Offensive guard Andrew Gonnella suffered a gruesome knee injury when his leg was severely twisted in Maryland's 21-16 loss at Georgia Tech on Saturday. ... Andy MacPhail is walking away from the Orioles, and manager Buck Showalter will remain in the dugout. ... Somebody threw a hot dog at Tiger Woods.
The Ravens hope to emerge from their bye week healthy. ... Despite injuries, the Ravens secondary has gotten the job done. ... Orlando Brown might not have known he had the diabetic complication that took his life last month. His funeral was held on Friday morning. ... Maryland linebacker Kenny Tate is listed as doubtful for Saturday's game against Georgia Tech. ... The Tigers knocked the Yankees out of the playoffs.
Hampered by a growing injury list, Ravens coach John Harbaugh on Monday turned players loose for the bye week rather than trying to squeeze an extra practice out of his depleted troops. ... Early results show the Ravens defense could be special. ... The status of Tom Zbikowski is unclear after the safety suffered a concussion in the Ravens¿ 34-17 victory over the Jets on Sunday night. ... Andre Gurode may still have a role when Ben Grubbs returns from injury. ... Former Ravens offensive tackle Orlando Brown died from diabetic ketoacidosis. ... The respective statuses of Andy MacPhail and Buck Showalter have yet to be revealed. ... Officials backed the taunting penalty called against Navy's Kriss Proctor in Saturday's loss.