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The Indianapolis Colts will play against the Baltimore Ravens in the opening round of the AFC Playoffs. Scheduled for a 1 pm EST kickoff on Sunday this game will be featured on CBS.
There are a lot of interesting subplots weaved into this game. The Colts welcomed back head coach Chuck Pagano last week. Just as Pagano is a former Ravens assistant, the opposite can be said for the Ravens offensive coordinator who was the Colts head coach last season, Jim Caldwell. Least we forget this is the last home game of Ray Lewis, win or lose.
What is the point spread in the Colts and Ravens game? The Ravens are a 7 point favorite against the Colts. The over/under for this game is set at 47 total points.
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The Ravens will boast a load crowd on the road. M&T Stadium will be the most hostile environment that the Colts have played in all season. With the announcement that this will be Ray Lewis’ last game the noise level figures to grow.
Andruw Luck has thrown 13 interceptions on the road this season, compared to five at home. The Ravens won the last head-to-head match-up of these two teams last season but that game did not feature Luck or Peyton Manning. The Colts had won the six prior games.
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Ray Lewis made his plans for the future clear when he said the following about the playoff run of the Baltimore Ravens, however long it lasts: "This will be my last ride."
Ray Lewis surprised teammates and fans on Wednesday when he announced in a team meeting that he will retire after the Ravens’ playoff run.
Lewis told teammates, that “this will be my last ride” and later told reporters that “it’s time for me to create a new legacy.” Well apparently, part of creating that new legacy involves working as a NFL analyst at ESPN.
Soon-to-be-retired Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will shift to the ESPN broadcast booth next season, according to a SI.com report. Citing multiple sources, SI.com said Lewis is close to signing a multiyear contract with the sports network. He would have a large role on the Monday Night Countdown program, and would be featured on multiple platforms, including ESPN Radio...
Baltimore Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis created a buzz around the NHL by announcing he will retire when the Ravens' postseason run is done this year. The two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year and former Super Bowl Most Valuable Player informed teammates, then the media of his decision Wednesday. "I talked to my team today. I talked to them about life in general...
It was the next logical move. Ray Lewis is joining ESPN. The Baltimore Ravens linebacker announced his impending retirement from football on Wednesday. “This is my last ride” Lewis told teammates.
The news of Lewis joining ESPN as part of its football package was first broken by SI.com who said that Lewis is expected to have a significant role on “Monday Night Countdown”...
Ray Lewis has announced that he will retire after this season. The Baltimore Ravens will be playing the Indianapolis Colts this weekend in the wild card round of the playoffs. According to the Associated Press Lewis made the announcement to his teammates today. “This will be my last ride. Everything I’ve done is to make another run at the Lombardi,” Ray Lewis said today. ...
When Ray Lewis decided to retire, social media as predicted was ablaze with various messages and thoughts from various players that are both in and out of the game.
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Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told the media that linebacker Ray Lewis is ready to go at full speed this week, even though he just came off the injured reserve list.“He’s ready to go. He’s going to play in this game and he should be full speed,” said Harbaugh.Even though Lewis is healthy and is at full speed, he’s going to be rusty because he’s been he’s...
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is ready for the final chapter of his career. Coach John Harbaugh confirmed Friday that the 17-year veteran linebacker will return from a torn triceps injury for Sunday's AFC wild-card game against the Indianapolis Colts in Baltimore. Lewis suffered the injury Oct. 14 and had missed 10 games in the regular season. He returned to practice...
Ray Lewis is reportedly retiring at the end of the 2012 season. (Credit: AP Photo/Nick Wass) It seems that the legendary defense of the Baltimore Ravens could be on its last legs. Star linebacker Ray Lewis has been the epitome of the Ravens franchise and was with the team when they won the Super Bowl following the 2000 season. A report by ESPN.com’s John Clayton released Wednesday...
Welcome to a new year of Sports Media Weekly programs. Ken Fang of Fang’s Bites and I begin the show discussing a report by Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated that Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will be joining ESPN as an NFL analyst once he retires at the end Baltimore’s playoff run. We spend some time looking
Since Ray Lewis announced his pending retirement yesterday, the Ravens have been all over the news. Bill Belichick hurled praise at the 17-year linebacker yesterday and today was Tom Brady's turn.CSNNE:"He was -- he still is an incredible player and a competitor," said the Patriots' quarterback before Thursday's practice. "Like I said, I know so many people...
While Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is expected to
be back to full-go today against the Indianapolis Colts, safety Bernard
Pollard, wide receiver Tandon Doss and offensive lineman Jah Reid are all
questionable to suit up.
Pollard, Doss and Reid have all been able to practice
throughout the week, but each player has only been able to do so on a limited
basis. Pollard is...