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In their darkest hour, Newsome saw the light

In their darkest hour, Newsome saw the light

Newsome said he didn't panic when the Ravens fell into a slumpWhen almost everyone else thought the team was coming apart, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome thought his team was coming together.
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  • Super stories: From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harba…

    Super stories: From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harbau…

    CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013
    From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harbaugh brothers and the 49ers' return to glory, this Super Bowl has a lot of storylines to digest. Peter King breaks them down.
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  • Ravens inspire a new anthem from West Baltimore rapper

    Ravens inspire a new anthem from West Baltimore rapper

    baltimoresun.com Jan 24, 2013
    West Baltimore rapper Los' 'Purple Reign' begins to make viral rounds King Los is not merely a young rapper on the verge, cultivating buzz and working with Diddy's record label. He's also a Ravens fan - in his words, a "humongous" one.
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  • Ravens' Ellerbe didn't practice Thursday

    Ravens' Ellerbe didn't practice Thursday

    ESPN.com baltimoresun.com Jan 24, 2013
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe was the only Ravens player who didn't practice Thursday, the team's first official practice for next Sunday's Super Bowl. He is dealing with ankle and back injuries. Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (k…
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  • Lewis more focused on Niners than retirement

    Lewis more focused on Niners than retirement

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    For weeks, no one could determine when The Ray Lewis Retirement Tour would draw to a close.
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  • Joe Flacco content to lead by example

    Joe Flacco content to lead by example

    baltimoresun.com Jan 24, 2013
    Despite endorsement from Ray Lewis, quarterback not looking to fill role as vocal leaderWhen the Ravens bid farewell to Ray Lewis after Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3, Joe Flacco figures to be one of the key players who will succeed the 13-time Pro Bowl ins…
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  • Firing of Cameron was 'a brilliant move'

    Firing of Cameron was 'a brilliant move'

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    Cam Cameron told The New York Times that his firing in December by the Baltimore Ravens was "a brilliant move." "Everyone on the team took a look in the mirror after that," Cameron said. Cameron is right that his firing put the respo…
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  • Ravens don’t want to touch Lombardi Trophy yet

    Ravens don’t want to touch Lombardi Trophy yet

    The Ravens got an unwelcome visitor at their headquarters on Thursday. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that CBS brought a Lombardi Trophy to Ravens camp to take promotional pictures of players standing with the trophy. The Ravens didn’t want a
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  • Dennis Dixon to imitate Colin Kaepernick for defense's benefit

    Dennis Dixon to imitate Colin Kaepernick for defense's benefit

    baltimoresun.com Jan 24, 2013
    Practice-squad player's familiarity with read-option offense could prove valuable for Ravens defense trying to plan scheme to contain San Francisco 49ers quarterbackThe Ravens can’t fully replicate Colin Kaepernick’s abilities as a quarterback, but th
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  • Ravens safety Reed: 'I'll be playing next year'

    Ravens safety Reed: 'I'll be playing next year'

    Ravens safety Ed Reed isn't planning on joining teammate Ray Lewis in retirement after the Super Bowl.
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  • Andrew Luck recommended Kaepernick to Jim Harbaugh

    Andrew Luck recommended Kaepernick to Jim Harbaugh

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    If the 49ers beat the Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII, folks in Baltimore have another reason to hate the team that left in the middle of the night nearly 29 years ago. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick plays for the 49ers in part because Colts quarterback Andrew…
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  • 'Super Bowl Sendoff Rally' set for Monday in Inner Harbor

    'Super Bowl Sendoff Rally' set for Monday in Inner Harbor

    baltimoresun.com Jan 24, 2013
    Fans will be able to show their support for the Ravens during a "Super Bowl Sendoff Rally" on Monday at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, according to a news release from the team and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
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  • John Harbaugh crashes his parents’ conference call

    John Harbaugh crashes his parents’ conference call

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Super Bowl is still more than a week away, but Ravens coach John Harbaugh has the first score. During a national conference call with Jack and Jackie Harbaugh (the parents of the two Super Bowl coaches, in case you haven’t heard), John snuck onto th
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  • Marvin Lewis picks Ravens over 49ers

    Marvin Lewis picks Ravens over 49ers

    ESPN.com baltimoresun.com Jan 24, 2013
    The last time the Ravens reached the Super Bowl, Marvin Lewis was the coordinator for one of the best defenses in NFL history. Lewis' defense didn't allow a touchdown in the 34-7 win over the Giants as the Ravens hoisted the Lombardi Trophy 12 years ago…
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  • Colts owner sent $8,500 to a fan who guessed the correct Ravens…

    Colts owner sent $8,500 to a fan who guessed the correct Ravens-Pats score

    yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013
    The NFL is the No Fun League, which means Jim Irsay's days in it are probably numbered. But he'll make it a fun ride as long as he's around. This past Sunday on Twitter, Irsay, the owner of the Colts, made his followers an offer: first to reply getting …
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  • Ravens red hot in the red zone

    Ravens red hot in the red zone

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Ravens scored touchdowns on all four of their red zone drives in the AFC Championship Game and went 3-for-3 in goal-to-go situations in New England. Baltimore has now scored on its last eight trips into the red zone. Before this hot streak, the Rave…
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  • AFC North chat reminder

    AFC North chat reminder

    ESPN.com Jan 24, 2013
    Just a reminder that the AFC North weekly chat was relocated to Thursday at 3 p.m. this week. Even though the Ravens are in the Super Bowl, our talk doesn't have to be limited to Super Bowl questions. This is your time to discuss the Bengals, Browns and…
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  • Coffee Companion (1/24): your daily Super Bowl fix

    Coffee Companion (1/24): your daily Super Bowl fix

    baltimoresun.com Jan 24, 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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  • Buffalo News explores different angle of Ray Lewis murder case

    Buffalo News explores different angle of Ray Lewis murder case

    profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013
    With the presumed future employer of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis devoting 30 minutes of air time to a 13-year-old case of double murder, it’s hard for Lewis or the Ravens to criticize any other media outlet for paying attention to the story. The Buffalo
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  • Rocky Balboa and Ranking Joe Flacco

    Rocky Balboa and Ranking Joe Flacco

    nytimes.com Jan 24, 2013
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has played brilliantly in the playoffs, but not in the regular season. Does that mean he's just a regular Joe?
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  • Five things Matt Vensel got right and wrong this season

    Five things Matt Vensel got right and wrong this season

    baltimoresun.com Jan 24, 2013
    Ravens reporter Matt Vensel looks back at his analysis throughout the seasonOver the past five months, I have rambled and ranted about the Ravens after each of their games in our weekly online column, Five Things We Learned About The Ravens. It has been…
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  • Video - Do Your Job: Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco taking care of business 01:33

    Do Your Job: Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco taking care of business

    Jan 24
    Heath Evans has been giving Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco a hard time throughout the season, but why is Evans calling Flacco "amazing?" Take a look for yourself.
  • Video - Super Bowl Preview: Ed Reed, Alex Smith 02:07

    Super Bowl Preview: Ed Reed, Alex Smith

    Jan 24
    John Clayton delivers the latest news in advance of Super Bowl XLVII
  • Video - Ride Not Over For Ed Reed 00:42

    Ride Not Over For Ed Reed

    Jan 24
    Ravens safety Ed Reed vows to return to the NFL next season and is excited for the Super Bowl.
  • Video - Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed compares San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mic 02:45

    Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed compares San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mic

    Jan 24
    Hear why Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed is comparing San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.

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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Jan 24
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…