Found December 31, 2012 on Patriots Life:
The march begins. FINALLY. I just want to give a special shout out to the Texans for being absolute jokes, and making my article from November seem a little more poignant. So, at that time, the Pats had just barely squeaked past the Bills 37-31 and everyone was sounding the alarm. But, as always, I had to be the voice of reason. Let's have a look back at this (let me gloat) and dig further into the potential opponents.Baltimore? Uh, their defense is old and no longer any good. Their offense doesn't give the ball to Ray Rice enough, and Joe Flacco is not consistent, or good, enough to take down real QBs in the playoffs.So, yeah. Nailed that one. Baltimore is on the decline, and I have Indy coming in there and upsetting the dying Ravens. Bold 2013 Prediction: The Ravens miss the playoffs. They are old, Flacco sucks, time to rebuild. Not everyone can rebuild with 13-3 years like the Patriots.Pittsburgh? This team has come on recently, and before last night, I would have listed ...

The Colts are looking solid headed into the playoffs against a weaker Ravens teams. Wildcard Round Preview

The Colts are playing great football right now while the Ravens continue to struggle.  Can Andrew Luck lead the Colts past Joe Flacco? With the Dallas and Redskins game over, the playoff picture is now clear.  Here's a look at the Wild Card Match-ups. The AFC teams were locked-up before Sunday but there was a lot of movement left with the seeding.   AFC Playoff Picture...

Ray Rice won’t play today

The Baltimore Ravens have decided to sit running back Ray Rice for today’s regular season finale now that they have the AFC North wrapped up. With Baltimore having wrapped up the AFC North title, Ravens RB Ray Rice is not expected to play today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 30, 2012 I’m not a fan of sitting players, but Rice is the Ravens’ best offensive player...

Ray Rice will play after all

It was reported earlier today that Ravens running back Ray Rice will not play today. It looks like the Ravens have changed their minds and will have Rice start and play a few series’. Last second change with the Ravens. Ravens running back Ray Rice is active and is going to play a series or two. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 30, 2012 Need NFL Tickets? var _CI ...

UPDATE: Ray Rice Will Be Active

Contrary to an earlier report, Ravens running back Ray Rice will be active for Sunday's game against the Bengals.Fantasy Spin:ESPN's Adam Schefter had reported Rice would be out but now he's hearing that Rice will play one or two series before coming out of the game. Despite Rice's surprise activation, Bernard Pierce remains a much better fantasy option for this week.

Ray Rice to sit for the Baltimore Ravens in Week 17

The Baltimore Ravens are expected to sit RB Ray Rice this afternoon when they take on the Cincinnati Bengals. Both teams have qualified for post-season play, but a win by the Baltimore Ravens does nothing to improve their current four seed in the playoffs. ESPN’s Adam Schefter confirms that Rice will not play this afternoon. Rice has enjoyed running against the Cincinnati Bengals...

Bengals manage to skate by Ravens

Joe Flacco went to the bench after only two series. Andy Dalton left at halftime. With little at stake, the Ravens and Bengals gave their regular-season finale more of a preseason feel. Carlos Dunlap returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday, sending the Cincinnati Bengals to a 23-17 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in a game that didn't...

Ray Rice May Sit Out Week 17?

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Baltimore halfback Ray Rice is likely to sit out Sunday's regular season finale in Cincinnati to rest up before the playoffs.Fantasy Spin:Well, that's inconvenient. Rice's backup Bernard Pierce (career-high 123 yards last week in a win over the Giants) should be a suitable replacement for owners looking for a quick-fix in Week 17.

Scoreless in the first quarter

The Ravens are treating their season finale like an exhibition game. After an opening drive that had 11 plays, the Ravens punted because of a Ray Rice unnecessary roughness penalty. Tyrod Taylor is in the game, as is Bernard Pierce, near the end of the first quarter. It’s scoreless in Cincinnati.
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