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Russell Street Report

  • newRavens Uni Rank & Funny Revis Comments
    Uni Watch Power Rankings: NFL Edition In Paul Lukas’ uniform power rankings, he has some opinions with which many Ravens fans will disagree. I bet you can guess where he ranks the Steelers. That’s right. He thinks that theirs are … Continue rea…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 15, 2:57pm -
  • newCountry Strong, America Strong

    Country Strong, America Strong


    - 6 hours ago 22 May 15, 1:01pm -
  • new“Is He Elite?” How About “Is He a Bust?”

    “Is He Elite?” How About “Is He a Bust?”

    With the 2015 NFL Draft now over and Joe Flacco set to begin his eighth NFL season, today’s Flashback Friday takes a look at some of January Joe’s pre-draft hype, way back from early 2008. There were, predictably, mixed opinions regarding … Co…
    - 7 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:02pm -
  • NFL Network’s Top 100 a Flawed Concept
    Folks, it is that time of the year: the offseason. The deep, deep offseason. The part of the offseason where the only articles coming from football outlets are analyses of drafted players, articles scrutinizing and criticizing new rules, and of … C…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 6:23pm -
  • Where Buck Allen Will Provide Value

    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 3:03pm -
  • John Urschel Analyzes the New PAT Rule
    Math Meets Football: Is the New Extra Point a Game-Changer? The strongest, most athletic nerd in town, Ravens offensive lineman, John Urschel takes a look at the new extra point rule. He determines that it won’t be significantly harder to … Conti…
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 5:13pm -
  • Tucker Should Become Highest Paid Kicker
    Yesterday, the NFL announced that they will be moving the extra point back to the 15-yard line. The two point conversion will stay where it is at the 2-yard line. The hope is that more teams will opt to go … Continue reading →The post Tucker Sho…
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 4:02pm -
  • How Will Za’Darius Smith Fit?
    When the Baltimore Ravens lost defensive swiss army knife, Pernell McPhee to the Chicago Bears in free agency this year, it is unlikely that many people in the organization, or even fans, were up in arms. Four years ago, the … Continue reading →…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 4:28pm -
  • Tray Walker Ready to Play Big
    In life, it doesn’t matter where you come from – as long as you get where you’re going. We’ve all heard that familiar saying, or some version of it. While perhaps cliche’, we’ve all also known folks who seem to embody … Continue readin…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 4:02pm -
  • 2015 Baltimore Ravens Over Under

    2015 Baltimore Ravens Over Under

    For the Ravens, winning is the only statistic that matters. You won’t find many Ravens players leading fantasy football teams to victory. I’m sure that doesn’t bother them even a little. But projecting statistical outcomes gives us a fun exerci…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 2:49pm -

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ProFootballTalk.com

  • newJohn Harbaugh thinks weather will dictate more two-pointers

    John Harbaugh thinks weather will dictate more two-pointers

    Even though the distance for two-point conversions didn’t change this week, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said he think we’ll see more of them. With extra points moved back to the 15, the kicks aren’t that much more difficult, but Harbaugh sa…
    - 7 hours ago 22 May 15, 11:42am -
  • newTell us about your most unexpected NFL memorabilia find

    Tell us about your most unexpected NFL memorabilia find

    There has never been a better time to find sports apparel and memorabilia. Titans fan in Alaska? Saints fan in Spain? There are numerous websites to find what you seek. (Including, we will add helpfully, this one.) However, the knick-knacks we find u…
    - 23 hours ago 21 May 15, 7:46pm -
  • Ray Rice’s domestic violence charges to be dropped today

    Ray Rice’s domestic violence charges to be dropped today

    Ray Rice doesn’t have an NFL job. But soon, he won’t have a criminal record, either. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the former Ravens running back has completed his pretrial intervention program, and his domestic violence charge…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 2:12pm -
  • Justin Tucker doesn’t like the new extra point rule

