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RavensInsider.com takes a look at what's going on following Baltimore's loss to Detroit. Among those items is how Bryant McKinnie fits in with Baltimore's new no-huddle offense.
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When the Baltimore Ravens selected Bernard Pierce in the 3rd round many assumed he would enter the season as Ray Rice’s backup. But after missing the Ravens first preseason game and a sub-par showing in his debut on Friday, suddenly the job is up for grabs.
Pierce carried the ball four times for just one yard, however he did a lot more running than his stats indicate. Piece initially...
Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Ryan McBean will miss the entire season due to the foot injury he suffered in the team’s preseason win against the Atlanta Falcons, according to the team's official site.
We’ll let Ryan describe the details:
"Well, when my foot was facing the direction to where it wasn't supposed to be facing, then I figured, 'Yeah, OK...
Outspoken Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard was a guest Fox Sports' FSR Daybreak radio show this week. He gave his opinion on a few things, but most notable was his comparison of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady and his own QB Joe Flacco (via sportsradiointerviews.com).
“We have a great quarterback who can throw the ball anywhere on the field. … He doesn’t play a perfect game.
The Baltimore Ravens have just over three weeks to smooth out a variety of flaws, many of which were exposed during a horrid performance they're thankful took place in August.
In falling to the Detroit Lions 27-12 on Friday night, Baltimore (No. 5 in AP Pro32) yielded 507 yards, didn't score a touchdown, had a punt blocked and committed penalties on two kick returns for...
Big turning point in the preseason preparation of the Ravens comes in the form of the explosive Detroit Lions, who invade Baltimore on the evening of August 17, 2012...The big story for the Lions on Wednesday was the return of Mikel Leshoure. The running back took part in individual drills, but still sat out the team portions of practice. He is not expected to play against the Ravens...
Calvin "Megatron" Johnson showed why he gets paid the big bucks... He made one of the most outstanding TD catches over CB Jimmy Smith I've ever witnessed... Ravens broadcaster Jerry Sandusky called it an "Alley Oop off shoulder" reception, something that's almost impossible to draw up on a play diagram...The Ravens unveiled their new no-huddle or "...
Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson appeared in midseason form against a Baltimore Ravens defense still in preseason mode.
So what? It’s just a preseason loss. No big deal. At least for the veterans that are going to make the team.
The first-team offense looked improved from the show that they put on in Atlanta. Quarterback Joe Flacco moved the offense quickly with the no-huddle against an aggressive Lions defense. That wasn’t the story of the game though.
The story was the Lions’ offense against...
The Detroit Lions improved to 1-1 on the preseason with a 27-12 over the Ravens on a rainy night in Baltimore. Continue reading →