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  • Legatron trumps Megatron, billboards cheer

    Ravens fans giddy from Justin Tucker's stunning last-minute, third-longest-game-winning field goal in the history of the NFL got a treat while on the road last week. Billboards along Interstates 95, 895 and 83 proclaim "Legatron > Megatron" and "In...
  • Four Ravens-Bengals predictions sure to go wrong

    Four Ravens-Bengals predictions sure to go wrong
    With one game left in the regular season, the outlook does not look good for the Ravens, whose playoff fate is out of their control even if they beat the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Missing the playoffs? I don’t see that one coming when I looked...
  • Jeff Zrebiec's scouting report for the Ravens-Bengals game

    Jeff Zrebiec's scouting report for the Ravens-Bengals game
    PASSING GAME RAVENS: It's been a disappointing year for Joe Flacco and the Ravens' passing game which enters the regular-season finale, averaging just 227.7 yards per game. That ranks 19th in the NFL. Only three quarterbacks have thrown more...
  • Looking back at the Packers' win over the Detroit Lions

    Looking back at the Packers' win over the Detroit Lions
    Packers 22, Lions 9 Strategy: The Packers have built their offense around former league MVP Aaron Rodgers. They love putting him in the shotgun, using three-wide sets and keeping defenses on their heels with the no-huddle. They attack the whole field...
  • Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon shedding old reputation for a better one

    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon shedding old reputation for a better one
    The confidence of star Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has kept pace with his rapidly increasing production this year. Gordon has overcome persistent early-season trade rumors, a two-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse...
  • Talking Ravens-Packers with Zach Kruse, a Packers blogger for Cheesehead TV

    Talking Ravens-Packers with Zach Kruse, a Packers blogger for Cheesehead TV
    Now that the NFL season is here, I’m putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I hope to enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens’ opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails...
  • A look at Joe Flacco's fourth-quarter numbers, Courtney Upshaw's production and more

    A look at Joe Flacco's fourth-quarter numbers, Courtney Upshaw's production and more
    When Joe Flacco drove the Ravens 80 yards in 41 seconds and found rookie Marlon Brown in the back of the end zone for the game-winning touchdown Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, it marked the quarterback’s 18th game-winning drive in either...
  • Looking back at the Lions' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles

    Looking back at the Lions' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles
    Eagles 34, Lions 20 Strategy: Heavy snowfall forced the Lions to alter their game plan Sunday, as the pass-happy offense tried to use its big offensive line to pound the Eagles with the running game. The Lions ran the ball more than they passed it but...
  • Ravens bracing for 'matchup nightmare'' Reggie Bush

    Ravens bracing for 'matchup nightmare'' Reggie Bush
    The Ravens' defense is bracing for an encounter with versatile Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush, blocking out plenty of time to prepare for his all-purpose capabilities. Bush had a calf injury that kept him out Sunday's game against the...
  • Matt Elam on Lions' Calvin Johnson: 'He's pretty old, so I don't know how physical he'll be'

    Matt Elam on Lions' Calvin Johnson: 'He's pretty old, so I don't know how physical he'll be'
    Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam was still in high school when Detroit Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson first entered the NFL six years ago. Six years younger than the 28-year-old Pro Bowl receiver, Elam suggested Wednesday that Johnson's age could...
  • Talking Ravens-Lions with Max DeMara, a Detroit Lions blogger from the Lions 101 blog

    Talking Ravens-Lions with Max DeMara, a Detroit Lions blogger from the Lions 101 blog
    Now that the NFL season is here, I’m putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I will enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens’ opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails...
  • Preventing big passing plays, especially late in games, an issue for the Ravens defense

    Preventing big passing plays, especially late in games, an issue for the Ravens defense
    For much of the season, we have asked the Ravens about the need to generate more chunk passing plays down the field. Perhaps just as much of an emphasis should have been placed on the need to prevent them. Surprisingly, no defense has allowed more...