Andrew Luck has engineered the Colts to the top of the league in total yards (1,776), passing yards (1,304), and first downs (107) through the first quarter of the season, with the third-year quarterback earning the plaudits for the team's performance.
Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw has been fined $16,000 by the league office for his roughing-the-passer penalty stemming from a big hit last week on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
When a chronic hamstring problem sidelined the two-time Pro Bowl selection for the majority of the preseason, Daniels insisted that he knew how his body was responding and was adamant that he would be just fine.
But after two forgettable seasons to start his NFL career and a pair of poor performances in the first month of 2013, Smith has been one of the NFL¿s stingiest cornerbacks over the past couple of months. Since the Wee
Now that the NFL season is here, I'm putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I hope to enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens' opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails with Dave Bryan, who blogs about the Pittsburgh Steelers for Steelers Depot.
As the Steelers head into Sunday's showdown at Heinz Field, they have been plagued with some of the same problems as the Ravens — the lack of a consistent running game, leaky pass protection and losing the turnover battle.
Roethlisberger, often hobbled by some injury or another, is healthy and back under center heading into Sunday's game at Heinz Field. Even though they haven't faced him since 2011, the Ravens know what Roethlisberger is capable of, especially on his home turf, and the Steelers believe having Roethlisberger could make all the difference this time around.
The old-school, hands-on owner rewarded Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins with a five-year contract extension worth $54.755 million, including a $15 million signing bonus, making him the second-highest paid defensive tackle in NFL history behind Ravens Pro Bowl lineman Haloti Ngata.
Every week, blogger Matt Vensel breaks down a critical play, sometimes with the help of Ravens players, from that week's game. Today, he looks at cornerback Corey Graham's interception on a trick play ran by the Pittsburgh Steelers.