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Ravens’ Dannell Ellerbe calls $10,000 fine “B.S.”
profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 9, 2012
A hit on Browns running back Trent Richardson got Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe fined by the NFL. And Ellerbe is not happy about that. Ellerbe was fined $10,000 drilling Richardson when Richardson was running for a pass. According to the NFL, it was…Share Tweet
Raiders rule out Richard Seymour, Darren McFadden, Mike Goodson and Shawntae SpencerFor the second consecutive game, Ravens starting left defensive end Pernell McPhee has been ruled out due to thigh and knee injuries.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 9, 2012The Raiders had a tough task anyway, flying across country to play the 6-2 Ravens. It got tougher when the injury report was read. Raiders coach Dennis Allen said running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson were both out, along with defensive tackle …Share Tweet
How NFL Players Found Their Voice On The Marriage-Equality Issuedeadspin.com Nov 9, 2012When Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe wrote his famous "lustful cockmonster" letter to a Maryland state delegate back in September, he wasn't just defending gay marriage: Kluwe was also sticking up for Brendon Ayanbadejo. More »Share TweetRay Lewis returned to Ravens headquarters Friday for the first time since tearing his triceps nearly four weeks ago, and he wasn't there to give his retirement speech. In a statement released by the team, Lewis indicated that he plans to return to the R…Share TweetAs we have seen over the years, it can sometimes take a lot for the Pittsburgh Steelers to drag quarterback Ben Roethlisberger off the field. But the birth of his of his first child might be one thing that can sideline him.Share Tweet
Could Tyrod Taylor get more playing time this season?baltimoresun.com Nov 9, 2012Coach John Harbaugh said team needs to take advantage of backup quarterback's talentAs the backup to starting quarterback Joe Flacco for the past two seasons, Tyrod Taylor’s time on the field has been extremely limited, throwing just four passes, complShare Tweet
John Harbaugh beats up on losing teamsESPN.com Nov 9, 2012Some would argue that Sunday's game against the Raiders (3-5) is a trap game because it comes a week before the Ravens' game against the Steelers. But Baltimore's history under coach John Harbaugh says that won't happen. Since 2008, Harbaugh has a 29-4 …Share Tweet
Coffee Companion: Ravens to focus on third-down conversionsbaltimoresun.com Nov 9, 2012Every 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…Share Tweet
'Playbook': Oakland Raiders vs. Baltimore RavensNov 9The "Playbook" crew explains why Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece will have an impact against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 10.
Ray Lewis makes a surprise visitNov 9Albert Breer has the latest from Baltimore as Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis makes a special visit to see his teammates as he is recovering from injury.
Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night scheduleNov 9If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive playNov 9The Texans bat passes down -- 25 of them this season. The Bears force fumbles -- 21 of them this year. You think a defense-fest can't be fun? Watch Sunday night when the Texans (7-1) travel to Soldier Field to face the similarly 7-1 Bears.
Clayton mailbag: Scramble for QBs costing coachesNov 9The scramble for franchise quarterbacks is costing coaches their jobs, writes John Clayton.
The Mike Brown era ends in L.A., but the Week 10 picks must go onNov 9A moment of silence for the ex-Lakers coach before getting to the Week 10 picks.