The Lansdowne High School wrestling room includes a wall of fame of former standout wrestlers and their accomplishments. Featured are county championships, regional titles and highest finishes in the state tournament.
It wasn't a gaudy game statistically for running back Ray Rice, but he did contribute to the Ravens' 29-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings by generating 109 total yards from scrimmage. Rice rushed for 67 yards on 17 carries for a 3.9 average, his second-highest average per carry of the year during a mostly quiet season. He also caught five passes for 42 yards.
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 Christopher Gates, who blogs about the Vikings for The Daily Norseman.
As tens of thousands of purple-bedecked fans packed near the Inner Harbor Thursday evening to watch country star Keith Urban sing atop a floating stage, lingering frustrations that the Baltimore Ravens were out of town faded away.