This is the November 27, 2012 news archive. View today's Ravens rumors and news.
It has been a long time since Andre Gurode suited up as a reserve for the Ravens in the AFC championship game last season, but the 34-year-old still went to the gym five days every week, hoping for a phone call.Upvote Share Tweet
Film study: Ravens vs. SteelersEach week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponentEach week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of thei…Upvote Share Tweet4th-and-29 play was undoubtedly impressive, but Baltimore has seen plenty of plays just as spectacularRavens fans are still atwitter about Ray Rice's 30-yard mad dash for that game-saving first down Sunday in San Diego, and why not?Upvote Share TweetTeam needs another win against Pittsburgh and a Bengals loss to lock up division titleSunday's second showdown against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers could also bring the Ravens their second AFC North title in as many years.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens make a pitch for fitness at StoneleighPlayers visit school as part of NFL's Play 60 projectStudents and teachers of Stoneleigh Elementary School in Towson are spending the year at the former Carver Center for the Arts and Technology building to allow for an addition at their regular schoolh…Upvote Share TweetOutside linebacker voted award by teammates for his comeback from torn Achilles tendonRavens star outside linebacker Terrell Suggs has been named the Ravens' recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award.Upvote Share Tweet
Tale of the Tape: Dennis Pitta's touchdown catch vs. ChargersEvery week, blogger Matt Vensel breaks down a critical play, sometimes with the help of Ravens players, from that week’s game. Today, he looks at tight end Dennis Pitta’s touchdown catch in the win over the Chargers.Upvote Share TweetPlayoff implications for this weekend's gamesAs the Ravens (9-2) prepare for Sunday's AFC North contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium, the game holds immediate playoff implications.Upvote Share TweetJonathan Dwyer will start at running back Sunday when the Pittsburgh Steelers face the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, coach Mike Tomlin announced Tuesday.Upvote Share TweetSteelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw the ball Monday for the first time since sustaining his rib injury and has a chance of playing at the Ravens on Sunday. "He'll take steps maybe toward playing this week," Steelers coach Mike Tomlin…Upvote Share TweetThis feature appears every week on the Baltimore Sports Blitz. It’s just like “What They’re Saying About the Ravens,” but it includes blogger Matt Vensel saying something about what those people are saying. Got it?Upvote Share Tweet
AFC North Game Balls: Week 12We're handing out game balls after Week 12 and this is who's getting them: OFFENSE: Ray Rice, Ravens. He single-handedly kept the Ravens alive in San Diego where he converted a fourth-and-29 by running for 28 1/2 yards after a short pass. It was more th…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 Tweet
John Harbaugh on fourth-and-1 call: 'I thought we'd get it'Ravens coach doesn't seem to have any regrets about botched fourth-down call nor using rookie running back Bernard Pierce in that situationRay Rice’s amazing 29-yard catch-and-run on fourth down-and-29 and the Ravens’ eventual 16-13 overtime win againUpvote Share TweetMike Holmgren is leaving the Browns. David DeCastro is back on the Steelers' active roster. And there's a chance that Ray Lewis could return to practice Thursday. Just another quiet start to the week in the AFC North. Read all about it in your wake-up c…Upvote Share Tweet
Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Browns almost b…Nov 27The Dawg Pound barked with joy when the Cleveland Browns upended the hated Pittsburgh Steelers 20-14 on Sunday.
Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…Nov 27Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…Nov 27Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 12Nov 27The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.