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(Updates. With AP Photos.) By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer When it comes to running the Baltimore Ravens defense, Dean Pees has no regard for history, tradition or statistics.
Pees doesn't give a hoot about following in a long line of brilliant defensive coordinators such as Marvin Lewis, Rex Ryan, Mike Nolan and Chuck Pagano - all of whom used their work in Baltimore to become NFL head coaches.
Pees couldn't care less about the fact that Baltimore has long relied on defense to win. It doesn't matter to him that from 1996 until this season, the Ravens never allowed the opposition to average more than 4.0 yards per carry, or that Baltimore's run of nine straight seasons in the top 10 for total defense ended under his watch in 2012.
For Pees, all of that is meaningless. Because, in spite of all the injuries he had to deal with this season, the Ravens are headed to the Super Bowl.
So the heck with all those big names that preceded him, and all those impressive nu...
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Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis says that he forgives Patriots receiver Wes Welker's wife for the disparaging comments she made about him on Facebook.
According to SI.com (via Philly.com), Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis contacted company called Sports with Alternatives to Steroids (S.W.A.T.S.) to try and help him recovery quickly from a torn triceps injury.
The problem is that Lewis may have taken a substance that is banned by the NFL.
S.W.A.T.S. is an edgy sports science company run by a gym owner/former stripper. The...
The theatrics of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis certainly haven't gone unnoticed over the course of the last several weeks. Lewis, who has said that he will retire after the Ravens play the San Francisco 49ers next Sunday in Super Bowl XLVII down in New Orleans, was mocked on the Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live last night by cast member Kenan Thompson, who...
In the Super Bowl preview edition of “Football Nation Today,” Alex looks at the biggest news around the NFL:1st Down:*Sports Illustrated reported this week that Ray Lewis used PEDs (deer antler velvet extract) to recover from a severe triceps injury he suffered in October. For some reason, people are surprised at this. Apparently, some sports fans still live with their...
8 a.m. ET: It’s every Super Bowl player’s favorite day of the entire week down in New Orleans: Media Day.
Starting at 10 a.m., the 49ers and Ravens will be out on the field at the Superdome answering every question the media has to throw at them. There will be plenty of interesting personalities out on display both on the field and at the podium.
Some of the pressing issues we...
Saturday Night Live decided to spoof Super Bowl bound Baltimore Ravens legend Ray Lewis.Keenan Thompson took on the duties in the “Weekend Update with Seth Meyers segment. Keenan donned Lewis’ trade mark skully and thick eye black plus found a way to get Lewis’ famous squirrel dance in.
Check it out.
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Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed seems to still be holding out hope that his teammate, linebacker Ray Lewis won’t retire after this week’s Super Bowl. “Maybe he’ll play 10 games next year,” said Reed, per NFL.com. Lewis has already made it clear that he’s not pulling a Brett Favre. Once he says he’s done, he’s done. Even though Reed has already made it clear he’ll...
They have my homies from The Big Bang Theory busting out the Ray Lewis dance. With Super Bowl week in full swing Ray Lewis will be the star attraction.
We know how much his loves the attention so he will probably get a kick out of this.
Actors from the small and big screen mingled as they hit the red carpet at the Shrine Auditorium for The 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards tonight...
Thousands turned out to Baltimore's Inner Harbor to send the Ravens off to their second Super Bowl.
Retiring linebacker Ray Lewis, coach John Harbaugh and Ed Reed were among the players who spoke to the crowd Monday before the team got on buses and headed to the airport to fly to New Orleans for Sunday's game. The Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers.
Lewis told the crowd...
Super Bowl media day is an event simultaneously beloved and despised by the NFL players who earn the right to play for the league’s top prize.
The Super Bowl contestants get a chance to clown around on the field for a few hours with members of the mainstream and alternative media, but some — particularly those with the star power of Ray Lewis or Colin Kaepernick — are forced...
For all the chatter about Ray Lewis and the Harbaugh brothers, as the Harbowl campaign is sweeping the nation this week, Ray Rice, for the first time in his noteworthy NFL career, is emerging into a star running back after the Baltimore Ravens stopped abandoning the running game. The most he can do, if he’s handed the ball and knifes through San Francisco defenders, is validate...