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Kelvin Benjamin Headlines Carolina Panthers Wide Receiver Unit without Steve Smith

CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 14: Johnthan Banks #27 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Kelvin Benjamin #13 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images) When the Carolina Panther’s released legendary wide receiver Steve Smith last...
Via The Sports Journal
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kelvin Benjamin Headlines Panthers Wide Receiver Unit without Steve Smith

CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 14: Johnthan Banks #27 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Kelvin Benjamin #13 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images) When the Carolina Panther’s released legendary wide receiver Steve Smith last...
Via The Sports Journal
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshal Yanda makes Top 100 Players List again—and a quick look at Ravens salary cap…

Marshal Yanda is the only guard named in the Top 100 Players List this year at NFLN… 9th-year Ravens offensive guard Marshal Yanda is still held in high regard by his fellow players around the league. That’s really borne out by the fact that Yanda is the only guard on the Top 100 Players list compiled by the NFL Network this year. Yanda dropped to #79 from #55 last year, but...
Via Ravens Football Machine
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten rookies poised for an immediate impact

The 2015 NFL Draft was filled with surprises as we witnessed players fall, players taken higher than projected values, and trades flying fast and furious starting with the first pick of day two. But which rookies are in a perfect position to make an immediate impact for their new teams? Well, for the sake of fairness, I’m omitting Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. We saw these...
Via EndZoneScore
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Arizona Cardinals sign former Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver

According to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Arizona Cardinals have agreed to terms with former Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Nathan Slaughter: Ex-Jaguars & West Texas A&M WR Nathan Slaughter has agreed to terms with #Cardinals, source said. 1st veteran combine player to get a job. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 23, 2015 Slaughter has played in the preseason...
Via cover32
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Smith Sr. can hold down the fort at Smith, Smith & Associates 

“The DB that’s going to be sitting in front of me, he’s going to find out how much I have left in the tank, and he’ll find out real quick.” This is what Steve Smith Sr. had to say to reporters about the perception that his best days on the field were behind him. The funny thing is Smith said this during OTA’s last year before playing in a single game as a Baltimore Raven...
Via cover32
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL analyst shares a great analogy about the Buccaneers and Jameis Winston

Despite the enormous amount of pressure they’re put under, it’s easy to forget sometimes how young and fragile some NFL prospects are. Some might even liken them to a baby… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency NFL Draft: The 10 best defensive tackle prospects on the board Matt Williamson of ESPN shared a great analogy about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Via cover32
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Minnesota Vikings get first visit with recently released but talented DE

The Minnesota Vikings need some help rushing the quarterback. This could do the trick. Recently-released Bucs DE Michael Johnson's first visit will be with the Minnesota Vikings, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2015 Johnson was a disappointment in 2014, appearing in 14 games but only recording 20 tackles and four sacks with Tampa Bay. The Bucs gave Johnson...
Via cover32
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The 10 Most Underrated Super Bowl Performances

Super Bowl XLIX is upon us as some of the league’s biggest names like Richard Sherman, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady and Russell Wilson will take the NFL’s biggest stage. Throughout the history of what has become the biggest spectacle in American sports, some performances last in our minds forever, but some have slipped under the radar. Here’s a look at the 10 most underrated individual...
Via Bloguin Best
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Reasons To Be Optimistic About the Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers had quite an interesting 2014 season, to say the least. After starting 2-0, they proceeded to win only one of their next ten games, and even went on a seven-week winless streak. However, thanks to outstanding rookies and a positive attitude, they turned it around to finish 7-8-1, win the NFC South, and make it to the second round of the playoffs.The future of...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Reasons To Be Optimistic About the Panthers

The Carolina Panthers had quite an interesting 2014 season, to say the least. After starting 2-0, they proceeded to win only one of their next ten games, and even went on a seven-week winless streak. However, thanks to outstanding rookies and a positive attitude, they turned it around to finish 7-8-1, win the NFC South, and make it to the second round of the playoffs.The future of...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Smith On Not Visiting Patriots: ‘They Had A Little Bad Weather’

The New England Patriots needed a wide receiver after the 2013 season but failed to land Steve Smith. Blame it on the New England weather. The longtime Carolina Panthers wide receiver became a free agent after the team released him in March 2014 and immediately garnered interest from the Patriots, who reportedly reached out to the All-Pro. Smith, of course...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis Has Dominated Steve Smith, Ravens In Past Matchups

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Baltimore Ravens weren’t the best playoff matchup for the New England Patriots on paper, but Darrelle Revis can’t be complaining. The Patriots cornerback has dominated Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and wide receivers Steve Smith and Torrey Smith in previous matchups. Steve Smith has caught just two passes for 21 yards on 10 targets while being guarded by...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs: Lovie Smith should be remembered as one of the great coaches in Chicago

