Lardarius Webb compares Jimmy Graham to LeBron James

Mitch Stringer-US PRESSWIRE The Baltimore Ravens are preparing for their match-up with the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football.  It’s a game of importance for the Ravens as a loss would put them at 6-5 and put a dent in their chances of making the playoffs. The Saints in comparison are not having a good season at all.  They are 4-6 and have lost two in a row at home...
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4 reasons the Baltimore Ravens bye week is a godsend

1. The Ravens secondary gets time to gel. The bye week comes at a good time for the back third of the Ravens, as they are given an extra week of preparation to allow themselves to coagulate as a unit.  In general, it is a long shot trying to scrape together a defensive back unit at the end of the season, and likely, the Ravens situation isn’t much different.  However Danny Gorrer...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Jimmy Smith has season-ending foot surgery

            The Baltimore Ravens announced Thursday that cornerback Jimmy Smith had foot surgery in the morning and is out for the remainder of the season. Smith suffered the foot injury in Cincinnati in Week 8. It was originally ruled a sprain and coach John Harbaugh at first thought he would miss just a few weeks. “The plan for...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens face Pittsburgh Steelers at their optimum offensive state

The Ravens have three cornerbacks who are healthy in Lardarius Webb, Dominique Franks and Chykie Brown.  They figure to need all three — and then some — in their matchup against the Steelers Sunday night. Antonio Brown leads the NFL in receptions, if that’s any indication of his quality.  On the opposite side is burgeoning rookie Martavis Bryant, a fourth-round pick from...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens wary of Roethlisberger vs Steelers

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens won't drastically alter their game plan Sunday night just because Ben Roethlisberger threw for 522 yards and six touchdowns last week. Harassing and containing Roethlisberger would have been a priority regardless of how the Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback fared in a 51-34 rout of Indianapolis. ''We knew before they even played that game...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lardarius Webb unlikely to be back with Ravens next year?

Jamison Hensley of ESPN doesn’t expect veteran CB Lardarius Webb to be back with the Ravens next season. According to Hensley, “it’s hard to justify paying him $8 million in salary in 2015,” especially when there is no way that they can be sure Webb will be healthy enough to suit up. Webb has already missed three of the team’s first five games this year due to a back...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Singing in the rain as Ravens head to Tampa…

There’s plenty of positives for Ravens fans to take out of the close loss to the Colts as the team prepares for Tampa Bay on Sunday. Haloti Ngata got yet another “Fat Guy” interception and even threw in a spin-move on a short return! That’s the 6th pass defensed by Ngata so far this season— an incredible stat for a 350-pound defensive lineman. Rookie inside linebacker...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens deal with budding injuries, team re-signs a cornerback

The Ravens defense was on the field for over 38 minutes in Sunday’s game in Indianapolis.  The affects of that contest are going to be felt beyond this week. Asa Jackson and Chris Canty are both expected to miss multiple weeks.  Both players are part of depleted positional corps, and Canty in particular has been the last line of defense at the five-technique position.  The Ravens...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens in bounce-back mode after another road loss

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens started their most challenging stretch of the season with a miserable thud. Facing the Indianapolis Colts on the road Sunday, the Ravens reverted to the form they displayed last year in a 20-13 defeat. Baltimore committed three turnovers, gave up four sacks, converted only one of 11 third-down plays and yielded 422 yards. That ended a...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens play the Colts tough but lose, 20-13…

The Ravens left it all on the field—no question about their collective effort—at Lucas Oil Stadium, where they are now a lifetime 0-5. They limited Andrew Luck to 20 points and had pressure on him all day. Problem is, the Colts defense had equal or more pressure on Joe Flacco, and made life very uncomfortable for the Ravens offense. Lardarius Webb (suffering from a herniated...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Five keys to defeating the Colts in week five

The Baltimore Ravens (3-1) head to Indianapolis for only their second road game of the season.  They face the Colts (2-2) at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday at 1 p.m. EST on CBS.  Coming off a big win against the Panthers, the Ravens can soar to first place in the AFC North with a win over the Colts if the Bengals fall to the Patriots Sunday night.  However, the Colts are 14-4 at...
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens secondary will be targeted by Andrew Luck and the Colts…

The Ravens defensive backfield is like a M.A.S.H. unit right now… and Andrew Luck is prepared to operate. The Ravens front seven may not be able to get enough pressure on Luck and his passing game to offset the depletion in their secondary. The Ravens’ best corner Lardarius Webb is still out with recurring lower back spasms— it’s beginning to look like Webb may be out...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens-Colts Preview

