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Pro-Pot Billboard Erected Outside Mile High StadiumUpdated Sep 4 Share Tweet
The Broncos host the Ravens for the NFL season opener Thursday night and all eyes will be on Denver. Looking to capitalize on the publicity, a pro-marijuana group has put up a billboard one block west of the stadium, urging the NFL to follow Colorado's …
Friendship between Suggs and Ngata carries over to leadership for RavensUpdated Sep 4 Share TweetThey are together all the time, sitting next to each other at their lockers, walking from meeting to meeting and relaxing in the cold tub after a long practice. When Terrell Suggs and Haloti Ngata walk out to the Ravens' practice field side by side — wh…
Scouting Report: Ravens vs. Broncos (Week 1)Updated Sep 4 Share TweetRAVENS PASSING GAME : So much has changed since Joe Flacco went into Denver last January for an AFC divisional-round playoff game and engineered a 38-35 upset. He now has a Super Bowl ring and the richest contract in team history, but after a sluggish p…Share TweetEven with their immense home-field advantage, and Peyton Manning’s passing, the short-handed Broncos face a tall task in beating the Ravens.
AFC North Notebook: Bengals are spending money to competeUpdated Sep 4 Share TweetThose old jokes about Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown supposedly being a miser too cheap to spend what it takes to win no longer seem to apply.
Roger Goodell says concussion settlement 'great' for both sidesUpdated Sep 4 Share TweetSpeaking in Baltimore, NFL commissioner says he couldn't be more optimistic about future of footballThe NFL's $765 million settlement with former players who claimed damages from head trauma was "great" for the league and the plaintiffs, said …Share TweetDenver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey has been ruled out of tomorrow’s season opener against the Baltimore Ravens, according to the USA Today. Bailey, a 12-time Pro Bowler, sprained his foot in Denver’s second preseason game against the Seattle Seahawk…Share TweetHere is the Baltimore Ravens' injury report for Thursday's game in Denver: OUT: DT Art Jones (non-football illness). DOUBTFUL: C Ryan Jensen (foot), WR Deonte Thompson (foot), DT Brandon Williams (toe). PROBABLE: TE Ed Dickson (hamstring), DE Pernell Mc…Source: ESPN.com
Dealing with Denver elevation, Ravens following same plan as playoffsUpdated Sep 4 Share TweetRavens won in double-overtime in January at DenverThe Ravens adeptly dealt with the thin air and high elevation of Colorado last January, earning a double-overtime victory in the AFC divisional round over the Denver Broncos in frigid temperatures.Share TweetThe Ravens have never lost a season-opening game under coach John Harbaugh. Will that trend continue this year or will John Fox and the Denver Broncos win Thursday?Share TweetThe Baltimore Ravens didn't just replace linebacker Ray Lewis. Judging by the preseason, they've upgraded the middle linebacker position. The Ravens begin life without Lewis in Thursday's season opener in Denver, and the transition has been smoother tha…Source: ESPN.com
Jacoby Jones is back in the spotlight as a starterUpdated Sep 4 Share TweetAfter an offseason of scrutiny at his position, Jacoby Jones will start the season as the No. 2 wide receiver on the depth chart.Share TweetCould this be Ray Lewis, the Sequel? The Baltimore Ravens announced they have placed tight end Dennis Pitta (hip) on the Injured Reserve-Designated For Return list Wednesday. Just like Lewis last season, the Ravens originally believed one of their top p…Share TweetAs Annie once sang, tomorrow is only a day away and that means the return of football is only a day away as well. PFT Live is in Denver this week for the season opener between the Ravens and Broncos, bringing you everything you need from the site of the…Source: profootballtalk.com
NFL predictions 2013: SI.com experts predict Super Bowl, awardsUpdated Sep 4 Share TweetThe 2013 NFL season kicks off Thursday when the defending champion Baltimore Ravens take on the Denver Broncos. Can the Ravens make it two in a row? Is Peyton Manning destined to be the 2013 MVP? Will the Patriots take a step back after a tumultuous off…Source: CNNSI.comShare Tweet2013 NFL season predictions from The Baltimore Sun
NFL Preview Week: Which teams will get the most from their rookie draft classes this season?Updated Sep 4 Share TweetThe NFL officially returns on Thursday, and Shutdown Corner is rolling out the red carpet, previewing what’s to come for the 2013 season. We’ll finish it off by picking our individual awards and the Super Bowl winner on Thursday before the Ravens and Br…Source: yahoo.com
For hungry Ravens coach John Harbaugh, yesterday's goneUpdated Sep 4 Share TweetThere are no fancy slogans this season, like "Play like a Raven," or talk of 53 mighty, mighty men.
After reaching NFL's mountaintop, what's next for Ravens QB Joe Flacco?Updated Sep 4 Share TweetWhat will the Super Bowl MVP do for an encore this season?This time a year ago, Joe Flacco was still viewed as a quarterback who couldn't get his team to the Super Bowl . He was still playing for a big contract after betting on himself by declining the …
Five Ravens stats that stand out: Week 1Updated Sep 4 Share TweetEach Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
More tough roster choices for the Ravens in 2014Updated Sep 4 Share TweetBig contracts, tight salary cap expected to lead to additional free-agent lossesThe mass exodus from the Ravens roster after their Super Bowl victory was triggered by familiar culprits.
Inside Edge: Ravens-BroncosSep 4ESPN Insider Mike Sando delivers some key stats to help you decide a winner between Baltimore and Denver.
Are the Baltimore Ravens motivated by disrespect during the offseason?Sep 4Several changes have led to some disrespect for the defending Super Bowl-champion Baltimore Ravens, but is it justified? Brian Billick and the "NFL Total Access" panel debate.
Will Peyton Have A Better Season?Sep 4Danny Kanell, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if Broncos QB Peyton Manning is capable of having a better season this year than last.
Double Coverage: Ravens at BroncosSep 4ESPN Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley and Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold break down Thursday night's matchup between the Ravens and Broncos.
J.J. Watt, SuperchargedSep 4HOUSTON—It would be easy to tell J.J. Watt he’s crazy if he weren’t so darn imposing. At 6-5 and a chiseled 288, he meets The MMQB’s editor-in-chief, Peter King, in a private spot outside the Texans’ locker room at Reliant Stadium … and proceeds to dish…
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