The significance of Missouri defensive end and NFL draft prospect Michael Sam's ground-breaking announcement that he's gay immediately struck a chord with former Ravens linebacker and special-teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo.
Free agency will start in a little over a month, but two things have become apparent: it's going to be tough for the Ravens to upgrade at center and the Ravens are in line to lose several defensive free agents.
In the aftermath of Sunday's Super Bowl victory, Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Michael Bennett giddily proclaimed that the champion Seattle Seahawks had the NFL's best defense since the 1985 Chicago Bears.
It shouldn't surprise you that most NFL players would rather have Tom Brady or Peyton Manning as their quarterback -- not Joe Flacco -- with two minutes left in the Super Bowl and a championship on the line.
Without offering specific details, former Ravens and Chicago Bears linebacker and special-teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo delivered some explosive allegations about his Super Bowl experience with one of his former NFL employers.
It took a few years for him to find himself, but former Ravens kicker Steven Hauschka, the young man who faced the daunting task of filling the cleats of Baltimore legend Matt Stover, is going to the Super Bowl.
Major League Baseball's expanded video replay format has been front and center over the past week, but the NFL championship game on Sunday night magnified a huge glitch in the football challenge system.