This is the September 4, 2013 news archive. View today's Ravens rumors and news.
Pro-Pot Billboard Erected Outside Mile High Stadium
deadspin.com Updated Sep 4, 2013
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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Friendship between Suggs and Ngata carries over to leadership for RavensThey 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Scouting Report: Ravens vs. Broncos (Week 1)RAVENS 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…Upvote 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.Upvote Share Tweet
AFC North Notebook: Bengals are spending money to competeThose 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Roger Goodell says concussion settlement 'great' for both sidesSpeaking 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 …Upvote 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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 4, 2013Here 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Dealing with Denver elevation, Ravens following same plan as playoffsRavens 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.Upvote 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?Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 4, 2013The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jacoby Jones is back in the spotlight as a starterAfter an offseason of scrutiny at his position, Jacoby Jones will start the season as the No. 2 wide receiver on the depth chart.Upvote 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 4, 2013As 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…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL predictions 2013: SI.com experts predict Super Bowl, awardsCNNSI.com Sep 4, 2013The 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…Upvote Share Tweet2013 NFL season predictions from The Baltimore SunUpvote Share Tweet
NFL Preview Week: Which teams will get the most from their rookie draft classes this season?yahoo.com Sep 4, 2013The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
For hungry Ravens coach John Harbaugh, yesterday's goneThere are no fancy slogans this season, like "Play like a Raven," or talk of 53 mighty, mighty men.Upvote Share Tweet
After reaching NFL's mountaintop, what's next for Ravens QB Joe Flacco?What 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Five Ravens stats that stand out: Week 1Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.Upvote Share Tweet
More tough roster choices for the Ravens in 2014Big 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.Upvote Share Tweet
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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