Let’s be honest, you’re going to watch the Super Bowl tonight. You might feel indifferent about the two teams playing if you’re one of the many who will tune into the Super Bowl so you have something to talk about at the office tomorrow morning, so I've put together this rooting guide.
The Ravens are in the same class as the New England Patriots when it comes to cheating. That’s the general perception now after the NFL fined the team $200,000 on Wednesday for a violation of the Coach-To-Player Communications policy.
Gary Kubiak's loss was the biggest of the offseason for the Ravens. He just has that type of presence about him. Some guys are born to lead, some guys are followers. Kubiak was born to be a head coach and he might end up being one of the best ever when he is done.
It appears NFL officials have finally gotten tired of the New England Patriots cheating, too. The league suspended quarterback Tom Brady for four games, fined the team $1 million and took away the Patriots' first-round draft pick in 2016 and a fourth-round pick in 2017 for their involvement in Deflategate.
We waited more than 100 days for the Wells report to tell us what we already knew: that several members of the New England Patriots staff were involved in "Deflategate," and the report also implicates quarterback Tom Brady.
It is important to know the outcome of the NFL's investigation because it might involve draft picks. If the league is heavy handed, maybe they will fine the team and take a way a top draft pick or two from New England, which has nine overall selections.
New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady took the high road Monday, a detour from his initial reaction Saturday to Ravens coach John Harbaugh complaining about the Patriots' formations and substitutions during the Ravens' playoff loss.
There is no joy in Charm City right now, because the Ravens struck out in New England, but there's really no point in dissecting Saturday night's playoff thriller against the Patriots to determine just where it all went wrong.
As he does each week, Baltimore Sun reporter Childs Walker shares his five biggest takeaways from the Ravens' 35-31 playoff loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC divisional round at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.
In a gripping battle full of shifting fortunes, indelible plays and strategic intrigue, the Patriots ended the Ravens' season, beating them 35-31 in the AFC Divisional playoffs. Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco finally faltered in the postseason with two late interceptions after an otherwise superb performance. His Patriots counterpart, Tom Brady, declawed a fearsome Ravens defense.
The Ravens are coming off a 30-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC wild-card round, and they visit the New England Patriots for a divisional playoff game Saturday. As he does each week, columnist Mike Preston took a handful of reader questions about the team.
There are just three more trash-talking days until the Ravens face the New England Patriots in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, and we're still waiting for somebody - anybody - to deliver the first verbal volley in what used to be a pretty chippy rivalry.