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- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is 8-3 all time against the Ravens, so not having to face the five-time NFL Most Valuable Player would be more than a
- Maryland made it official Monday in announcing the hiring of Jimmy Brumbaugh as defensive line coach and co-defensive coordinator.
- It's inconceivable that the Atlanta Falcons blew a 25-point second-half lead in Super Bowl. But it nearly happened to the Ravens, too.
- Mark Selig: For all of the ugliness the NFL occasionally produces, gaes like this are why we can't resist it. You kept doing the mental math and thinking there
- As best I can tell, Carroll County is a collection of Ravens, Redskins and Steelers fans. Beyond being the biggest football game of the year and for the commercials, it's going to be hard for any of these fan bases to get amped for tonight's 51st big game. To help you decide who to root for (the correct answer is Atlanta, by the way) I've decided to put together this guide of interesting facts about the teams that might be relevant to our local fan bases.
- There has been speculation that the softening economic outlook might continue to nibble at the sport's golden goose, the Super Bowl.
- Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn, who will lead his team against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, spent his formative football years at Salisbury.
- There's bound to be plenty of others, but there will definitely be at least one Harford County home with a special rooting interest in the Atlanta Falcons when they meet the New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl in Houston.
- Statistics released by Under Armour this week show New England edging out Atlanta in Sunday's Super Bowl in fan consumption of wings, beer and chips.
Edward Lee (9-1)
Falcons33, Patriots27:For the past week, the students and staff in the northern part of the county have been collecting dry and canned items for the Tree of Friends Foundation and the Cold Weather Shelter.
Football ties run deep in the South.
And the bonds of guys that have played for the Alabama Crimson Tide may be about as strong as they come.
TLaQuan Williams, the former Poly and Maryland star who went on to win a Super Bowl ring with his hometown Ravens, has signed with the AFL's Baltimore Brigade.The Ravens quarterback played in more games, won more games, and threw for more yards and touchdowns than in 2015, but he did not impress the American people.After the Patriots fired Pete Carroll in 1999, owner Robert Kraft was considering Belichick for the vacancy. Another team owner thought Kraft could do better.As a rite of passage goes, honey-haired Evan Fox Lloyd emerged from one of toddlerdom's big ones in good form after receiving his first haircut earlier this month.Less than six months ago, Ravens Justin Tucker was skewered for claiming he could make an 84-yard field goal in the right conditions.The roster of the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons contains several former Ravens, including Courtney Upshaw who will be looking for his second Super Bowl ring.Ravens safety Eric Weddle was added to the AFC Pro Bowl team with Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots pulling out because of Super Bowl preparations.Antonio Brown insists he didn't mean to disrespect his coach or create a distraction when the All-Pro wide receiver livestreamed the raucous aftermath of theAs NFL fans get caught up in the euphoria surrounding the conference championships and the four quarterbacks, it appears there is only one prohibitive favorite. It's the New England Patriots.Baltimore's new Arena Football League team announced Monday that it has signed its first players, including a member of the 2012 New England Patriots Super BowlWhile the New England Patriots were slowly and inevitably killing off the Houston Texans’ season in another boring NFL playoff game Saturday night, boxerWhen Devin Hester was released by Baltimore late in the season, he made it clear to his representation that he would only consider offers from potential playoffMcVay, who just completed his third season as Washington's offensive coordinator, will interview for the position Thursday in Los Angeles.Scrutiny on Ravens coach John Harbaugh, regarded by many around the league as one of the NFL's best, is as high as it has been in years.