Russell Wilson is soaring into that next stratosphere, where the pertinent question is not whether or not he¿s elite, which is now undeniable, but whether his astonishing proficiency will be sustainable.
New Orioles outfielder Travis Snider wasn't around for FanFest because he's a huge Seattle Seahawks fan and he attended the Super Bowl that weekend, so he probably figured he was going to get a question about "The Play" in his first interview session with the Baltimore media covering spring training.
After issues in the past, cornerback Marcus Peters is trying to convince NFL teams that he can harness his emotions and is worth the risk. The scouting combine wraps up Monday with Peters and his fellow defensive backs working out.
Terrell Suggs famously refuses to say New England Patriots¿ quarterback Tom Brady¿s name, but now, he might have to. The star Ravens outside linebacker has been appearing on the NFL Network as part of its Super Bowl coverage, and Brady is basically the star attraction.
With Ray Rice dismissed, Bernard Pierce battling injuries and inconsistency and Lorenzo Taliaferro being a rookie, Justin Forsett has emerged as the surprise leader of the Ravens' running game. Heading into Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons at M&T Bank Stadium, Forsett ranks fifth in the NFL with 408 rushing yards and leads the league with an average of 6.4 yards per carry.
Now, the Baltimore native has the job of his dreams. He officially became an NFL football player Friday night when he was drafted by the Cleveland Browns, trading up with the San Francisco 49ers to select him 94th overall.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has not rumbled into the second or third level often this season, but it seems that whenever he has, he has often been dragged down by the first defender he encounters. His inability to force missed tackles is symptomatic of the entire Ravens offense, whose playmakers usually haven't been able to wiggle free whenever they have met resistance this season.
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. This week, we exchanged emails with Dan Ciarrocchi, a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association who writes about fantasy football for Pro Football Focus and the Redskins for Hogs Haven.