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September 10th, 2012, will be the first installment of Monday Night Football this season.The first of two games that night features the Cincinnati Bengals vs. the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.Both teams from the AFC North made the playoffs last season when Baltimore won the division and Cincinnati made it as a wild card team.It should be a hard fought game from start to finish and the outcome can play an important factor in how this tough division shapes out. Here are my three predictions: 1. JOE FLACCO WILL THROW FOR OVER 300 YARDS AND THREE TOUCHDOWNSSome may laugh and say there is no way Flacco will put up these numbers. I have complete faith in Joe Flacco and believe this will be the season he takes a huge step forward and joins the group of ELITE quarterbacks.Flacco undoubtedly outplayed Tom Brady in last year's AFC Championship as the Ravens were a dropped touchdown away from a trip to the Super Bowl.However, the past is the past and Flacco and the Ravens are f...
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Doesn’t matter what Ayanbadejo stance is on Gay Marriage, the Ravens don’t own him, he is free to have his own thoughts. But, you see some politicians still think of humans as property and that is a huge problem.
I am glad this is being brought to light, because it says a whole lot about this politician mindset in regard to how he sees people.
Not as individuals, but as...
Ravens offensive tackle Jah Reid remains sidelined due to a slow-to-heal strained right calf initially suffered in June when he was carted off the field.
Since that minicamp practice, Reid has aggravated the leg injury twice.
Although he wasn't placed on injured reserve, Reid still isn't able to practice.
"Yeah, it's definitely getting better," Reid said...
Getty ImagesI find it somewhat ironic that politicians love to dabble and stick their noses into the world of sports. God forbid though, and athlete whose job is only to be an athlete, decides to delve into what he or she deems political atrocities.The Big Lead is reporting that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo is an active advocate for gay marriage.A democrat named...
The regular season has not yet begun, but the injuries have started piling up for the Bengals. After putting two starters on the offensive line on IR before the season, Travelle Wharton and Kyle Cook (though the latter can be reactivated later this season), the Bengals are expected to be without 4 key contributors with injury for their week 1 battle with the Baltimore Ravens as Carlos...
By Keith Allison
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has made it clear that their offense is led by quarterback Joe Flacco.
“In pecking order, this is Joe’s offense, then everybody else,” Rice said Thursday, per the Baltimore Sun. “And he’s proven that this preseason with how he’s played, his tempo, how vocal he is, and the quiet Joe phase I think is pretty much over...
After a delightful summer in which he carried the ball only 10 times in the preseason, Ray Rice is ready for some Monday Night football.
''It's sort of like that refreshing feeling, like the first day of school when you want to wear your new clothes,'' the Baltimore Ravens running back said. ''That's what Monday night is. You put on your best outfit...
The Ravens went undefeated at home last season. They will continue that trend on “Monday Night Football” against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Baltimore’s new up-tempo offense will spread the field against the Bengals’ young defense.
The problem the Ravens may have is their offensive line. According to reports, the Ravens will be starting Michael Oher at left tackle and rookie...
The Ravens welcome Monday Night Football to Baltimore in their season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. Preseason for the Ravens has raised as many questions as it has answered. On Monday night, the 2012 Baltimore Ravens will be revealed, and many expect to see a very different team than in years past. Who are the Baltimore Ravens?1. How closely will the Ravens stick to the...
Art Modell, previous owner of of the Baltimore Ravens comes onto the field for halftime celebrations of the ten year Super Bowl anniversary team during the game against the Buffalo Bills at M&T Bank Stadium on October 24, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Bills lead the Ravens at the half 24-20.
(October 23, 2010 – Source: Larry French/Getty Images North America)
Brendon Ayanbadejo is a linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, he's a former undrafted free agent who worked hard enough to become Pro Bowler. He's publicly advocated a pro-gay marriage stance, in written form and now he's catching some heat for that stance, from a Baltimore politician.
Emmett Burns, a politician and minister (?) in Maryland, sent Ravens owner Steve...
The Ravens and the family of Art Modell will stage a silent tribute to team's former majority owner Saturday by placing his casket on the team's home field.
Modell brought the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore in 1996 and remained the majority owner through 2003. Upon arriving in Baltimore, he instantly became beloved by the city and showed his appreciation by donating millions...
According to Rotoworld.com, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported that the Baltimore Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco are very close to getting an extension completed.
“Joe Flacco and the Ravens made ‘great progress’ toward an extension in camp, and ‘one phone call might be enough to get it done.’ La Canfora reports the monetary gap between the sides is ‘not great...
Baltimore 13-3 (#1 seed; Super Bowl champion)
Pittsburgh 11-5 (5th seed; second round)
If the respective Wests are the worst divisions in both conferences, then surely the respective Norths are the best.
Obviously, I have my AFC and Super Bowl champion coming out of this division in the person of the Baltimore...
Judging by coach Marvin Lewis' history in dealing with injuries, expect DE Carlos Dunlap to sit out Monday night against Baltimore.
Dunlap worked on the side for the third consecutive day Friday and hasn't practiced since spraining his knee in the first preseason game. Under Lewis, When a player doesn't take part in either of the two primary practices leading up to...
With one of the toughest first place schedules in the NFL this season, the Baltimore Ravens will have a difficult time repeating as the AFC North Champions. And with the Pittsburgh Steelers always breathing down the Ravens beaks, and an easier schedule to maneuver, the black and gold will overtake Baltimore by one game to [...]