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  • Coffee Companion (1/22): your daily Super Bowl fix

    Coffee Companion (1/22): your daily Super Bowl fix
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
  • Billy Cundiff not the first kicker to lose job after playoff disappointment

    Billy Cundiff not the first kicker to lose job after playoff disappointment
    To some Ravens fans, the thought of Billy Cundiff continuing to be the team’s kicker – after he hooked wide left a 32-yard attempt in January’s 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFCchampionship game – was an unappealing...
  • Highlights and lowlights of NFL opening weekend

    Highlights and lowlights of NFL opening weekend
    Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend: Highlights: 1. Peyton Manning is back. The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors. In his first...
  • Game 11: Ravens defense dominant in 16-6 win over 49ers

    Game 11: Ravens defense dominant in 16-6 win over 49ers
    When it was all over, after he had received not one but two celebratory Gatorade showers befitting of a 16-6 victory over one of the NFL's best teams, Ravens coach John Harbaugh jogged across the field and pulled his younger brother in for an embrace, and...
  • Fantasy Fodder season preview: Ranking kickers and defenses

    Fantasy Fodder season preview: Ranking kickers and defenses
    I enjoyed writing the first four days of my Fantasy Fodder 2011 season preview. Today is not as exciting, though, because all that’s left are the kickers and the defense-special teams combinations. You guys know by now that you shouldn’t...
  • Another loss 'tough to take'

    As the fourth quarter started Sunday at FedEx Field, with the Washington Redskins' offense and the third quarterback of the Mike Shanahan era struggling mightily, the burgundy-and-gold-clad crowd started to boo, and one fan in earshot of the press box...
  • Game log: Ravens 16, 49ers 6

    Game log: Ravens 16, 49ers 6
    Ravens 16, 49ers 6 Fourth quarter: 3:10 Baltimore Field Goal - 39-yarder by Billy Cundiff. Ravens 13, 49ers 6 Fourth quarter: 14:56 Baltimore Touchdown - Joe Flacco pass to Dennis Pitta for 8 yards. (Billy Cundiff extra point is good). Ravens 6, 49ers...
  • Suggs, Ngata, Leach named first-team All-Pros

    Suggs, Ngata, Leach named first-team All-Pros
    The Associated Press NFL All-Pro teams were announced Friday, and three Ravens players were named to the first team: outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and fullback Vonta Leach. Suggs led the Ravens with 14 sacks in 2011, and...
  • Detroit Lions - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Discipline in Detroit. That is what Lions fans are expecting out of new head coach Jim Caldwell, who inherits an impressive, but under-achieving, defensive line that includes Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley...
  • Injury absence frustrates Lions' defensive coordinator

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Detroit Lions - INSIDE SLANT Cornerback Chris Houston, who underwent toe surgery in May, was released by the Detroit Lions one season into a five-year, $25 million deal. His contract was terminated with the...
  • Eagles, Saints face same giant playoff hurdle

    — Riley Cooper flashed a sad smile and walked away without saying a word. What the fourth-year Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver was running from on Wednesday was a question about the end of his first year, when he was in his first playoff game and...
  • Countdown to kickoff

    Countdown to kickoff
    Greetings from Candlestick Park, where it’s suddenly summer again and the NFC West co-leading Seahawks and 49ers are preparing for what should one very hot Thursday night matchup, regardless of the temperature. The 49ers have won the past three...