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Ravens linebacker Sergio Kindle was among seven players on Baltimore's inactive list for Sunday night's game against the New England Patriots.
Kindle played last week in place of Paul Kruger, who was out with a back injury. Kruger returned Sunday night.
Wide receiver Torrey Smith was expected to start for Baltimore, even though his younger brother was killed late Saturday night in motorcycle accident.
New England's inactives included tight end Aaron Hernandez and defensive linemen Justin Francis and Brandon Deaderick, all of whom have ankle injuries. Also inactive: running back Shane Vereen, defensive back Alfonzo Dennard, offensive lineman Nick McDonald and defensive end Jake Bequette.
Baltimore's other inactives: wide receiver LaQuan Williams, defensive back Asa Jackson, offensive tackle Jah Reid, tight end Billy Jajema and defense tackle Bryan Hall.
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Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith lost his 19-year-old brother, Tevin, to a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning. It is unknown if he will play against the Patriots.
QUOTH THE RAVEN FANS
Sunday Night Football has brought us some crazy plays and some God awful officiating. We’ve seen Bill Belichick mouth visual expletives and also the crowd in Baltimore gave the loudest expletive chant I’ve ever heard in all of my years watching sports. The Baltimore Raven faithful are not happy with the calls that the New England Patriots are getting and they have good reason...
Torrey Smith took a knee and pointed to the sky after he hauled in a 25-yard touchdown reception from Joe Flacco. Smith, who is playing with a heavy heart because of the recent death of his younger brother, was then met by most of his teammates in an emotional scene after the catch.
Smith's brother, Tevin Chris Jones, died on early Sunday morning after being involved in a motorcycle...
The brother of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith has been killed in a motorcycle accident.
Tevin Chris Jones, 19, died of injuries he sustained in a crash in West Moreland County in northeast Virginia, according to the Ravens.
Smith was notified at the team hotel in Baltimore shortly after 1 a.m. and immediately left to be with his family.
Smith posted on his Twitter...
A phone call in the middle of the night. A long drive at 2 a.m. A devastating loss. A decision. A moment of silence.Then Torrey Smith lit up the night.Less than 24 hours after the death of his brother, Smith caught six passes for 127 yards and two touchdowns, propelling the Ravens to a 31-30 win over rival New England Patriots.The news was sudden and shocking. Nineteen year old Tevin...
Tonight, the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens meet up for a Sunday Night Football tilt that marks the first time these two squads have met since last season’s AFC title game.
Lee Evans and Billy Cundiff went boom in a matter of moments; thus, the Patriots won the AFC and Baltimore was left crying those tears of remorse into the pillow of regret.
Surely, Baltimore will...
As Brandon Spikes already phrased more eloquently than we ever could, the replacement officials were as bad as they have been all year during Sunday night’s game between the Patriots and Ravens. Their performance resulted in 70,000-plus fans reaching their boiling point toward the end of the game when John Harbaugh received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Harbaugh claims he...
Finally the Ravens will get to face the Patriots at home. It’s their first game in Baltimore since the Bart Scott flag-throwing game in 2007.
This game will perhaps determine playoff seedings for the AFC as both teams are coming off losses to NFC foes.
The last time these two teams met, it was a gut-wrenching loss for the Ravens. In that game, quarterback Joe Flacco thoroughly...
Coming into this game, the Baltimore Ravens could only think about one thing: getting revenge on the New England Patriots for knocking them out of the playoffs last year. These feelings kind of took a backseat as they help comfort wide receiver Torrey Smith after hearing less than 24 hours that his younger brother, Tevin Jones passed away in a motorcycle accident. In return, Smith...
BALTIMORE -- Justin Tucker's 27-yard field goal as time expired gave the Baltimore Ravens a 31-30 comeback win over the New England Patriots on Sunday night in front of 71,269 at M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore trailed by nine with 14 minutes left and was down 30-28 when Joe Flacco got the ball back with just under two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. He led the Ravens...
An early interception by Joe Flacco and pinpoint passing by Tom Brady has led to a Ravens’ deficit of 10-0 in the first quarter.
The Ravens look sluggish on defense and offense so far.
So far, not so good for the Ravens.
- Alex Riley’s recent tweets about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco made ESPN’s First Take this morning. Riley wrote about the mention on his Twitter, stating, “Thanks to @espn First Take for throwin my Tweet about Flacco up, #RileyKnowsQB’s”
- WWE posted this video of John Cena talking about WWE’s partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure:
- WWE noted on their...
There wasn’t much that happened on the field tonight that I respected, but Torrey Smith’s performance is one. So here’s a nod to Torrey for a memorable performance under horrible circumstances that helped his team pull out the win.
Congrats to the Ravens. Now back to the Pats drawing board…
6 receptions. 127 yards. 2 touchdowns. Wow.
Julian Edleman dropped this second quarter pass
Honestly, when the fourth quarter came around, I don’t think either teams fan base wanted to win the football game. They really just wanted to find head referee Bruce Hermanson’s car and throw chicken-milk stink bombs at it. In the end, it was the Ravens who came out victors over the New England Patriots, after a little bit more...
Mike Pereira, the former Vice President of Officiating in the NFL and current rules analyst at Fox Sports, took to Twitter to analyze the controversial Baltimore Ravens' game-winning field goal: Just got back. Here is the rule on FGs. The entire ball must pass inside the outside edge of the upright.— Mike Pereira (@MikePereira) September 24, 2012 A FG that goes over the top...