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Defense spends first half struggling

Defense spends first half struggling

baltimoresun.com Updated Aug 15, 2013
'That's not how we play,' Pees says, after Falcons outgain Ravens, 255-131 yardsThe Ravens came into Thursday night's preseason game knowing that their revamped defense would be challenged by an Atlanta Falcons offense that ranked sixth in scoring a sea…
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  • Observation deck: Ravens-Falcons

    Observation deck: Ravens-Falcons

    ESPN.com Aug 15, 2013
    The struggles of the Baltimore Ravens' starting offense this preseason has led to interceptions, three-and-outs and even a shouting outburst by running back Ray Rice. Before the Ravens' backups rallied for a 27-23 preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons,…
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  • Jimmy Smith still struggling to prove he was worth a first-roun…

    Jimmy Smith still struggling to prove he was worth a first-round pick

    baltimoresun.com Aug 15, 2013
    Ravens cornerback struggled to cover Falcons receivers Thursday nightThe Ravens are running out of excuses and cornerback Jimmy Smith is running out of time.
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  • Ravens off to a rough start against Falcons

    Ravens off to a rough start against Falcons

    profootballtalk.com Aug 15, 2013
    In the time of year that demands conditional criticism and praise, the Ravens have the ultimate benefit of the doubt — a Lombardi Trophy. But that doesn’t mean there’s no reason for concern. The Ravens managed just 131 yards and three first downs in the…
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  • Ravens report smooth implementation of new NFL bag policy

    Ravens report smooth implementation of new NFL bag policy

    baltimoresun.com Aug 15, 2013
    Fans are no longer allowed to bring large bags into NFL stadiumsCarrying a small purse as well as a clear plastic bag filled with fruit, Ravens fan and Baltimore resident Jessica Dodge said she encountered no problems with the new NFL bag policies imple…
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  • Flacco sees potential for dominance in Ravens’ defense

    Flacco sees potential for dominance in Ravens’ defense

    Can a Super Bowl-winning defense get better while losing five starters? Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco seems to think so. Flacco said on Mike and Mike in the Morning that he loves the way the Ravens’ defense gets after him in practice, and he thinks Balt…
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  • Ravens cut Jameel McClain’s pay in half

    Ravens cut Jameel McClain’s pay in half

    Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain still hasn’t been cleared to return from the spinal cord contusion he suffered late last season, which calls his availability for the regular season into question. It also means that his $3 million salary was too high fo…
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  • John Harbaugh: Juan Castillo is the finest teacher in the NFL

    John Harbaugh: Juan Castillo is the finest teacher in the NFL

    profootballtalk.com Aug 15, 2013
    Juan Castillo was the most criticized assistant coach in the NFL over the last couple of seasons, as he went from the Eagles’ offensive line coach to their defensive coordinator, to unemployed and blamed for the team’s decline. But Castillo’s new boss, …
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  • Who starts next to Daryl Smith at weak-side linebacker?

    Who starts next to Daryl Smith at weak-side linebacker?

    baltimoresun.com Aug 15, 2013
    Before tonight’s preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons, Daryl Smith won’t dance out of the tunnel at M&T Bank Stadium like Ray Lewis used to do.
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  • Wake-up: A.J. Green returns to practice

    Wake-up: A.J. Green returns to practice

    ESPN.com Aug 15, 2013
    LATROBE, Pa. -- It's a busy Thursday in the AFC North. I will wrap up my visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers and put together a Camp Confidential post, which will run Friday. Plus, there's two teams in the division, the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Bro…
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  • Previewing tonight's Ravens vs. Falcons preseason game

    Previewing tonight's Ravens vs. Falcons preseason game

    baltimoresun.com Aug 15, 2013
    Previewing tonight's Ravens vs. Falcons preseason game
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  • Former Ravens QB Troy Smith signs with Montreal Alouettes

    Former Ravens QB Troy Smith signs with Montreal Alouettes

    baltimoresun.com Aug 15, 2013
    Former Heisman Trophy winner played for the Ravens for three seasonsFormer Ravens backup quarterback Troy Smith signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes, the Canadian Football League team announced Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Pre Week 2: Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens highlights 02:17

    Pre Week 2: Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens highlights

    Aug 15
    The "NFL Total Access" crew provides complete game highlights from the Baltimore Ravens' 27-23 preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - Pre WK 2  Can't-Miss Play: Asa Jackson burns Atlanta Falcons 01:00

    Pre WK 2 Can't-Miss Play: Asa Jackson burns Atlanta Falcons

    Aug 15
    Baltimore Ravens return man Asa Jackson flies passed the Atlanta Falcons for a 78-yard punt return touchdown.
  • Video - Pre WK 2  Can't-Miss Play: Torrey Smith soars past the Atlanta Falcons 00:55

    Pre WK 2 Can't-Miss Play: Torrey Smith soars past the Atlanta Falcons

    Aug 15
    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith turns a quick slant pass from Joe Flacco into a 77-yard touchdown catch.
  • Video - Baltimore Ravens linebacker John Simon sacks Atlanta Falcons QB Sean Renfree 00:20

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker John Simon sacks Atlanta Falcons QB Sean Renfree

    Aug 15
    Baltimore Ravens linebacker John Simon sacks Atlanta Falcons QB Sean Renfree for a loss of six yards.

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