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Scouting report: Ravens vs. Chiefs

Scouting report: Ravens vs. Chiefs

baltimoresun.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Zrebiec breaks down Sunday's game between the Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, including talk about the Ravens' running game behind Ray Rice, right, and the Chiefs' passing game with Matt Cassel, left. Zreb…
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  • Chiefs' Branden Albert, a Glen Burnie grad, is ready to face Ra…

    Chiefs' Branden Albert, a Glen Burnie grad, is ready to face Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Oct 5, 2012
    Kansas City starter has developed into one of the NFL's best offensive tacklesAs the member of a family with deep roots in sports - including a few cousins who tried out for the NFL - Ashley Sims was familiar with witnessing feats of athleticism. But
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  • Ravens respectful of Chiefs LBs Derrick Johnson, Justin Houston

    Ravens respectful of Chiefs LBs Derrick Johnson, Justin Houston

    baltimoresun.com Oct 5, 2012
    Johnson went to Pro Bowl last season, Houston has four sacksOutside linebacker Tamba Hali is regarded as the headliner of the Kansas City Chiefs' defense.
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  • Pernell McPhee: 'I'm better than what I'm playing'

    Pernell McPhee: 'I'm better than what I'm playing'

    baltimoresun.com Oct 5, 2012
    Ravens defensive end frustrated with production after two knee surgeriesThe aftermath of two arthroscopic surgeries on his right knee has created mounting frustration for Ravens starting defensive end Pernell McPhee.
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  • Ravens hoping for some Kansas City hospitality this Sunday

    Ravens hoping for some Kansas City hospitality this Sunday

    baltimoresun.com Oct 5, 2012
    Chiefs lead NFL in turnovers committed with 15, but Ravens expected an offense motivated to protect the footballThe Kansas City Chiefs have pledged to work on protecting the football. The Ravens are hoping that the Chiefs will wait another week before f…
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  • Birk releases video opposing Maryland same-sex marriage

    Birk releases video opposing Maryland same-sex marriage

    baltimoresun.com Oct 5, 2012
    Ravens center Matt Birk officially jumped into Maryland's same-sex marriage scrum today, releasing a web-only video that supports traditional marriage.
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  • Everyone practicing today for Ravens

    Everyone practicing today for Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Oct 5, 2012
    Ravens healthy heading into Sunday's gameThe Ravens are in good health heading into Sunday's kickoff against the Kansas City Chiefs.
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  • Coffee Companion (10/5): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (10/5): your daily Ravens fix

    baltimoresun.com Oct 5, 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: Pittsburgh's 'hatred' of Philly

    Wake-up: Pittsburgh's 'hatred' of Philly

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    It's almost time to watch some AFC North teams in action again. The NFL schedule-makers have created quite a gap for the division. The Ravens and Browns haven't played since Sept. 27, and the Steelers haven't been on the field since Sept. 23. Division t…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs 04:03

    'Playbook': Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs

    Oct 5
    Will the Baltimore Ravens be able to run the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs? The "Playbook" crew explains what to look for when running back Ray Rice takes the field.
  • Video - Ray Lewis Speech Preview 00:58

    Ray Lewis Speech Preview

    Oct 5
    Ray Lewis gives a motivational speech to Elon University.
  • Video - Ray Lewis' Inspiring Words 03:56

    Ray Lewis' Inspiring Words

    Oct 5
    Ray Lewis speaks from the heart, and he has been using his gift to motivate all sorts of groups across the country.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.