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NFL VP Adolpho Birch defends the league’s 2-game punishment for Ray Rice

NFL vice president Adolpho Birch was a guest on Mike and Mike in the Morning on ESPN Radio on Monday and defended the two-game suspension the NFL handed Ravens running back Ray Rice for beating up his wife. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post NFL VP Adolpho Birch defends...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith Released An Apology For His Poorly-Worded Thoughts On Ray Rice

Getty Image Professional debate embracer Stephen A. Smith caught the wrath of Twitter – and especially his ESPN colleague Michelle Beadle — last week after one of his many generally confusing rants on First Take, this time regarding Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice’s two-game suspension. Despite what he may or may not have intended to say, Smith was a man who clearly...
Via With Leather
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith apologizes for domestic violence comments

ESPN’s first statement on the controversy that has enveloped the network after Stephen A. Smith’s comments on domestic violence amounted to an advertisement for Monday’s First Take.  There the network said, Smith would address the controversy in full. Monday’s First Take opened with what appeared to be a taped apology from Smith on set alone with Cari Champion.  After Smith...
Via Awful Announcing
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rice’s wife pleaded with Goodell for light punishment

Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for his involvement in a domestic violence incident with his wife Janay Palmer at a casino over the winter. Given that the public was shown a video of Rice dragging an unconscious Palmer out of an elevator and police reportedly had […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ravens enter full-contact stage of 2014 TC with optimism and relief…

The relief for Ravens fans is nobody got beat up too badly in the first full-contact practice sessions. The optimism is about how Joe Flacco seems to have grasped the new offensive system installed by OC Gary Kubiak. Another point of optimism— Ricky Wagner has looked pretty good so far at right tackle—and he’s been going up against Elvis Dumervil, arguably still one of the...
Via Ravens Football Machine
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Why to watch Terrence Brooks during training camp

The Baltimore Ravens selected Terrence Brooks from Florida State as a third-round pick in the 2014 draft. They also grabbed former St. Louis Ram Darian Stewart, so Brooks will have to stand out as a star rookie in order to clutch the free safety job. Matt Elam started 15 games as a free safety last year, but he might move to strong safety. The Ravens recently signed free agent Will...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of Baltimore Ravens camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns - Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) - Top10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) - Ten most overrated players in the NFL ...
Via cover32 - Ravens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Entering final year of deal, contract a secondary thought for Ravens' Torrey Smith

Torrey Smith appeared carefree and relaxed as he shrugged his shoulders each time his contract status was broached last week. The former Maryland wide receiver's expressions and body language revealed no signs of stress. He's a man assured of his future. Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and general manager Ozzie Newsome have stated that Smith will become the latest homegrown...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith apologizes to Michelle Beadle in multi-tweet

Stephen A. Smith took to twitter on Friday to pour his heart out in a statement regarding his rant about Ray Rice and domestic violence on ESPN’s First Take. In his multiple posts that needed well over 140 characters, Smith singled out ESPN’s Michelle Beadle, who ripped him a new one on Twitter, in his apology. We’ll bunch all of the continuous tweets together for consistency’s...
Via Low Brow Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Linebacker Up To 300 Pounds?

Baltimore Ravens third-year outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw is generating some buzz this offseason—but unlike a lot of players it’s not for off-the-field trouble or his on-field performance. The former 2012 second round pick (No. 35 overall) out of Alabama—who was called out by coach John Harbaugh last year for “eating too much”—continues to struggle to stay in shape...
Via Gridiron Grit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle calls out 'First Take' for Ray Rice segment

Michelle Beadle is going to say what she thinks.  That’s what has led her to being one of the most popular sports personalities in the industry… and to some notable clashes with others along the way. On Friday, she went where few ESPN employees are willing to go and publicly criticized First Take for their facepalm-inducing debate/segment/whatever on Ray Rice (which is really...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens sign suspended safety Will Hill

The Baltimore Ravens have signed former Giants safety Will Hill who’s already been suspended for the first games of the upcoming season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Ravens signed suspended GIants safety Will Hill — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) July 25, 2014 Will Hill is suspended for the first six games for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy. He lost...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrell Suggs wants Joe Flacco to start cussing people out

Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco has always been known to have a laid back demeanor. Now with Flacco’s big contract and Super Bowl ring, some people question his love for the game. Terrell Suggs, on the other hand,  is more outspoken than his teammate, and he wants to see a change in Flacco. As the Ravens report for training camp, Suggs revealed that he wants Flacco to be more aggressive...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Redesigned Baltimore Ravens logo is the stuff of nightmares

Everyone seems to be making their own NFL logos these days. There are ones inspired by Star Wars, Game of Thrones, corporations, fat people, it goes on and on. We haven’t seen any for the Ravens that really caught our eye… until today. Here’s a dark new take on the Ravens logo that we found on imgur: I like this one much better than what the team is currently using. It...
Via cover32 - Ravens
6 days ago  |  1 Comment

VIDEO: Watch Joe Flacco throw 70 yard bombs

It may be easy to forget now, but before he led the Baltimore Ravens to a Super bowl win or become a gazillionaire shortly after, Joe Flacco was just a humble quarterback prospect out of the University of Delaware. Some Ravens fans might be ticked that Flacco made so much money and then proceeded to have his worst year in the NFL. Some may even think he’s overrated and got that...
Via cover32 - Ravens
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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