Do The Baltimore Ravens Have A Championship Caliber Defense?

They say defense wins championships and the 2000 Baltimore Ravens are proof. Can the Ravens prove the old sports cliché again? The Baltimore Ravens offense has been inconsistent and the defense has carried the team to a 3-0 record. There was a time where this was the standard operating procedure for the purple and black. […] Do The Baltimore Ravens Have A Championship Caliber...
Via Ebony Bird
6 hours ago

Ravens favored by 3.5 points vs. visiting Raiders in Week 4

The Ravens are one of five undefeated teams in the NFL; the Raiders are 2-1, with narrow wins over the New Orleans Saints and Tennessee Titans and a seven-point loss in Week 2 to the Atlanta Falcons.
Via Ravens Insider
8 hours ago

Get to know Zachary Orr

The Ravens have one new first-year starter in 2016: Linebacker Zachary Orr. The undrafted free agent from North Texas in 2014 has made the most of the assignment, leading the team in tackles and notching the game-clinching interception to seal Sunday’s win at Jacksonville. Orr joined PFT Live on Tuesday to discuss his team’s performance…
Via Pro Football Talk
9 hours ago

FANTASY PLAYS: Dixon, Prescott, Howard and other Week 4 adds

The fantasy football waiver wire won't be as active the next couple days compared with last week, when a plethora of injuries resulted in role changes throughout the NFL. The bye weeks begin in Week 4 with the Eagles and Packers idle, meaning no Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson, Eddie Lacy or Jordan Matthews. Owners of Delanie Walker, Antonio Gates, Sammy Watkins, Dez Bryant, Willie...
Via Associated Press
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ravens will have to improve offense against the Raiders…

The Oakland Raiders (2-1) come to play Baltimore on Sunday. This Raiders team is a mixed bag of timely defense but which gives up a lot of yards, and an offense that is still seeking its big-play potential. Here’s the rub—Baltimore is ranked 25th in league in yards per game (324.3) and 24th in points per game (19). The Ravens have scored just four touchdowns in three games. No...
Via Ravens Football Machine
9 hours ago

Ravens Rookies Relive Favorite Recess Games

When the Ravens host an event that involves competitive school-yard games, it is hard to figure out who is having more fun – the children or the Raven players.
Via BaltimoreRavens.com
10 hours ago

Ravens Confident Their Offense Will Take Off, And It's Not Far Away

Baltimore is 25th in the NFL in average yards per game and 24th in points per game (19). The Ravens have scored just four touchdowns in three games. But Head Coach John Harbaugh and quarterback Joe Flacco see improvements coming as the unit gets more time together.
Via BaltimoreRavens.com
12 hours ago

C.J. Mosley Making Impact Plays For Defense

The third-year linebacker has come up with key interceptions in back-to-back games, making exactly the kinds of plays the Ravens want from him.
Via BaltimoreRavens.com
13 hours ago

John Harbaugh doesn't have a problem with Steve Smith's verbal takedown of Jalen Ramsey

Trash talk is something nearly every NFL player engages in. What took place between Steve Smith Sr. and rookie corner Jalen Ramsey on Sunday was a different kind of trash talk, though.The two were going at it all game long, culminating after the final whistle when Smith confronted Ramsey, yelling in his face. Ramsey said he doesn’t “respect him as a man,” to which Smith responded...
Via FOX Sports
17 hours ago

Justin Forsett & Steve Smith Sr. with hilarious profile pictures

Justin Forsett has taken the pun in stride over his annointed nickname ‘The Sheriff’. While most have heard me use the term “J-Force”, this comedic nickname is brilliant. We all know Peyton Manning is undoubtedly ‘The Sheriff’, but Justin is deserving of the brand as well. It’s absolute gold. Another Twitter profile picture is worth laughing about as well. To those...
Via Baltimore Beatdown
17 hours ago

Around the NFL in Week 3

Reviewing the results from a Baltimore Ravens perspective The Baltimore Ravens took care of business in Jacksonville on Sunday. The win over the Jaguars was not pretty, but style points are irrelevant with a 3-0 record. Joe Flacco looked more comfortable than he has since 2013 during his team-record streak of 21-straight completions. If the Ravens can find a way to jump start their...
Via Baltimore Beatdown
18 hours ago