The Baltimore Ravens have overcome numerous challenges to put together a three-game winning streak, but now must navigate the most difficult portion of their schedule. They'll try to continue shaking off last year's uncharacteristic road struggles as they look to slow down the Indianapolis Colts and the league's top offense Sunday. Baltimore (3-1) continues to deal with controversy...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ravens safety play, and addressing the elephant in the room

When the Ravens drafted Matt Elam in the first-round last year, we assumed that would solidify at least one safety spot for four years. Elam’s career has started in more of a stumbling manner than a running one, not dissimilar to Jimmy Smith coming out of Colorado.  We know that Smith was worthy of that selection, but with Lardarius Webb, Cary Williams and Corey Graham, the depth...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The most disappointing Baltimore Ravens in 2014 have been…

Torrey Smith While there are valid questions to be raised about how much of Torrey Smith’s lack of production has been due to a lack of targets, his lack of production is impossible to ignore.  Through three weeks, it is obvious that Steve Smith Sr. has usurped Torrey as the lead receiver, and to make things all the more interesting, Torrey is actually on the field more than...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

CB Webb inactive for Ravens vs Steelers

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Ravens have placed cornerback Lardarius Webb on the inactive list for Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Webb hasn't played this season because of a back injury. He will be replaced in the starting lineup by Chykie Brown. Baltimore's inactive list also includes linebacker Arthur Brown; offensive linemen Jah Reid and John Urschel;...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Inactive Players: Week 2

  Thursday Night Game Ravens CB Lardarius Webb, WR Michael Campanaro, WR Deonte Thompson, G John Urschel, OL Jah Reid, DT Christo Bilukidi, LB Arthur Brown Steelers WR Martavis Bryant, WR Lance Moore, RB/KR Dri Archer, QB Landry Jones, C Wesley Johnson, OG Chris Hubbard, NT Daniel McCullers The post Inactive Players: Week 2 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Injury Report: Lardarius Webb, Marshal Yanda

The Baltimore Ravens will play host to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the latest chapter of one of the National Football League's greatest rivalries. Fresh off a Week 1 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, there is a strong sense of urgency for the Ravens to win this game and avoid falling out of the race for the AFC North.Luckily for the Ravens, they will be almost at full strength for tonight...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Week 2 Predictions: Will Houston Start 2-0?

Thursday, September 11 Pittsburgh Steelers @ Baltimore Ravens, 8:25 p.m.Even with Lardarius Webb back, the Ravens will struggle to contain Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers passing attack. Their line played surprising well against the Browns, while the Ravens struggle to generate any type of pass rush against the Bengals. The Ravens' run defense was good, but they will have trouble...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Injury Report: CB Lardarius Webb Questionable For Steelers Game

The Baltimore Ravens have submitted their final injury report for the week and it still only includes two players. Guard Marshal Yanda (foot) practiced fully for a second straight day on Wednesday and is listed as a probable for the Thursday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The veteran guard had been dealing with a […] Ravens Injury Report: CB Lardarius Webb Questionable...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things to watch in Thursday’s Ravens-Steelers showdown

1. Can the Ravens offense avoid a slow start? The beginning of Sunday’s game against Cincinnati was in stark contrast to much of the preseason, and it served as a reminder that things won’t always look so smooth.  However, the organization — especially quarterback Joe Flacco — has been adamant about getting out to a fast start and avoiding the early hole.  In Thursday...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Texans

  Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (knee) put in a limited on Wednesday. (Ben Volin) Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew suffered a hand injury last weekend and underwent a procedure on Monday. He’s “not expected to miss much time, if any.” (Fallon Smith) Rams QB Shaun Hill (thigh) did not practice Wednesday. (Jim Thomas) QB Sam Bradford underwent successful knee surgery on Tuesday...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Injury Update: Lardarius Webb practices fully

The Baltimore Ravens are looking to get back their number one corner tomorrow. They were without Lardarius Webb in their first game, which was costly because Webb wasn't available to cover A.J. Green. But it looks like his return is quickly approaching.  #184803781 / gettyimages.comPFT reports that Lardarius Webb was a full participant in practice yesterday. That's a significant...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Injury Report: G Marshal Yanda, CB Lardarius Webb Practice Fully On Tuesday

The Baltimore Ravens will enter their Thursday night home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers as very healthy team, according to Tuesday’s injury participation report. The two players listed this week by the Ravens are guard Marshal Yanda (foot) and cornerback Lardarius Webb (back) and both are listed as practicing fully on Tuesday. It is unclear […] Ravens Injury Report: G...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens vs. Bengals Post Game Thoughts

photo: In among all the turmoil of a certain player’s off the field issues (that to be covered in a later article), there was actually game footage and a very tough loss to analyze. The Bengals vs Ravens isn’t exactly in the same ballpark as Ravens vs Steelers, but it certainly becoming a very good rivalry. These games for the most part don’t disappoint in regards...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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