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  • Ravens' Torrey Smith, Bengals' A.J. Green stand out in impressive 2011 WR draft class

    Ravens' Torrey Smith, Bengals' A.J. Green stand out in impressive 2011 WR draft class
    The Ravens entered the 2011 NFL draft looking for at least one playmaker at the wide receiver position. They were certainly not alone. Seven wide receivers were selected in the first two rounds of the draft, including Maryland’s Torrey Smith, whom...
  • Ravens suffer a stunning 31-28 loss to Redskins in overtime

    Ravens suffer a stunning 31-28 loss to Redskins in overtime
    The player that the Ravens spent all week trying to devise a way to contain was finally stopped. Robert Griffin III wasn’t on the field after the Washington Redskins’ rookie took one more punishing hit in an afternoon filled with them, the...
  • Mock draft roundup: Who will be the Ravens' first-round pick?

    Mock draft roundup: Who will be the Ravens' first-round pick?
    My latest NFL mock draft, which went live on the blog yesterday, had the Ravens selecting Florida offensive lineman Mike Pouncey. The Ravens say they want to beef up the running game, and this large mammal would help with that. Some criticized my pick,...
  • Ravens hope 2011 draft yields better results from receivers

    Ravens hope 2011 draft yields better results from receivers
    The Ravens, one of the NFL's top drafting teams, have struggled in one area: Selecting wide receivers. Of the 16 wide receivers drafted by the Ravens, none have eclipsed 70 catches in a season or 1,000 yards for the team. They have tried to find...
  • Ravens land their 'kind of guy' in Terps wide receiver Torrey Smith

    Ravens land their 'kind of guy' in Terps wide receiver Torrey Smith
    When Joe Hortiz ran into John Harbaugh in the stairwell Friday, the Ravens' director of college scouting said he had "a gut feeling" that Maryland wide receiver Torrey Smith would fall to the team toward the bottom of the second round. "My comment was...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Washington Redskins - PlayerWatch

    S Brandon Meriweather will appeal his suspension for the first two games of the season levied by the NFL for a hit to the head of Baltimore WR Torrey Smith last Saturday. Bacarri Rambo will start in Meriweather's absence. DE Stephen Bowen remains on...
  • Gruden disagrees with Meriweather suspension

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was suspended two regular-season games without pay for his sixth violation of the NFL's policy on player safety. The NFL's...
  • Gruden on RG3's poor play: 'We're not going to panic'

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT When the Washington Redskins traded three first- and one second-round draft choice to St. Louis for the right to select Robert Griffin III at No. 2 overall in 2012, it seemed that...
  • Redskins defense off to good preseason start

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT In 2013, the word beleaguered often preceded the phrase "Redskins defense." Although coordinator Jim Haslett, line coach Jacob Burney and secondary coach Raheem Morris are all...
  • Gruden looks forward to Monday night game

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Washington Redskins - INSIDE SLANT Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden could not help but sneak a smile at the prospect of showing off his offense at full strength on national television Monday night, when his...