    Justin Tucker doesn’t like the new extra point rule

    The owners have spoken; the extra-point has been moved from the two to the 15, making the single-point attempt a 32-yard field goal. Kickers will now begin speaking. And most of them won’t like the change. “I think the idea is to add excitement t…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 11:18pm -
  • Ten players added to PFT’s All-Unemployed Team

    Ten players added to PFT’s All-Unemployed Team

    With the draft in the books and the rookie minicamps wrapped up, it was time to revisit PFT’s 2015 All-Unemployed Team. Ten new players have been placed on the team, most notably ex-Raiders wide receiver James Jones, who caught 73 passes in 2014. S…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 2:53pm -
  • Today’s poll looks at G.M./coach combinations

    Today’s poll looks at G.M./coach combinations

    Last week, when #DeflateGate continued to dominate the headlines, Pro Football Talk on NBCSN was on hiatus. This week, Pro Football Talk on NBCSN returns . . . and #DeflateGate continues to dominate the headlines. But with a full hour, it won’t be…
    - 4 days ago 18 May 15, 7:36pm -
  • Bears hire longtime Raven to run college scouting department

    Bears hire longtime Raven to run college scouting department

    New Bears General Manager Ryan Pace continues to build his own scouting department, after finishing up his first draft. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Bears are hiring Ravens national scout Joe Douglas as their college scouting director. The…
    - 7 days ago 15 May 15, 3:27pm -
  • Ravens agree to three-year deal with Kyle Arrington

    Ravens agree to three-year deal with Kyle Arrington

    Ex-Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington didn’t take long to find employment. Two days after being released by New England, Arrington agreed in principle on a three-year contract with the Ravens, the club announced Wednesday evening. The 28-year-old A…
    - 9 days ago 13 May 15, 10:56pm -
  • Ozzie Newsome: We have not been satisfied by Matt Elam

    Ozzie Newsome: We have not been satisfied by Matt Elam

    When the Ravens drafted Matt Elam in the first round of the 2013 draft, they thought they were getting a player who would step into the starting lineup and remain there for years to come. Things haven’t worked out that way. Elam struggled in each o…
    - 9 days ago 13 May 15, 7:34pm -
  • Report: Eight teams attempted to add D.J. Swearinger on waivers

    Report: Eight teams attempted to add D.J. Swearinger on waivers

    The Texans’ decision to waive 2013 second-round pick D.J. Swearinger on Monday didn’t exactly scare off clubs from wanting to bring in the third-year safety from South Carolina. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, eight teams tried to claim Sweari…
    - 9 days ago 13 May 15, 5:59pm -

