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Earlier this week, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis said during an appearance on Pro Football Talk that Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is the one young defender who makes Lewis say, “Wow!” For Pierre-Paul, nothing about football is making him say âUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata proves a little weight gain doesn't have to slow him downRavens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata had mapped out an ambitious plan, albeit one not readily apparent when he lumbered onto the practice field for a June minicamp.Upvote Share Tweet
Dannell Ellerbe finds his place with the Ravens' defenseRavens inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe laughed when he heard the question. Then he smiled. And then he smiled some more.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens' offense focused on containing Tamba HaliChiefs pass rusher had two sacks in playoff game against BaltimoreThe pass-rushing prowess of Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl outside linebacker Tamba Hali tends to put an offense on high alert.Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday could be rebound day for Ravens tight endsDennis Pitta and Ed Dickson get a shot at a Kansas City Chiefs defense that has allowed a touchdown to a tight end in three of four games this seasonFor the first time since the beginning of last season, tight ends Dennis Pitta and Ed Dickson finished a…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens again fully represented at practiceIt appears that the Ravens will be at full strength Sunday when they play the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.Upvote Share TweetSunday's opponent starts a converted guard at center, a rookie at left guard and a second-year pro at right guardThe Kansas City Chiefs, the Ravens’ opponent this Sunday, boast the top-ranked run offense in the NFL. But the very foundation of that grounUpvote Share Tweet
If Orioles win Friday, their Sunday game could overlap with RavensIt's conceivable if the Orioles beat the Texas Rangers on Friday, that their next game Sunday could overlap with the 1 p.m. broadcast of the Ravens game at the Kansas City Chiefs.Upvote Share Tweet
Checking in with rookie cornerback Asa JacksonEach week, blogger Matt Vensel fires a few questions at rookie cornerback and kick returner Asa Jackson. The Ravens’ fifth-round pick in April’s draft, Jackson is a Sacramento native who played his college ball at Cal Poly.Upvote Share TweetAs recently as last week, at least one national writer was still throwing haymakers at Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, saying that his reputation as a winner had more to do with the Ravens defense than it did his own performance. That’s an argument thatUpvote Share Tweet
Terrence Cody on not starting: 'We're winning, and I'm doing my part'Nose guard started every game last season, none this yearIt's been a major adjustment time for massive Ravens nose guard Terrence Cody, and not in the way he wanted.Upvote Share TweetFootball and politics meet again: Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue and his wife have said they will give $100,000 to Maryland's same-sex marriage campaign.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens' decision at kicker looking goodESPN.com Oct 4, 2012It's only one-quarter of the way through the season, but the Ravens look like they made the right decision at kicker. At the end of the preseason, Baltimore chose Justin Tucker over Billy Cundiff, a 2010 Pro Bowl kicker who missed the game-tying field g…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
Preview: Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City ChiefsOct 4NFL Films previews the Week 5 matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Ravens-ChiefsOct 4The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Baltimore at Kansas City
After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' first loss ex…Oct 4After winning their first four games, the Arizona Cardinals' flaws, specifically on offense, were exposed.
Biggest NFL games of Week 5 -- John Clayton's First & 10Oct 4The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.
The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL PickOct 4A reader named Mike in St. Louis sent me the following e-mail this week: "Simmons, football fans in St. Louis have suffered enough, compiling the wor...