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 speakerRay 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 to Baltimore and starting the Ravens franchise. He discussed making marks in life and achieving legacies. He even talked about how he wanted to be like Modell.
The two were close while Modell was alive, and Lewis even shared that his former boss used to kiss him and tell him how much he loved him.
Lewis provided a nice tribute to Modell, concluding his speech by saying what Modell did in life was “well done.” The same can be said for Lewis’ speech.
Baltimore Ravens 11-year veteran safety Ed Reed is in the final year of his contract. He has hinted at retirement for the last several years. Reed lobbied for a new deal before the start of training camp but it never came.General Manager Ozzie Newsome has a history of letting go of veteran players before they get too long in the tooth, especially when they demand large contracts...
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...
Every tuesday, I rank the 32 teams in the NFL with a short description of why they've received that ranking.
1. San Francisco 49ers
Went to Green Bay and beat the Packers; you can't get better than that.
2. Baltimore Ravens
Completely demolished the Bengals; looked great on both sides of the ball
3. New England Patriots
Brady is the same, but Stevan Ridley...
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.
There’s plenty to talk about after only one week of football in the AFC North.First and foremost is the play of the Baltimore Ravens, who coincidentally are in first place in the division.The Ravens made an emphatic statement on Monday night against the Bengals that the road for the AFC North crown will go through them. The stellar play of their defense has almost been taken for...
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...
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...
Among the many interesting subplots of the Eagles' hosting the Ravens this coming Sunday are the parallel universes of Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Ravens QB Joe Flacco...Both are playing for new long-term contracts. Both are coincidentally playing lights out since preseason began. And now both will be facing off against each other, with the winner of the match...
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...
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