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Rapid Reaction: Titans 26, Steelers 23

Rapid Reaction: Titans 26, Steelers 23

ESPN.com Updated Oct 11, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Thoughts on the Pittsburgh Steelers' 26-23 loss at the Tennessee Titans: What it means: The Steelers (2-3) fell two games back of the division-leading Ravens because they fell short on the road again. This marked the second time they…
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  • With struggles this year, questions raised about Ravens LB Ray …

    With struggles this year, questions raised about Ravens LB Ray Lewis

    Chiefs offensive line pushed veteran around the field, but team adjusted to pick up 9-6 winA helmet to the chest from Kansas City Chiefs center Ryan Lilja rudely greeted Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis, a punishing blow reinforced by Lilja shoving th…
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  • Week 6 picks: The Pats' offense is a juggernaut, but unstoppabl…

    Week 6 picks: The Pats' offense is a juggernaut, but unstoppabl…

    CNNSI.com Oct 11, 2012
    The Pats' offense is a juggernaut, but unstoppable? The Seattle crowd, and a crazed pass rush, will have something to say about that, Peter King writes as he picks Week 6's games.
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  • Breaking down Sunday's game between the Ravens and Cowboys with…

    Breaking down Sunday's game between the Ravens and Cowboys with Dallas reporter Rainer Sabin

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 2012
    Every 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 Dallas Cowboys at M&T Bank Stadium. Rainer Sabin covers the Cowboys for The Dallas Morning News, and he was kind e
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  • Picking apart the Week Six picks

    Picking apart the Week Six picks

    profootballtalk.com Oct 11, 2012
    Every Thursday morning, we unveil the respective picks from MDS and yours truly.  Every Thursday afternoon, MDS joins PFT Live to discuss the games on which we disagree - and other games that make us nervous. Today, we talked Vikings-Redskins, Broncos-
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  • As he prepares for 200th game, Ravens' Matt Birk reflects on ca…

    As he prepares for 200th game, Ravens' Matt Birk reflects on career

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 2012
    Veteran center was a sixth-round draft pick, had a rough time early in his career before turning into Pro Bowl linemanMatt Birk's goals at first were simple. There was no thought of having a long and productive NFL career. He had no visions of making Pr…
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  • Facing Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, Ravens will see …

    Facing Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, Ravens will see familiar defense

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 2012
    Rob Ryan is the identical twin brother of former Ravens defensive coordinator Rex RyanWhenever Ravens Pro Bowl offensive guard Marshal Yanda looks across the line of scrimmage at the Dallas Cowboys' front seven or tilts his gaze toward their sideline
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  • Ravens' O-line faces another test vs. Cowboys LBs

    Ravens' O-line faces another test vs. Cowboys LBs

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 2012
    Ravens offensive tackles Michael Oher and Kelechi Osemele thought they had it tough last week.
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  • Ravens wary of Dez Bryant on punt returns

    Ravens wary of Dez Bryant on punt returns

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 2012
    Although Dallas Cowboy is averaging just 6.4 yards on returns, Ravens punt coverage unit eager to contain himDez Bryant is averaging just 6.4 yards on seven punt returns thus far for the Dallas Cowboys, but the Ravens are treating the starting wide rece…
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  • Ravens' nose guards had a long day in Kansas City

    Ravens' nose guards had a long day in Kansas City

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 2012
    Rough day for Kemoeatu, CodyBulldozed by the Kansas City Chiefs' running game in the first half prior to a halftime adjustment salvaged a 9-6 victory, the Ravens' defense was particularly susceptible to the zone-stretch play.
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  • Tony Romo's elusiveness reminds Ravens of Ben Roethlisberger

    Tony Romo's elusiveness reminds Ravens of Ben Roethlisberger

    baltimoresun.com ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Defense wary of Dallas Cowboys quarterback's ability to scramble and buy time to find receivers downfieldWhen Tony Romo escapes pressure, darts away from an opponent, and finds a receiver for a gain, the Ravens see similarities between the Dallas Cowboy…
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  • Cowboys LB Spencer expects to play Sunday

    Cowboys LB Spencer expects to play Sunday

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Dallas Cowboys starting outside linebacker Anthony Spencer said he expects to play in Sunday's game at the Baltimore Ravens. Spencer missed the Week 4 loss to the Chicago Bears with a pectoral muscle injury.
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  • Coffee Companion (10/11): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (10/11): your daily Ravens fix

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 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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  • Tommy Streeter: 'I want to be an all-around receiver'

    Tommy Streeter: 'I want to be an all-around receiver'

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 2012
    Out for the season, injured rookie is trying to improve for next yearFor lanky Ravens rookie wide receiver Tommy Streeter, now is the time to work on his weaknesses.
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  • Sergio Kindle: 'Frustration ain't going to get you nowhere'

    Sergio Kindle: 'Frustration ain't going to get you nowhere'

    baltimoresun.com Oct 11, 2012
    Former second-round draft pick has played in one game this yearGrowing up in Dallas as a Parade Magazine All-American linebacker and running back, Ravens outside linebacker Sergio Kindle was never a Cowboys fan.
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  • Video - Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. Baltimore Ravens 02:32

    Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. Baltimore Ravens

    Oct 11
    NFL Films previews the Week 6 matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Cowboys-Ravens 01:10

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Cowboys-Ravens

    Oct 11
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Dallas at Baltimore

Sports Columnists

  • John Clayton's Last Call

    Oct 11
    Upsets. Crazy plays. Debatable play calls. Incredible kicks. Week 6 had it all, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: Week 6 Picks

    Oct 11
    Last week: 12-2, .857. Year to date: 43-34, .558 Pittsburgh 27, Tennessee 14. The talk in Pittsburgh will be about Ben Roethlisberger?s shot at breaking Terry Bradshaw?s record for career passing yards?he needs a 300-yard game in Nashville to do it?but …
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 6 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 11
    It's a crucial weekend for three slumping NFC teams, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 11
    The Tennessee Titans have been outscored 88-181 through five weeks, which means they're giving up an astonishing 36.2 points per game. They're on pace...