The Chicago Bears host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this Sunday which also means the return of former head coach Lovie Smith. The former Bears coach is in the midst of rebuilding the Buccaneers, but still has a lot of respect for the Bears organization who he led to the Super Bowl back in 2006. Linebacker Lance Briggs was part of that team and knows how important Smith was to the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Seven Teams That Need to Plan for 2015 Now

I'm going to jump right in and start with a team you might not expect to see on this list:1. New England Patriots.Bill Belichick appears to have his squad headed to the post-season for like, the millionth year in a row. But they have a few spots on the roster that will be a big concern going into the off-season, and my guess is that BB already has some ideas.Expect the Pats to look...
Via Football Nation
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons-Ravens Capsule

ATLANTA (2-4) at BALTIMORE (4-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX OPENING LINE - Ravens by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Atlanta 2-4, Baltimore 4-2 SERIES RECORD - Series tied 2-2 LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Ravens 26-21, Nov. 11, 2010 LAST WEEK - Falcons lost to Bears 27-13; Ravens beat Buccaneers 48-17 AP PRO32 RANKING - Falcons No. 24, Ravens No. 12 FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (21), PASS...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons at Baltimore Ravens Preview

Atlanta has a tough road matchup in the Baltimore Ravens. (Brynn Anderson) After losing a key home game to the Chicago Bears last week, the Atlanta Falcons – riding a three-game losing streak – hit the road again to take on the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens (4-2) are fresh off a 48-17 blowout win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Joe Flacco tossed a career-high five touchdown...
Via In The Neutral Zone
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Week 7: Shootouts And Defensive Struggles

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week you will again have one of the most exciting opportunities in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week!! When you open a new account at http://www.ffchamps.com/million and make an initial deposit of $25 (or more), this week you will also receive a FREE $27 ENTRY into this week’s...
Via Football Nation
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

14 crazy stats from Week 6

During Week 6 we learned that Joe Flacco enjoys efficiency. We were also told that football can be easy when your opponent is the New York Jets. Let’s dive in. 13: The amount of pass attempts it took for Joe Flacco to throw five touchdowns in a Buccaneers steamrolling. He had thrown seven over 191 attempts prior to Week 6. 3: The amount of 50-plus yard catches by Steve Smith this...
Via Bloguin Best
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

14 crazy stats from Week 6

During Week 6 we learned that Joe Flacco enjoys efficiency. We were also told that football can be easy when your opponent is the New York Jets. Let’s dive in. 13: The amount of pass attempts it took for Joe Flacco to throw five touchdowns in a Buccaneers steamrolling. He had thrown seven over 191 attempts prior to Week 6. 3: The amount of 50-plus yard catches by Steve Smith this...
Via This Given Sunday
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Flacco, Ravens overwhelm struggling Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Joe Flacco was all business, carving up Tampa Bay's secondary and helping the Baltimore Ravens get their season back on track with a dominating performance. The Super Bowl-winning quarterback threw five touchdown passes in the first 16:03 of Sunday's 48-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, shrugging off a disappointing road loss that left Flacco and his teammates...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Baltimore Ravens absolutely dominated Tampa Bay in a 48-17 victory

This one had to have left a scar on Tampa Bay. The Baltimore Ravens torched the Buccaneers 48-17 Sunday. Quarterback Joe Flacco had a field day against the Buccaneers defense with 306 passing yards and five touchdowns. Here’s what Twitter had to say about the game: Breakdown: 1. Team thrives on rebounding 2. Pass rush is legit 3. Forsett is the guy MORE: http://t.co/2GAff5raGy...
Via cover32 - Ravens
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers handed lopsided thrashing at home against Ravens

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens reverted to winning ways with a vengeance. Still smarting from a subpar road performance that ended a three-game winning streak, Flacco was nearly flawless Sunday in leading a 48-17 rout of the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Baltimore (4-2) scored on six straight possessions to begin the game, with Flacco becoming the first...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Flacco throws 5 TDs, Ravens rout Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Joe Flacco was nearly flawless Sunday in throwing for 306 yards and five touchdowns Sunday, leading the Baltimore Ravens to a 48-17 rout of the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Baltimore (4-2) scored on six straight possessions to begin the game , with Flacco throwing for TDs on the first five. Torrey Smith caught the first two, while Kamar Aiken, Michael Campanaro...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers handed lopsided thrashing at home against Ravens

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens reverted to winning ways with a vengeance. Still smarting from a subpar road performance that ended a three-game winning streak, Flacco was nearly flawless Sunday in leading a 48-17 rout of the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Baltimore (4-2) scored on six straight possessions to begin the game, with Flacco becoming the first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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