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  • Zorn crafts new identity for Chiefs

    Zorn crafts new identity for Chiefs
    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — While instructing the Chiefs quarterbacks, Jim Zorn ducked and dipped his shoulders, shifted his hips, pump-faked the football and nimbly moved his feet. It was just as he did in his days as a scrambling passer for the expansion...
  • According to a stat ESPN made up, Joe Flacco is pretty good

    According to a stat ESPN made up, Joe Flacco is pretty good
    Because traditional statistics are no longer good enough for the Worldwide Leader, the folks over at ESPN have invented a new quarterback rating system that they will undoubtedly cram down our throats non-stop for the next six months. Get ready for a...
  • Fantasy Fodder season preview: Ranking fantasy quarterbacks

    Fantasy Fodder season preview: Ranking fantasy quarterbacks
    I'm pleased to announce that I will be bringing back my weekly fantasy football column this fall. Why am I so pleased? Because it gives me an excuse to tinker with my fantasy football teams when I'm on the clock. I’m scaling back to four or five...
  • Ravens notes: Chiefs give rookie CB Smith special attention

    Ravens notes: Chiefs give rookie CB Smith special attention
    Ravens fans apparently weren't the only ones anticipating rookie cornerback Jimmy Smith's debut at M&T Bank Stadium. The 27th overall pick of the draft in April, Smith got an NFL welcome from the Kansas City Chiefs, who targeted the Ravens' top pick...
  • Ravens showing sharper corners this season

    Ravens showing sharper corners this season
    The biggest answer that came out of Friday's preseason game for the Ravens is that they are better this season at cornerback — perhaps much better. Jimmy Smith, the first-round pick who came with a caution flag, held his own against the Kansas City...
  • Fantasy Fodder: Tebow, DHB, Cruz and dining on desperation

    Fantasy Fodder: Tebow, DHB, Cruz and dining on desperation
    In last week's installment of Fantasy Fodder, I cautioned you to not panic and trade away one of five notable early-season disappointments if your team was stuck in the cellar. I hope this past week was better for you. This week, we're going to turn...
  • Ravens' DeCosta discusses Kindle, Cody and Flacco

    Ravens' DeCosta discusses Kindle, Cody and Flacco
    As I mentioned in a previous post, Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta was on "Norris & Davis" this morning to discuss the NFL draft. He was also asked about Sergio Kindle and Terrence Cody -- the team's top two draft picks last April --...
  • Figuring out a contract for Joe Flacco will be difficult

    Figuring out a contract for Joe Flacco will be difficult
    A little over 10 months ago, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti provided a timetable for negotiations with quarterback Joe Flacco on a long-term contract extension. "I would anticipate an extension that starts in 2012," Bisciotti told The Baltimore Sun. "Our...
  • Flacco denies he's taking too many hits

    Flacco denies he's taking too many hits
    Both coach John Harbaugh and players like center Matt Birk and left tackle Bryant McKinnie agreed that Joe Flacco has been on the receiving end of too many hits lately. The only one who disagrees is the Ravens quarterback himself. Asked if he...
  • Flacco can cash in later if he doesn't this summer

    Flacco can cash in later if he doesn't this summer
    As we get closer and closer to the start of training camp, it appears more and more likely that the Ravens will allow starting quarterback Joe Flacco to play out the final year of his rookie contract during the 2012 season. While Joe Linta, Flacco’...
  • Fantasy Fodder: The biggest surprises of 2011 so far

    Fantasy Fodder: The biggest surprises of 2011 so far
    Every season, a few surprise studs come out of fantasy Siberia to reward savvy owners who had the foresight to select them in the later rounds of the draft. A season ago, Adrian Foster, Peyton Hillis and Brandon Lloyd come to mind. Ray Rice, Miles...
  • Fantasy Fodder: Second fiddles stealing the show

    Fantasy Fodder: Second fiddles stealing the show
    Fellow owners of Hakeem Nicks, I feel your pain. I can also relate to what you’re going through if you own Greg Jennings, Reggie Wayne or even Anquan Boldin. Those fantasy maestros have been outscored by second fiddles this season with Victor...