Sun coverage: Ravens coaching search

January 1, 2008

Billick fired

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti shocked his team as well as Ravens fans yesterday by firing Brian Billick, the coach who brought a Super Bowl title to this football-hungry town.

January 1, 2008

Mike Preston: In end, Billick couldn't overcome offensive struggles

The Ravens' Brian Billick became like the emperor with no clothes on, with his greatest weaknesses as a head coach becoming exposed more and more every year.

January 1, 2008

David Steele: Bisciotti should take chance, put Ryan in charge

Rex Ryan should be hired as the Ravens' next coach before he gets away.

January 1, 2008

Brian Billick: In his words

"Why would that be? This is the National Football League, whatever their circumstances are. A loss is a loss." -- December 2007, when asked if losing to the previously winless Miami Dolphins was tougher than other losses

January 1, 2008

The fans' take on Billick's firing

"I think it was an unjust firing. You have to look at his entire body of work as opposed to this season. I think it was a knee-jerk reaction." -- TEDD BODNER, GLEN BURNIE

January 1, 2008

The Players React

Players' reaction to Billick firing: 'A tough time'

Mark Clayton's cell phone buzzed yesterday morning with a text message from a friend relaying the news that the Ravens had fired coach Brian Billick.

3:46 PM EST, December 31, 2007

Brian Billick's official statement

From a Ravens press release.

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