This is the December 13, 2012 news archive. View today's Ravens rumors and news.
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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens fan of the week: Roderick Allman'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…Upvote Share TweetLinebacker 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Injuries at inside linebacker impacting defense's optionsDefensive 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Flacco acknowledges that he has to stop fumblingAfter 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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Ray Lewis back at practice for RavensEllerbe, 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Haloti Ngata says he hasn't been fined by NFL for hit on RG3Baltimore 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 ReUpvote Share Tweet
Chris Johnson doesn't want to trade being aggressive for playing it safeRavens 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 PierreUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens have their eyes on Broncos wide-out Demaryius ThomasBig 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.Upvote Share TweetEvery 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 13, 2012Even 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 bailUpvote Share TweetIf 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.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Cold Hard FactsDec 13Cold Hard Facts looks at the top games of the week.
Year of the comebackDec 13Ray Lewis and Peyton Manning have overcome roadblocks in their careers to become two of the NFL's greatest impact players of all time. What will happen when they potentially meet in Week 15?
Preview: Denver Broncos vs. Baltimore RavensDec 13NFL Films previews the Week 15 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens.
Peter King: NFL Week 15 PicksDec 13Peter King: NFL Week 15 Picks
Biggest NFL games of Week 15 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 13Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.