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What do Eric Dickerson, Jamal Lewis and Chris Johnson have in common, besides rushing for 2,000 yards in a single season?They all did it at the age of 24.The 1984 season opened on Sept. 2 – Dickerson’s 24th birthday – and Dickerson and the Los Angeles Rams opened their season the following night, on Monday Night Football.In just his second full season in the league, Dickerson set the NFL standard with 2,105 rushing yards.Lewis turned 24 about a week before his 2003 season started, and he wound up rushing for 2,066 yards that year, which was his third as a pro.Johnson played two games of the 2009 season (totaling 154 rushing yards) before turning 24 prior to a Week 3 game against the New York Jets.Three other running backs have reached the 2,000-yard plateau, with Barry Sanders reaching the milestone at the oldest age (29) and with the most pro seasons under his belt (eight).Terrell Davis turned 26 after seven games of the 1998 season, gaining 1,001 yards in those first seven games, ...
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After another eventful few days, dynasty owners are ready for the most important week of the preseason, where starting jobs will be taken and players will either win jobs or find themselves on the streets. We’re here to provide analysis all preseason long so you don’t miss a thing. With that said, we’re posting a regular watch list for the preseason games, full of players...
He may have been selected first by the Ravens in this year’s draft, but by the looks of things Courtney Upshaw may be losing his spot as a starter. Although he’s currently still listed as a starter on the teams’ unofficial depth chart.
The Baltimore Sun reports that the man, who many had hoped would fill the void in outside linebacker left by Terrell Suggs’ devastating...
You’ll be laughing all the way to the bank with me Juan…
2011 Recap: Smith’s first 3 receptions in the NFL went for TDs in his 5/152/3 day against the Rams. The following week he had 1 reception for 1 yard. Not exactly a staple of consistency. He has 8 games with 1-3 receptions. Smith and Flacco couldn’t get on the same page and Smith was a raw talent that had maybe...
I'm still not sold on the "sugar huddle" concept for the Ravens ---at least not to open up a game. My biggest problem with it is when it does not result in a sustained drive. The consequence is your defensive unit gets overworked --- since it is immediately thrown back out on the field. You may think you're going to gas your opponent, when in reality you may...
The Baltimore Sun reports that Ravens second round draft pick Courtney Upshaw is losing ground in the battle for starting outside linebacker job. The position was vacated by the injury to Terrell Suggs, who tore his Achilles back in April. Coach John Harbaugh stated earlier that as the preseason progressed, second-year linebacker Albert McClellan seems to be catching up to Upshaw...
According to NBC Washington, fans at last week’s Baltimore Ravens preseason game may have been exposed to rabies from a bat that landed on one fan in particular.
“Fans of the Baltimore Ravens may have been exposed to rabies during a recent game, officials say.
“A bat reportedly landed on a person in the stands at M&T Bank Stadium during an August 17 game versus the Detroit...
It doesn't appear that Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff was too pleased with coach John Harbaugh's decision to sit him Thursday night for Baltimore's third preseason game -- a 48-17 win over Jacksonville.
Cundiff, calling himself a competitor, said he was told Wednesday night that he wouldn't play. Rookie kicker Justin Tucker handled all of the kicking duties, and he...
Ravens backup safety and special-teams contributor Emanuel Cook broke his right leg tonight against the Jacksonville Jaguars and was declared out for the season by coach John Harbaugh.
Cook was carted off the field in the third quarter after being hit hard with his leg bent in an awkward position.
"One of my favorite guys broke my leg," Harbaugh said of Cook, who joined...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Baltimore Ravens lost one of their safeties for the season.
Emanuel Cook (Getty Images)
Emanuel Cook was injured in the Baltimore Ravens game with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is expected to miss the rest of the season with a broken leg.
Cook was expected to contribute on special teams should be...
Joe Flacco completed 27 of 36 passes for 266 yards and two touchdowns before leaving early in the third quarter, and the Baltimore Ravens cruised to a 48-17 preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night.
Flacco connected with nine receivers, most notably second-year wideout Torrey Smith, who finished with eight catches for 103 yards. Anquan Boldin caught a 5...
The NFL kicker is under a different kind of pressure than any other player in the NFL. For an intense moment, all attention, and sometimes the weight of a game, is on this one man. When it comes down to it, what any team wants most from a kicker is the ability to finish under pressure. Sure, teams would love to carry a kicker that can nail 60-yard field goals, but if he doesn'...
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Very rarely does a team go 15-1 in the NFL. Any team posting a record that good has a chance to get a little cocky and maybe even think that they don’t have much room for improvement.In the case of the Green Bay Packers, there is clearly a great deal of improvement needed in both the ground attack and the running game and they are aware of both.The Packers did their best to address...
Though it seemed like earlier today that Maurice Jones-Drew’s holdout would be coming to a close, with less than 3 weeks before the regular season opener and a report by CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco that the feeling in the Jaguars’ locker room was that Maurice Jones-Drew would report soon, it now appears that the holdout has gone from bad to worse. New Jaguars owner Shahid Khan...
Coach Payton? I have Coach Brees Juan…
2012 PPR RB Rankings
Player (team, bye)
Ray Rice (BAL, 8)
Gifted player that plays on an offense that can’t figure out it’s identity. Cam Cameron just needs to feed Rice the rock.
Player (team, bye)
Arian Foster (HOU, 8)
Multitalented RB with all the goods including a dominant...