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What does Mark Sanchez’s extension mean for Joe Flacco?

Joe Flacco’s agent, Joe Linta, doesn’t need my help assistance in the negotiations to keep his client in Baltimore on for the long-term. But just in case, I went ahead and did some math after the New York Jets and quarterback Mark Sanchez agreed to a three-year, $40.5 million on Friday night. If Sanchez is […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

A look to the Ravens future

With the 2014 NFL Draft just a day away, it’s always an exciting time of year to wonder which young talents will be joining the Ravens roster for next season. GM Ozzie Newsome always does a tremendous job taking the best player available over positional needs. One can only hope the best player available is […]
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens last week as defending Super Bowl Champions

It’s already been a year since last year’s fairytale Super Bowl ending for the Baltimore Ravens. As Ray Lewis constantly reminded us, all things good things must eventually come to an end. And so here we are Ravens fans— we face the end of our defending championship title with just a week to go until […]
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Has Flacco been worth the money so far?

After winning Super Bowl XLVII, the Baltimore Ravens made quarterback Joe Flacco one of the highest paid players in the NFL. Looking back on it now, did the front office overpay? This is a big question that many analysts and fans will debate for years to come. The Ravens currently have an 8-6 record and […]
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December 18, 2013  |  1 Comment

Can Ravens overcome the odds against Lions?

The Baltimore Ravens enter Ford Field to face the Detroit Lions tonight on Monday Night Football. With both teams at a 7-6 standing record, this is a game with huge playoff implications. It is a must-win game for both teams as it may very well determine the fate of their playoff chances. The Detroit Lions […]
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Battle of the Purples: Ravens vs Vikings

As the (6-6) Baltimore Ravens welcome the (3-8-1) Minnesota Vikings to M&T Bank Stadium this Sunday, they will also welcome an opposing fanbase that bleeds the same color: purple. Since the beginning of the Joe Flacco/John Harbaugh era, there has only been one meeting between the two purple teams, a match-up I unfortunately remember all […]
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Turkey Bowl Rivalry: Ravens vs Steelers

You can’t talk about the best current NFL rivalries without mentioning the heat between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. Every year, these two teams face each other twice and show us one of the most physical games in the NFL today. There’s not much logic or sense behind it, but the fan base of […]
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens enter Bye Week with lots to adjust

Sitting uncharacteristically at 3-4, the Baltimore Ravens head into Week 8 of the NFL season with a Bye. Fortunately, a week of rest couldn’t have come at a better time for this team struggling on all sides of the ball. However all problems start at the top, and Head Coach John Harbaugh must shoulder much […]
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Betting Outlook – Divisional Futures before Sunday’s Matchup

Before the Baltimore Ravens host the Houston Texans today at M&T Bank Stadium, we’ll take a look how the oddsmakers think Baltimore stacks up against the rest of the field in the battle for the AFC North. This year seems more wide open than years past, and it should be intriguing to see how this [...]
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

The Baltimore Ravens after Week 2

Following that tough opening week loss at Denver, when Peyton Manning emphatically announced himself as an MVP frontrunner for the 2013 season, the Baltimore Ravens were looking to get back on track this week with a much more appealing home game against the Cleveland Browns. It seems as if people keep suggesting that the Browns [...]
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns at Ravens: Week 2 Betting Lines

After a brutal Week 1 loss for the Baltimore Ravens, they are headed back home to let out their anger when they face the Cleveland Browns. In this upcoming season opener, the reigning Super Bowl champions look to dominate in Week 2. Although the Browns seem like a much improved team than last season, they [...]
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Torrey Smith looks ready to take next step as Ravens’ top receiving threat

Torrey Smith avoided the dreaded sophomore slump last season by making noticeable strides as a wide receiver. He will be counted on to continue evolving entering his third season, as circumstance has thrust him to the top of the depth chart. During his first two seasons, Smith, 24, had the luxury of learning the ins [...]
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens trade WR David Reed to Colts for RB Delone Carter

