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Ravens notes: After short break, Ravens return to practice

Ravens notes: After short break, Ravens return to practice

baltimoresun.com Updated Oct 1, 2012
After enduring a tough grind of playing four games in 18 days, the Ravens got back to work Monday following a three-day weekend.
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  • Birk wades into same-sex marriage debate

    Birk wades into same-sex marriage debate

    The question of same-sex marriage has created some same-team awkwardness. Last month, Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo came out in favor of expanding the legal definition of marriage to include folks of the same gender.  Over the weekend, Ravens cen…
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  • Ravens will have to prepare for noise level at Arrowhead Stadiu…

    Ravens will have to prepare for noise level at Arrowhead Stadium

    baltimoresun.com Oct 1, 2012
    There's not a whole lot that Matt Birk remembers about the Ravens' 30-7 playoff victory over the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium during the 2010 season.
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  • Ravens hit hard by Pagano's leukemia diagnosis

    Ravens hit hard by Pagano's leukemia diagnosis

    Colts coach, former defensive coordinator hospitalizedKnown for his strong personality and aggressive approach to football, Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano is expected to giveleukemia all it can handle as he begins his fight with the disease.
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  • The Ravens go nickel as more footballs fly than ever

    The Ravens go nickel as more footballs fly than ever

    baltimoresun.com Oct 1, 2012
    My, have the footballs been flying. In case you needed more proof that this has become a passing league, six NFL teams have averaged 40 or more pass attempts through four games. The New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions, who have a combined one win betwe…
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  • Browns accuse Ravens of dirty play

    Browns accuse Ravens of dirty play

    ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    Lost in the aftermath of the Ravens' win over the Browns on Thursday night was Browns safety Ray Ventrone's accusation that Baltimore crossed the line. "I know that they were playing dirty on offense," Ventrone said, via The Associated Press. …
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  • Ravens snaps: looking at trends through four games

    Ravens snaps: looking at trends through four games

    baltimoresun.com Oct 1, 2012
    Since we are four weeks into the NFL season, I figured now would be a great time to take a look at the snap counts for the 53 men on the Ravens roster to see which trends are developing. To do this, I relied on stats from Pro Football Focus. It’s a trem
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  • Read and react: Tackling five opinions on the Ravens

    Read and react: Tackling five opinions on the Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Oct 1, 2012
    This feature appears each Monday 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?
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  • Will Ravens go no-huddle in Kansas City?

    Will Ravens go no-huddle in Kansas City?

    baltimoresun.com Oct 1, 2012
    It will be interesting to see how the Ravens' no-huddle offense holds up on the road against Kansas City on Sunday.
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  • Wake-up call: Ravens, Bengals still on top

    Wake-up call: Ravens, Bengals still on top

    ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    Through the first quarter of the regular season, the Ravens and Bengals continue to have the best records in the AFC North at 3-1, but they've gotten there in two different ways. The Ravens have won all three at home, and the Bengals have had to play th…
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Diamond Studs 03:34

    Mint Condition: Diamond Studs

    Oct 1
    Michele Steele is joined by Panini hobby marketing manager Tracy Hackler to discuss diamond-embedded cards and other highlights of 2012 Panini Momentum Football.

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    Oct 1
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