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Ray Rice spoke this week to clear up matters regarding his use of the Pittsburgh Steelers “Terrible Towel.”
The Baltimore Ravens running back was photographed after his team’s 13-10 win over the Steelers last week with a Terrible Towel draped over his head. The Terrible Towels are waved by Steelers fans during games, and they’re considered a key accessory for the team’s supporters.
Rice wanted to explain his side after Pittsburgh linebacker LaMarr Woodley objected to his use of one. He says he had the towel over his head after trading his gloves to a Steelers fan for it.
“I actually asked a fan to trade like I’ve been trading jerseys with guys at the end of the game,” Rice said this week, per The Baltimore Sun. “So, I didn’t stomp it or do anything wrong. I actually walked out with it and I think I’m going to save it and put it in my basement to cherish the rivalry. It’s not like you get out there and do derogatory stuff and spit, no none of that stuff. If y...
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The other night after the Ravens beat the Steelers, Baltimore running back Ray Rice walked off the field with the “terrible towel” on his head. Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley warned Rice on Twitter to not disrespect the towel. Rice has come out and made it clear that he never meant to disrespect the towel. “I actually asked a fan to trade like I’ve been trading jerseys...
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The Ravens running back expressed regret for draping a Terrible Towel over his head following a win over Pittsburgh, saying, "I apologize to those who saw it as disrespectful."
The Pittsbrugh Steelers' LaMarr Woodley was pretty upset over Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's perceived desecration of the the vaunted Steelers "Terrible Towel", and made it known on Twitter: "If youre not a steelers fan, dont put your hands on a terrible towel" @LaMarrWoodley, Nov. 19th Ray Rice says he didn't mean any disrespect, and...
If the Ravens can't put some distance between themselves and the Steelers while Big Ben is out, they won't be able to go anywhere this postseason.
After going a red hot 13-1 in week 11, I went 2-1 on Thanksgiving day. For the season that makes it 106-57. I'm still in striking distance of .750 for the season.
Let's take a look at week 12.
Left to walk after nine years by the Baltimore Ravens last offseason, San Diego Chargers linebacker Jarrett Jones has reason to stick it to his former club when the two teams meet on Sunday.
Yet even he felt the since-overturned one-game suspension against Ravens safety Ed Reed was extreme.
"I thought it was totally BS that they were going to suspend him without pay,"...
Week Twelve Fantasy Football Rankings
Ray Rice is a top three option overall this week as the Ravens square off against a Chargers team that has been struggling as of late. We expect the Ravens to be protecting a lead in this one and thus giving Ray a lot of work.
Jimmy Graham is finally showing returns on the early pick his fantasy owners had to spend to get him on their roster...
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has passed all his concussion tests and is ready to play Sunday against the Chargers.Fantasy Spin:Pitta is very close to eclipsing his receiving totals from last season and Baltimore still has six games left to play. We're projecting him to have a solid week against San Diego's 19th-ranked pass defense.
Each week we take a look at those games where the public is really strongly backing one team over another and try to point out some flaws in that logic. This week, the biggest standout is the Ravens travelling on the road, coast to coast to face the Chargers. Baltimore has struggled away from home and that should continue this week; take the jump to find out why.
Are the Ravens the league's most underrated team? It sure seems that way. After a rash of injuries knocked out a pair of starters on the defensive side of the ball, Baltimore was left for dead.
So while everyone turned away, Flacco and the still stout defensive unit have put together a quietly elite performance through ten games. Sure missing Ray Lewis in the...
Below is the week 11 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night.
I think it was pretty obvious to anyone that watched the game that this was not a great performance over all by the Steelers offensive line. There were several demerits handed out in both the pass and run blocking departments with pass protection being the worst...
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and enjoyed their day off of work.
For the Ravens:
Out: CB Jimmy Smith (abs)
Doubtful: CB Chris Johnson (thigh)
Questionable: DE Pernell McPhee (thigh)
Probable: LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (shoulder), NT Terrence Cody (arm), TE Ed Dickson (neck), LB Dannell Ellerbe (toe/finger), S James Ihedigbo (neck), WR/RS Jacoby Jones (ankle), DT Haloti Ngata...
Baltimore Ravens (8-2) at San Diego Chargers (4-6)
The Chargers haven’t beaten a team other than the Chiefs since week 2, when they beat the Titans, who aren’t exactly great either and then before that they beat Oakland. Why would anyone pick them to beat the Ravens? Well, that seems to be the public sentiment this week as the public is pounding Baltimore as small road favorites...
This time in a month, it will be Christmas Eve. So only a month more of annoying commercials!
The NFL is hypersensitive (unless it has anything to do with the actual safety of the players).
Tennessee’s mascot, Smokey, is a menace.
Ray Rice seems like a pretty good dude. Good thing we are long past his Rutgers days, right Big Ten?
Toronto, Minnesota – The Union...