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The Ravens Need More from Outside Linebackers

Strictly on paper, the Ravens have a fantastic group of outside linebackers. Elvis Dumervil and Terrell Suggs registered 19.5 sacks last year and somewhat lived up to the lofty expectations set for the duo before the season started. The key word is "somewhat." Going into 2013, I thought Suggs and Dumervil could easily have 25 sacks combined. It sure looked like they were...
Via Pro Football Spot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell gained the respect of his teammates this past Thursday

    Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer and he rest of rookie Le’Veon Bell’s teammates were very impressed with the way he was willing to give everything in an attempt to help them beat the Ravens this past Thursday night. The Pittsburgh Tribune Review has the story. Trailing by eight with a little more than 90 seconds remaining in a must-win...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: 2013 Week 5 NFL Power Rankings (#13)

Last week: 13 Record: 2-2 The Ravens’ loss in Buffalo isn’t shocking. Since 2010, the Ravens are 25-3 at home and outscore opponents by an average of 10 points per game and 17-15 on the road, outscoring opponents by 1 points per game. The addition of Eugene Monroe at left tackle really helps this team going forward and they still have a very good chance of winning the division...
Via The Football Fan Spot
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2013

There was a reason the Baltimore Ravens drafted Courtney Upshaw. The only surprise was the huge linebacker from Alabama (no surprise there)  lasted until the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.Whether it was age, need, skill, a player too good to pass up or the potential to replace Ray Lewis in the lineup, the thought of not having a guy like Upshaw was too much to resist.And now...
Via Football Nation
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Courtney Upshaw, Jah Reid Get Into Fight at Ravens Minicamp Practice

Maybe the Ravens have been watching too much hockey lately because two teammates dropped the gloves and went at it on Wednesday. Linebacker Courtney Upshaw and guard Jah Reid got into a brief fight during Ravens minicamp practice, according to The Baltimore Sun. The two played “locked up with Reid losing his helmet in the process while throwing several punches,” according to...
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June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens 2013: 10 Things We Learned From OTAs

Nothing is new under the Baltimore Sun.With that being said, let’s get right into it. Here’s what we learned from the Ravens' OTAs.10) What Goes Upshaw Must Come DownshawSuperstitious folks tend to believe that the number 13 is an unlucky digit. When a football player steps onto a scale and discovers that he’s put on 13 pounds, well that’s another story.That will get...
Via Football Nation
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Why can't Courtney Upshaw eat right?

Up and coming outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw is an embarrassment to the Ravens' nutritionist right now--- because the guy refuses to eat the right diet to perfect his physique. This is a big problem, no pun intended... If Ray Lewis caught you eating a bag of potato chips in the Ravens lockerroom, I guarantee he would rip the bag away from you and throw it in the trash...
Via Ravens Football Machine
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh Blast Courtney Upshaw, “Says He Eat’s Too Much”

Earlier in the week we reported on Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw blaming his weight issues on “personal issues.” His head coach John Harbaugh, was having none of it, and called out Upshaw for his poor eating habits.  and according to ESPN.com, says “he eats too much.” “Courtney’s weight issue — which he does need some pounds — is that he doesn’t...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh Blast Courtney Upshaw, Says He Eats Too Much

Earlier in the week we reported on Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw blaming his weight issues on “personal issues.” His head coach John Harbaugh, was having none of it, and called out Upshaw for his poor eating habits.  and according to ESPN.com, says “he eats too much.” “Courtney’s weight issue — which he does need some pounds — is that he doesn’t...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh: Courtney Upshaw “eats too much”

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh says that second-year linebacker Courtney Upshaw needs to eat less and consume foods that are better for him so he can lose weight. “My first thought is that he is playing pretty well,” Harbaugh said, per the Carroll County Times. “That’s my first thought. He understands the defense exceptionally well. He’s working really hard, [but] Courtney’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh is frank about Courtney Upshaw’s weight issues

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw recently discussed his problem with maintaining a reasonable weight in the offseason.  The strongside sophomore reported to the team rocking the scales at 285. He cited “personal reasons” as his excuse for falling off. His coach John Harbaugh offered a likelier explanation. Please click here to read this story. The post John Harbaugh...
Via Players View
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss
TAKE OFF THE FEEDBAG

Harbaugh: Player 'eats too much'

Ravens OLB Courtney Upshaw cited "personal issues" for why he hasn't been working out. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh thinks it's because he "doesn't eat right."

