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  • Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall believed to have torn Achilles tendon

    Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said Sunday that the team's medical staff believes he tore his left Achilles tendon early in the second quarter of the team's 37-34 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. The 11th-year veteran suffered the injury...
  • Ray Lewis doesn't disappoint in his final game at M&T Bank Stadium

    Ray Lewis doesn't disappoint in his final game at M&T Bank Stadium
    Minutes after a grinning Ray Lewis swaggered out of the tunnel and did his trademark dance much to the delight of fans and teammates, the Ravens' star middle linebacker was suddenly all business again. The smile quickly left Lewis' face as kickoff...
  • Looking back at the Dolphins' 38-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints

    Looking back at the Dolphins' 38-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints
    Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent. Saints 38, Dolphins 17 Strategy: The Dolphins, in their variation of the West Coast offense, rely on short drops...
  • Ravens could solve 2 issues by playing Rice and Pierce together

    Ravens could solve 2 issues by playing Rice and Pierce together
    Throughout the 2012 season, Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce took turns tearing through defenses. But in the second quarter of the Super Bowl, the Ravens sent the Pro Bowl running back and his rookie understudy onto the field together for the first time all...
  • Who would the Ravens list as an offensive weapon?

    Who would the Ravens list as an offensive weapon?
    Friday night, the Jacksonville Jaguars played their first preseason game and for the first time sent offensive weapon Denard Robinson onto the field. No, "offensive weapon" isn’t the descriptor that we often use to describe playmakers. That is...
  • Unique set of skills highlight Tavon Austin at the right time

    Unique set of skills highlight Tavon Austin at the right time
    Imagine the football field as a chess board, its synthetic green grass replaced with two-toned squares. Picture wideouts as rooks rocketing up and down the edges of the board and backs as bishops slashing through a front line of pawns. Tight ends and...
  • St. Louis Rams trade up to select Tavon Austin in the first round

    St. Louis Rams trade up to select Tavon Austin in the first round
    Representing Dunbar High with a maroon suit and maroon tie, Tavon Austin strolled into Radio City Music Hall around 7 p.m. Thursday night to see his lifelong dream fulfilled. At 7:34 p.m., he and 22 other top prospects were introduced to the crowd....
  • Tavon Austin in St. Louis could be the next 'Greatest Show on Turf'

    Tavon Austin in St. Louis could be the next 'Greatest Show on Turf'
    One of my favorite assignments in the past year or so was the feature I did this week on former Dunbar and West Virginia star Tavon Austin, who for weeks has had talent evaluators in NFL organizations and in the media salivating about what he might do...
  • Chargers tailback turns shooting into blessing

    Chargers tailback turns shooting into blessing
    The bullet is still an inch from Curtis Brinkley's heart. It survived hours of emergency surgery. It was lodged there during months of rehab. And three years after the early-morning shooting nearly killed Brinkley, it remains inside of him as he lives...
  • Time to start answering bell

    Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint? That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season. A few of the others: Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
  • Five Things We Learned about the NFL in Week 1

    Five Things We Learned about the NFL in Week 1
    Greeting, football fans. This week, we're taking our popular "Five Things" template we use to break down each Ravens game, and expanding to the rest of the NFL. Each week, we'll try to look at some of the trends and issues we noticed around the league. As...
  • Fantasy Fodder: The biggest surprises of 2011 so far

    Fantasy Fodder: The biggest surprises of 2011 so far
    Every season, a few surprise studs come out of fantasy Siberia to reward savvy owners who had the foresight to select them in the later rounds of the draft. A season ago, Adrian Foster, Peyton Hillis and Brandon Lloyd come to mind. Ray Rice, Miles...