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Paul Kruger gives the Ravens a needed pass rush

Paul Kruger gives the Ravens a needed pass rush

baltimoresun.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
All Ravens outside linebacker Paul Kruger thinks about nowadays is relentlessly chasing the quarterback. It is an aggressive pursuit fueled by power, speed and well-practiced pass-rushing moves.
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  • The Ravens are one tough bunch

    The Ravens are one tough bunch

    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.
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  • Catching Up With ... Willie Richardson

    Catching Up With ... Willie Richardson

    baltimoresun.com Nov 29, 2012
    It was, Willie Richardson said, the perfect send-off.
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  • Ravens special teams unit has been among the best in the NFL

    Ravens special teams unit has been among the best in the NFL

    baltimoresun.com Nov 29, 2012
    The 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 havi
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  • Steelers-Ravens: Defensive streak on line

    Steelers-Ravens: Defensive streak on line

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    There'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…
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  • Touchdowns a rare commodity for Ravens offense in last two game…

    Touchdowns a rare commodity for Ravens offense in last two games

    baltimoresun.com Nov 29, 2012
    Unit 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 playof
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  • Jacoby Jones says he will play Sunday vs. Steelers

    Jacoby Jones says he will play Sunday vs. Steelers

    Wide 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 aga
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  • Ravens could benefit from Steelers' decision to alter Mike Wall…

    Ravens could benefit from Steelers' decision to alter Mike Wallace's role

    baltimoresun.com Nov 29, 2012
    Pittsburgh'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 f
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  • Ben Roethlisberger’s Sunday status will come down to arm streng…

    Ben Roethlisberger’s Sunday status will come down to arm strength

    Steelers 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 better
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  • Jah Reid hoping to eliminate mistakes

    Jah Reid hoping to eliminate mistakes

    baltimoresun.com Nov 29, 2012
    Second-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.
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  • Ravens' Corey Graham recovering from stomach virus

    Ravens' Corey Graham recovering from stomach virus

    baltimoresun.com Nov 29, 2012
    Starting 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.
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  • Ravens eyeing return of Steelers' Troy Polamalu

    Ravens eyeing return of Steelers' Troy Polamalu

    baltimoresun.com Nov 29, 2012
    Seven-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 just
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  • Steelers QB shouldn't change Ravens plans

    Steelers QB shouldn't change Ravens plans

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Joe Flacco knows Ray Rice saved his bacon

    Joe Flacco knows Ray Rice saved his bacon

    profootballtalk.com Nov 29, 2012
    The 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 a
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  • John Harbaugh closing in on Bill Cowher

    John Harbaugh closing in on Bill Cowher

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Coffee Companion (11/29): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (11/29): your daily Ravens fix

    baltimoresun.com Nov 29, 2012
    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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  • Wake-up: Steelers shuffling offensive line

    Wake-up: Steelers shuffling offensive line

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    It 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…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Steelers-Ravens 00:29

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Steelers-Ravens

    Nov 29
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Pittsburgh at Baltimore
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Injuries Impact Steelers-Ravens Rivalry 01:23

    NFL Live OT: Injuries Impact Steelers-Ravens Rivalry

    Nov 29
    Trey 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.
  • Video - Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens 03:07

    Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens

    Nov 29
    NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens.

Sports Columnists

  • AFC playoff races wrapping up early -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 29
    The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Nov 29
    There 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...