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Ravens receivers a big factor after struggling in first game vs…

Ravens receivers a big factor after struggling in first game vs. Denver

baltimoresun.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith combined for just one catch in Dec. 16 lossWith the calm of an insurance claims adjuster describing a seven-car pileup, Joe Flacco stood at his locker and detailed his offense's wreck of a performance the last time the Rav…
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  • Jets focus on a trio of potential offensive coordinators

    Jets focus on a trio of potential offensive coordinators

    profootballtalk.com Jan 11, 2013
    As the Jets prepare to hire a successor to Tony Sparano as offensive coordinator, the list of candidates stands at three. Per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, they are former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, Bengals assistant Hue J…
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  • A new outlook for Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie

    A new outlook for Ravens left tackle Bryant McKinnie

    baltimoresun.com Jan 11, 2013
    After dealing with issues on and off the field, 11-year veteran back to starting roleRavens veteran offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie was convinced he had assumed permanent residence inside coach John Harbaugh's doghouse.
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  • Against the odds, fans want to get even

    Against the odds, fans want to get even

    baltimoresun.com Jan 11, 2013
    Ravens the underdogs in AFC division playoff, but not in BaltimoreWith the Ravens nine-point underdogs and facing the better-than-ever Peyton Manning, fans should just start packing up their purple gear and accepting the end of their football season tod…
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  • 17 Ravens listed as probable, Broncos rule out Tracy Porter

    17 Ravens listed as probable, Broncos rule out Tracy Porter

    baltimoresun.com ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    Ravens getting healthier for AFC divisional round playoff gameAlthough the Ravens' final injury report of the week remains a lengthy one, the AFC North champions are relatively healthy heading into Saturday's AFC divisional-round playoff game against th…
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  • Friday Forecast: Divisional predictions

    Friday Forecast: Divisional predictions

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    So, I went 1-1 in last week's wild-card games. Guess I shouldn't have been such an AFC North homer. Let's see how I fare in Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game: Denver Broncos 23, Baltimore Ravens 20: This will be closer than what people think. The R…
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  • Ravens put Jah Reid on IR

    Ravens put Jah Reid on IR

    The good news for the Ravens is that they have no injured players listed as less than probable to play on Saturday at Denver.  The bad news is that guard Jah Reid has been placed on injured reserve with a toe injury. Reid had started seven straight game…
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  • Head injuries have NFL players worried about the future

    Head injuries have NFL players worried about the future

    baltimoresun.com Jan 11, 2013
    Ngata, Birk are two Ravens who have expressed concern over concussionsThey’re big. They’re fast. They’re strong.  And you can see something else in today’s NFL players:  they’re scared.
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  • Final Word: Ravens at Broncos

    Final Word: Ravens at Broncos

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game: Flacco factor: The Ravens are at their best when quarterback Joe Flacco goes deep. In the wild-card win over the Colts, Flacco averaged a career-best 23.5 yards per completion, whic…
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  • Modell family watching the final run for Lewis, while rememberi…

    Modell family watching the final run for Lewis, while remembering their father

    baltimoresun.com Jan 11, 2013
    While Ray Lewis was lapping the field and basking in the glory of his final victory at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday, David and Michel Modell were on the Ravens' sideline connecting the final dot.
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  • Modell, Ogden are finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Modell, Ogden are finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    baltimoresun.com ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    Art Modell, the owner who brought the Ravens to Baltimore, and Jonathan Ogden, the team's first-ever draft pick, were among 15 modern-era finalists announced Friday for the 2013 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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  • Coffee Companion: Manning calls on Denver fans to bring the noi…

    Coffee Companion: Manning calls on Denver fans to bring the noise

    baltimoresun.com Jan 11, 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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  • Gonzalez sticks to his retirement pledge, sort of

    Gonzalez sticks to his retirement pledge, sort of

    profootballtalk.com Jan 11, 2013
    Last week, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis parlayed his sudden pledge to retire into a rousing victory in what necessarily was his final home game. This week, Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez could help the Falcons get a little extra lift from a similar situ…
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  • Wake-up call: Ngata contemplates future

    Wake-up call: Ngata contemplates future

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    It was just another uneventful day in the AFC North on Thursday. The Ravens are getting ready for Saturday's playoff game, the Steelers waived Chris Rainey after the running back was arrested on a battery charge and the Browns hired a new head coach. Ye…
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  • Caldwell has more experience as he prepares for second crack at…

    Caldwell has more experience as he prepares for second crack at Peyton Manning

    profootballtalk.com Jan 11, 2013
    Last month, when former Colts coach Jim Caldwell abruptly became the Ravens’ offensive coordinator, Caldwell’s initiation featured a visit from his prized pupil in Indy - Peyton Manning. Four weeks later, Caldwell has had a chance to adjust.  And h
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  • Video - Ray Lewis reflects, motivates post Baltimore Ravens win 02:52

    Ray Lewis reflects, motivates post Baltimore Ravens win

    Jan 11
    Have a look back to Sunday as Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis recalls his first day as a Raven and gears his team for this weekend's divisional round. For more Ravens content check out @rave_tv.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos 03:55

    'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos

    Jan 11
    Who has the edge between the Denver Broncos defense and the Baltimore Ravens offense? Take a look at why our experts are a little worried about the Ravens' defensive line in this matchup.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Can Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis stop Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning? 03:05

    'Playbook': Can Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis stop Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning?

    Jan 11
    Will Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis be effective in pass coverage against Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning? Our analysts discuss the matchup between future hall of famers.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Saturday Preview 03:05

    NFL Live OT: Saturday Preview

    Jan 11
    Trey Wingo, Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards preview Saturday's Ravens-Broncos and Packers-49ers games.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchups

    Jan 11
    The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
  • Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite history

    Jan 11
    RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…
  • The Sports Guy make his divisional playoffs picks

    Jan 11
    Aaron Rodgers's quest for revenge highlights the Sports Guy's inbox while he makes his divisional weekend picks.