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  • Dennis Pitta hoping to get more involved against Patriots after quiet game in Detroit

    Dennis Pitta hoping to get more involved against Patriots after quiet game in Detroit
    Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta became a relative afterthought in the passing game Monday night, a situation triggered by how the Detroit Lions devoted defensive resources to contain him. Pitta was only targeted four times and caught two passes for 24...
  • 2013 season is becoming the year of the kicker throughout the NFL

    2013 season is becoming the year of the kicker throughout the NFL
    As quarterback Joe Flacco yelled out commands to the Ravens' offense late Monday night, Matt Stover yelled at the television. The Ravens, who trailed the Detroit Lions by one point with under a minute to play, had advanced to the Lions' 43, where they...
  • Jimmy Smith says Ravens have moved on from Patriots loss

    Jimmy Smith says Ravens have moved on from Patriots loss
    Following an ugly loss to the New England Patriots, cornerback Jimmy Smith says the Ravens' focus immediately shifted toward a pivotal regular-season finale against the AFC North division champion Cincinnati Bengals. The Ravens were embarrassed, 41-7,...
  • Ravens Notebook: Flacco questionable, but expected to play

    Ravens Notebook: Flacco questionable, but expected to play
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco made it through the final full practice of the week without further injuring his sprained left knee. Flacco, who practiced on a limited basis all week while wearing a brace on his left knee, was listed as questionable on...
  • Jeff Zrebiec's scouting report for the Ravens-Patriots game

    Jeff Zrebiec's scouting report for the Ravens-Patriots game
    PASSING GAME RAVENS: In his last four games against the Patriots, quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown for 1,213 yards, 10 touchdowns and just two interceptions. Flacco has moved well around the pocket in recent weeks, but his mobility may be affected by...
  • As expected, Joe Flacco, Elvis Dumervil active for the Ravens-Patriots game

    As expected, Joe Flacco, Elvis Dumervil active for the Ravens-Patriots game
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco will wear a protective brace on his left knee for today's game against the New England Patriots at M&T Bank Stadium. Flacco practiced all week without any setbacks after spraining the medial collateral ligament in his...
  • Ravens notebook: Justin Tucker's streak of field goals ends at 33

    Ravens notebook: Justin Tucker's streak of field goals ends at 33
    Something highly unusual happened Sunday involving Ravens kicker Justin Tucker. He missed a field-goal attempt for the first time in months. Tucker's 37-yard try sailed wide left during the fourth quarter of the Ravens’ 41-7 loss to the New...
  • Injured knee holds up 'really well,' but hobbled Joe Flacco does not in Ravens' loss

    Injured knee holds up 'really well,' but hobbled Joe Flacco does not in Ravens' loss
    As quarterback Joe Flacco, barefoot and braceless, leaned on the lectern after Sunday's 41-7 loss to the New England Patriots, he made a point not to use his left knee, sore and swollen in recent days, as an excuse for an uneven performance. Flacco...
  • Defenses paying extra attention to Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta the past two games

    Defenses paying extra attention to Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta the past two games
    When Dennis Pitta caught six passes for 48 yards and a touchdown in his return to the field in Week 14, it was seen as a sign of big things to come for the Ravens tight end. But over his past two games, Pitta has just six receptions on 11 targets -- as...
  • 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...
  • Flacco says knee 'feels better' than it did a week ago

    Flacco says knee 'feels better' than it did a week ago
    Five days out from a game the Ravens must win to make the playoffs and salvage a frustrating season, quarterback Joe Flacco said his sprained knee is sore after Sunday's loss but that it is in much better shape than it was a week ago. "It feels better,"...
  • Records aren't enough for Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith

    Records aren't enough for Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith
    With the Ravens' season on the brink, wide receiver Torrey Smith is hesitant to talk about his individual successes in a breakout season. He knows he is within reach of breaking a franchise record, but only because the media keeps asking him about it....