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Jim Caldwell plans to bring pace and collaboration to Ravens of…

Jim Caldwell plans to bring pace and collaboration to Ravens offense

baltimoresun.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 13, 2012
New coordinator says he'll lean on other coaches as he calls plays for the first time in the NFLAs the Ravens' new offensive coordinator, Jim Caldwell's responsibilities have grown considerably over the past five days, extending far beyond his old role …
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  • Ravens fan of the week: Roderick Allman

    Ravens fan of the week: Roderick Allman

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    'Ravenous Maximus' says 'Captain Dee-Fense' inspired his Roman warrior Ravens outfitA combination of feather-covered body armor, 5-foot wings and a sharp helmet make for a wardrobe more suited to a Roman soldier than a football fan. But for Pasadena res…
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  • Suggs says that he'll be game-time decision Sunday versus Denve…

    Suggs says that he'll be game-time decision Sunday versus Denver (UPDATED)

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    Linebacker missed last Sunday's game because of a torn bicepsFor the second straight week, the Ravens won’t know whether they’ll have the services of outside linebacker Terrell Suggs until very close to game time.
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  • Injuries at inside linebacker impacting defense's options

    Injuries at inside linebacker impacting defense's options

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    Defensive coordinator Dean Pees acknowledged that lack of depth at inside linebacker has forced coaches to reduce number of packagesThe Ravens may have to meet the Denver Broncos Sunday without their top three inside linebackers in Ray Lewis (torn right…
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  • Joe Flacco acknowledges that he has to stop fumbling

    Joe Flacco acknowledges that he has to stop fumbling

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    After fumbling five times in last four games and losing two in last two, Ravens quarterback said he has to hold onto ballLess than a year removed from fumbling the football a career-worst 11 times, Joe Flacco has fallen into the bad habit again.
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  • Steelers fan explains why he gave Ray Rice his Terrible Towel

    Steelers fan explains why he gave Ray Rice his Terrible Towel

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    The young Pittsburgh Steelers fan who helped rile up Steelers Nation by giving Ravens running back Ray Rice his Terrible Towel after the Ravens beat the Steelers at Heinz Field four weeks ago says he has no regrets.
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  • Ray Lewis back at practice for Ravens

    Ray Lewis back at practice for Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    Ellerbe, Jones also return; Yanda among those missingThe Ravens remain mum on whether Ray Lewis will play Sunday against the Denver Broncos, but the middle linebacker was present at the early portion of practice open to the media.
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  • Haloti Ngata says he hasn't been fined by NFL for hit on RG3

    Haloti Ngata says he hasn't been fined by NFL for hit on RG3

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle was penalized for roughing the passerRavens Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata said he hasn't been fined by the NFL at this point for a roughing the passer infraction stemming from his crushing hit on Washington Re
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  • Chris Johnson doesn't want to trade being aggressive for playin…

    Chris Johnson doesn't want to trade being aggressive for playing it safe

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    Ravens cornerback not happy with surrendering touchdown to Pierre Garcon, but he has not regrets about being aggressiveChris Johnson wasn’t happy about surrendering the 11-yard touchdown pass from rookie quarterback Kirk Cousins to wide receiver Pierre
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  • Ravens have their eyes on Broncos wide-out Demaryius Thomas

    Ravens have their eyes on Broncos wide-out Demaryius Thomas

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    Big Denver wide receiver has 74 catches, 1,197 yards, eight touchdownsThe breakthrough season of imposing Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas hasn't gone unnoticed in Baltimore.
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  • Coffee Companion (12/13): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (12/13): your daily Ravens fix

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    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 workda…
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  • Mendenhall sounded ready to leave, even before suspension

    Mendenhall sounded ready to leave, even before suspension

    profootballtalk.com Dec 13, 2012
    Even before his suspension for not showing up for last week’s game, Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall knew he was playing out the string in Pittsburgh. After he lost his starting job, was a healthy scratch against the Ravens, his decision to bail
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  • BEHIND ENEMY LINES Who's scarier, Ravens' Ray Lewis or Broncos'…

    BEHIND ENEMY LINES Who's scarier, Ravens' Ray Lewis or Broncos' Peyton Manning?

    baltimoresun.com Dec 13, 2012
    If the scariest man in the NFL isn’t Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis, it might be Denver quarterback Peyton Manning. Irk them at your own risk.
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  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:20

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Dec 13
    Cold Hard Facts looks at the top games of the week.
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    Year of the comeback

    Dec 13
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    Preview: Denver Broncos vs. Baltimore Ravens

    Dec 13
    NFL Films previews the Week 15 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens.

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