearingThe Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson writes that NFL commissioner has been ordered to testify in Ray Rice's appeal hearing by independent arbitrat…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Oct 14, 1:27pm -
  • newWednesday Ravens-Bengals injury report: Kelechi Osemele, Eugene Monroe back at practice
    Here's the latest on who practiced and who didn't. The Ravens sure could use their starting leftt ackle and left guard this week, in an ever-important divisional matchup.And it looks like both Eugene Monroe and Kelechi Osemele are on track to be ba…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Oct 14, 8:33pm -
  • Ravens odds to win the Super Bowl have improved
    Bovada's odds for the Ravens to win this season's NFL title began at 40/1. That has since shortened. For the faithful Ravens fans out there that enjoy gambling, I sure hope you snagged a (legal) bet on your team when they were getting 40/1 odds to w…
    - 1 day ago 22 Oct 14, 5:40pm -
  • Baltimore 4th in Offense, 6th in Defense
    Baltimore stood pat at fourth in offense but moved up a few places after a dominant defensive performance against Atlanta.Baltimore entered Week 7 rated fourth in offense and ninth in defense.That was before the Atlanta Falcons were struck by the m…
    - 1 day ago 22 Oct 14, 5:28pm -