Ravens Football Machine

  • newMarshal Yanda makes Top 100 Players List again—and a quick look at Ravens salary cap…
    9th-year Ravens offensive guard Marshal Yanda is still held in high regard by his fellow players around the league. That’s really borne out by the fact that Yanda is the only guard on the Top 100 Players list compiled by the NFL Network this year.…
    - 19 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:44pm -
  • Four Ravens in final contract year who must be extended…
    The Ravens have about two months left to negotiate extended contracts for some very important pieces of their 2015 roster— or risk losing them as free agents in 2016. Those Four Important Guys are: Guard Kelechi Osemele; Guard Marshal Yanda; Kicker…
    - 4 days ago 18 May 15, 11:41pm -
  • Ravens make savvy pickup by signing CB Kyle Arrington…
    Ozzie Newsome wasn’t kidding when he said he was going to add more cornerbacks to the Ravens roster. Kyle Arrington is a quality veteran corner who specializes in the slot but can cover outside, too. When the Patriots balked at extending Arrington…
    - 7 days ago 15 May 15, 10:32pm -
  • Supernaw gets bumped off Ravens roster again—and other Crabtown news…
    My heart goes out to Phillip Supernaw who has spent the last two years bouncing up and down on the Ravens roster like a yo-yo. They tend to take this kid for granted. I hope this time he catches on with another club and eventually becomes a Pro Bowl…
    - 9 days ago 13 May 15, 11:04pm -
  • Ravens rookie camp finishes as team announces joint practice with Eagles…
    It was a productive weekend for the Ravens’ drafted and undrafted rookies with the exception of undrafted cornerback from Oklahoma Julian Wilson, who suffered a season-ending injury in Friday’s practice when he broke his lower leg after falling w…
    - 12 days ago 11 May 15, 3:26am -
  • Ed Reed retires as a Raven—next stop, Hall of Fame…
    The safety who spent 11 seasons with the Ravens (2002-2012) and one with the Texans and Jets (2013) will be on the Ravens’ 90-man roster until 4 p.m. Friday, then will be placed on the team’s reserve/retired list. On Thursday, May 7, 2015, Reed s…
    - 15 days ago 8 May 15, 12:25am -
  • Ravens sign safety Nick Perry as one of their top UDFA’s…
    The Ravens signed a diamond in the rough when they picked up undrafted free agent Nick Perry, the safety from Alabama whom I had projected as a 5th rounder. Imagine—a $7500 signing bonus for what may turn out to be a starting safety for the Ravens…
    - 17 days ago 5 May 15, 4:34pm -
  • Ravens took over the catbird seat after Rounds 2 and 3…
    Somehow Ozzie and his scouting crew got major needs on offense (WR and TE) addressed in the early rounds of the 2015 Draft without reaching, then used the remainder of the Ravens’ 10 picks to nicely fill in the depth at defensive line, cornerback,…
    - 19 days ago 3 May 15, 2:35pm -
  • Ravens on the clock— pick no. 26, Round 1–WR Breshad Perriman–the NFL Draft…
    You knew wide receiver, cornerback, pass rusher and interior defensive lineman were the biggest targets for the Ravens this Draftmas… So it should not shock you that the Ravens held tight to their #26 overall position to draft Breshad Perriman as a…
    - 21 days ago 1 May 15, 11:49am -
  • Baltimore Ravens Visit The Dawg Pound For This Season’s Most Expensive Ticket
    The Baltimore Ravens were arguably the New England Patriots’ biggest competition in the 2015 postseason, but Joe Flacco’s four touchdown passes weren’t enough to take down the eventual Super Bowl champions. Even after a 10-win season in a divis…
    - 23 days ago 29 Apr 15, 9:00pm -

Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • Baltimore’s Arrest Problem
    Do the Ravens have a problem when it comes to players getting arrested off the field? Check Joe Flacco’s NFL odds for this 2015 football season at Mybookie.ag. The team has had an array of arrests since the end of the 2014 season which ended with a…
    - 57 days ago 26 Mar 15, 1:44pm -
  • Ravens Keeping RB Justin Forsett With Three-Year Deal
    The Ravens are keeping their top running back from last season, as they have come to terms with running back Justin Forsett. The back was an unrestricted free agent coming off a breakout season in which he rushed for 1,266 yards. Ravens are giving RB…
    - 71 days ago 12 Mar 15, 6:29pm -
  • Kubiak Announces He’s Staying Put with the Ravens
    Despite garnering interest for head-coaching vacancies, Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak has decided to stay with the Ravens, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports. “It is flattering and humbling to be invited to interview for a number…
    - 12 Jan 15, 3:00pm -
  • Ravens vs Patriots – A Rivalry With Respect Trickled In
    For the third time in four seasons, the Ravens and Patriots will do battle in the AFC Playoffs, this time it’s first Divisional game of the biggest NFL weekend of the year, and this time instead of a trip to the Super Bowl on the line, it’s for a…
    - 8 Jan 15, 7:20pm -
  • Ravens vs Steelers NFL Wild Card Inactives
    Ravens: OT Eugene Monroe, DT Timmy Jernigan, TE Phillip Supernaw, DT Casey Walker, DT Terrence Cody, DE Steven Means, CB Chris Greenwood Steelers: CB Ike Taylor, RB Le’Veon Bell, DE Clifton Geathers, OL Chris Hubbard, TE Michael Palmer, WR Lance Mo…
    - 4 Jan 15, 12:08am -
  • Ravens vs Steelers Wednesday Wild Card Injury Report
    BALTIMORE RAVENS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Wednesday LB Arthur Brown (thigh), DT Timmy Jernigan (foot, ankle), T Eugene Monroe (ankle) FULL PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE Wednesday DE Chris Canty (ankle, thigh) PITTSBURGH STEELERS…
    - 31 Dec 14, 10:03pm -
  • Video: CBS Ravens vs Steelers AFC Wild Card Game Preview
    Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan preview the AFC Wild Card matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers.
    - 31 Dec 14, 9:47pm -
  • Ravens Earn Playoff Spot with 20-10 Win Over Browns
    The Ravens needed help Sunday to get to the postseason, but got that and also took care of business to return to the promise land of the NFL postseason. The Browns hung around vs the Ravens into the fourth quarter, but the offense finally came to lif…
    - 28 Dec 14, 9:55pm -
  • Ravens Fold In Houston; Lose to Texans 25-13 to Blurry Playoff Chances
    The Ravens had a path to the playoffs, and Sunday that path got a lot more cloudy after an awful 25-13 setback to the Houston Texans. It was one of the worst games in the history of QB Joe Flacco, who threw three picks and went 21-for-50 for 195 yard…
    - 21 Dec 14, 9:56pm -
  • 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…
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Baltimore Beat Down

