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The 2012 Baltimore Ravens have had many ups and downs to begin the NFL first quarter this season, both on and off the field. The Ravens found out that they lost Terrell Suggs for the first half of the season prior to the start of training camp, and wide receiver Torrey Smith found out that he lost his brother in a motorcycle accident just hours before the team’s third game. Through it all, the Ravens have come out of everything with a 3-1 start, which is good enough for a first place tie in the AFC North.
The Ravens look like a different team this season. Sure, many of the same pieces are in place with a team who was one dropped ball by Lee Evans or one kick made by Billy Cundiff away from reaching the Super Bowl. The defense is still a menacing force, and will only get better when Suggs makes his much awaited return.
But it is the offense which looks like no other Ravens team in recent memory. Ray Rice is still the best player on the team, but the offense no longer runs entirely th...
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Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk has voiced his opposition to same-sex marriage, a view that opposes that of teammate Brandon Ayanbadejo.
In an article printed Sunday in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Birk wrote, ''Ideas have consequences, and laws shape culture. Marriage redefinition will affect the broader well-being of children and the welfare of society. As a Christian...
Ravens safety Ed Reed has taken on more of a leadership role in the locker room, and the eager youngsters on the team are reaping the benefits of his advice.
Reed has become a tireless teacher on topics including film study and keeping fit before and during a long NFL season. Reed knows quite a bit about both, given that he's tallied 59 interceptions, scored 14 touchdowns and...
Ravens QB Joe Flacco is a top ten fantasy option this week.
Here we are folks, it is already week five of the NFL season and before we know it the fantasy football regular season is going to be half over. Most leagues play a 13 or 14 game regular season, with the playoffs finishing in week 16, so if you are not playing with a sense of urgency yet, you should be.
According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb will fully practice on Wednesday despite a mild knee injury.
Even though it sounds like Webb is fine, we’ll monitor his status throughout the week.
Ravens safety Ed Reed is playing at a high level this year, despite being 34 years old. He's also tutoring his teammates in the game of football when needed.
Appealing a $21,000 fine from the league office for his crushing hit on New England Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch, Ravens star free safety Ed Reed characterized NFL rule enforcement as confusing.
Reed was fined for striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area and was penalized with a personal foul. Branch was shaken up, but unhurt and Reed shook hands with him...
The Baltimore Ravens bring their 3-1 record to Kansas City to take on the 1-3 Chiefs on Sunday at Noon.The Ravens are coming off a 10-day rest after playing the New England Patriots and Cleveland Browns in a span of four days.Both games the Ravens won at home.Now well rested, quarterback Joe Flacco, and his high-flying birds prepare to take on a down trodden Chiefs team.Flacco has...
The Ravens are 3-1 coming off 10 days rest while the struggling Chiefs are 1-3. Can you spell "Trap Game" ?I think coach Harbaugh is able to get his team in the "proper focus" frame of mind...and to avoid getting trapped into looking past the struggling Chiefs.The Ravens will try to again make things difficult for Matt Cassel, whose turnovers have been one...
Recently NFL players have been stepping up voicing their opinions on matters outside of football. Something of course I am a huge fan. Especially if these players are using their fame advantageously enlightening society with something thought provokingToday Ravens centre Matt Birk decided to speak out against Gay Marriage raising some valid points that I never even really considered...
Baltimore Ravens (3-1) at Kansas City Chiefs (1-3)
I ranked the Ravens ranked 3rd in my Power Rankings and called them the 2nd best team in the AFC behind Houston because of the head-to-head win over New England and their superior yards per play differential over New England. I think that New England and Baltimore are both going to finish around 12-4 and with Houston likely to win...
Ravens free safety Ed Reed has appealed his $21,000 fine for unnecessary roughness during a 31-30 victory over the New England Patriots, according to a league source.
Reed struck a defenseless player, wide receiver Deion Branch, in the head and neck area, according to a league spokesman.
Reed was penalized for a personal foul for his crushing hit on Branch where he made contact...
Ravens @ Chiefs
Sunday – 10/7/12
This Sunday at 1:00pm the 3-1 Ravens roll into Arrow Head Stadium in Kansas City to take on a struggling 1-3 Chiefs team. Baltimore leads the all-time series between the two with a 3-2 record. Their last meeting ended in a 30-7 beat down in the 2011 playoffs with the Ravens being the victor in that contest. Kansas City is 0-2 at home...