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New England Patriots
Justin Tucker barely made a field goal with two seconds remaining in the game to defeat the Patriots 31-30. The ball was high and just crossed over the upright.It was a shaky start for the Patriots offense. In New England's first possession, Tom Brady wasn't ready for the snap, which resulted in a recovered fumble by Wes Welker. The following play, the Ravens defense blitzed and sacked Brady. With Aaron Hernandez out, we only expected, and hoped, that Wes Welker would have a more prominent role this week. Not only did he start, he was lined up with the special teams for a punt return during the first quarter, and his first reception recorded for 59 yards. Welker had 142 yards in the game but no touchdowns.New England was on the board at 7:52 in the first quarter and lead the ravens 3-0 with a 37-yard field goal by Stephen Gostkowski. The free agent rookie running back, Brandon Bolden, ran two yards into the end-zone after Steve Gregory intercepted a pass by Joe Flacco giving...
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The Patriots have announced that both DT Brandon Deaderick (ankle) and CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) are out for Sunday night’s game in Baltimore.
The two were downgraded after appearing on Friday’s injury report as questionable. Both were limited in practice Thursday and Friday.
Deaderick was used sparingly in the past two games to spell Vince Wilfork and Kyle Love on...
Brandon Spikes ripped the performance of the replacement refs during the Patriots-Ravens game, tweeting, "foot locker called and they're needed Back at work !!!!"
The moralizing and pontificating began as soon as Football Night In America cameras captured New England coach Bill Belichick running and grabbing a member of the officiating crew's arm in the chaotic aftermath of Sunday's Patriots-Ravens game.
Media giddily tweeted: Get ready for a FedEx envelope, Billy.
Tony Dungy lectured from his bully pulpit.
Merits of a fine and...
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Sunday Night Football has brought us some crazy plays and some God awful officiating. We’ve seen Bill Belichick mouth visual expletives and also the crowd in Baltimore gave the loudest expletive chant I’ve ever heard in all of my years watching sports. The Baltimore Raven faithful are not happy with the calls that the New England Patriots are getting and they have good reason...
Torrey Smith of the Baltimore Ravens came into his match-up on Sunday night against The New England Patriots with a heavy heart after learning the night before that his brother had tragically passed away in a motorcycle accident. Torrey received a phone call at 1 a.m. the night before telling him that his younger brother had died in a motorcycle crash, and he immediately left the...
The brother of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith has been killed in a motorcycle accident.
Ravens officials say 19-year-old Tevin Chris Jones died in Virginia on Saturday night.
Smith posted on his Twitter account: ''I can't believe my little brother is gone...be thankful for your loved ones and tell them you love them...this is the hardest thing ever.'...
It's likely that the league will discipline Bill Belichick in some fashion, but it doesn't appear that the Patriots head coach will miss any time. NFL.com reports that Belichick is unlikely to be suspended after the coach grabbed a referee following his team's loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. According to the report, the league is only looking at a fine for...
The New England Patriots came into the Inner Harbor to face the Baltimore Ravens in a Sunday night matchup on national television. It was a swing game for both teams as they each stood at 1-1 and with a win they would sit a top their respective division. Plus it would give one team a head to head advantage that could be important come playoff time in the AFC.
With the Ravens...
WEEI.comAccording to a report from NFL Network's Steve Wyche, the NFL will review the incident after Sunday night's game in which Patriots coach Bill Belichick grabbed an official.Belichick apparently wanted an explanation after the Ravens' game-ending field goal that appeared to go directly over the upright or to see if it was reviewable. He pursued an official and pulled...
Ravens linebacker Sergio Kindle was among seven players on Baltimore's inactive list for Sunday night's game against the New England Patriots.
Kindle played last week in place of Paul Kruger, who was out with a back injury. Kruger returned Sunday night.
Wide receiver Torrey Smith was expected to start for Baltimore, even though his younger brother was killed late Saturday...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
For the second straight week, an NFL player has lost a member of his family.
Last week, the Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson lost his grandmother prior to the game with the San Diego Chargers. Now, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith has lost his younger brother.
Tevin Smith died in...
“The Patriots gave up nine pass plays of 20 yards or more against the Ravens. Sound familiar?...
Newly acquired free agent TE Kellen Winslow is looking for a chance to revive his career in New England.
As Brandon Spikes already phrased more eloquently than we ever could, the replacement officials were as bad as they have been all year during Sunday night’s game between the Patriots and Ravens. Their performance resulted in 70,000-plus fans reaching their boiling point toward the end of the game when John Harbaugh received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Harbaugh claims he...
Former Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode worked out for the Detroit Lions today, according to a league source.
Gurode played last season for the Baltimore Ravens.
Gurode was signed to provide depth behind six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk, who had surgery on his left knee at the beginning of training camp