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Ravens' passing efficiency is up, but they still want to develo…

Ravens' passing efficiency is up, but they still want to develop downfield game

baltimoresun.com Updated 14 hours ago
Once a staple in every Joe Flacco-led version of the Ravens' offense, the deep pass has become a secondary feature this season.
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  • Ravens reserve safety Anthony Levine cross-training at cornerba…

    Ravens reserve safety Anthony Levine cross-training at cornerback

    baltimoresun.com 17 hours ago
    Shorthanded at cornerback with Jimmy Smith (sprained left foot) out, the Ravens' contingency plans this week included having reserve safety Anthony Levine cross-train at cornerback.
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  • Owen Daniels questionable for Sunday night

    Owen Daniels questionable for Sunday night

    While Ravens tight end Owen Daniels was able to practice on Friday, his status for Sunday night’s game at Pittsburgh remains somewhat uncertain. Daniels, who had minor knee surgery last week, is listed as questionable on the club’s injury report. Accord…
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  • Back with reserves, John Urschel and James Hurst aiming for con…

    Back with reserves, John Urschel and James Hurst aiming for consistency

    baltimoresun.com 19 hours ago
    Ravens offensive line coach Juan Castillo keeps his reserve and practice squad linemen on the field for extra work of their choosing after every Ravens practice.
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  • Marcus Gilbert and Steve McLendon appear ready for Steelers

    Marcus Gilbert and Steve McLendon appear ready for Steelers

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers will be close to full strength Sunday when they host the Baltimore Ravens for an 8:30 p.m. ET game. Nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) and right tackle Marcus Gilbert (concussion) are expected to return to action…
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  • ESPN expert picks: Ravens at Steelers

    ESPN expert picks: Ravens at Steelers

    ESPN.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    The Baltimore Ravens are going to lose consecutive games for the first time this season, according to most of the ESPN prognosticators. Of the 13 experts, 10 picked the Ravens to lose at the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. The point spread for this game is e…
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  • Ravens vs. Steelers preview

    Ravens vs. Steelers preview

    ESPN.com Oct 31 (yesterday)
    The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers renew one of the NFL’s fiercest rivalries on Sunday night at Heinz Field. Both teams are 5-3 and a half-game out of first place in the AFC North. The Ravens beat the Steelers, 26-6, when the teams met in earl…
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  • Ravens nose tackle Brandon Williams finally has game that match…

    Ravens nose tackle Brandon Williams finally has game that matches frame

    baltimoresun.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Across his upper back, Ravens nose tackle Brandon Williams has a tattoo of his last name that stretches wide enough to resemble the nameplate on his No. 98 jersey.
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  • Offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak concerned about Ravens' recen…

    Offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak concerned about Ravens' recent turnover trend

    baltimoresun.com ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak has seen it happen before. Dwell on an issue too much, and it gets only worse. But he also knows you can’t ignore a troubling trend, either.
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  • Ravens are where they should be at midseason

    Ravens are where they should be at midseason

    baltimoresun.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Maybe Ravens coach John Harbaugh was so irritable after the loss to Cincinnati Sunday because his team had a chance to move so far ahead, but instead fell slightly behind.
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  • Ravens special teams no longer among league's most penalized gr…

    Ravens special teams no longer among league's most penalized groups

    baltimoresun.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Special teams coordinator and associate head coach Jerry Rosburg credited his unit with cutting back on penalties through the first half of the year after two straight seasons in which Ravens special teams were among the most penalized in the NFL.
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  • Can Joe Flacco silence Heinz Field again?

    Can Joe Flacco silence Heinz Field again?

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- While Joe Flacco typically struggles in Cincinnati -- like he did last Sunday -- the Baltimore Ravens quarterback has frequently enjoyed success in Pittsburgh. No quarterback has won more games than Flacco in the 13-year history of …
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  • Dennis Pitta a few months away from knowing if he can play agai…

    Dennis Pitta a few months away from knowing if he can play again

    profootballtalk.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    Tight end Dennis Pitta is out for the rest of the season after fracturing and dislocating his hip for the second time is any many seasons, but he joined the Ravens at a team Hallowwen function on Wednesday night. Pitta was appropriate costumed in a hosp…
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  • Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley named NFL Defensive Rookie of the…

    Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month

    Before the start of the regular season, Ravens inside linebacker C.J. Mosley said he had set his ambitions on being named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.
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  • Ravens players thrive on being hated in Pittsburgh

    Ravens players thrive on being hated in Pittsburgh

    ESPN.com Oct 30 (2 days ago)
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens know the routine when they play in Pittsburgh, from Steelers fans throwing stuff at the team bus to the awkward dinners the night before the game. "Folks [are] just looking at us like, ‘Man, I hope you just…
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  • Torrey Smith sees some good in Vontaze Burfict

    Torrey Smith sees some good in Vontaze Burfict

    profootballtalk.com Oct 30 (2 days ago)
    After a pair of WWE-style toe holds against the Panthers earlier this month, Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict instantly became known as the dirtiest player in pro football. Ravens receiver Torrey Smith agrees with that sentiment, with a caveat. During…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 03:54

    'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Oct 31
    How will Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger follow up his majestic Week 8 performance? The "Playbook" crew previews the Week 9 matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 03:05

    'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Oct 31
    How will Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger follow up his huge performance in Week 8? The "Playbook" crew previews the Week 9 matchup between the Ravens and the Steelers.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Ravens-Steelers 00:51

    NFL Live Prediction: Ravens-Steelers

    Oct 30
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Baltimore at Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Ravens-Steelers 00:48

    Inside Edge: Ravens-Steelers

    Oct 30
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Baltimore at Pittsburgh.

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