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It certainly has been a strange year for the Baltimore Ravens. Just a month ago, there was talk at them making at run at the top seed in the AFC. Then just before their win over the Giants last Sunday, there were whispers of ways they could possibly miss the playoffs with a fourth consecutive loss.
Despite their fast start, the Ravens offense has struggled mightily all season. This resulted in offensive Cam Cameron joining the NFL unemployment line a couple of weeks ago; a move fans in Baltimore have been pining for for quite some time.
It’s easy to understand Ravens fan frustrations with the offense. You have one of the league’s best rushers on the roster in Ray Rice and he’s rarely getting more than about 15-18 touches per game. Meanwhile, they’re letting Joe Flacco drop back nearly 35-40 times per contest. That’s not the kind of balance a team with this offensive personnel needs to be employing.
The perfect example of addition by subtraction in the person of Cam Cameron? Ray Ric...
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It looks as though the Ravens are going to proceed with playing their starters this week against the Bengals. With the exception of Haloti Ngata and Marshal Yanda added to the injury list, the Ravens seem to be recovering nicely. Analysts had expressed concern about losing momentum heading into the playoffs and that is the last thing anyone wants. Ray Lewis has already been ruled...
The Ravens have a lot of Pro Bowlers again. The team announced that six players have been selected to the Pro Bowl.
Those players are as follows:
S Ed Reed (ninth Pro Bowl – selected as a starter)
DT Haloti Ngata (fourth Pro Bowl)
FB Vonta Leach (third Pro Bowl – selected as a starter)
RB Ray Rice (third Pro Bowl)
G Marshal Yanda (second Pro Bowl – selected as a starter)
While the Ravens decided to move linebacker Ray Lewis from
the short-term injured reserve list to the 53-man roster, the future Hall of
Famer still isn’t going to suit up Sunday when Baltimore takes on the
Cincinnati Bengals, according to Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk.
The Ravens have moved Lewis from short-term injured reserve
to the 53-man roster, but they have...
The Ravens are a perfect 4-0 under John Harbaugh in season finales. This one, though, is different than past season finales.
The Ravens have wrapped up the division (it was still in question last season), are almost certain to be the fourth seed and are nursing a high number of injuries. All that adds up to the Ravens being expected to rest players and get healthy for the playoffs...
BALTIMORE -- Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed was fined $55,000 for his hit on New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz last Sunday. Reed is treated as a repeat offender by the NFL. Even though Reed delivered a glancing blow with his shoulder that connected with Cruz during a 33-14 win, he had a one-game suspension overturned earlier this season and replaced with a $50,000...
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed was fined $55,000 by the NFL for his high hit on the New York Giants' Victor Cruz last weekend.
Reed struck the wide receiver in the head and neck area, and was penalized for the hit in the game. He had a one-game suspension for several helmet-to-helmet hits reduced to a $50,000 fine last month.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh was asked if Reed'...
With the Baltimore Ravens taking on the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 17 of the regular season this game could have had more ramifications than it currently does. As it sits now, the Ravens, after their win over the Giants on Sunday, have clinched the AFC North and are currently in the fourth seed for the playoffs.The Bengals, after their last second thriller in Pittsburgh, now own...
Last week: 8 (+0)
Net points per drive: 0.31 (10th)
DVOA: 11.1% (8th)
Weighted DVOA: 9.5% (10th)
QB Joe Flacco: 25 of 36 for 318 yards and 2 touchdowns, 1 throw away, 1 hit as thrown, 1 drop, 100.9 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 14 of 36 drop backs (11 of 14, 2 touchdowns, 1 throw away, 1 hit as thrown)
RB Ray Rice: Rushed for 107 yards (63 after contact) on...
TEMPE, Ariz. Terrell Suggs was a wanted man when he emerged from the visitors locker room at Arizona Stadium following Arizona States 34-20 victory over Arizona in 2002.
His family wanted to take photos. His fans wanted autographs. The media wanted the junior defensive ends thoughts on this win and his future. And coach Dirk Koetter, with his hands firmly gripping Suggs shoulders...
As expected, the NFL handed out fines on Thursday to two high profile players for their actions last Sunday. Both Baltimore Ravens S Ed Reed and Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton received fines for their behavior last week. Reed was reportedly fined $55,000 dollars while Newton received a $21,000 fine.
Reed received his fine for a hit on New York Giants WR Victor Cruz. Initially, the...
Ravens safety Ed Reed will be available Sunday against the Bengals as well as the playoffs as he will not be suspended for the hit he put on wide receiver Victor Cruz during Week 16′s win over the Giants, per Jay Glazer.
Ed Reed has been fined another $55,000 for hit on Victor Cruz in Sundays game vs giants. No suspension but 55k fine
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) December 28, 2012...
Ravens free safety Ed Reed has been fined $55,000 for his hit on New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, two sources with knowledge of the situaton confirmed.
Part of the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year's shoulder glanced off of Cruz's facemask during the Ravens' 33-14 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions, triggering a penalty for an illegal hit...
Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports that the Jets have interest in both Chargers current head coach Norv Turner and former Ravens OC Cam Cameron as potential replacements for offensive coordinator Tony Sparano.
Turner figures to be fired on Monday and even admitted that he intends to continue coaching next season. As for Cameron, he’s already available after Baltimore surprisingly...
When the news came down that the Ravens had fired Cam Cameron a few weeks ago, I, along with a few other peeps, decided to tweet that he'd be great as the next Bills' coach. Of course, we were all kidding. But a possibility with this regime? Of course! Especially with Cameron's ties to Buddy Nix.
We all know you can't be counted on as a retread until you get hired...