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The tough questions for Ravens during summer vacation…

A few more weeks of vacay for the Ravens players and coaches—then the hard questions must be asked and a plan put in place. Hardcore Ravens fan Dom McRaven responded to an “NFL Live” segment on ESPN in which the panelists talked about who would win the AFC North. Jim Trotter chose the Bengals, while Tim Hasselbeck and Mark Brunell chose the Steelers. Stephen A. (host of...
Via Ravens Football Machine
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Jerry Lovelocke be the Quarterback in Baltimore?

The Ravens lost quarterbacks Tyrod Taylor and Keith Wenning this offseason, and brought in veteran Matt Schaub to fill the team's backup role.Shortly after the NFL Draft, the Ravens looked to boost their backup quarterback position even more, signing undrafted free agent Jerry Lovelocke to a deal with an invite to mini-camp.Since joining the Ravens, Lovelocke has put his strong arm...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could Jerry Lovelocke be the 3rd String Quarterback in Baltimore?

The Ravens lost quarterbacks Tyrod Taylor and Keith Wenning this offseason, and brought in veteran Matt Schaub to fill the team's backup role.Shortly after the NFL Draft, the Ravens looked to boost their backup quarterback position even more, signing undrafted free agent Jerry Lovelocke to a deal with an invite to mini-camp.Since joining the Ravens, Lovelocke has put his strong arm...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Player Profile: Joe Flacco

View image | gettyimages.com Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens QB Ranking: 18 Pros He has a strong backfield behind him. Proven success at the NFL level. Has the chance to continue to flourish as he continues to lead the offense and is aiming to eclipse the 4000 yard mark for the first time this year. Can put up elite numbers some weeks. Marc Trestman has gotten Jay Cutler...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Previewing The AFC North: Baltimore Ravens

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. We’ll being by taking an in-depth look at the Baltimore Ravens, who finished last season […] Previewing...
Via Steelers Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is the Ravens Offensive Line the best in the NFL

With the Ravens and their fan base buzzing after OTA’s about the Ravens new offense under Marc Trestman it is important to remember there are 5 men who will determine its success. The Ravens offensive line has been the forgotten piece of the puzzle this off-season as the introduction of Breshad Perriman and Maxx Williams has overshadowed them. One thing that cannot be understated...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Joe Flacco Flourish under Marc Trestman?

Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Marc Trestman, center, walks on the field between quarterbacks Joe Flacco, left, and Matt Schaub during an NFL football minicamp practice, Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) When the Baltimore Ravens gave Joe Flacco his mammoth, 6 year, $120 million contract, it shocked the entire football world. The contract...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Forsett might be the new Ray Rice for one reason and one only

The Baltimore Ravens haven’t been known for their targets out of the backfield since the Ray Rice era – an era that put Rice at the top of the league among the other elite running backs at the time. When Rice returned after a Pro Bowl season he had a down year, but just like his former counterpart Jacoby Jones, what made him valuable was the fact that he was capable of making...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL.com expects Ravens' Jernigan to make big leap

Ravens defensive lineman Timmy Jernigan showed enough promise in his rookie season that general manager Ozzie Newsome was comfortable parting with Haloti Ngata. Now primed to start in his second season, Jernigan is expected to take a big step forward in 2015. As long as he can handle the added workload, NFL.com believes Jernigan can be a Pro Bowl player.  Jernigan recorded four...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Boy honors Ray Lewis with ‘squirrel’ dance

Former NFL Linebacker Ray Lewis may be retired from the game, but his fame is strong among even the youngest of football fans. Little Logan is a big Lewis fan and decided to pay tribute to the star Ravens player by performing the NFLer’s signature “squirrel” dance at his summer camp. Becht, a former NFL player, ESPN analyst and founder of the Anthony Becht Football camp Logan...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Baltimore Ravens players that need to pay close attention in 2015

The Baltimore Ravens are expected to have one of their toughest schedules in recent years, at least early on in the season. With that being said, they’ll obviously need production from several departments within the team, but there are three specific returners that will be highly counted on in Baltimore’s pursuit for another playoff appearance and maybe even another Super Bowl...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Role Of Each Ravens Running Back

The running back position was once the prized position in the NFL. Between the late 70s and the early 2000s, many NFL teams committed to the run, making the running back position very important to a team’s offensive scheme. Players like Franco Harris, Barry Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton all revolutionized the position, with many backs carrying teams to...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Drops cost Ravens' Flacco shot at first 4,000-yard season in 2014

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco passed for a career-best 3,986 yards in 2014, but he would have easily croseed the 4,000-yard plateau if his receivers helped his cause a bit more. According to Pro Football Focus, Flacco lost out on 472 passing yards last season, the most in the NFL by a comfortable 82-yard cushion. So where did the drops come from? Steve Smith Sr. led the team (and...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten cornerbacks will compete for 5, maybe 6 spots on Ravens final roster…

