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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…Share Tweet
Observation deck: Ravens-FalconsESPN.com Aug 15, 2013The 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,…Share Tweet
Jimmy Smith still struggling to prove he was worth a first-round pickRavens cornerback struggled to cover Falcons receivers Thursday nightThe Ravens are running out of excuses and cornerback Jimmy Smith is running out of time.Share Tweet
Ravens off to a rough start against Falconsprofootballtalk.com Aug 15, 2013In 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…Share TweetFans 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…Share TweetCan 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…Share TweetRavens 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…Share Tweet
John Harbaugh: Juan Castillo is the finest teacher in the NFLprofootballtalk.com Aug 15, 2013Juan 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, …Share Tweet
Who starts next to Daryl Smith at weak-side linebacker?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.Share TweetESPN.com Aug 15, 2013LATROBE, 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…Share Tweet
Previewing tonight's Ravens vs. Falcons preseason gamePreviewing tonight's Ravens vs. Falcons preseason gameShare TweetFormer 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.Share Tweet
Pre Week 2: Atlanta Falcons vs. Baltimore Ravens highlightsAug 15The "NFL Total Access" crew provides complete game highlights from the Baltimore Ravens' 27-23 preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons.
Pre WK 2 Can't-Miss Play: Asa Jackson burns Atlanta FalconsAug 15Baltimore Ravens return man Asa Jackson flies passed the Atlanta Falcons for a 78-yard punt return touchdown.
Pre WK 2 Can't-Miss Play: Torrey Smith soars past the Atlanta FalconsAug 15Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith turns a quick slant pass from Joe Flacco into a 77-yard touchdown catch.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker John Simon sacks Atlanta Falcons QB Sean RenfreeAug 15Baltimore Ravens linebacker John Simon sacks Atlanta Falcons QB Sean Renfree for a loss of six yards.