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Joe Flacco might have gotten the big money deal, but he still knows what wins championship in Baltimore.
Flacco was a guest on Mike and Mike in the Morning, “that he loves the way the Ravens’ defense gets after him in practice, and he thinks Baltimore can dominate opposing offenses this season.”
“I tell you what, our defense looks really good,” Flacco said on “Mike & Mike in the Morning.” “The front seven, those guys look like they’re going to be dominant. Our secondary, you can argue that it’s better than it’s ever been. … I think we have a pretty special group and I think it’s going to be exciting to watch those guys go after it this year.
Now the questions is can the additions of Elvis Dumervil, Michael Huff, Chris Canty, Marcus Spears and Daryl Smith, duplicate the leadership, and play making ability lost when Dannell Ellerbe, Paul Kruger, Ed Reed, Ray Lewis and Bernard Pollard all went their different ways.
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Joe Flacco can have just about anything he wants right now.The Super Bowl MVP, the leader of the Baltimore Ravens' offense and the man armed with a new contract ($120 million) that he said was more about principle than money is sitting on top of the word right now.And he should be. The Baltimore Ravens' offense looks like it will be just fine this season (minus Anquan Boldin...
The Baltimore Ravens special teams had a good start to the pre-season last week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the Ravens beating the Buc’s 44 to 16. So what should we be looking out for as the Ravens head into their second pre-season game against the Atlanta Falcons? Here’s some players to look out for:
The Ravens back up quarterback had a strong showing...
In a league where parity is becoming more and more of a reality, almost any team can make a run for the playoffs, especially if the right players get hot at the right time. Baltimore did that last year, as the Giants did the year before that. And these borderline teams often find themselves on the outside looking in. But it may take more than just being hot to get into the playoffs...
Perhaps one of the more under-the-radar competitions in the NFL right now is the race for the starting center job in Baltimore. With veteran Matt Birk retiring earlier in the offseason, the Ravens brought in A.Q. Shipley to compete with Gino Gradkowski for the position.
Shipley will receive his first opportunity to start a game for the Ravens this Thursday versus the Falcons after...
The Ravens haven't completely ruled out the possibility however slim that starting tight end Dennis Pitta might potentially be able to return late in the season from a dislocated and fractured right hip.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh had previously said that Pitta would be unable to come back this season and wasn't even a candidate for the injured reserve-designated to return...
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After winning the Super Bowl in 2012, the Baltimore Ravens underwent quite the roster overhaul shortly thereafter. Team icon Ray Lewis retired, and longtime secondary star Ed Reed jetted to Houston via free agency. They also lost defensive lineman Paul Kruger to Cleveland and safety Bernard Pollard to Tennessee. Early on, it appeared that the Ravens may be in...
The defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens have kept
the door ajar for tight end Dennis Pitta to return for the 2013 season, for
Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Ravens have not ruled out Pitta
playing this year, due in part by learning that Pitta’s injury to his hip was a
“clean” break that caused no ligament or cartilage damage. Early in...
Fantasy owners and Baltimore Ravens fans everywhere better hope Torrey Smith is used in routes like this more often! This is how you utilize speed, get him the ball quickly and let him find the running lanes! He will still get tons of shots down the field, but let's hope he gets 2 of these for every 1 deep ball. Click to watch on NFL.com
This past March, The Ravens announced the release of wide receiver Anquan Boldin. This decision was made after the team and Boldin were unable to agree on a pay cut that Boldin was asked to take in order to free up money.Ever since the decision was announced it seems all around the football world people think he was the only player the Ravens have on the offense. Also, there seems...
Bucstop.com is proud to present our own Fantasy Football expert Greg Danchik, an avid Baltimore Ravens fan (we wont hold that against him)!! His fandom for the Ravens was finally awarded with a Super Bowl championship last year, but he wins Fantasy Football Championships every year!!!
Greg runs his own website on www.TheSportsDojo.com where he talks about all types of sports...
The Baltimore Ravens still haven’t placed tight end Dennis Pitta on season-ending injured reserve after he fractured and dislocated his hip a couple of weeks ago.
According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, Pitta is progressing well and still has a chance at playing this coming season.
Two, Ravens TE Dennis Pitta was told by hip specialist Dr. Bryan Kelly this week he's progressing...
If the goal in preseason games was solely to win, the Baltimore Ravens would have been delighted.
The main objective is to get ready for the regular season, and that's why the Atlanta Falcons almost certainly derived far more satisfaction from Thursday night's preseason game - even though the Ravens pulled out a 27-23 victory.
Matt Ryan threw for 97 yards and a touchdown...
I told you about the Fool [in the gold] on the Hill...
Apparently John Harbaugh saw it too. He called the Ravens' performance in the first half of their 27-23 win over the Falcons Thursday night in PS Game 2 "the worst half he has ever witnessed" from the Ravens.
Couldn't stop the run in the first half. Couldn't get anything going on offense other than...
The Atlanta Falcons had a tough task in traveling to take on the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens in their preseason home opener, but with the exception of the 27-23 score in Baltimore's favor, the team more than met the challenges. While the second preseason game is still more about talent evaluation than game planning, it was obvious that both the Atlanta offense and defense were getting
Willie Taggart is as unconventional of a coach as you’ll find, and that really is an awesome thing.
Today, according to TampaBay.com, he woke his football players up at 3:00 a.m. to get ready for an early-morning workout. He met with Ravens coach John Harbaugh last week, who encouraged him to “get his team comfortable with being uncomfortable” — this is just one crack at...