This is the November 29, 2012 news archive. View today's Ravens rumors and news.
The Ravens have been lucky, received divine intervention and may be one of the worst 9-2 teams in NFL history, but the one characteristic that stands out about this team is toughness.Upvote Share Tweet
Catching Up With ... Willie RichardsonIt was, Willie Richardson said, the perfect send-off.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens special teams unit has been among the best in the NFLThe Ravens have been one of the NFL’s best on special teams this season, and their success has extended beyond the three return touchdowns for Jacoby Jones. Their coverage teams have limited the damage done by opposing returners. Punter Sam Koch is haviUpvote Share Tweet
Steelers-Ravens: Defensive streak on lineThere's no tougher defense in the NFL than the Steelers when it comes yards allowed. Pittsburgh leads the NFL in total defense, giving up 257.2 yards per game. There's only one other defense holding offenses under 300 yards per game, and that's the 49er…Upvote Share Tweet
Touchdowns a rare commodity for Ravens offense in last two gamesUnit has scored just one touchdown in last 10 quarters, which sparked Ray Rice to say the team is an angry 9-2While the Ravens have reason to feel good about their 9-2 record — a mark good enough for what would be the No. 2 seed in the AFC if the playofUpvote Share TweetWide receiver and return specialist describes ankle injury as 'minor'Jacoby Jones may have sat out Wednesday’s practice because of an ankle injury, but the Ravens wide receiver said there’s no question that he will be available for Sunday’s game agaUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens could benefit from Steelers' decision to alter Mike Wallace's rolePittsburgh's best deep threat now listed as co-starter with Emmanuel SandersThe Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision to list wide receiver Mike Wallace as a co-starter with Emmanuel Sanders on the team’s updated depth chart didn’t draw much of a reaction fUpvote Share TweetSteelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to practice in a limited fashion on Wednesday, keeping hope alive that he’ll be able to play against the Ravens in Baltimore this Sunday. Getting back to work didn’t leave Roethlisberger with any betterUpvote Share Tweet
Jah Reid hoping to eliminate mistakesSecond-year lineman has two false starts in two startsAs far as Ravens starting left offensive guard Jah Reid is concerned, all he needs to do is relax a bit to cut down on his mistakes.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens' Corey Graham recovering from stomach virusStarting cornerback feeling better after missing practice WednesdayRavens starting cornerback Corey Graham said he's almost fully recovered from a stomach virus that caused major nausea and sidelined him at practice Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetSeven-time Pro Bowl strong safety fully practiced Wednesday, could return Sunday from calf injuryAs if the Ravens offense didn’t have enough to worry about in Sunday’s showdown against the NFL’s top-ranked defense, the Pittsburgh Steelers might justUpvote Share TweetThe Ravens are preparing for both quarterbacks, Ben Roethlisberger and Charlie Batch, heading into Sunday's game against the Steelers. Under normal circumstances, this would be a lot of extra work for the Ravens. But these aren't normal circumstances. E…Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Flacco knows Ray Rice saved his baconprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 29, 2012The good news is he can laugh about it now. But Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco knows running back Ray Rice bailed him out by taking a check-down pass and converting an improbable fourth-and-29 in last week’s comeback win against the Chargers. “We got aUpvote Share Tweet
John Harbaugh closing in on Bill CowherThe Ravens can clinch a playoff berth with a win against the Steelers. It would be appropriate for coach John Harbaugh to do this against Pittsburgh. Harbaugh would become the first coach to reach the playoffs in each of his first five seasons as head c…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
Wake-up: Steelers shuffling offensive lineIt should be a busy Thursday here on the blog, but it won't compare to Sunday evening. All four AFC North teams are playing at 4:25 p.m. I will be covering the Steelers-Ravens game, which will be seen by 70 percent of the country because of the late aft…Upvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily Prediction: Steelers-RavensNov 29The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Pittsburgh at Baltimore
NFL Live OT: Injuries Impact Steelers-Ravens RivalryNov 29Trey Wingo, Marcellus Wiley and Jerry Rice discuss the impact Ben Roethlisberger and Ray Lewis will have on their teams when they are able to return.
Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore RavensNov 29NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens.
AFC playoff races wrapping up early -- John Clayton's First & 10Nov 29The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL PickNov 29There are two ways that a blackjack dealer can ruin your night. I don't mind the first way — if he's grimly dealing himself face cards and black...