Found November 29, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Baltimore_ravens_v_06c5
The Baltimore Ravens may have one of the best records in football, but that doesn’t mean their season has been free of problems — both on the field and behind the scenes. In fact, just last month head coach John Harbaugh found himself having to work through a player revolt that started when several Ravens veterans did not want to practice in pads. According to Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports, Harbaugh broke the bad news to the Ravens about a full-pad practice on Halloween morning — 10 days after they suffered a 43-13 loss against the Houston Texans. “It was practically a mutiny,” one Ravens player said. “It came very close to getting out of control. But the way Coach Harbaugh handled it was amazing. He let people have their say, and he listened, and he explained himself, and pretty soon it was like a big group-therapy session. In the end, a lot of positive things were said. We didn’t practice in pads, but we came out of there stronger as a group.” Safeties Ed Reed and Bernard Polla...
1 Comment:
  • From whose eyes did great and the word coach get togather and the name Harbaugh comes? Must have missed that intro because this will no doubt linger in some other forms of expressions and great won't be the sought after word to describe him, Hey great one! do you think you and Cam can have a game plan for those Redskins with the defensive problems? it would be great! Can you call more than 12 plays for Ray Rice? that would be great! can you make game time adjustiments? great! Now i don't want to over use that word Great! and thats just Na!
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

The Ravens need to take advantage of a down Steelers team this week. Week 13 preview.

If the Ravens don't win this week and win big, their hope of a Super Bowl run is over.  They need to make a statement this week. After an average Thanksgiving week of picks I'm sitting at 114-63.  I need to step my game up as we sprint to the postseason. Jacksonville at Buffalo - Chad Henne is proving that he can play QB in the NFL.  I liked him in Miami...

John Harbaugh’s players almost turned on him

Baltimore Ravnes head coach John Harbaugh told Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports that his players almost turned on him before their bye week. Harbaugh told his players that they would be practicing in pads after getting blown out and embarrassed by the Houston Texans.  It didn’t go over well and things almost got really ugly. Practicing in pads did not go over well with some of...

Lewis might not practice this week

Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis might not return to practice this week even though he's expected back soon from a torn right triceps. Lewis underwent surgery and is on injured reserve-designated to return. He's eligible to start practicing Thursday and can't play in a game until Dec. 16 against the Denver Broncos. "Ray Lewis is here, he's rehabbing,...

Ray Rice Tries To Convince Joe Flacco To Give The Pregame Speech

Yup, Sports Friends might be our favorite new thing ont he web. With Ray Lewis injured, Ray Rice asks Joe Flacco to give the team’s pre-game speeches.

Ravens Injury Report: Safety Bernard Pollard Sits Out Thursday

The Baltimore Ravens continued their practice preparations on Thursday as they get ready to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Thursday injury report shows just a few minor changes for the 9-2 team. Not practicing for a second straight day for the Ravens were tight end Ed Dickson (knee), linebacker Dannell Ellerbe (ankle, knee), and wide receiver Jacoby Jones (ankle)...

Ravens Injury Report: Three Starters Sit Out Wednesday

The Baltimore Ravens started their practice preparations on Wednesday as they get set to host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Wednesday injury report for the Ravens shows that cornerback Jimmy Smith (abdomen) remains sidelined and has already been ruled out for the game as expected. Not practicing for the Ravens on Wednesday were tight end Ed Dickson (knee), linebacker Dannell...

Ray Lewis hopes to return for Broncos game

(Image courtesy of Shawn Hubbard/ShawnHubbard.Wordpress.com) When the Denver Broncos (8-3) face the Baltimore Ravens (9-2) in Week 15, Ray Lewis could be out on the field at middle linebacker for the Ravens. Lewis tore his triceps in October, but has been recovering well, according to ESPN: “Coach John Harbaugh now thinks Lewis will play in the regular season. “That’s a best...

Ray Lewis to return to play the Broncos in Week 15

Ray Lewis was not supposed to come back this year. He tore his triceps in Week 6 against the Cowboys, and John Harbaugh referred to that as a season ending injury.That coupled with the other season ending injury to Ladarius Webb, the Ravens best corner, and it was thought that the Ravens season could be heading in a bad direction.Unfortunately for Patriots fans, that didn't happen...

Steelers-Ravens Preview

The Baltimore Ravens' banged-up defense has enjoyed a resurgence during the team's four-game winning streak. That has a chance to continue against a Pittsburgh Steelers offense that has struggled without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who appears increasingly likely to miss a third straight game. The Ravens can clinch a playoff berth - and perhaps the AFC North title ...

Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens: Round Two Of Slugfest

This Sunday, in NFL Week 13’s late afternoon headliner, the 9-2 Baltimore Ravens have the opportunity to all but lock up first place in the AFC North division by knocking off the 6-5 Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The Ravens look to cap off an undefeated three-game stretch, which has been described as the most difficult part of their schedule. They...

Harbaugh playing games with truth

Dear Jason: Can you believe there were actually people who thought I was dumb enough to fight you? My nickname is Big Diesel, not Big Dummy. Sincerely, Shaq Your NFL Truths for Week 13: 10. It's obvious Jim Harbaugh has a guilty conscience about benching Alex Smith. That's the only explanation for Harbaugh's bizarre statement about Smith still being San Francisco...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.