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The third quarter hasn’t been kind to the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. Peyton Manning has thrown three touchdown passes in just over eight minutes of action in the second half as the Denver Broncos have surged to a commanding 35-17 le…Share TweetPrior to tonight’s game, Broncos tight end Julius Thomas had one catch for five yards in his NFL career. In the first half against the Ravens, Thomas had four catches for 97 yards and two touchdowns. That probably led to a lot of fans asking, “Who is Ju…Share TweetBaltimore Ravens wide receiver/returner Jacoby Jones was injured in the second quarter of Thursday's season opener again the Denver Broncos when his own teammate, rookie Brynden Trawick, ran into him on a punt return.Share Tweet
Jacoby Jones suffers freak knee injury when his teammate plows into him on punt returnBaltimore Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones was minding his business, ready to field a punt, when Brynden Trawick absolutely drilled him.The problem being, of course, that Trawick is on the same team as Jones.The Ravens' receiver and Super Bowl hero sprained…Share Tweet
NBC camera catches officials patting down Baltimore Ravens playersAs Baltimore Ravens players left their locker room to face the Denver Broncos this evening, the NBC cameras caught a rare behind-the-scenes occurrence most fans never see (you can watch video courtesy of Deadspin). NFL officials stood outside of the loc…Share TweetDENVER -- Baltimore Ravens wide receiver-returner Jacoby Jones was injured in the second quarter of Thursday's season opener again the Denver Broncos when his own teammate, rookie Brynden Trawick, ran into him on a punt return. Jones walked off the fiel…Share Tweet
Vonta Leach scores the first touchdown of the NFL seasonFor much of this offseason, it appeared that Vonta Leach wouldn’t even be on the Ravens this year. But in fact he’s there with his teammates to open the season in Denver, and he just scored the first touchdown of this NFL season. Leach, the veteran full…Share Tweet
Submit your Ravens questions for Mike PrestonHave a Ravens-related topic for Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston? Email your questions to . Your question could appear in a Q&A with Preston next week on baltimoresun.com.Share Tweet
So What Was That Pre-Game Ref Patdown All About?Cameras caught referees checking random Ravens and their uniforms as they left the locker room. For anyone wondering what that was about, it's standard practice by the NFL. Officials check both teams, but the Ravens were the ones who made it on TV.Read …Share TweetDENVER – We waited for seven months for the NFL to return ... so what's another hour? The weather in Denver was beautiful all day Thursday. Not a cloud in the sky, with temperatures in the 90s. And then when the Ravens and Broncos got ready to kick off …Share TweetThe long-anticipated start of the NFL season was delayed by weather.Share TweetDENVER -- The Baltimore Ravens have agreed on a multiyear contract extension with coach John Harbaugh, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported Thursday. This is more than a reward. Even though everyone in the organization knows this is -- and has been -…Share TweetCornerbacks Champ Bailey and Quentin Jammer are among Denver's inactives for the Broncos' opener against Baltimore on Thursday night.Share Tweet
Watch tonight’s game onlineIt’s not Sunday night, but it is real, live football in prime time, and the NBC Sports Sunday Night Football Extra feature is here. You’ll be able to watch tonight’s Ravens-Broncos game online, just as you’ll be able to watch every NBC Sunday night game…Share Tweet
Jah Reid, Brandon Williams among the Ravens inactivesJohn Simon also deactivated for RavensThe Ravens didn't have much in the way of surprises Thursday night when they made their scratches for an NFL regular-season kickoff against the Denver Broncos.Share TweetAs the Ravens prepare for their first ever regular-season game without linebacker Ray Lewis on the team, the Ravens weren’t quite ready to proceed without Lewis around. Sal Paolantonio of ESPN reports that the Ravens invited Lewis to attend the game and…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…Share Tweet
The red zone is currently an unknown for the RavensThe Ravens wouldn’t be walking into Sports Authority Field at Mile High as the defending Super Bowl champions Thursday night had they not been dominant when it mattered in the most important 20 yards of the field.Share Tweet
Watch Adam Schefter Murder The Ray Lewis DanceESPN ran a segment this morning mirroring the player intros at a pro-football game. The plan was for Adam Schefter to come out and perform Ray Lewis's weirdo, pre-game shimmy.Read more...Share Tweet
Ryan Clady -- The rock that protects Denver's rockCNNSI.com Sep 5, 2013Keeping Peyton Manning upright vs. the Ravens' pass rush will be tough. Ryan Clady is up to the task.Share Tweet
A 70-degree difference for Ravens, BroncosWhen the Baltimore Ravens begin their title defense on Thursday night, the kickoff temperature will be 83 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. That's a major change from the last time the Ravens were in the Mile High area. Actually, it's a 70-degr…Share Tweet
Ryan Leaf's Jailhouse Confessions, Written By His Cell MateThey called him a better quarterback than Peyton Manning, who kicks off the NFL season tonight against the Super Bowl Champion Ravens. Then they called him the NFL's greatest bust. Now they call him Montana State Prison Inmate No. 3005025. Facing one fi…Share Tweet
PFT Live: Ravens talk with Clifton Brown, Jets talk with Manish MehtaIt’s finally gameday and PFT Live is in Denver for all the action between the Ravens and Broncos on Thursday night. To help get everyone ready for the game, Clifton Brown of CSN Baltimore will join Mike Florio to preview the contest from the Ravens’ per…Share Tweet
Previewing the Ravens-Broncos game: Five things to watch tonightAs the Ravens kick off the NFL regular season tonight against the Denver Broncos in a rematch of last year's AFC divisional-round playoff game, here's Aaron Wilson's checklist of key areas and people to watch.Share Tweet
Joe Flacco's big arm will test Broncos againThe Denver Broncos are going to have more to worry about than the larger-than-life Joe Flacco banner at their stadium. Their bigger concern in tonight's season opener against the Baltimore Ravens should be Flacco's big arm. It was Flacco's ability to go…Share TweetIt can be argued the Broncos' three best defensive players the past two seasons were Von Miller, Champ Bailey and Elvis Dumervil.Share TweetDENVER -- I'll be heading to the Baltimore Ravens' season opener a little later, and the strange part is Ray Lewis and Ed Reed won't be. Life without the two future Hall of Fame players officially begins Thursday night in the season opener against the B…Share Tweet
Broncos stadium really will be shaking for Ravens tonight, producer saysIf your TV picture looks shaky, don't blame NBC SportsIf your TV picture from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver starts to look shaky tonight, don’t blame your television — or the NBC Sports crew from NBC Sports that's broadcasting the game.Share Tweet
Baltimore Ravens recover Wes Welker's muffed puntSep 5The Baltimore Ravens recover Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker's muffed punt at the Broncos' 2-yard line.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice 1-yard touchdownSep 5Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice runs right and into the end zone for a 1-yard touchdown. The Ravens lead the Denver Broncos 14-7.
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones sprains knee after colliding with teammateSep 5Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones takes a hard hit from his own teammate after a collision on a punt return Thursday night against the Denver Broncos.
Report: Harbaugh Agrees To ExtensionSep 5Adam Schefter explains why John Harbaugh and the Ravens agreed to a multiyear contract extension.