  • newHow are Brent Urban and Kapron Lewis-Moore Progressing?
    Thought to be a weakness outside the confines of the Ravens organization and fan base, the deep but unproven defensive line is counting on these 2 to be factors in our defensive line rotation. How are they recovering from their injuries?Despite the…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:17pm -
  • newHow Javorius Got The Name Buck
    The simple story of how he got his nickname. Javorius Allen has had the nickname Buck since he was a sophomore in High School.In high school, he was friends with a Tight End on the football team named Ja'Baris Little and their names would often get…
    - 10 hours ago 22 May 15, 9:00am -
  • newBucky Brooks Leaves Baltimore off List
    Best wide receiver corps list leaves off the Ravens.It's never fun to not be picked for some achievement. And while I know we don't have two pro-bowlers lining up, are we really that far away from the top five? I agree with 1-4, we don't have the pr…
    - 19 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:47pm -
  • newVeteren FA Market: Any Worthy of Contract?
    The Free Agent Market is still open, and with notable names should the Ravens maybe try for a camp body or two?Nothing better than a little competition. An extra camp body is always nice to have around, makes others work harder, and push everybody t…
    - 22 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:14pm -
  • Judge dismisses domestic violence charges against former Raven Ray Rice
    According to USA Today, Ray Rice has officially had his domestic violence charges dropped. The former Raven running back is now free to put the troubling issue completely behind him. If you remember correctly, Rice was admitted into a pretrial progra…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 6:51pm -
  • NFL Network's Rankings are Bogus!
    It is a known among Ravens fans that NFL Network's Top 100 NFL players is bogus, but in case you needed more proof, look where they ranked All-Pro Marshal Yanda this year...Marshal Yanda is the best guard in the NFL- why is that so unappreciated?…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 4:00pm -
  • Quarterbacks under pressure
    Pro Football Focus is doing their QBs in focus analysis where they look at quarterbacks under various metrics. This one is all about quarterbacks under pressure and when not under pressure.Pro Football Focus is doing their QBs in focus analysis wher…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 3:00pm -
  • Upshaw in a Contract Year: Better Pass Rush Necessary
    With Courtney Upshaw in a contract year, the OLB is hoping to rack up the sack totalThrough the previous years Courtney Upshaw has been one of the toughest run stuffing line-backers around. The edge-setting backer has also been swapping out on third…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 12:00pm -