Found August 05, 2012 on
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Growing up near D.C., the only team in the area at the time was the Washington Redskins and that is the only team I've ever rooted for.
Then in 1996, in comes the Baltimore Ravens moving into town and quickly they made noise throughout the AFC North and in the area I lived in.
No, I never converted to be a Ravens fan and my dad would appreciate that but I have a lot of respect for a team who can come in and leapfrog teams in their division and hold their own against a great franchise like The Pittsburgh Steelers.
Thanks to players such as Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Terrell Suggs, the Ravens make it a point to relentlessly get after the opposing team's offense which makes me happy the Redskins don't play them every year.
If I had a chance to attend a Baltimore Ravens home game this season, which is down I-95 for me, it would have to be Week 13 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, hands down.
Now I can say that the Ravens wanting revenge for the heart-breaking loss in th...
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Imagine yourself a defensive end in 1996, actually, imagine yourself Pat Swilling, the Oakland Raiders starting right defensive end on opening day of the 1996 NFL season. You’ve been in the league 10 seasons, been to five Pro Bowl’s, you’ve had a good run, but you know you’re on the down side of your career. You’re just trying to finish out the rest of it without getting...
The Baltimore Ravens are adding on to their front office, and in doing so, are departing a bit from the norm. Every front office has a GM and a horde of scouts to evaluate college players in the draft, current free agents, and even their own roster. The Ravens are going a step further, however, [...]
As we fly across the late afternoon city, August red swelter, a serene blanketing calm and wave of deep focus takes over the car and its passengers, as our silver speeding Jeep hugs the curves of winding Lombard street, expediting our arrival to today’s hallowed destination, M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
This deep focus arriving since each year on eight either fall Sunday...
The preseason opener for the Ravens is four days away and the offensive line will be missing one key component: center Matt Birk.
Birk is dealing with back spasms and will miss the preseason opener in Atlanta on Thursday, according to multiple reports.
This shouldn’t be a big deal as Birk has never missed a start in the regular season since signing with the Ravens.
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times that quarterback Joe Flacco has looked really good so far in training camp.
“Joe is really on the money, so that’s good to see,” said Harbaugh.
Flacco has made it clear that he believes he’s elite quarterback. It will be up to him in 2012 to step his game up and prove the doubters wrong.
One of the great things about having organizational continuity is that you get the luxury of innovating. Through every “rebuild” in Berea, the Browns have been vacating and filling roles over and over again, but they’re seemingly the same roles that exist in every franchise. When you have organizational continuity from the top down, and as people get comfortable in their roles...
The Ravens gave their fans a treat with an open practice held at their home stadium on Saturday, August 4th. I don't know why more teams don't do the same in their respective hometowns... It's such a great PR gesture.Gates opened at 3:30 p.m. and practice started at 5. The practice was free and open to the public.Nice.One of the things Garrett Downing of the Ravens...
Ravens: Corey Graham proving he's more than a special-teams ace
Cornerback has had a strong training camp