John Harbaugh has created a special teams beast in Baltimore

While the Ravens defense has garnered headlines, the Ravens special teams unit has exceeded the high expectations that many around the team had set. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was a special teams coach in his days with the Eagles, and that experience helped him create the best special teams unit in the NFL. “The Wolfpack”, made up of punter Sam Koch, kicker Justin Tucker...
Via Baltimore Beatdown
19 hours ago

Ravens' news, notes and opinions heading into Week 4

The Ravens are benefiting from a rookie class that was ready to step in immediately.
Via Ravens Insider
19 hours ago

Baltimore Ravens Linebackers Have Been Key To 3-0 Start

The Baltimore Ravens tradition of great linebackers continues with C.J. Mosley and Zach Orr The Baltimore Ravens’ have a bit of a history with great linebackers. Ray Lewis was the face of the franchise. He led the defense from the year of the Ravens’ inception until their Super Bowl win in 2012. Peter Boulware delivered […] Baltimore Ravens Linebackers Have Been Key To 3-0...
Via Ebony Bird
1 day ago

Baltimore Ravens Win 3rd Straight: The Good, Bad & Ugly

The Baltimore Ravens Are 3-0 after beating the Jaguars: Here is the good, the bad and the ugly: The Baltimore Ravens are doing something that is mind boggling. What we are seeing, is a team that hasn’t played up to their true potential and is winning any way. This is a game that needs no […] Baltimore Ravens Win 3rd Straight: The Good, Bad & Ugly - Ebony Bird - Ebony Bird...
Via Ebony Bird
1 day ago

Jalen Ramsey takes shot at Steve Smith, who makes him pay for it

Baltimore Ravens veteran wideout Steve Smith rarely, if ever, backs down from a bit of verbal sparring. His latest adversary was Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who took exception to Smith's willingness to get in his face after Baltimore's 19-17 victory Sunday."Ya'll tell me who got in whose head," Ramsey said, via ESPN. "He came up to me after the game, you feel me? Y'all tell...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Steve Smith fires back at Jalen Ramsey over 'respect' comments

You didn’t really think that Jalen Ramsey would be able to get away with bad-mouthing Steve Smith without so much as a response, did you? If so, then you don’t know Smith at all. The Baltimore Ravens veteran wide receiver responded to Ramsey saying he has no respect for Smith by tweeting a link to an article containing Ramsey’s comments along with his feelings. I gave U...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens have identity, know how to win; Jags can't say same

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) With a stingy defense, a veteran quarterback and a strong-legged kicker, the Baltimore Ravens have a clear identity. They've won three close games and expect to pull out many more. ''While we would like to blow everybody out, we know realistically we're the Baltimore Ravens and play AFC North, black-and-blue-division football,'' place-kicker Justin Tucker...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: Baltimore Ravens vs Jacksonville Jaguars

In week three of the NFL season, the 2-0 Baltimore Ravens head south to take on the 0-2 Jacksonville Jaguars. The game will start at 1:00 PM ET and be airing on CBS. Baltimore is coming off a comeback victory against the Browns, winning 25-20. Meanwhile, the Jaguars got demolished by the Chargers, losing 38-14. Last season these two teams met and the Jaguars won 22-20, although there...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Justin Tucker raps about fried chicken in regional spot (vid)

Justin Tucker without question is one of the NFL’s preeminent kickers, but the work he did in a commercial for a regional convenience store may be his best work yet, on or off the field. The Baltimore Ravens kicker stars as “Rappin’ Justin” in a new spot for the Baltimore-based Royal Farms. And what does “Rappin’ Justin” drop mad rhymes about over some slick beats...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis: ‘As a black man, you’re fearful to walk out of your house’

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is a passionate man. With that, it shouldn’t be surprising that he has a strong take on recent shootings involving the police. Lewis said on Thursday that “As a black man, you’re fearful to walk out of your house now.” “Let me tell you why,” Lewis said on FS 1’s Undisputed. “I’ve been doing so much like trying to...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every Baltimore Ravens Defensive Pro-Bowler

In just 20 years since the team's inception in 1996, the Baltimore Ravens have fielded 16 different defensive players to make it to the Pro Bowl at least once. How many of these defensive stars can you name? Clue: Number of Pro Bowls - Position/Years with team  
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens’ community outreach includes players working toll booths (pics)

The Baltimore Ravens probably were still enjoying the afterglow of a come-from-behind victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, but several players on Monday were out and about in the community. Dispatches on social media courtesy of the Ravens Community Twitter account showcased Justin Forsett and Justin Tucker getting prepped for toll booth duty. Suited up @TheMDTA tolls...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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