Let’s be honest, you’re going to watch the Super Bowl tonight. You might feel indifferent about the two teams playing if you’re one of the many who will tune into the Super Bowl so you have something to talk about at the office tomorrow morning, so I've put together this rooting guide.
The Ravens were back in pads Tuesday for a practice that started at 8:45 a.m. and ended promptly at 11 a.m. It wasn't as hot as it was Saturday, when the heat index was over 100 degrees. However, the occasional cloud cover was still well received by the players.
Ravens secondary coach Steve Spagnuolo is a finalist for the New York Giants' defensive coordinator vacancy along with former Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
Three days after the Ravens' season ended with a divisional round playoff loss to the New England Patriots, John Harbaugh expressed confidence in the organization's future, and the chances of offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak remaining part of it.
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
Maryland coach Randy Edsall, who played under Tom Coughlin when he was the quarterbacks coach at Syracuse and later coached under him at Boston College and with the Jacksonville Jaguars, said that the New York Giants coach hasn't changed much over the past 30 years.
Baltimore Ravens: Ozzie Newsome is the patriarch of one of the NFL's most bountiful coaching trees, an impressive and expanding group of former Ravens assistants now having success as head coaches elsewhere.
The Terps, who play at No. 13 Georgia Tech on Saturday, still hope to become an elite ACC team. But their journey has been complicated by injuries, inexperience and suspensions, and not every player has taken to coach Randy Edsall's tight discipline.
Gary Crowton endured Internet taunts from LSU fans who thought the team's offense was boring, and weathered having to step down as coach of a BYU program he had followed as a boy growing up in Provo, Utah.