Found August 31, 2013 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Ray Lewis
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
Making sense has never been the strength of Ray Lewis' oration game, but now the retired Baltimore Ravens linebacker is careening past motivational nonsense and into the realm of the conspiracy theory. Remember when the lights went out during Super Bowl XLVII? Lewis says that was no accident. "I'm not gonna accuse nobody of nothing -- because I don't know facts," Lewis says on an upcoming installment of NFL Films' "America's Game" series. "But you're a zillion-dollar company, and your lights go out? No. (Laughs) No way. "Now listen, if you grew up like I grew up -- and you grew up in a household like I grew up -- then sometimes your lights might go out, because times get hard. I understand that. But you cannot tell me somebody wasn't sitting there and when they say, 'The Ravens (are) about to blow them out. Man, we better do something.' . . . That's a huge shift in any game, in all seriousness. And as you see h...

Ray Lewis Believes Super Bowl Blackout Was No Accident, 49ers CEO Jed York Playfully Responds to Claim

Ray Lewis left the game of football a two-time champion after winning Super Bowl XLVII, but the now-infamous power outage that occurred in the third quarter almost derailed the Ravens victory, and Lewis doesn’t believe the strange occurrence was accidental. Prior to the blackout, Baltimore was leading the 49ers by a score of 28-6. The Ravens seemed to be cruising to a sure victory...

AFC North preview: Baltimore Ravens

Baltimore Ravens 2012: 10-6, 1st in AFC North, Super Bowl champs Head coach: John Harbaugh Offensive coordinator: Jim Caldwell Defensive coordinator: Dean Press Ending their 2012 season with a Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers, the Ravens reached the pinnacle of pro football success last year. Like many before them however, Baltimore 

Ravens looking to unload WR Tandon Doss?

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh thinks the team is so stocked at the wide receiver position going into the 2013 season that they're considering trading one of them, reports Chris Wesseling of

Ravens coach John Harbaugh names several starters

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh has named Gino Gradkowski his starting center. Harbaugh also said Friday that James Ihedigbo will star at strong safety, although he emphasized that first-round pick Matt Elam will also play a significant role at the position. Gradkowski and A.Q. Shipley shared time with the first-team offense throughout training camp, but Shipley struggled...

Ravens believe Dennis Pitta a good candidate for injured reserve designated to return

As I wrote a few weeks ago, the Baltimore Ravens held out hope that tight end, Dennis Pitta, could return at some point in the 2013 campaign after Pitta suffered a fractured hip during preseason.  With the regular season just a first down away; the Ravens are still leaving the locker room door open. Chris Wesseling of reports that the Baltimore Ravens believe TE, Dennis...

Ravens' Flacco says Manziel is becoming his favorite player

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is becoming enemy No. 1 for Denver Broncos fans after posters with his likeness have been appearing around the Mile High City in preparation for the NFL regular season opener against Peyton Manning and company on Thursday night. Now Flacco might be gaining a few more haters after his comments on Texas A&M's Heisman-winning quarterback...

Ravens’ D.J. Bryant placed on season-ending injured reserve, other roster moves

The Baltimore Ravens have begun the agonizing process of getting their roster down to 53 birds before the Saturday 6 p.m. deadline.  Personnel from all 32 teams stress over this tough process.  However, in some cases, the game makes the decision.  Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Baltimore Ravens have placed linebacker, D.J. Bryant, on season-ending injured...

Ravens rumors: Baltimore shopping wide receivers

Entering the preseason, many wondered if quarterback Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens would be able to duplicate their productivity considering so many receiver options had been lost since the end of their Super Bowl-winning campaign, including Dennis Pitta and Anquan Boldin. While this appeared to be a concern for the team early on, it apparently no longer is, as head coach...

Ravens shopping young wide receivers

The consensus around the NFL is that wide receiver is a weakness for the Baltimore Ravens as they embark on a defense of their Super Bowl title. The organization doesn't see it the same way. In fact coach John Harbaugh revealed Friday that the Ravens consider themselves so rich in young receiver talent that they're hoping to unload one in a trade. "We'd love for...

Joe Flacco Says Johnny Manziel ‘Quickly Becoming My Favorite Player,’ After Hearing Criticism, Backlash

Johnny Manziel‘s on-the-field and off-the-field antics have left many people rooting against the Texas A&M quarterback as of late, but there are a handful of people out there still cheering for him, and one of those fans just happens to be Joe Flacco. After taking a lot of heat for the posters of himself that started to pop up in Denver at Sports Authority Field at Mile High...

Ravens QB understands Denver Flacco flag flap

Giant banners of Joe Flacco hang from the stadium in Denver, where nobody needed the larger-than-life reminders that his 70-yard touchdown toss in the final minute of regulation ruined the Broncos' Super Bowl hopes and propelled the Ravens to the title. Peyton Manning has questioned the placement of the Flacco flags alongside his own gigantic image at Sports Authority Field...

Baltimore Ravens Preseason Recap: 5 Biggest Disappointments

They are the Super Bowl Champions. And they have a bullseye on the front of their jerseys.To think the Baltimore Ravens will repeat as NFL champions may be a pipe dream, but John Harbaugh and this band of characters on offense and defense will give it their all in trying to defend their 2012 title.Now that Ray Lewis has retired, Ed Reed is in Houston and half the defense needs name...
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