Found September 08, 2012 on Football Nation:
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...

Politician Tried to Get Ravens to Censor Brendon Ayanbadejo Stance on Gay Marriage

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...

Ray Rice says the offense is Joe Flacco’s

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...

Bengals expect to be without Carlos Dunlap, Jason Allen, Dre Kirkpatrick and Bernard Scott

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...

Ravens, Rice open season against Bengals

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...

Prediction Sunday: Ravens continue home winning streak Monday night

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...

Baltimore Ravens Face The Cincinnati Bengals: Three Questions

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...

NFL: Former Ravens owner Art Modell dies at age 87

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) (PhatzRadio...

Report: Ravens, Joe Flacco very close to an extension

According to, 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...

Ravens will not repeat as AFC North Champs

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 [...]
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