Found September 26, 2012 on Football Nation:
After three games, the Ravens perennially imposing defense is ranked 27th in the league and lacks the dominant look opponents and fans have come to expect from the purple and black. What began as preseason whispers has turned into an open lament: the defense is going to have to rely on the offense to win games. Panic button. Identity crisis. Baltimore's defense is on the decline.This premature hysteria is understandable, especially considering the predictions leading into the season. Without Terrell Suggs, the Ravens won't be able to pressure the quarterback. Ray Lewis and Ed Reed are getting too old. The new outside linebackers won't be able to set the edge against the run. Now, it's all coming to fruition... right?Take deep breaths, folks. Hold your horses.Suggs-less, the Ravens have managed to amass eight sacks, which ranks eighth in the league. Ray Lewis, 25 pounds lighter and all over the field, is looking strong in every faze of his game. Ed Reed, already has t...

Indisputable Video Evidence That The Ravens Missed Game Winning Kick

A.B. Video doesn’t lie. Kicker Justin Tucker of the Baltimore Ravens missed that field goal plain and simple. From this angle you can tell it isn’t even close. No wonder the NFL won’t #showusthetape from the video taken from the field goal post.   H/T Barstool

Baltimore Ravens: Joe Flacco, Torrey Smith Triumph Over Adversity

For a moment in last night's Sunday Night Football matchup, we all became Ravens fans.Everyone. Even the die-hard Patriots fanatics with their Brady jerseys and "Gronk" posters.Even the Steelers, Bengals, and Browns fans with their "I Hate Joe Flacco" bumper stickers.If anyone needed to win a game this weekend, it was the Ravens, but not because of the win...

Brigance inspires Ravens during duel with ALS

Former Baltimore linebacker O.J. Brigance continues to inspire the Ravens with his toughness and leadership. Only now, he's doing it while battling Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Brigance was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2007. Since that time, the 12-year pro has been a source of motivation within the Ravens organization and a key figure in...

Torrey Smith leads inspiring Ravens win over Patriots

Ravens vs Patriots Review Torrey Smith played an inspirational game last night. Ravens 31 – Patriots 30 Sunday night’s match-up between the Ravens and Patriots sure didn’t disappoint. It was a battle from the opening kickoff all the way to the final buzzer that left the Ravens sitting stop the AFC North at 2-1 and the Patriots boasting a losing record (1-2) for the first...

Ravens Slip By Patriots, 31-30: Hero and Zero Of The Game

Coming into this game, the Baltimore Ravens could only think about one thing: getting revenge on the New England Patriots for knocking them out of the playoffs last year. These feelings kind of took a backseat as they help comfort wide receiver Torrey Smith after hearing less than 24 hours that his younger brother, Tevin Jones passed away in a motorcycle accident. In return, Smith...

Andre Gurode tried out for Lions today

Former Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode worked out for the Detroit Lions today, according to a league source. Gurode played last season for the Baltimore Ravens. Gurode was signed to provide depth behind six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk, who had surgery on his left knee at the beginning of training camp

NFL Referees are back!

The NFL and the NFL Referees Association agreed to the terms of a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Wednesday night.  The officials will return to action beginning tonight for the Browns-Ravens game. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell lifted the lockout prior to being ratified by the NFLRA members in order to have the officials work tonight matchup between the Cleveland...

Week 3 Fantasy Football Recap: Patriots vs. Ravens

Baltimore Ravens 31New England Patriots 30A Sunday night match-up that lived up to the hype. The Baltimore Ravens (2-1) and the New England Patriots (2-1) took the game down to the wire, coming down to a game winning kick as time expired. An offensive shootout from the word go, fantasy points were scored at high rates in this contest. Both quarterbacks marched their teams up and...

The Ravens vs. Patriots Streaker Might be the Lamest Display of Streaking I’ve Ever Seen

The New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens game on Sunday night was a terrific football game. There was a lot of excitement, a great story of courage, and a terrific ending. There was nothing lame about the game except…. The streaker. This is the worst streaking performance of all-time. You know how they euthanize horses on racetracks when they turn up lame. I’m thinking...

Browns vs. Ravens capsule

CLEVELAND (0-3) At BALTIMORE (2-1)Thursday, 8:20 p.m., NFL Network OPENING LINE -- Ravens by 13 2012 RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Cleveland 1-1-1; Baltimore 2-1 SERIES RECORD -- Ravens lead 19-7 AP PRO32 RANKING -- Browns No. 32; Ravens No. 3 LAST MEETING -- Ravens beat Browns 20-14, Dec. 24, 2011 LAST WEEK -- Browns lost to Bills 24-14; Ravens beat Patriots 31-30 BROWNS OFFENSE -- OVERALL...

Browns rookies to be tested in Baltimore

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Once he's handed the ball on Thursday night, Trent Richardson knows what's next. Hall of Fame-level contact. "Ray Lewis is going to come at me," the Browns rookie running back said, "and I'm going to come right back at him. That's football." Richardson, quarterback Brandon Weeden and Cleveland's other rookies are about to...
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