The Ravens, who are hoping to make an impact in late January and beyond, can reassure themselves that at least four of their players will play next month. Fullback Kyle Juszczyk, kicker Justin Tucker, linebacker C.J. Mosley and left guard Marshal Yanda were named to the Pro Bowl to be played on Jan. 29 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., the NFL announced Tuesday night. The Ravens put at least four players on the Pro Bowl roster for the 11th consecutive year.
Though he often patrolled the sideline with a stern visage, Ravens defensive line coach Clarence Brooks was equally capable of delivering a well-timed joke or a fond observation about one of his linemen.
On Saturday, Villanova will try to stop Towson's mercurial wide receiver, whose two long touchdown receptions in the second half in a 35-28 win over St. Francis (Pa.) earned him honors as the Colonial Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week.
The Ravens coaches began the arduous process of self study immediately after the conclusion of a disappointing 2015 season. What coach John Harbaugh and defensive coordinator Dean Pees saw on tape didn't look a whole lot like the defense that longtime admirers have come to expect from the Ravens.