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After an incredible playoff run ending with a Super Bowl victory, many would think the Baltimore Ravens would no longer be looked at as the “underdog”. But unfortunately for the Ravens, that is not the case. In fact, the Denver Broncos are favored by 7 in the Ravens season opener, which is still two and a half months away. So why are the Ravens not given the respect that the Super Bowl champion usually receives?
Ultimately, the answer lies in the hands of two people: General Manager Ozzie Newsome and quarterback Joe Flacco.
Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome has been under a lot of scrutiny this offseason by football fans all over. But in Baltimore, all the fans have to say is “in Ozzie we trust”. After losing an unprecedented total of nine starters on the Ravens roster, trusting in Newsome is all that Ravens fans can do. This number, of course, leads many to believe that the Ravens will not be at their highest stature.
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The 2013 NFL season for the Baltimore Ravens will resemble a college new student orientation where John Harbaugh will need to hand out the “Hello my name is” name tags for all of the changes the team made this off season. This is strange for a team that is also the reigning Super Bowl Champions.
Harbaugh, along with long time GM Ozzie Newsome, have been hard at work building...
Congratulations to the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco who received a massive deal during the offseason. There is only one problem, other than Torrey Smith, who is Flacco throwing the ball to?
The Ravens lost a total 0f 10 players from the Super Bowl roster, including Anquan Boldin, who was traded away.
While Torrey Smith gives Flacco a deep threat...
For those of you not in the know about Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, he recently got engaged to girlfriend, Chantel Williams.
As part of their engagement photos, both of them decided to take the field at M&T Bank Stadium and do the "Ray Lewis" dance:
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According to the Miami Herald, Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin wants his team to sign free agent fullback Vonta Leach by the end of the week.
Talks between NFL teams and Vonta Leach have heated up in recent days, The Miami Herald has learned, and Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is said to want a deal done by the end of the week.
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Baltimore Ravens recently retired defensive star Ray Lewis is a leader of Men, and now he’s a leader of men playing paintball. Lewis was the general of his paintball team Ray’s Summer Days festivities as his house — I’d follow Ray into the paintball battlefield any day of the week.
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had a heck of run through the playoffs last season that culminated with him winning a Super Bowl championship and an MVP award. Flacco has since been rewarded by the Ravens with a six-year, $120.6 million contract, but Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark still doesn't consider him to be one of the top quarterbacks despite his accomplishments...
If there is one player who likes chirping about the Patriots it is Terrell Suggs. We hadn't heard from him since he threw salt in the wounds following the team's playoff loss to the Ravens. That one was tough because there wasn't much Pats fans could say in response. Now Suggs is chiming in on the recent Robert Kraft/Vladimir Putin Super Bowl ring debacle.
He may not be Broadway Joe, but he sure as heck is getting some respect from Broadway...
Joe Flacco came in at 19th among the NFL Channel's "Top 100" NFL Players poll.
Ryan Clark (Pittsburgh Steelers' safety) disagreed with the high ranking, but former Ravens' safety Ed Reed rallied to Flacco's defense on the NFL Channel.
The list, which...
It seems like the butt-whooping Chael Sonnen took at the hands of Jon “Bones” Jones in April, didn’t instill any kind of prolonged humility in the UFC fighter.
Sonnen, who is known to go off at the mouth every time a camera is in his face, appeared on a panel on “Jim Rome on Showtime” along with Tom Tolbert and former Baltimore Ravens player Brendon Ayanbadejo.