Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
Randy Edsall won't say who the Terps are starting at quarterback against Clemson. ... Derrick Mason has reportedly been traded to the Texans, meaning the Ravens will face their former wideout in consecutive games. ... The Ravens haven't forgotten about their uncomfortable second half against the Texans last season. ... Orioles amateur scouting director Joe Jordan interviewed this week with the Phillies for their vacant director of player-development position. ... The Jeremy Accardo era may be over. ... The IZOD IndyCar Series will return to the city on Labor Day weekend 2012 for the second Baltimore Grand Prix.
Hitting the links:
1. The Ravens appear to be rested after their bye [Ravens Insider]
3. The Ravens have adjusted their philosophies [Ravens.com]
5. The Texans are trying to make up for a loss to the Raiders with a win over the Ravens [Houston Chronicle]
8. The Orioles general manager job will be more coveted than you might expect [Orioles Insider]
9. Can the Orioles manage to hire the right general manager? [CSN Baltimore]
10. Peter Schmuck says building a dependable pitching staff is the key to their future success [Baltimore Sun]
Video of the morning:
<a href='http://foxsports.com?vid=49283ae8-92e7-427e-ae5f-ca82e24dded0&mkt=en-us&src=FLPl:embed::uuids' target='_new' title='Coach Speak: Week 6' >Video: Coach Speak: Week 6</a>