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The Purple Chaos:
It is the vision of many NFL players to someday be on the cover of a Madden video game, but at least the Ravens’ Torrey Smith is learning about the New England Patriots coverage from the legendary game franchise. Smith told reporters on Monday that he has become familiar with the Patriots team he will [...]
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Last week, we pointed you to a ridiculous and funny spoof by TBS funnyman Conan O’Brien, as he recreated Tebowmania with peanuts. Well, Conan was back at it last night. The former Harvard Lampoon president took the redo of St. Elmo’s Fire as Tim Tebow’s Fire a step further. Yup, he added a Patriots twist using — would you believe — Rob Gronkowski, Zoltan Mesko, and assistant...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady sat out practice Wednesday with an undisclosed injury to his left shoulder.
Brady also missed a practice prior to the regular-season finale with the same injury.
Top-seeded New England (14-3) will host the second-seeded Baltimore Ravens (13-4) in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday.
Brady tied a postseason record by throwing for six touchdown...
The Ravens are somehow 5-3 in games started by Joe Flacco in the playoffs. That is greatly a by product of the Ravens’ defense and running game which has carried them the last few years. Flacco has played in 8 playoff games so far in his NFL career and he has completed 122 of 211 passes (53.1%) for 1,226 yards with 6 TD passes and 7 INTs (66.2 QB Rating). He also has carried...
In the same week that he will try to hurry, pressure and sack Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has apparently dropped his grudge with him as well. Suggs said there’s “no beef” with Brady after feuding with the Patriots quarterback since 2009, ESPN.com’s Jamison Hensley writes. “You grow and mature,” Suggs said [...]
2009 Ravens @ Patriots Box Score Flashback
This was the regular season game won by the Patriots 27-21
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady missed practice Wednesday because of a lingering left shoulder injury.
Skeptical that Joe Flacco can outduel Tom Brady this Sunday? You ain't alone. Ravens safety Ed Reed took a moment on Monday to say what everyone already thinks of Flacco:
I think a couple of times he needed to get rid of the ball. It just didn't look like he had a hold on the offense... He can't play like [he did against the Texans].
The thing you have to understand...
Updating an earlier report, tight end Aaron Hernandez was limited in Thursday's practice, according to ESPN Boston.
Hernandez is practicing light while nursing his head ailment, but fully expects to take the gridiron in the AFC Championship vs. Baltimore.
Patriots offensive lineman Logan Mankins addresses the media during his press conference at Gillette Stadium on Thursday, January 19, 2012.
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Quarterback hopes pattern continues against PatriotsSay this for Joe Flacco - and this certainly bodes well for the Ravens heading into their showdown with the New England Patriots Sunday in the AFC Championship game - the much-maligned quarterback has certainly been at his best in his team's biggest games this season.
The New England Patriots (1-0) and the Baltimore Ravens (1-0) announce the following player injuries and practice participation.