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  • Joe Thomas on the Ravens' 'D': 'They talk a lot'

    Joe Thomas on the Ravens' 'D': 'They talk a lot'
    Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas is preparing to shield his quarterback, Colt McCoy, from a Ravens defense that sacked San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith nine times in last week's win. He is also preparing to protect his ears from the...
  • Browns know they'll have hands full with Ravens' defense

    Browns know they'll have hands full with Ravens' defense
    Colt McCoy was enjoying a beautiful Thanksgiving evening until he flipped on the TV and witnessed the Ravens' defense sacking the stuffing out of 49ers quarterback Alex Smith nine times and making mincemeat out of premier back Frank Gore. That was...
  • Flacco appreciative of effort of offensive line

    Flacco appreciative of effort of offensive line
    After getting sacked 19 times in the first eight contests, Joe Flacco has been taken down just five times in the last five games. Fifteen other quarterbacks have been sacked more than he has. And no one is more grateful for the offensive line’s...
  • Joe Flacco is 22nd in Jim Trotter's QB rankings

    Joe Flacco is 22nd in Jim Trotter's QB rankings
    In the eyes of Sports Illustrated columnist Jim Trotter, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has been playing at a level somewhere between Texans rookie QB T.J. Yates and Colts signal-caller Dan Orlovsky during the 2011 season. Trotter, who focuses on the NFL...
  • What they're saying: Ravens are doomed on the road

    What they're saying: Ravens are doomed on the road
    The Ravens lost on the road, 34-14, to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night. And now that they are back in second place in the AFC North -- they will remain there unless the Pittsburgh Steelers lose another game -- the consensus among a sampling of...
  • Ravens' Newsome says Troy Smith 'definitely can' still play in NFL

    Ravens' Newsome says Troy Smith 'definitely can' still play in NFL
    Troy Smith, the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback whom the Ravens drafted in the fifth round in 2007, has bounced around the football landscape since Baltimore released him after training camp in 2010. He started a few games in San Francisco in...
  • Analysis: Best quarterbacks are more than passers - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange Analysis: Best quarterbacks are more than passers Good quarterbacks are much more than passers. They are leaders who instill confidence and make teammates play better together than the sum of their...
  • Cincinnati Bengals - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Cincinnati Bengals - INSIDE SLANT Dalton must earn pay raise in Cincinnati Following two consecutive seasons of disappointing playoff performances, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton may be on the hot seat when the team begins...
  • Kansas City Chiefs - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Kansas City Chiefs - INSIDE SLANT Chiefs want to start in mid-season form When they begin training camp practice July 24 at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo., the Kansas City Chiefs do not want to pick up where they...
  • NFL Analysis: Star tight ends fight identity crisis - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange NFL Analysis: Star tight ends fight identity crisis NFL Analysis: Star tight ends fight identity crisis Somewhere between the big, tough offensive tackle and the quick, athletic wide receiver...
  • Why are Dolphins fans bothered by Ryan Tannehill's ESPN ranking?

    Why are Dolphins fans bothered by Ryan Tannehill's ESPN ranking?
    I've become convinced Miami Dolphins fans have battered wife syndrome when it comes to quarterback talk. Anytime anyone objectively discusses a Dolphins quarterback since Dan Marino South Florida fans become ultra sensitive. Their panties get in a bunch...
  • Zach LaVine, Jordan Adams, Kyle Anderson give UCLA good draft showing

    Steve Alford has been coach at UCLA for one season, but already he has seen three Bruins players taken in the first round of the NBA draft. The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Zach LaVine at No. 13, the Memphis Grizzlies chose Jordan Adams with the 22nd...