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The Patriots entered Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the Ravens as the heavy favorites, but Baltimore’s stunning victory further proved that any team can win on any given Sunday in the NFL.
There are probably plenty of Patriots fans who still think New England is the better team despite the Ravens winning rather handily on Sunday. CBS NFL analyst Boomer Esiason tends to agree with those folks, but he also believes there’s an intangible component to Baltimore’s current playoff success.
“There’s something else going on here,” Esiason said Monday on WEEI’s Dennis and Callahan. “I still believe that the Patriots are a better team. But those words probably ring hollow to a lot of people this morning, simply because the Ravens, in the second half especially, really played a whale of a football game.”
The Ravens, of course, have thrived in the wake of Ray Lewis announcing that he’ll retire after the season. And, as Esiason points out, they’ve also rallied around wide receiver Torrey Sm
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The Ravens and Patriots are playing in a rematch of last years AFC Championship game. Will this years results be different?
The key for the Ravens is keeping Tom Brady off the field. The Ravens offense needs to put together long drives with Ray Rice and Joe Flacco. If the Ravens try to match the Patriots quick strike offense they will not win this game.
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After Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the wife of Patriots receiver Wes Welker took her frustrations out on the guy that was getting the most attention after the win - Ray Lewis. "Proud of my husband and the Pats," Burns Welker wrote on her Facebook page...
Karma has made its way through New England this afternoon and the Baltimore fans are having some fun with this.
Baltimore fans were riled up all week after seeing New England fans had funded a billboard counting down Ray Lewis‘ retirement party. But after the Ravens defeated New England in the AFC Championship, 28-13, last night, Baltimore fans decided to post their own billboard regar...
The Ravens had the best defense, the best coach, and the best quarterback on the field tonight. That is why they are heading to the Super Bowl.
Michael Phelps was on the sidelines and in the locker room with the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night as they defeated the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. Phelps, a Maryland native and avid Ravens fan, took part in the team’s postgame celebration.
In an interview with Yahoo! Sports after Baltimore punched its ticket to New Orleans, Phelps talked about some of...
Tom Brady's pass deflected high into the air off the hand of Baltimore lineman Pernell McPhee before floating gently downfield and into the arms of linebacker Dannell Ellerbe.
And the rematch went to the Ravens.
A year after the New England Patriots took advantage of a dropped touchdown and a missed Baltimore field goal to advance to their fifth Super Bowl in 11 seasons, the...
Yesterday during the AFC Championship game between the Ravens and Patriots, Ravens safety Bernard Pollard delivered the knockout blow to New England’s Super Bowl chances when he knocked Stevan Ridley out the game with a vicious shot.
Pollard who could be referenced to as the Patriot killer for taking out so many Pats over the years, understands it’s a game, and told CSNNE...
While Patriots safety Derrick Martin was on the sideline watching his team get stomped by the Baltimore Ravens this past Sunday, two masked men invaded his Colorado home and made away with ”numerous items of value.”
The 27-year old Martin wasn’t active for Sunday’s game but was still present on the sidelines in Foxboro as several family members and friends, including children...
Greatest NFL coincidence of all time? Ray Lewis will be playing his last game pitted against the man who he got his first career sack off–49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.
17 years ago, back when Reverend Ray was still just in proverbial Sunday school, he got his first career sack off 33-year-old Colts Quarterback Jim Harbaugh. NFL.com dug up the almost too awesome to believe stat...
A fun discussion that will never end is the one about which state produces the best football players. It is hard to argue against the top 3 states involved in the topic as far as producing top talent; Florida, Texas, and California. These schools routinely produce the top college prospects based on ratings from Rivals and Scout. But does this trend continue to translate when all...
The Ravens have had three offensive plays and the Patriots have had 17. On their second drive, kicker Stephen Gostkowski hit a 31-yard field goal to give New England a 3-0 lead.
The Ravens’ offense is back on the field to try and match the Patriots.
The Ravens made a key adjustment at halftime by putting Joe Flacco in a shotgun formation with a sugar huddle change in tempo...and the rest was history.
They wanted the New England Patriots, told the world that they would beat them and then went in their stadium and dominated the second half like no visiting team has ever done. THIS REPORT...
The underachieving New England Patriots lost to the tougher Baltimore Ravens 28-13 tonight at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. After going a stellar 13-4, New England again failed in the clutch to earn their first ever title without the benefit … Continue reading →