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Consistency is the name of the game when you think of the Baltimore Ravens. Monday night, under the bright lights of Monday Night Football, the Ravens kick off their 2012 campaign with hopes of making the postseason for a 5th consecutive year. After seeing their division foes (Steelers and Browns) suffer loses in the first Sunday of NFL action, the Ravens are aiming to be the only AFC North team with a victory with this divisional battle with the Cincinnati Bengals. If last season is any indication this one will be a close battle, as last year’s meetings between the two were settled by one score each.
The Ravens come into Monday night looking to show off their new and improved no huddle offense and show the critics that even without Terrell Suggs, their defense is still one to be feared. Within the offense, Torrey Smith and his big play ability are becoming one of Joe Flacco’s favorite targets. The Ravens are also hoping their first round draft choice Courtney Upshaw can replace...
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Several current and former Baltimore Ravens attended the funeral for former team owner Art Modell, who died at the age of 87 last week. No surprise it was accomplished motivational speaker Ray Lewis who stood out for the speech he gave.
Lewis, the second ever draft choice by the Ravens, eulogized Modell. He spoke about Modell being a visionary for moving the Cleveland Browns...
PAY THE MAN!
Following the Ravens QB's stellar performance in Baltimore's win over Cincinnati, head coach John Harbaugh said the team should pay Joe Flacco "whatever he wants."
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed broke the NFL record for the most interception return yards after he intercepted Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton on Monday night.
Reed returned the interception 34-yards for a touchdown with seconds left in the third quarter. He set a new NFL record of 1,497 career interception return yards. The record was previously held by Rod Woodson with 1...
Joe Flacco is entering the final year of his rookie deal and still has to deal with critics who feel he can’t win the big game or be an elite quarterback.
Flacco wants it to be known he is dead serious this season about being elite.
He took the first steps last in night leading the Ravens in an obliteration of the Cincinnati Bengals.
Flacco was 21-of-29 for 299 yards...
As the National Football League's week one came to end last night, the Baltimore Ravens cruised to a blowout win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football.Late in the game, Baltimore running back Ray Rice scored a short touchdown run and got ready to celebrate his score.Meanwhile, an NFL cameraman decided to get a close-up of Ray but actually got too close as Ray&...
Balitmore QB Joe Flacco completed 21 of 29 passes for 299 yards and two touchdowns Monday in a season-opening victory over the Bengals.Fantasy Spin:Flacco would have easily surpassed 300 yards passing had John Harbaugh left him in the game, but instead Flacco was replaced by Tyrod Taylor early on in the fourth quarter with the Ravens winning by more than 20 points. Flacco seemed...
The Baltimore Ravens have placed linebacker Sergio Kindle and wide receiver LaQuan Williams on their inactive list for Monday night's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
In addition, the Ravens waived running back Bobby Rainey and signed running back Anthony Allen from the practice squad. Allen was active for Monday's opener.
Offensive lineman Jah Reid (calf) was also...
The Ravens started this season the same way they started last season – by blowing out an AFC North opponent. Baltimore used offense, defense and special teams to beat the Bengals 44-13 Monday night.
Joe Flacco was spectacular throwing two touchdowns on 21 of 29 passing for 299 yards.
Ray Rice also got in the end zone, but only ran for 68 yards on 10 carries.
Ed Reed returned an...
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Joe Flacco deftly directed Baltimore new, no-huddle offense, and the Ravens' defense administered an old-fashioned whipping on the Cincinnati Bengals.
Flacco threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, Ed Reed took an interception 34 yards for a score, and the Ravens rolled to a 44-13 victory Monday night to extend their home winning streak to 11 games.
Torrey Smith is going to have a big season in the new look pass attack of the Ravens. Here is the first play of the game tonight. Nice 51 yarder to start the season. Thanks to @sbnation for the GIF.
RG3 First TD GIF
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The offense is dynamic and the defense has held the Bengals to just a single touchdown.
Joe Flacco has been fantastic going 12-for-15 for 183 yards and a touchdown in the first half.
The two biggest plays of the half have come from Torrey Smith, who caught a 52-yard pass on the game’s opening play, and Anquan Boldin, who caught the lone touchdown from Flacco.
Ray Rice scored the...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco looked pretty sharp in Monday night’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. So sharp that head coach John Harbaugh said the Ravens need to pay him.
#Ravens John Harbaugh on Joe Flacco: “Pay the man!”
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) September 11, 2012
The Ravens do need to sign Flacco to a new contract, but I wouldn’t...
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Cincinnati 13 @ Baltimore 44
September 10th, 2012
“You were totally worth the money, RayRay!”
Ravens Offense. Good. Night. If Baltimore can put together a complete football game like Monday Night, every week, just had them the Lombardi trophy. Ed Reed and Ray Lewis directly impact the final score by forcing key turnovers...
Inactive for the Bengals: RB Bernard Scott, WR Ryan Whalen, TE Donald Lee, TE Richard Quinn, DE Carlos Dunlap, CB Jason Allen, CB Dre Kirkpatrick
Inactive for the Ravens: WR LaQuan Williams, CB Asa Jackson, OL Jah Reid, TE Billy Bajema, DL DeAngelo Tyson, OLB Sergio Kindle, DT Bryan Hall
The Ravens also made a roster move. Baltimore signed running back Anthony Allen from the practice...