Found January 03, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Ray LewisEd Reed
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
Ravens should save defensive changes for the offseasonYou know the old saying about rocking the boat? The Ravens do, too. Which is why there is absolutely zero chance they'll address the declining productivity of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed anytime soon.

Harbaugh Expresses his Confidence in Ed Reed Despite Tackling Problems

Baltimore Ravens All-Pro safety Ed Reed has come under a lot of heat and criticism following a lackluster performance in the team’s regular-season finale at Cincinnati. Two plays stood out in particular for the eight-time Pro Bowler. In the first half of Sunday’s game, Reed whiffed on an attempted tackle of Bengals tight end Jermaine [...]

Ray Lewis, Ed Reed: Declining Or Defining The Game?

A legend must stand the test of time.  Time wears on football players.  Baltimore legends Ray Lewis and Ed Reed have fought time and dominated time.  This year, time is fighting back. Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston raised the question of whether Ray Lewis and Ed Reed can keep up in the playoffs.  He went so far as to suggest that neither should be an every down player...

How One Reporter Trolled the Baltimore Ravens By Suggesting Ray Lewis and Ed Reed Be Benched

I slightly criticized Ed Reed in this post but YOU BETTER NOT DARE. In most parts of the country, a team in the midst of a playoff bye week and headed toward home field advantage wouldn’t be facing questions about whether two of its super star players should sit. But thanks to the often controversial Baltimore Sun reporter Mike Preston, the Ravens have been dealing with questions...

Ray Lewis Answers Questions on Playing Time, Retirement

Over the past several weeks, the debate has begun to heat up as to exactly how much football Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis has left in his 36-year old tank. Lewis, a 16-year veteran, has lost a step or two as the years have passed by. He’s still effective in the run game and has [...]

At 36, Ravens LB Lewis still the man in the middle

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer There were times this season when 36-year-old Ray Lewis showed his age on the football field. The Baltimore Ravens standout middle linebacker acknowledges this. Upon assessing his overall body of work, however, Lewis feels no need to defend himself. Lewis says that even though he may make a bad...

Ravens better off without Ed Reed in playoffs? You've got to be kidding...

Believe it or not, talking heads and bloggers who should know better are suggesting the Ravens line up on January 15 for their playoff game in Baltimore without Ed Reed at free safety.The reasoning of these not-in-the-know critics is Reed is possibly in his last year in the NFL, and has missed or avoided a bunch of tackles over the past few games.  Of course, Reed's been playing...

Wednesday’s Injury Update: Ray Lewis Rested Among Others

With 11 days before their next game, the Baltimore Ravens held six players out of practice Wednesday. Those included were: middle linebacker Ray Lewis (toe), inside linebacker Jameel McClain (knee), left guard Ben Grubbs (toe), right guard Marshal Yanda (ribs), defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (thigh) and special teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo (leg), according to Mike [...]

It's time for Harbaugh to make difficult changes with Ray Lewis and Ed Reed

Ray Lewis and Ed Reed have struggled as every down players and could be a liability in the playoffsRavens head coach John Harbaugh is trying to walk the line without falling off the edge — and possibly taking down his team, as well.

Terrell Suggs marvels at Ray Lewis' longevity

Linebacker asserts that teammate, in 16th year, playing better than majority of his peersOutside linebacker Terrell Suggs has played nine seasons, all of them with the Ravens.

Harbaugh still has confidence in Ed Reed despite tackling issue

Veteran safety Ed Reed appeared to miss a clear tackle in Sundays win over the BengalsRavens coach John Harbaugh was asked to comment on Ed Reed’s recent tackling issues, which the Pro Bowl free safety acknowledged Sunday after he was unsuccessful in his attempt to bring down Cincinnati running back Bernard Scott with an arm tackle during Scott’s third-quarter touchdown run.

Five Ravens sit out of Wednesday's practice

Ray Lewis, Marshal Yanda, Haloti Ngata among those not spottedWith 11 days between now and their first playoff game Jan. 15 at M&T Bank Stadium, five Ravens sat out Wednesday’s practice, which had a training camp-like atmosphere in the portion of practice open to media.
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