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  • Ravens' defense is sickening, just ask their coordinator

    Ravens' defense is sickening, just ask their coordinator
    It is a campaign season, but Dean Pees wasn't in the mood for ducking any questions about his defense, one of the worst in the NFL. He didn't mince words. "It makes me sick," said Pees, the first-year Ravens defensive coordinator, whose group is...
  • Ravens need young defensive players to contribute

    Ravens need young defensive players to contribute
    Since the 2000 Super Bowl season, the Ravens have set a standard for greatness on defense. The torch has been passed on from a Rod Woodson and Peter Boulware to a Haloti Ngata and Ed Reed. Great defenses in Baltimore were guaranteed like death and taxes,...
  • Rookie Courtney Upshaw has yet to impress, but there is time for him to improve

    Rookie Courtney Upshaw has yet to impress, but there is time for him to improve
    Rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw has struggled with weight and shoulder problems, but he still should be more impressive than what he has shown in the preseason. When former Pro Bowl players Peter Boulware and Terrell Suggs started as rookie...
  • Just remember, the Ravens secondary could be worse

    Just remember, the Ravens secondary could be worse
    Bring back Frank Walker. For those who are overly concerned about the Ravens problems in the secondary, that puts it all in perspective. It could be worse. Walker, nicknamed "Backdraft" because he was always getting burned, could be the starting...
  • Graham shows he's more than special teamer

    Graham shows he's more than special teamer
    NEW ORLEANS — The Ravens are in the Super Bowl. The Bears are not. A link between the teams is Corey Graham. But he isn't the same Corey Graham who called Soldier Field home. That was Corey Graham, special teams ace. This is Corey Graham,...
  • From the darkness emerges a Super Bowl with so many bright moments

    From the darkness emerges a Super Bowl with so many bright moments
    NEW ORLEANS — It began with the light of the chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary school, saved children singing "America the Beautiful" in tiny voices that moved the soul. It was then pitched into 34 minutes of a murky darkness, the power out, the...
  • Has Jeff Ireland learned from mistakes?

    Has Jeff Ireland learned from mistakes?
    There's only one question for Dolphins General Manager Jeff Ireland on this first day of the NFL off-season, and it's not why he still has this chance, what he'll do with $48 million and five high draft picks to spend or whether the next few months will...
  • Jaguars legend Jimmy Smith was headed for Hall of Fame but ended up in prison

     Jaguars legend Jimmy Smith was headed for Hall of Fame but ended up in prison
    What happened to the sweet, smiling Jimmy Smith we all once knew? A Jacksonville Jaguars legend. A great teammate. An incredible wide receiver. A loving father. A dedicated son. This is the Jimmy Smith I want to remember. When he played for the...
  • Might have been nice to see the Ravens offense one more time

    Might have been nice to see the Ravens offense one more time
    — As the Ravens head into the postseason, one question remains unanswered from the preseason and regular season. There is still doubt about whether this offense can carry the Ravens. The offense had hot and cold moments early in the season and...
  • Ravens look like a team headed in the wrong direction

    Ravens look like a team headed in the wrong direction
    — A week ago, the Ravens got beat by an old quarterback. On Sunday, they got beat by two rookie quarterbacks, one playing on one leg and the other having thrown only nine passes in his NFL career. The Ravens are in trouble. Big trouble. Not only...
  • NFL's flip-flop on Ed Reed penalty sends a mixed message

    The Ravens caught a big break when the NFL overturned Ed Reed's one-game suspension on appeal Tuesday and instead imposed a $50,000 fine for his third violation of the league's player safety rules over the past three seasons. Reed will be able to...
  • Ravens secondary still an area of concern

    Ravens secondary still an area of concern
    Buried in the leftover rubble and next to the carcass of the Oakland Raiders at M&T Bank Stadium is a concern that won't go away. The Ravens' pass coverage still scares me. They blew out the Raiders 55-20 Sunday in their most impressive game of the...