Aaron Donald named Defensive Rookie of the Year, beating out Ravens' C.J. Mosley
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Ravens Pro Bowl inside linebacker C.J. Mosley relentlessly chased down running backs all year, establishing himself as one of the NFL's most productive defensive players in his debut season.Upvote Share Tweet
Despite hurdles, fans find ways to bet on Super BowlHis gut-level disdain for the New England Patriots would be reason enough for Bill West to get stoked about Super Bowl XLIX. But like millions of Americans, the Ravens fan plans to raise the stakes by putting a little money on the outcome.Upvote Share Tweet
CNN's Rachel Nichols dares to question the imperious Roger GoodellCheck out this condescending, smug and imperious answer from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to CNN correspondent Rachel Nichols when she asks if NFL-led-and-paid-for investigations of NFL matters have an inherent conflict of interest.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens kickers have often become successful, but not always in BaltimoreWhen the Ravens released kicker Steven Hauschka nine games into 2009 season, the franchise's first season without longtime placekicker Matt Stover, they did so with a statement from general manager Ozzie Newsome that said the organization believed Hausc…Upvote Share Tweet
What makes a great Super Bowl ad? A storyWhat makes a great Super Bowl ad? Sexy celebrities? A great soundtrack? Slapstick humor? Puppies?Upvote Share TweetI watched the first Super Bowl in 1967, and it was one of the great TV viewing experiences of my life.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 30 (2 days ago)On the night before Super Bowl XLIX, Seahawks Pro Bowl middle linebacker Bobby Wagner might pass the time by watching some clips of standout defenders of seasons past. And Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, too. “I’m going to chill and probably watch some Ra…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)Bills RB Fred Jackson says Patriots don’t need to cheat to win. Former Dolphins QB Dan Marino is not surprised by #DeflateGate. Ten years after his first one, Patriots DT Vince Wilfork is hungry for another Super Bowl. CB Antonio Cromartie would be open…Upvote Share Tweet
Clock is ticking for Ravens, Ray Lewis saysIn an interview with The Baltimore Sun this week, former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis expressed optimism about the future of his old team, but not before offering this caveat:Upvote Share Tweet
Adrian Amos' NFL draft diary: Chapter OneEditor's note: As Penn State safety Adrian Amos gets ready for the NFL draft, the former Calvert Hall standout will be sharing details about his preparations with Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson. The 6-foot, 215-pound All-Big Ten Conference honorabl…Upvote Share Tweet
How badly the Ravens missed Jimmy SmithESPN.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh said recently that cornerback Jimmy Smith is expected to start running in February. That's certainly good news for the Ravens. Their secondary wasn't the same after Smith suffered a season-ending foot injury on the o…Upvote Share TweetAt the conclusion of a 4-12 campaign in his first year at the helm of the Washington Redskins, head coach Jay Gruden vowed to make whatever changes would improve the team's performance heading into the 2015 season.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)The Patriots won the AFC title without the services of center Bryan Stork, who has a knee problem. Injured in the divisional round against the Ravens, Stork could be back for Super Bowl XLIX. According to the official injury report for Wednesday, Stork …Upvote Share Tweet
Ike Taylor open to switching positions, changing teamsprofootballtalk.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)When the Steelers season came to an end, cornerback Ike Taylor said he was “cool” if 2014 was his final season as a player and that he wanted to remain with the team whether he was in an on-field or off-field role. It’s been a few weeks since the Ravens…Upvote Share TweetWhen NBC Sports executives began planning their Super Bowl XLIX pregame show before the season even began, Ravens coach John Harbaugh was their top choice as a guest analyst.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)Ravens safety Will Hill has been no stranger to off-field issues during his NFL career and he has another one to work out in New Jersey. Hudson County law enforcement officials say that there has been a warrant for Hill’s arrest issued due to his allege…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN, Pro Football Focus study says Ravens' roster among NFL's bestWhile the two lucky teams who actually made the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, prepare for the game Sunday, a recent analysis shows just how close the Ravens’ roster was to carrying them that far.Upvote Share TweetRavens head coach John Harbaugh finalized several changes to his coaching staff Wednesday, promoting five members from last season's staff and officially announcing the hiring of former Chicago Bears tight end coach Andy Bischoff.Upvote Share Tweet
Terrell Suggs may have to say Tom Brady's name as NFL Network analystTerrell Suggs famously refuses to say New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s name, but now, he might have to. The Ravens outside linebacker has been appearing on the NFL Network as part of its Super Bowl coverage, and Brady is basically the star a…Upvote Share Tweet
Towson cornerback Tye Smith invited to NFL scouting combineWhen invitations were sent out to draft prospects for the NFL scouting combine, Towson All-American cornerback Tye Smith was happy to find out he's on the list.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens Release Terrence CodyJan 23John Clayton breaks down why the Ravens' release of nose tackle Terrence Cody is the organization's way of making a statement about what it will and will not stand for.
Ravens Hire Trestman As Offensive CoordinatorJan 20John Clayton breaks down why Marc Trestman stepping in as the Ravens' new offensive coordinator will be a good fit for Joe Flacco.
Kubiak Will Interview For Broncos' JobJan 16Gary Kubiak will interview for the Broncos' open head-coaching job after earlier saying he wouldn't go after the Bears job.
Kubiak, Marrone To Interview With BroncosJan 16ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses the Broncos' plans to interview Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak and former Bills coach Doug Marrone for the head-coaching position in Denver.
Darrell Bevell on the Chess Match with Belichick and Russell Wilson’s Unsh…Jan 30Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Bobby Wagner's healthy return sparked SeahawksJan 30Linebacker Bobby Wagner's return from injury in Week 12 sparked the Seahawks' late-season defensive surge, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
The Key to Super Bowl 49? Guy by the Name of GronkJan 30TEMPE, Ariz. — Did Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright’s sly smile tell it all? I’ve got this theory about Super Bowl 49 that isn’t exactly breaking news: Rob Gronkowski is the key player. If he blows up, New England wins. If Seattle manages to beat him up …
No surprise Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots reached Super Bowl - Cl…Jan 29Intriguing Seahawks-Patriots matchup is no surprise, and it should deliver another Super Bowl thriller, writes John Clayton.