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  • Ravens on TV -- Viewers weigh in on telecast of epic game and other matters

    Ravens on TV -- Viewers weigh in on telecast of epic game and other matters
    There was lots of mail on the Fox telecast of the Ravens' epic win Sunday over the Vikings. In the interest of getting more reader reaction into this post, I'll keep my words to a minimum. I'll try anyway. I've noticed the "Z responds" part is sometimes...
  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston
    Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to sports@baltimoresun.com. Here are this week's questions and answers: The last three minutes of the...
  • Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Minnesota Vikings

    Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Minnesota Vikings
    Ravens 29, Vikings 26 STRATEGY: The Ravens attempted 50 passes despite a heavy snowfall, acknowledging that the passing game is their primary strength. It was ultimately a successful approach despite quarterback Joe Flacco's being erratic with three...
  • Behind Terrance West, Towson football downs Eastern Illinois, 49-39, for FCS semifinal berth

    Behind Terrance West, Towson football downs Eastern Illinois, 49-39, for FCS semifinal berth
    CHARLESTON, Ill. — Towson's Terrance West had no idea he had set a record. "I did? Records don't mean nothing. Our focus is on a national championship," he said. The junior running back rolled up an FCS playoff-record 354 yards and five...
  • Scouting report: Breaking down the Ravens vs. the Detroit Lions

    Scouting report: Breaking down the Ravens vs. the Detroit Lions
    RUSHING GAME RAVENS: A beleaguered Ravens running game took baby steps last week, gaining 97 total yards and averaging 3.6 yards per carry. Though he had pedestrian numbers, Ray Rice ran hard and also was a threat out of the backfield with five...
  • For Towson RB Terrance West, a national title much better than individual awards

    For Towson RB Terrance West, a national title much better than individual awards
    Towson junior running back Terrance West has said all the right things since Monday night, when he finished last among the three finalists for the Walter Payton Award, which is given annually to the best player in the Football Championship Subdivision....
  • Terrance West NFL Draft Diary

    Terrance West NFL Draft Diary
    Editor's note: Towson junior running back Terrance West declared early for the NFL draft after setting school records with 4,584 rushing yards and 86 touchdowns. The 5-foot-11, 223-pound Baltimore native is not enrolled at Towson this semester as he...
  • Snap count observations from the Ravens' win over Pittsburgh on Thursday night

    Snap count observations from the Ravens' win over Pittsburgh on Thursday night
    When the Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers last month, Jameel McClain played his first game in nearly a year and took the majority of the snaps at weak-side linebacker in place of Josh Bynes, who sat out the game with an infected finger. After that...
  • Looking back at the Vikings' 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears

    Looking back at the Vikings' 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears
    Vikings 23, Bears 20 Strategy: The Vikings offense is built around the talents of Adrian Peterson, who is inarguably the NFL's best running back. They put the ball in his hands as much as possible, and they might trot out their fullback and heavy sets...
  • Jimmy Smith, Brandon Stokley practicing; Elvis Dumervil sidelined

    Jimmy Smith, Brandon Stokley practicing; Elvis Dumervil sidelined
    Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith returned to practice Wednesday on a limited basis after being cleared under the NFL concussion testing protocol. Smith left Thursday night's game after a violent collision with Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running...
  • Veteran Ravens defenders have not-so-fond memories of facing Adrian Peterson

    Veteran Ravens defenders have not-so-fond memories of facing Adrian Peterson
    Only four current Ravens defenders were on the roster when the team last played the Minnesota Vikings in 2009. Those who remain have not-so-fond memories of trying to tackle Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Peterson, who was already a superstar...
  • Ravens practice squad running back Jonas Gray imitating Vikings star Adrian Peterson this week

     Ravens practice squad running back Jonas Gray imitating Vikings star Adrian Peterson this week
    Before the Ravens square off with Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on Sunday, they'll spend this week chasing around someone imitating Peterson's powerful running style. It's Ravens practice squad running back Jonas Gray's job to...