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Steve Smith anticipates criticism from 'fat, lazy, sorry couch quarterbacks'

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith has never shied from telling reporters how he really feels. After a playoffs-compromising 25-13 loss to the Houston Texans in which the Ravens' offense struggled mightily, Steve Smith said this: "We expect and understand and anticipate all of the negative feedback and all of the fat, lazy, sorry couch quarterbacks are going to come out....
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens lose 25-13, playoff chances now slim

The Baltimore Ravens suffered an enormous blow to their playoff chances Sunday afternoon in Houston as they fell to the Texans, 25-13. With this loss, the Ravens drop to 9-6 on the season and are out of the race to win the AFC North. Joe Flacco had arguably his worst game of the season, throwing three interceptions and completing just 21 of his 50 passing attempts. It’s the first...
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nightmare outing for Ravens in Texas—playoffs in doubt…

I kept waiting for something good to happen for the Ravens in Houston on Sunday. It never did. Houston 25, Ravens 13… Rarely do you see a Ravens team so totally dominated at the line of scrimmage—and so utterly lost on offense. I guess the law of averages caught up to the Ravens. Sooner or later you are going to lay an egg. Too bad this one was laid at a time when both Pittsburgh...
Via Ravens Football Machine
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Fall to Texans as Playoff Berth Hangs in the Balance

On Sunday the Ravens needed a win and losses by the Bengals and Steelers in order to secure a spot in the postseason. Instead, the Baltimore fell to the Texans 25-13 on Sunday, and Pittsburgh clinched a playoff spot, leaving the Ravens' chances at postseason berth hanging in the balance.Baltimore struggled mightily all game long, especially on offense.You couldn't have scripted a...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Ravens are Best in the Trenches

View image | The Baltimore Ravens have always been viewed as a physical football team. They’re play style has been forged from the always competitive AFC North. This year the division is as tight as it has been in many years. Even Cleveland has the opportunity to finish at .500 this season. Baltimore has managed to keep the W’s coming due to one main reason...
Via TopSportsReport
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which Team Scares You Most as a Potential Playoff Matchup?

Rick: The team that New England should least likely want to see in the playoffs is the Baltimore Ravens. Even though Baltimore looks like to be a 5 seed at best right now, the Ravens know how to win games at Gillette Stadium with Joe Flacco at quarterback and John Harbaugh as the head coach. The Ravens are third in the NFL in sacks with 45 and could get pressure on a Patriots’...
Via Foxboro Blog
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Shocking video shows Ray & Janay Rice making out in the elevator ... right after infamous KO

Here is why Janay Palmer Rice, domestic abuse victim, should never have been heard by the NFL as a character witness for Ray Rice. ABC News has obtained bizarre new video that shows a handcuffed Ray and Janay...making out in the elevator moments after his vicious knock out of her in Atlantic City.But then Palmer – who admitted she was pie-eyed during the violent encounter – inexplicably...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Ray Rice Video Shows Janay Palmer’s Reaction, Aftermath Of Punch (Video)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A video released Friday shows Ray Rice’s then-fiancée crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in a casino elevator. The video was obtained by ABC News through a public records request filed with the New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division. Rice’s attorney fought to keep the...
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New video of Ray Rice incident emerges

This might not be as damning as the video TMZ released earlier this year that showed former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his now wife, Janay Rice, unconscious in a casino elevator. That original video led to the Ravens releasing Rice and the NFL suspending him indefinitely. It’s also set into motion a series of events that has since placed the National Football...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens playoff chances

With just two regular season games remaining, the Baltimore Ravens are in prime position to make the playoffs for the sixth time in the last seven seasons. Led by one of Joe Flacco’s best statistical years in his career, the Ravens are in control of their own playoff destiny. If the Ravens win each of their next two games, they guarantee themselves a spot in the post-season, but...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Baltimore Ravens the most battle-tested team in the NFL?

