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Ravens making adjustments for second meeting with Broncos

Ravens making adjustments for second meeting with Broncos

baltimoresun.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
The Ravens endured a thorough beating the last time they faced the Denver Broncos, dominated in virtually every facet of the game.
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  • Jordy Nelson, Justin Smith headline initial divisional playoffs…

    Jordy Nelson, Justin Smith headline initial divisional playoffs injury reports

    yahoo.com Jan 9, 2013
    Here's a look at the injury situations worth monitoring in the days leading up to the divisional round of the 2012 NFL Playoffs: Three Baltimore Ravens did not participate on Wednesday, including fullback Vonta Leach (knee/ankle), rookie running back Be…
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  • Courtney Upshaw's challenges in childhood have made him gratefu…

    Courtney Upshaw's challenges in childhood have made him grateful for his opportunities

    baltimoresun.com Jan 9, 2013
    The Ravens rookie linebacker has not forgotten those who have helped him along in his careerCourtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arri…
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  • Jim Caldwell not content with offense's progress yet

    Jim Caldwell not content with offense's progress yet

    baltimoresun.com Jan 9, 2013
    Despite four games unde rhis belt, Ravens offensive coordinator dismissed notion that he is more comfortable in roleIt’s been four games since Jim Caldwell replaced Cam Cameron as the team’s offensive coordinator. One might think that Caldwell is feel
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  • Pro Bowl return specialist Jacoby Jones says, 'I've got that bu…

    Pro Bowl return specialist Jacoby Jones says, 'I've got that bulls-eye on my chest'

    baltimoresun.com Jan 9, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens kick returner had three returns for scores during the regular seasonEmerging as a Pro Bowl return specialist during a breakthrough first season in Baltimore, Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones has become a marked man.
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  • Ravens confirm that Bernard Pierce did not practice Wednesday

    Ravens confirm that Bernard Pierce did not practice Wednesday

    baltimoresun.com Jan 9, 2013
    Ravens rookie running back joined by fullback Vonta Leach and left guard Jah Reid as players who sat out Wednesday's sessionThe Ravens released their first injury report of the week leading up to Saturday’s AFC Divisional playoff game against the Denver
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  • Ravens-Broncos Wednesday practice report

    Ravens-Broncos Wednesday practice report

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    The practice report for Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game: BALTIMORE RAVENS Did not practice: FB Vonta Leach (knee and ankle), RB Bernard Pierce (knee) and G Jah Reid (toe). Limited participation: LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle). Full participation: WR …
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  • Don't expect to see a glove on Joe Flacco's throwing hand anyti…

    Don't expect to see a glove on Joe Flacco's throwing hand anytime soon

    Ravens quarterback won't trade feeling laces on football for protection from cold weather and precipitationJoe Flacco isn’t above trying something different to become a better quarterback. But the Ravens starter said one change he won’t consider is we
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  • Defense eager for another shot at containing Knowshon Moreno

    Defense eager for another shot at containing Knowshon Moreno

    baltimoresun.com Jan 9, 2013
    Run unit still smarting from surrendering 118 yards and one touchdown to Denver Broncos running back in first meetingHow the Ravens plan to attack Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is the dominant storyline surrounding Saturday’s AFC Divisional
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  • Five Ravens stats that stand out: divisional round

    Five Ravens stats that stand out: divisional round

    baltimoresun.com Jan 9, 2013
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
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  • One final time: Lewis vs. Manning

    One final time: Lewis vs. Manning

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Ray Lewis' final dance didn't come in the final seconds of Sunday's playoff win against the Colts. However, it might happen over the course of 60 minutes in Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game, when Lewis and Peyton Manning tangl…
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  • Ravens-Colts third-highest-rated show on TV last week at 29.6 m…

    Ravens-Colts third-highest-rated show on TV last week at 29.6 million

    baltimoresun.com Jan 9, 2013
    NFL playoffs take top four spots for the weekThe last home game for Ray Lewis Sunday did monster numbers locally, but wound up finishing third for the week nationally among all telecasts with an audience of 29.6 million.
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  • AFC North chat reminder

    AFC North chat reminder

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    The Ravens are still in the playoffs. The Browns are still searching for a coach. The Bengals have tons of salary-cap room and the Steelers have a lot of questions facing them this offseason. That means it's time to talk. Our half-hour talk kicks off at…
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  • RGIII surgery finds ACL damage

    RGIII surgery finds ACL damage

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) Robert Griffin III had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament and to determine whether there was any other damage in his ailing right knee.
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  • Coffee Companion (1/9): Your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (1/9): Your daily Ravens fix

    baltimoresun.com Jan 9, 2013
    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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  • Ravens' Lewis: Last dance not a dis to Colts

    Ravens' Lewis: Last dance not a dis to Colts

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    Ray Lewis dismissed Reggie Wayne's gripes about his last dance following the Ravens' victory over the Colts, insisting Tuesday that the display was not intended as a slap in the face to the losing team but as a tribute to the city he has grown to love.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Broncos Look To Repeat Against Ravens 03:02

    NFL32OT: Broncos Look To Repeat Against Ravens

    Jan 9
    Episode 245: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the upcoming matchup between the Ravens and Broncos. Mark Schlereth breaks down the effectiveness of Aldon Smith. The NFL32 crew discuss the divisional playoff matchups.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis 04:46

    'Sound FX': Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis

    Jan 9
    Take a look at this must-see video of Ray Lewis mic'd up during the Baltimore Ravens' wild-card win over the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Video - How to beat Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning? 02:05

    How to beat Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning?

    Jan 9
    Darren Sharper talks about what the Baltimore Ravens need to do to limit the effectiveness of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.
  • Video - Do your job: It's on you, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis 01:44

    Do your job: It's on you, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis

    Jan 9
    How can Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis slow down Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning? Heath Evans explains how Lewis has to do his job by winning the chess match.

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret Kaepernick …

    Jan 9
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will regret the decision to bench highly efficient quarterback Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in the middle of the season. And there's a good chance that moment of regret will come Saturday night at Candle…
  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...