Alongside Ed Reed, whom he calls "the best free safety to ever play this game," Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard is living the dream. The tandem has made quite an impact in their first season playing together.
The Ravens turned a superb all-around effort into a 16-6 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in front of an announced Thanksgiving night crowd of 71,435 at M&T Bank Stadium, John Harbaugh jogged across the field and hugged Jim Harbaugh.
John and Jim Harbaugh on Thanksgiving night will become the first brothers in NFL history to face each other as head coaches. I'm guessing you have heard a thing or two or 900 revolving around that factoid this week.
The Ravens offense was historically awful in a 12-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday night. ... After the game, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said, "It's about as bad as you can play on offense." ... Harbs also defended his decision to go for an onside kick. ... Ray Rice's fumble streak ended. ... Brendon Ayanbadejo was ejected. ... Bernard Pollard received a questionable penalty. ... Jimmy Smith "didn't really do anything" in his return. ... The Orioles will interview De Jon Watson, their third candidate for the open general manager's spot, on Wednesday.