Found September 24, 2012 on Football Nation:
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-loss column.Not because of the AFC North (who, other than the Bengals, underachieved yesterday.)Because in the month of September, they had shed more tears as an organization than any other.On September 6th, the Ravens lost beloved former owner and Baltimore personality Art Modell.Early yesterday morning, wide receiver Torrey Smith learned his younger brother had died in a motorcycle accident. Add an unforgettable playoff loss to New England last season and an unbelievable amount of questionable penalties over the course of the game, and it's almost unfair.In all my years of watching football, I can'...

Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith younger brother Tevin dies in motorcycle accident

Prayers up for Baltimore Ravens receiver Torrey Smith and his family. Smith’s younger brother Tevin (19) was killed in a single vehicle motorcycle crash late Saturday night. Tevin Chris Jones was riding his motorcycle on Route 672 in Westmoreland County in northeast Virginia when he ran off the right side of the roadway and struck [...]

Torrey Smith Honors Brother With Heroic Performance Sunday Night

Baltimore receiver Torrey Smith overcame personal tragedy to post six catches for 127 yards and two scores in the Ravens' win over the Patriots Sunday night.Fantasy Spin:Smith's 19-year-old brother was killed in a motorcycle accident in Virginia on Saturday night and it was unclear if Smith would play Sunday. But he returned to the team and had his best game of the season...

Ravens’ Torrey Smith Has Game Of His Life After Death Of…

Ravens’ Torrey Smith Has Game Of His Life After Death Of Younger Brother - Shoutout to Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, who had the game of his life last night against the New England Patriots. Smith lost his 19 year old brother earlier that day to a motorcycle accident, but still decided to play in his honor. The Ravens were facing a possible 1-2 start coming into...

Patriots fan requests police protection after her insensitive tweets inspire death threats.

It’s never a good idea to make idiots famous. In doing so you help them accomplish their goal of pushing their agenda to the highest degree and you give them the attention that they so do not deserve. With that, let us recap the story of New England Patriots’ fan Katie Moody. Please Click Here To Read This Story

Smith's emotional ride ends with win over Patriots

Torrey Smith showed up at the stadium tired and drained, unsure if he would suit up for the Baltimore Ravens. No one would have blamed him if he didn't. After all, his younger brother had died in a motorcycle accident less than 24 hours earlier. Smith opted to play, and the second-year wide receiver caught touchdown passes of 25 and 5 yards to help the Ravens beat the New England...

Smith inspires Ravens in thriller

Torrey Smith played through grief. Wes Welker actually played. The NFL's controversial, contemptible replacement refs? Once again, they got in the way. Sunday night's dramatic storylines included Smith, the Baltimore Ravens receiver who chose to play hours after the death of his 19-year-old brother. He compiled 127 yards receiving and two touchdowns. Welker, who had seemingly...

Report: Smith's brother dies in crash

Tragedy struck Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith as his younger brother Tevin was killed in a motorcycle crash last night in Northern Virginia, according to a report.

Did The Patriots Coaches Make A Glaring Error On Sunday?

Point out the referees all you like. Point out missed plays in the secondary. Point out a lack of pressure on Joe Flacco. But while I was watching the Sunday Night Football clash between the New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens, the Pats' coaching staff seemed to have missed a trick which seemed pretty obvious to me, and to Mike Carlson, the analyst of the game on British...

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...

AFC North Beat: Torrey Smith Puts on Heroic Effort In Ravens Win

A wild week 3 of the NFL season saw plenty of surprises in the AFC North—including a controversial, and somewhat heated, finish to Sunday night’s contest between the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots.Cincinnati went into Washington and eked out a win over the Redskins and their highly-touted rookie Robert Griffin III.And in Cleveland, another epic fourth quarter collapse...

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...

Ref stalemate is teachable moment

Professional football's Dow Jones dropped 1,000 points at Monday night's closing bell, the moment in-over-their-heads replacement refs handed the Seahawks an undeserved victory over the Packers. If you never understood the ingredients that created the Wall Street subprime-mortgage financial collapse of 2008, the NFL is three weeks into an entry-level course that explains...
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