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After they uncharacteristically allowed 129 rushing yards in their season-opening win over the Cincinnati Bengals, stopping the run seemed to be the biggest concern for the Ravens defense.Upvote Share Tweet
Despite growing chorus for Brady Quinn, Cassel is expected to start vs. Ravens this SundayDespite reports out of Kansas City that Matt Cassel could lose his starting job — or at least a few snaps — to backup Brady Quinn, the Ravens intend to prepare aUpvote Share Tweet
Joe Flacco on Orioles' season: 'It's pretty impressive'Playoff-bound Orioles receiving support from RavensThe Orioles' remarkable turnaround season after years of losing has made an impression in the Ravens' locker room.Upvote Share Tweet
Ed Dickson trying to stay positive after first zero-catch gameTight end admits being frustrated, but is trying to stay patient in his new role as backup to Dennis PittaSince succeeding Todd Heap as the Ravens’ primary tight end at the beginning of last season, Ed Dickson has been a reliable option for quarterbackUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens at full strength as they prepare for Kansas CityAll players practice today in some capacityThe weekend off after playing last Thursday obviously did the Ravens some good.Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking down Ravens-Chiefs game with K.C. Star's Adam TeicherEvery week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Sunday, the Ravens will take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Adam Teicher covers the Chiefs for The Kansas City Star, and he was kindUpvote Share Tweet
How John Harbaugh's Ravens teams have fared outside Eastern time zoneThe Ravens will hit the road again this weekend and travel outside the Eastern time zone for the first time this season.Upvote Share Tweet
Ed Reed on NFL rule enforcement: 'It's a tough situation'Ravens safety appealing $21,000 fineAppealing a $21,000 fine from the league office for his crushing hit on New England Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch, Ravens star free safety Ed Reed characterized NFL rule enforcement as confusing.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens offense ranked No. 2 in NFLESPN.com Updated Oct 3, 2012Four weeks into the regular season, the Ravens surprisingly have the NFL's second-ranked offense, trailing only the New England Patriots. Baltimore hasn't finished a season ranked in the top 10 in offense since 1997, when Vinny Testaverde was the quarte…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Oct 3, 2012Upset with the Ravens pass defense? Irked about the lack of respect for the Bengals? Angry with the slow starts for the Steelers and Browns? If that's the case, it's a good day to vent because today is the AFC North weekly chat. You should know the rout…Upvote Share TweetNFL players of size -- including some Ravens -- are saying that the new Nike jerseys are less than flattering to their figures.Upvote Share Tweet
'A Purple Evening' event for Ravens' female fans rescheduledThe sixth annual "A Purple Evening" event, dedicated to female fans of the Ravens, has been rescheduled for Nov. 5, due to the Orioles' postseason berth.Upvote Share Tweet
Five Ravens stats that stand out: Week 5Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.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 Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Oct 3, 2012One of the top election-year social wedge issues has worked its way into the NFL, with Ravens teammates Brendon Ayanbadejo and Matt Birk publicly taking opposite stances on the issue of gay marriage. Ayanbadejo supports it. Birk recently wrote an op-ed…Upvote Share Tweet
Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 4yahoo.com Updated Oct 3, 2012Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: Denver Broncos, New England Patriots AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Philad…Upvote Share Tweet
E:60 - Ray LewisOct 3E:60 connects with Ray Lewis and the man who fueled the future Hall of Famer's legendary intensity. Rachel Nichols takes an exclusive look at a family trying to break the generational curse of abandonment.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: BAL-KCOct 3Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Ravens-Chiefs
Young defensive backs have made their marksOct 3At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton