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  • With preseason over, Ravens have some tough roster decisions to make

    With preseason over, Ravens have some tough roster decisions to make
    Now that the preseason is finally over, the next order of business for the Ravens is finalizing their 53-man roster, which will have to be done by 4 p.m. Saturday. The Ravens are currently at 75 players, so they’ll need to make 22 moves over the...
  • Will the Ravens select a QB in this year's NFL draft?

    Will the Ravens select a QB in this year's NFL draft?
    The Ravens haven't drafted a quarterback since taking Joe Flacco 18th overall in 2008. With Troy Smith and John Beck gone and Marc Bulger set to become a free agent, there is a decent chance the Ravens will take a quarterback for the first since they...
  • Despite QB switch, offense remains beached

    Redskins coach Mike Shanahan made a surprise move Sunday, benching former Ravens backup John Beck and returning to Rex Grossman as the team's starting quarterback in an attempt to spark his struggling offense and end a four-game losing streak. It didn'...
  • Coffee Companion (8/2): Happy O's anniversary, Buck Showalter

    Coffee Companion (8/2): Happy O's anniversary, Buck Showalter
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.  Running it back: Asked...
  • Baltimore Sports Blitz pre-preseason NFL power rankings

    Baltimore Sports Blitz pre-preseason NFL power rankings
    The lockout is over, the NFL is back, training camps have kicked off and free agency has died down after a frantic few days. Now that we have had a chance to survey the NFL landscape, we know which players to watch in 2011 and we have a pretty good idea...
  • Grossman gets it done in opener

    Chalk one up forRex Grossman. Getting the first crack at the Washington Redskins' starting quarterback job, the ninth-year pro came out and directed his team's offense with efficiency in a 16-7 preseason-opening victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers at...
  • Fantasy Fodder season preview: Ranking fantasy wide receivers

    Fantasy Fodder season preview: Ranking fantasy wide receivers
    Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...
  • Redskins' Beck begins to validate Shanahans' belief

    — It was only a beginning for John Beck and the Washington Redskins, and doubts about the inexperienced quarterback surely will linger after his first preseason start. But this much was revealed: The former Ravens backup seems capable of running...
  • Ravens notebook: Foxworth's knee improving

    Ravens notebook: Foxworth's knee improving
    Domonique Foxworth worked with the Ravens' starting defense for the first time in a couple of weeks, a sign that his surgically repaired knee is improving. Foxworth, who started every game in 2009, missed last season when he tore the anterior cruciate...
  • Pre-snap read: Ravens vs. Redskins

    Pre-snap read: Ravens vs. Redskins
    The Ravens ran up the score -- and ramped up their performance -- in a 31-13 preseason win over the Chiefs last week. On Thursday night, they will try to keep it going against the Redskins, who are making the short drive from D.C. to M&T Bank Stadium....
  • Game log: Ravens 34, Redskins 31

    Redskins 7, Ravens 0 First quarter: 12:40 DeAngelo Hall intercepted Joe Flacco for 52 yards (Graham Gano made PAT)   Redskins 14, Ravens 0 First quarter: 3:35 Tim Hightower 37 yard run (Graham Gano made PAT)   Redskins 14, Ravens 7 Second...
  • Ravens notes: Pass defense looks shaky against Redskins

    Ravens notes: Pass defense looks shaky against Redskins
    In the final tuneup of the preseason, the Ravens may have some tinkering to do with their pass defense. The unit surrendered 145 yards through the air to the Washington Redskins in the first half Thursday night and allowed a passing touchdown on an...