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Baltimore Ravens 23Cleveland Browns 16Welcome back regular officials.I have never been one to criticize or hate on the replacement officials before this week, BUT, this game did go a lot smoother and was finished much quicker and that is where I will stop. As for the game, the Baltimore Ravens came out quick and looked like they could almost do anything they wanted to against the Browns' defense.But after the first quarter the Browns' defense clamped down a bit. The Ravens only scored two offensive touchdowns and if it wasn't for the pick-six thrown by Brandon Weeden the game would have taken on a whole different feel.Baltimore Ravens (3-1): Joe Flacco had another good game and threw for 356 yards and one touchdown. Flacco also ran for a touchdown in which will probably be his only rushing touchdown of the season, so if you played him good call [Pats self on back].Ray Rice had a somewhat quiet night, mostly due in part to penalties, Rice had a couple long runs called bac...
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Quick Quiz: Name the NFL quarterback with the most home wins since 2008.Give up?It's Baltimore Raven quarterback Joe Flacco. After last night's 23-16 win over the Cleveland Browns, Flacco's home record as a starter is 30-5.If you are an NFL team headed for a game against the Ravens, then you better not look past that game.Joe Flacco is regularly compared to Matt Ryan...
Joe Flacco is one of perpetural internet scorn, and why stop today. Thursday night, the Baltimore Ravens’ QB made sure to not be confused with Rob Gronkowski.
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco followed up a shredding off New England four days ago with 356 yards, a passing touchdown, a rushing touchdown against Cleveland Thursday.Fantasy Spin:Flacco has 1,269 yards through four weeks and is on pace to best his career high in passing yards by 1,454 yards. This was an important performance for the inconsistent Flacco to prove to fantasy owners...
Joe Flacco shut up some of the naysayers (myself included) after he was able to put together a virtuoso performance in their 31-30 victory over the New England Patriots.
Throwing for 382 yards and 3 TD is a primetime performance against the other quarterback who was named Tom Brady.
Ray Rice was effective as usual rushing for 101 yards on 20 carries, but he also hauled in 5 passes...
The regular NFL officials returned to work Thursday night, and the fans gave them a warm welcome back before bestowing their loudest cheers upon the Baltimore Ravens, who never trailed in a 23-16 victory over the winless Cleveland Browns.
Joe Flacco went 28 for 46 for 356 yards, threw one touchdown and ran for another. Cary Williams returned an interception 63 yards for a score...
How long will it take the Ravens to learn your best player should get the ball more than 25 times a game
I don’t know why week after week, I keep expecting something to change with the Baltimore Ravens play-calling. It might be I have too much faith that Cam Cameron will gain some sense, or maybe it is my fantasy football side doing the complaining. In the end, the Ravens just...
The Ravens (3-1) defeated the Cleveland Browns (0-4) 23-16 Thursday night. Baltimore got another 300+-yard game from Joe Flacco who connected with six different receivers, including nine catches for 131 yards to Anquan Boldin.
As impressive as the offense was, the defense looked like they were rounding into form. Cary Williams picked off rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden and returned...
Tonight had such great potential, what with replacement refs and the Cleveland Browns on the field at the same time. But, no, the NFL and the real refs just had to settle their squabbles in time for tonight. After three weeks of chaotic deliberations of the rule book, the real refs will take the field. I feel a bit robbed. I was looking forward to a team being granted four timeouts...
Cleveland Browns @ Baltimore RavensThe new age Browns (Cleveland Browns) versus the old school Browns (Baltimore Ravens). It is known that the Ravens aren't happy about playing in the Thursday night game after playing in the Sunday night game. While they think they are not getting enough rest or time to game plan, the scheduling gods did help them out by putting them up against...
Cleveland Browns (0-3) at Baltimore Ravens (2-1)Thursday, 8:25 ET, NFL Network, Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan Last Meeting: The Ravens won, 20-14, at home last Dec. 24 with QB Joe Flacco throwing a pair of touchdown passes. Streaking: The Ravens have won 12 straight home games and 20 of their last 21 at M&T Bank Stadium. The engine that can: Browns RB Trent...
You have got to give the Cleveland Browns credit...they made it close and took it down to the final seconds of the game... And this was Brandon Weeden's best game so far as a rookie quarterback in the NFL, despite incessant pressure from the Ravens' pass rush...But in the end, the Ravens wore down the 0-4 Browns, winning by the margin of a Cary Williams interception pick...
The Ravens will be playing their fourth game in 17 days, and third primetime game in their first four Thursday night when they take on the division rival Browns.
Cleveland is winless and has a rookie quarterback and running back combination in the backfield.
The winless part won’t change for Cleveland because the Ravens’ defense will harass Brandon Weeden into mistakes. Weeden...
The real refs are much better
Great to see a smooth game played. The product may not have been the best, but at least the refs didn’t add an additional hour and half to the game with constant meetings, reviews and overall ***********. Welcome back, refs. Here’s to hoping Ed Hochuli kept in shape over the lockout.
There was noticeably less Cee Lo last night
Our prayers were all...