Jimmy Smith Lardarius Webb Asa Jackson Rashaan Melvin Kyle Arrington Chris Greenwood Tramain Jacobs Cassius Vaughn Tray Walker Garrett Downing over at BaltimoreRavens.com has a nice series going on positional roster competition for the Ravens coming up in 2015 training camp. In a recent look at the cornerback candidates, Downing broke down the list of competitors—some...
Via Ravens Football Machine
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former BCU star and NFL lineman Damion Cook dies of heart attack

Damion Cook, (no. 95 on the back row) died of a heart attack at age 36.  (Jet photo)A former Black College All-American and NFL player is no longer with us. Former Bethune-Cookman defensive lineman Damion Cook, 36, died on Friday after suffering a heart attack while moving into his home.Cook played at BCU in the late 1990s before embarking on a pro career that would span the NFL...
Via HBCU Gameday
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baltimore Ravens RB Jamal Lewis is back but at a different capacity

Jamal Lewis became an overnight fan-favorite as a star running back for the Baltimore Ravens. His hard-nose play on the field left Ravens fans satisfied week in and week out. Today, Lewis still receives love from fans in the city of Baltimore as they will never forget those extremely quick feet and the way he used to amble through the middle of any defense. However, that fan appreciation...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens want to see Marlon Brown break out this season

The Baltimore Ravens drafted wide receiver Breshad Perriman in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft. However, that does not mean third-year wide receiver Marlon Brown should be discounted this season. During the team’s offseason activities, head coach John Harbaugh had Brown lining up opposite veteran Steve Smith Sr. on the first-team offense. Harbaugh spoke about what they expect...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Retired NFL lineman Damion Cook, 36, dies from heart attack

Damion Cook, an undrafted offensive lineman who went on to play in parts of seven NFL seasons, died Friday after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 36. Cook, a Nashville native, appeared in 26 NFL games at guard and made 10 starts from 2001-09 after a college career at Bethune-Cookman, which confirmed his death Friday via Twitter. Cook signed with the Ravens out of college...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Fall In Top-10 For Most Travel Miles For 2015 NFL Season

The Baltimore Ravens are heading into training camp with the same head coach and quarterback that they’ve had since 2008, as John Harbaugh and Joe Flacco will look to add to their already-stellar resumes. After a deflating loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Divisional Round, the Ravens are gearing up to go one step further, but will have an additional hurdle to overcome...
Via Ravens Football Machine
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis, Warren Sapp nearly made Wrestlemania cameo?

The Rock was on The Dan Patrick Show on Friday, promoting his new HBO show Ballers. During the interview with Patrick, The Rock revealed that both Ray Lewis and Warren Sapp nearly made cameo appearances in WWE for a match at WrestleMania. Here’s The Rock’s quote from the Baltimore Sun. “There was a time when WWE was at its height during a certain era, what we call now...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh: Ravens practicing illegal formations

  John Harbaugh hasn’t forgotten what the New England Patriots did to his Baltimore Ravens in last season’s NFL playoffs. Now he’s looking for an edge.   “We are working on formations — legal formations, illegal formations, unexpected formations,” Harbaugh said with what USA TODAY Sports called “a sly grin” Thursday. “The first time we ran it, you...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Oher dislikes attention brought by 'The Blind Side'

Michael Oher’s life was documented in 2009 blockbuster film “The Blind Side,” which starred Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock. The movie detailed Oher’s high-school days, how he became involved with football and how he wound up at Ole Miss. The now-Carolina Panthers offensive lineman soon became a recognizable figure in the Baltimore Ravens’ trenches. However,...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrell Suggs backs Tom Brady, calls him a 'winner'

  It’s no mystery that Terrell Suggs is one of the most feared men in football and always puts forth a little extra effort against the New England Patriots.  It is somewhat of a surprise, however, that the Baltimore Ravens linebacker sides with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on the Deflategate controversy.   Suggs doesn’t give credence to the idea that the legacy...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Ravens cheerleader pleads guilty to raping minor

Former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader Molly Shattuck pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a single count of rape in the fourth degree. The Baltimore Sun reports that no statement of facts was read out loud in court, but Shattuck said “yes” when a judge asked her if she committed the offense she was pleading guilty to, which...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMaurice Smith: NFL teams are blackballing Ray Rice

Can a running back who is 28 years old, missed an entire season of football and has a history with domestic violence be “blackballed” by NFL teams? NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith seems to think that is what is happening with former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. “This, unfortunately, is a league...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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