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Bryant McKinnie takes exception to the claim that he weighed 400 pounds when he showed up for training camp last year, but the number isn’t as important as what him being overweight said about his commitment during the lockout.

Bryant McKinnie Says the Vikings Exaggerated His Weight Gain

During training camp last year, as new coach Leslie Frazier was busy putting his stamp of authority on the team, and some veteran players were weighing the franchise down with their bloated asses and contracts, it was decided that Charlie Johnson was actually a better option at left tackle than Bryant McKinnie. I know, it seems crazy, but it may have been the right move. McKinnie...

Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader Courtney Has Best Spray Tan In NFL

We’re going to start my 2012 NFL cheerleader journey in a place that is usually not considered a hotbed of cheerleader talent: Baltimore, MD. But if you’ve been paying attention, you know the talent level is on the rise in Ravens country. Take Courtney, for example. This 5’3″ hottie had never even been a cheerleader before the brain trust in the Ravens’ front office snatched...

Talks between Ravens, Reed could get sticky

Team officials still hold out hope that Ed Reed will be in camp on time, but the perennial Pro Bowl safety keeps making noises about not reporting, primarily because of his contract. Reed is in the final season of his deal, a six-year extension worth $40 million signed in 2006, and is scheduled for a $7.2 million base salary. The problem: Reed will be 34 less than two weeks...

Baltimore Ravens' Ed Reed: holding out is the only way to get what we want

Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed wants a new contract. He's been sort of subtle about it, dropping little hints to the team on Twitter that he may play hard ball when it comes down to showing up at training camp. Up until Wednesday that is. The Baltimore Sun reports that Reed told 105.7 The Fan in Baltimore that “the only way we protect ourselves, the only way a player gets...

Baltimore Ravens Will Overcome Offseason Issues

The 2012 NFL season is just a few weeks away from starting with training camps set to open up in two weeks. The questions and concerns for almost every team have started to pop up. It's no different for the Baltimore Ravens who have a veteran-based team but with offseason injury to Terrell Suggs and contract issues with star running back Ray Rice, the question the fans have...

Ray Rice will likely go into the season without a new deal

Getty Images According to Jason La Canfora of, something major would have to happen between the Baltimore Ravens and Ray Rice over the weekend in order to get a long-term deal done by Monday afternoon. It doesn’t look good at this point. The Ravens and Rice will likely have to wait until the regular season is over before they can start negotiating again. Don’t...

Like Ray Lewis predicts, Ed Reed will soon quit ‘doing yard work’

Despite tweets to the contrary from Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed, legendary linebacker Ray Lewis is confident the future Hall of Famer will show when training camp commences on July 27 at Owings Mills, Maryland. “Back home with my … Continue reading →

Ravens living legend Ed Reed says he might be on the couch this season

Ed Reed has stepped up his recent salvos against the Ravens for not granting him a new deal. As documented Reed is walking into the final year of his deal without any concrete paperwork from the Ravens to extend his tenure there.   His recent stance is a clear indication that he has no desire [...]

2012 AFC North Running Back Breakdown and Preview

If fantasy football ruled the world all we would be talking about are quarterbacks and running backs, so let’s pretend just for a minute that it does. The AFC North has its share of talent at both positions, last month we ranked and broke down the talented group quarterbacks that this division has to offer, well now it’s time to do the same for the running backs. 1) Baltimore...

No deal imminent between Ravens, Ray Rice

According to the Carroll County Times, there is currently no deal “imminent” between the Ravens and franchise player Ray Rice just 6 days before the deadline for franchise players to sign long term deals. This report comes a week after ESPN’s John Clayton predicted that the two sides would come to an agreement ahead of the deadline citing that Rice is one of the few running...

Ravens count down Ray Rice signing deadline...

July 16 is the official deadline for Ray Rice to sign his "franchise tag" contract with the Ravens. But what if, like Drew Brees with the Saints, Ray refuses to sign?Ray Rice is active in the Baltimore community conducting anti-bullying workshops for kids and teachers while his contract drama plays out...While the Ravens sat out the supplemental draft, the Ray Rice question...

CBS Sports Lists Bengals Among Teams With Easiest Early Schedules

Clark Judge of CBS Sports lists the Bengals as one of five teams that should get off to a fast start. The Bengals start with the division rival Baltimore Ravens, but follow it with five seemingly easy opponents–Cleveland, Washington, Jacksonville, Miami, and Cleveland again. The lowdown: The Bengals start by facing the heavy artillery, but [...]
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