The Baltimore Ravens have acquired running back Delone Carter from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for wide receiver-kick returner David Reed, both teams announced Wednesday. As is the case with most preseason trades, it represents a change of scenery for two players on the roster bubble with their former squads. Carter was in a battle [...]
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Suggs, Dumervil could provide Ravens with NFL’s best pass-rushing tandem

The Baltimore Ravens’ pass rush was nothing special last season, but it could be this season, thanks to the offseason acquisition of Elvis Dumervil and a healthy Terrell Suggs. On paper, the Ravens may not only have their best pass-rushing duo since Suggs arrived in 2003, but they may very well possess the most potent [...]
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Elvis Dumervil signing confirms that Ozzie Newsome always has a plan

Ozzie Newsome is considered by many to be one of the best — if not the best — general managers in the NFL. This offseason, following a second Super Bowl victory during the past 12 seasons, might confirm why Newsome is perhaps the best team builder in the NFL. The reigning Super Bowl champions traded [...]
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March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Ed Reed is moving on, agrees to two-year deal with Texans

Free-agent safety Ed Reed is moving on, agreeing to terms on a two-year contract with the Houston Texans Wednesday night, as first reported by Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com. Reed, one of the Ravens’ cornerstone pieces for 11 seasons and one of the most decorated safeties in NFL history, visited the Texans last week but [...]
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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens, Michael Huff reportedly will meet within next five days

Whether free-agent safety Ed Reed returns to Baltimore, the Ravens are in the midst of a massive defensive makeover. Part of that overhaul could include Michael Huff. Huff was cut by the Oakland Raiders prior to the start of the free agency signing period, and the Ravens are scheduled to meet with the safety at [...]
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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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Texans' offer to Reed was low?

The Houston Texans had been courting free agent safety Ed Reed, but their contract offer to him reportedly was somewhat low.

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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacoby Jones pays tribute to Ray Lewis on DWTS

Season 16 of DWTS (Dancing with the Stars) premiered last night with our very own Baltimore Ravens stud Jacoby Jones on the roster of dancers. After a grueling two hours of lackluster to decent performances by other celebrities, the man of the hour finally appeared on the dance-floor with his partner, Karina Smirnoff. Both took [...]
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Could the defending Super Bowl champions open the 2013 season on the road?

Since the 2004 season, the NFL has showcased the defending Super Bowl champion during a weeknight home opener. But that tradition is in jeopardy this season. Over the next three days at the NFL Annual Meetings in Phoenix, just when and where the Baltimore Ravens will kick off the 2013 season could be determined. The [...]
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens pursuing former Denver Broncos defense end Elvis Dumervil

The Baltimore Ravens want to meet with former Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil following the league meetings this week, a league source told Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun. Though contract talks haven’t taken place between the two sides yet, according to Wilson, if Dumervil signs with the Ravens, he would make the transition [...]
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Raven Stallworth injured in hot-air balloon crash

Former Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth was hospitalized Saturday with serious burns after the hot-air balloon carrying him and two other passengers crashed into power lines, David Ovalle of The Miami Herald reports. The Associated Press reported that Stallworth, 32, and his girlfriend, Soleil Guerrero, 27, were transported to the Trauma Center at Kendall Regional...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens ink former Dallas Cowboys DE Marcus Spears to a two-year deal

In an effort to continue beefing up their defensive line, the Baltimore Ravens have signed former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Marcus Spears to a two-year, $3.55 million contract, as first reported by Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com. The Ravens made it a point emphasis earlier this week when the signed defensive end Chris Canty, a former [...]
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens and James Harrison have mutual interest

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison, a key cog in the rivalry with the Baltimore Ravens over the last several years, is interested in crossing enemy lines. From the Ravens’ perspective, the feeling seems to be mutual. “I’ve talked to Ozzie and we’re going to talk again Saturday,” Bill Parise, Harrison’s agent, told Aaron [...]
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Don’t ever underestimate the great and powerful Ozzie Newsome

Outside of Baltimore, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome is rarely showered with praise for being a pure genius, and he is just that. Genius. Newsome is no fool, and if there’s one thing we’ve learned during his illustrious 18-year tenure in the team’s front office, it’s that he always has a plan. So what’s the [...]
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March 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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