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Monte Sanders, a fitness expert and the CEO and owner of Sanders Optimum Fitness, is way more than just the celebrity trainer to Baltimore Ravens' stars Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. We go inside the brotherhood that began with training.
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When it comes to Ray Lewis and the celebration/glorification of his illustrious, 17-season NFL career, the cliche "what's done is done" applies.
As his career comes to a close, perhaps this weekend when the Ravens take on Peyton Manning and the Broncos, football fans should not be ashamed of loving Ray Lewis. He's earned our admiration and respect.
That is not...
In preparation for a playoff run, the Ravens decided to fight the Colts’ CHUCKSTRONG motivator with their own BIONIC RAY LEWIS, Retirement Cyborg. Equipped with new robot facemask, bionic arm, and gun turret Ray Lewis is ready for his retirement run in the playoffs. Nice look, MechaRay. (Images courtesy of SI and ESPN) The post Bionic Ray Lewis, Retirement Cyborg...
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis took exception to Indianapolis wide receiver Reggie Wayne calling his dance at the end of Sunday's AFC wild-card game disrespectful. Lewis, who announced last week that he's retiring from the NFL after 17 seasons when the Ravens are eliminated from the playoffs, said he wasn't taunting the Colts or rubbing it in. "It wasn...
Ray Lewis played his final home game as a Baltimore Raven this past Sunday, and it was an emotional and thrilling event. There was Roger Goodell rushing to Baltimore to greet Lewis, tributes, and one final pregame “squirrel dance.”
Except it wasn’t the final squirrel dance he would do Sunday afternoon. On the games final play the Ravens allowed Lewis to line up as the up...
The announcement of the retirement of linebacker Ray Lewis was an emotional boost to the Baltimore Ravens. Last week's Wild-Card matchup, pitted ChuckStrong vs. Lewis' retirement parade. Yes, there was the sensational rookie Andrew Luck versus the traditionally good Ravens' defense. But in the end the game should have been a mismatch from the beginning. It wasn't...
Ray Lewis has said this is his final year in the NFL. The Ravens - Broncos matchup will be the last time fans get to see Lewis vs Manning. Win or lose this weekend, The Ravens and Broncos will go on. They'll just be doing it without the Lewis vs Manning highlight.
Nobody in the NFL studies more opponents' game film than Ray Lewis or Peyton Manning. And a lot of Saturday's playoff result at Mile High Stadium in Denver will come down to a chess match and a downright guessing game between these two wise veterans.
"I know Peyton very well," said Lewis. "And he knows me and us very...
Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne calls Ray Lewis' second dance
after Sunday's Baltimore Ravens playoff victory disrespectful.
For this week’s predictions, I am jumping right in . . .
Ravens at Broncos
What happens when the fervor of the almighty Ray Lewis meets with the calm countenance of Peyton Manning?
As the game’s top students plan for their twelfth battle, history shows that the offensive guru has outwitted the demigod of Baltimore in their last 7 confrontations. When Lewis and Co. pose for the...
Mayoral wagers are one of the most interesting parts of the NFL playoffs. The mayors of Baltimore, Denver, San Francisco, Green Bay, Seattle and Atlanta will be ponying up some nice swag depending on the outcome the games.
Here are some of what’s being wagered in this weekend’s games:
Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos
Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings- Blake offered up a platter...
Last week, pretty much no surprises. The Vikings were not able to defeat the Packers two weeks in a row, especially without their starting QB. The Ravens were ready for the Colts and have moved on. The Texans were better than the Bengals, maybe not as close as I thought it would be, but still a decent game. And Seattle bested the tough DC team, proving they are legit. Now that the...