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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Head Coach calls out LB Courtney Upshaw by saying ‘He Eats TOO MUCH’

One day removed from a jovial meeting with the president at the White House, John Harbaugh was back to business Thursday for Baltimore Ravens organized team activities and took the opportunity to call out linebacker Courtney Upshaw. “He understands the defense exceptionally well,” Harbaugh said, per the Carroll County Times. “He’s working really hard, (but) Courtney’s...
Via NFL Draft Zone
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Courtney Upshaw Weighs In on High Weigh In

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw is noticeably heavier heading into his sophomore season in the NFL at nearly fifteen pounds heavier than he was a year ago. Upshaw’s reason for the weight gain? Personal issues. “I’ve got to drop a couple pounds and get ready for the season,” Upshaw told the media Sunday. “My offseason has been kind of hectic. I had a personal...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens LB Courtney Upshaw Blames “Personal Issues” For Being Overweight

Last year former Alabama All American linebacker Courtney Upshaw got off to a rough start as a rookie for the Baltimore Ravens. Upshaw is entering a season where the Ravens are without Ray Lewis, Danell Ellerbe, and pass rusher Paul Kruger, so you would assume Upshaw would be preparing for a huge second season. Upshaw is currently 285 pounds out of shape, and according to The Baltimore...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Courtney Upshaw Blames “Personal Issues” For Being Overweight

Last year former Alabama All American linebacker Courtney Upshaw got off to a rough start as a rookie for the Baltimore Ravens. Upshaw is entering a season where the Ravens are without Ray Lewis, Danell Ellerbe, and pass rusher Paul Kruger, so you would assume Upshaw would be preparing for a huge second season. Upshaw is currently 285 pounds out of shape, and according to The Baltimore...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Courtney Upshaw Vows to Cut Weight After Coming to Camp at 285 Pounds Following Offseason ‘Personal Issues’

There appears to be a pattern forming with Courtney Upshaw in the NFL. In the Ravens linebacker’s rookie season, he failed his first conditioning test after coming in to camp out of shape. He dropped to below 270 pounds through the 2012 season and looked to be on the right track for 2013. But Upshaw ballooned up to 285 pounds following some offseason “personal issues” that...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Courtney Upshaw cites personal reasons for being overweight

The Baltimore Ravens need linebacker Courtney Upshaw to step up in 2013-14 in the worst way. Now that heartbeat Ray Lewis has retired and his assumed understudy Dannell Ellerbe jetted off to Miami, the highly touted 2012 draft pick out of Alabama has  got to get it together. Please click here to read/watch this story. The post Courtney Upshaw cites personal reasons for being...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Courtney Upshaw admits he’s out of shape

According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, second-year linebacker Courtney Upshaw admits that he’s currently working on losing weight after allowing himself to get out of shape. Courtney upshaw said he's working his way back into shape is up to 285 pounds he says he missed time working out due to 'personal issue' — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) June 2, 2013 ...
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL DRAFT TOP NEEDS: AFC NORTH

BALTIMORE RAVENS (10-6) 2013 Draft Picks: 32 (1st), 62 (2nd), 94 (3rd), 129 (4th), 130 (4th), 165 (5th), 168 (5th), 199 (6th), 200 (6th), 203 (6th), 238 (7th), 247 (7th) 2012 Early Draft Selections: LB Courtney Upshaw, ALA (35, 2nd), OG/OT Kelechi Osemele, IWST (60, 2nd), RB Bernard Pierce, TEMP (84, 3rd) Decision Makers: GM Ozzie Newsome, Head Coach John Harbaugh The Baltimore Ravens...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Moving Courtney Upshaw To Middle Linebacker To Get Him On Field With Dumervil And Suggs

The Baltimore Ravens lost a lot on defensive via retirement, free agency and attrition.  Through creativity, faxgate, and a great general manager, the Ravens are set to be dominant on defense again. The Ravens let Paul Kruger go via free agency because they figured a better pass rusher would replace him.  They didn’t expect that pass rusher to be Elvis Dumervil.  Dumervil fell...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Moving Courtney Upshaw To Middle Linebacker?

The Baltimore Ravens lost a lot on defensive via retirement, free agency and attrition.  Through creativity, faxgate, and a great general manager, the Ravens are set to be dominant on defense again. The Ravens let Paul Kruger go via free agency because they figured a better pass rusher would replace him.  They didn’t expect that pass rusher to be Elvis Dumervil.  Dumervil fell...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens are prepared to lose Paul Kruger in free agency

According to ESPN’s Ed Werder (via Evan Silva), the Baltimore Ravens are prepared to lose linebacker Paul Kruger in free agency. “The Ravens have pretty much resigned themselves to the likelihood that he’s going to play for another team,” Werder reported, per Rotoworld.com. “And they drafted Courtney Upshaw last year to play that same position.” There’s no way the Ravens...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Upshaw's life triumph trumps Super Bowl result

He doesn't like to talk about it. Most athletes don't. Openly discussing your upbringing requires a certain level of stillness and introspection, traits that don't jive with the hard-charging, always-looking-forward attitudes that permeate most championship locker rooms. But for Baltimore Ravens rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw, there is another reason to avoid reflecting...
Via Fox Sports South
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Upshaw's triumphant tale trumps any Super Bowl result

He doesn't like to talk about it. Most athletes don't. Openly discussing your upbringing requires a certain level of stillness and introspection, traits that don't jive with the hard-charging, always-looking-forward attitudes that permeate most championship locker rooms. But for Baltimore Ravens rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw, there is another reason to avoid reflecting...
Via Fox Sports South
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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