The Baltimore Ravens might just be the most battle-tested team in the NFL this season. Why? You might ask. Think about all of the adversity that has surrounded this team since the beginning of the offseason. Before the season even started, there was the negative publicity, or as some would call it, the “dark cloud” hovering over the Ravens organization due to the Ray Rice situation...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ravens signed who? A look at CBs Chris Greenwood and Rashaan Melvin

The Ravens signed a cornerback… At this point, it isn’t realistic to expect anybody signed to be a game-changer, or, for that matter, starter material.  That being said, the Ravens secondary situation has grown so dire as to simply require able bodies. That doesn’t mean there couldn’t be some sort of miracle where a player steps up and seizes the role.  Hell, Rashaan Melvin...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Billick owns Browns fan over Johnny Manziel criticism

Brian Billick has accomplished quite a bit over his long career in football. He has been an assistant coach at the college and professional level. He was the Baltimore Ravens head coach between the years of 1999 and 2007. After that, he was a professional commentator for NFL games for years as well. All of Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson lead in 2014 athlete Google searches

The year of 2014 will long be remembered in the sports world. There was the retirement of Derek Jeter, the passing of Tony Gwynn and the return of LeBron James to his beloved Cleveland. Then there was Ray Rice punching his fiancee and Adrian Peterson beating his child with a tree branch. If Google searches are the indicator, those two ugly events will be the lasting memory, according...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens place RB Lorenzo Taliaferro, 2 others on IR

Owings Mills, MD ( - The Baltimore Ravens placed rookie running back Lorenzo Taliaferro, rookie safety Terrence Brooks and...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis to Star in New Anger Management Reality Show on Spike Called Coaching Bad

During his playing days former Baltimore Ravens great was known for giving passionate and intense speeches. Whenever clips of them were shown on television there was often a bit of shouting going on. You could say that Ray looked angry most of the time too.So it seems only appropriate that he be a part of a reality show on anger management.@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens lose Asa Jackson for year, cornerback depth hits rock bottom

The Ravens seem to have a cornerback problem.  Who knew? Asa Jackson — the player who, two weeks ago, was the anointed savior of the secondary despite never starting a game entering this season and only just returning from IR with a designation to return — is out for the season.  It’s almost like he was never back. Except, the Ravens secondary problems — which were already...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Smith has classic response to stamina question

  If there was a post-game quote Hall of Fame, Steve Smith would be on the first ballot.   The fiery Baltimore Ravens wide receiver has provided some gems over the course of his NFL career, and as we found out Sunday, he hasn’t changed one bit. Smith had been a bit under the weather in the week leading up to Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Naturally...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens erase halftime deficit, defeat Jaguars 20-12

Despite offensive struggles and a pair of missed field goals from the usually automatic Justin Tucker, the Baltimore Ravens were able to eke out a 20-12 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12), improving to 9-5 on the year. It was not a pretty win for the Ravens, especially given their large victories against inferior teams earlier in the season. This win can mostly be credited...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Alabama Linebacker C.J. Mosley Honors Jakell Mitchell, Writes #RIPJakell And #SECFamily On His Cleats

Some things are more important than football. Former Alabama linebacker and current Baltimore Ravens star C.J. Mosley showed that today, when he tweeted out a picture of his cleats that featured the hashtags #SECFamily and #RIPJakell. Mosley wrote them on in marker to honor Auburn HB Jakell Mitchell, who was shot and killed earlier today. Check them out: rip Jakell Mitchell and...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Block Punt For A Touchdown

Congrats to everyone who has the Baltimore Ravens’ defense/special teams on their fantasy team. I have the Ravens’ defense/special teams. Unfortunately, the guy I’m playing has the Patriots’ defense/special teams. [GIF via The Cauldron]     Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steve Smith gets into it with Dolphins fan

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith is not one to shy away from a fight. And when one Miami Dolphins fan heckled him with four-letter words on the way to the locker room during halftime of Sunday’s AFC matchup—which the Ravens won, 28-13—Smith made sure to give him a piece of his mind. “Come on, jump over. All I need is one hit!”...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ngata took Adderall to keep up with his kids

  The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone — just ask Haloti Ngata.   The Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle was suspended for four games earlier this week for violating the NFL’s drug policy. Ngata tested positive for Adderall, and his reasoning for using the drug is one you don’t always hear. Ngata reportedly insists he wasn’t trying to gain an edge...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata suspended four games

In what amounts to a major blow to the Baltimore Ravens playoff hopes, starting defensive tackle Haloti Ngata was suspended four games by the NFL for violating its performance enhancing drug policy. Ngata took responsibility for his actions in what looks to be a prepared statement.  I made a mistake, and I own this. I took Adderall and take full responsibility for doing this...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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