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  • Game 9: Falcons outgun Ravens 26-21 after Ravens' comeback fails

    Game 9: Falcons outgun Ravens 26-21 after Ravens' comeback fails
    In the end, Matty Ice proved a little hotter than Joe Cool. In the first battle of first-round quarterbacks from the 2008 draft, Matt Ryan outdueled Joe Flacco last night at the Georgia Dome, leading the Falcons to a wild last-minute, 26-21 win over...
  • When NFL lockout ends, will Ravens players be ready?

    When NFL lockout ends, will Ravens players be ready?
    Left to their own devices when the NFL lockout took hold in March, the Ravens dispersed in every direction. Ray Rice went home to New York to pump hands and iron. Tom Zbikowski boxed in the glaring light of Las Vegas and the faint light of Thackerville,...
  • Thursday night football: Great show, hate the hype

    Thursday night football: Great show, hate the hype
    From the Z on TV blog: A two-hour pre-game show, and more than six hours of non-stop coverage. I swear, there were times Thursday night when I thought I woke from a coma and it was Super Bowl Sunday already instead of the first week of NFL Thursday Night...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the defensive linemen

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the defensive linemen
    Houston Texans defensive end turned outside linebacker Mario Williams will be the marquee free agent this offseason not named Peyton Manning. (Interesting side note: The Texans drafted Williams No. 1 overall in part due to Manning’s presence in...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers
    Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won’t be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair...
  • Free agent wide receiver market drying up on Ravens

    Free agent wide receiver market drying up on Ravens
    At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation. “I don’t see us spending high...
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions

    Ravens news, notes and opinions
    The two names you read here and pretty much everywhere else in the days leading up to the draft as it related to the Ravens and their original 29th overall pick were Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower and Wisconsin center Peter Konz. As it turns...
  • Even after drafting Pierce, the Ravens still have decisions to make at running back

    Even after drafting Pierce, the Ravens still have decisions to make at running back
    Here is a question that the Ravens will have to answer in the coming weeks: Will they be comfortable going into the season without an experienced backup behind Ray Rice? Currently, the three top guys behind Rice on the running back depth chart –...
  • Ed Dickson, Dennis Pitta moving toward playing in season opener

    Ed Dickson, Dennis Pitta moving toward playing in season opener
    A week ago, the Ravens’ top two tight ends returned to the team’s practice field for the first time in almost a month, reducing doubt that Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta would be unable to suit up for the regular-season opener against the...
  • Sam Koch holds all the Ravens' major punting records, but he still aims to improve

    Sam Koch holds all the Ravens' major punting records, but he still aims to improve
    Standing a few inches from the back of the Ravens' end zone Thursday night, punter Sam Koch looked the football into his waiting hands before calmly booting a towering punt across midfield. The 59-yard punt wasn't a particularly memorable play in the...
  • Game 10: Ravens hang on to beat Bengals, 31-24

    Game 10: Ravens hang on to beat Bengals, 31-24
    For years, middle linebacker Ray Lewis has helped bail the Ravens out of situations just like the one they faced late in Sunday's game. At times, he's done it with his pure ability. Other times, the Ravens have leaned on his will or his words. But with...
  • Ray Rice, Torrey Smith in running for weekly awards

    Ray Rice, Torrey Smith in running for weekly awards
    A pair of Ravens have earned nominations for weekly honors. Ray Rice’s 104-yard, two-touchdown performance in the team’s 31-24 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday has earned the running back a spot as one of three finalists for the...