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The Purple Chaos:
On the NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2012, Baltimore Ravens fullback Vonta Leach was voted on by his peers as the league’s 45th best player. As a member of the Houston Texans in 2010, Leach helped pave the way for Arian Foster, who rushed for a league-high 1,616 yards. Leach was ranked on last [...]
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Vonta Leach is a thoughtful, sensitive and intelligent man in the prime of his life. He is also the best damn blocking fullback in the NFL.Vonta Leach's peers voted him the overall 45th best player in the 2012 NFLN's "Top 100" poll...It will be interesting to see if any blocking fullback besides Leach shows up in the rest of the NFLN's remaining "Top 100...
Looking to add depth along the defensive line this offseason, the Baltimore Ravens’ search netted them Ryan McBean, a multitalented 6-foot-5, 305-pounder. McBean inked a one-year, $1.21 million deal earlier this month. But it will be nearly a month into the regular season until he can make his debut with the Ravens. McBean, 28, has [...]
Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Michael McAdoo tore his Achilles tendon during an organized team activity Thursday and had surgery on Friday, according to Aaron Wilson of The Carroll County Times. McAdoo, 21, was trying to come back from a knee injury that cost him last season, but now he’s likely to miss his second consecutive [...]
The 2012 offseason for the Baltimore Ravens has already proven to be a near disaster for the Baltimore Ravens defense. NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Terrell Suggs has already suffered a partial tear of his Achilles tendon while questions surrounding his return swirl. On Friday, the Ravens lost DL Michael McAdoo after he ruptured his Achilles tendon during participation in a Raven’s...
The Ravens and Joe Flacco have been discussing a contract extension this offseason as Flacco heads into the final year of his 5 year rookie deal. However, these talks have so far gone nowhere and, according to the Carroll County Times, they aren’t getting any better. The talks were described as “not anywhere close.” This makes sense considering Flacco wants to be paid like...
Ray Rice was among the Ravens teammates who on Sunday took part in Lardarius Webb’s charity softball game, which I believe benefited the victims of blown coverage. As you could see, Rice had his shorts pulled up to just about his shoulders while on the pitcher’s mound. Was it an elaborate trolling attempt on the already vehement anti-shorts contingent or merely a silly joke...
;Ray Rice and Roger Goodell at DeWitt Clinton HS in the Bronx on May 30th
The Carroll County Times caught up with Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice at Lardarius Webb’s charity softball game and asked him what it feels like to be back with his teammates who were competing against each other (O Vs. D). Ray had this to say:
“I miss it,” Rice said when asked about not being around his...
One of the guys I thought had a chance to be successful and replace Terrell Suggs, who is out with a torn Achilles tendon, appears to be done for the year.
Michael McAdoo, an outside linebacker from the University of North Carolina, has torn his Achilles tendon, according to this tweet from Aaron Wilson.
This cuts into the Ravens’ depth some more and they’ll have to use draft...
This is a winner take all competition between former NFL Players who used to suit up for the Houston Texans. Players currently on the roster are not eligible for the competition. We have tried to cut down the list of the most popular players with the fans.
Vonta Leach vs. Joel Dreessen
Vonta Leach (2006-2010)
Leach was an undrafted free agent who found a home...
While the Patriots have their own pain of not winning the Super Bowl to overcome, the Baltimore Ravens lament not making it to the big game at all.
So what’s less painful – losing the Super Bowl or losing in the conference championship?