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Taking stock at wide receiver for the RavensJacoby Jones' sprained right knee means the Ravens will probably need short-term assistance on offense and special teams.Share TweetWe’re only one game into the NFL season, and we’ve already seen Major League Baseball affect the schedule, as the Ravens opened on the road instead of at home because of a scheduling conflict with the Baltimore Orioles. Now baseball may cause another ch…Share Tweet
Ravens remove LaQuan Williams from injured reserve with injury settlementFormer Maryland, Poly player is now a free agent, dealing with minor hamstring issueFormer Maryland and Poly wide receiver LaQuan Williams has been removed from the Ravens' injured reserve list as the team brokered an injury settlement with him.Share Tweet'We didn't expect to open the season and play this bad,' safety Huff says of 49-27 defeatJimmy Smith called it a complete embarrassment. Michael Huff acknowledged that he needs to play way better. Corey Graham said it was probably one of the worst games…Share Tweet
Broncos’ season-opening win viewed by 25.1 million peopleThe NFL’s dominance over the American television landscape continues. Thursday night’s Ravens-Broncos NFL opener was watched by 25.1 million viewers, a 5 percent increase over the Cowboys-Giants game that kicked off the season last year. The 25.1 millio…Share TweetFive for Friday: Ravens' most lopsided losses under John HarbaughShare TweetThe Ravens and Broncos had the stage to themselves on Thursday night, but now it is time to turn our attention to the rest of the league. Mike Florio and Michael David Smith will discuss their picks for all the games in Week One — both picked the Bronco…Share Tweet
Ravens snap count observations from ThursdayWe knew the Ravens would be in the nickel a lot against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, who have a formidable trio of wide-outs in Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker and Wes Welker. They probably had to use it even more than expected as the Broncos we…Share TweetESPN.com Sep 6, 2013Newspaper says John Elway, not Peyton Manning, threw seven touchdown passes against Baltimore Ravens.Share TweetOne of the first signs that things might not wind up going the Ravens’ way on Thursday night came in the second quarter when Jacoby Jones was wiped out by teammate Brynden Trawick while trying to field a punt. Jones immediately went to the locker room, …Share Tweet
Even After Seven TDs, Peyton Manning Can't Escape John Elway's ShadowAccording to the Columbus Dispatch, it was ol' No. 7 who put a historic hurting on the Baltimore Ravens last night. There's never really a good excuse for mistaking John Elway for Peyton Manning, but this definitely shouldn't happen the morning after a …Share TweetMaybe that vigilante Denver sportscaster had it right—Ravens banners didn't belong anywhere near the same city as Peyton Manning. After a seven-touchdown performance, the 37-year-old made an early statement that Denver would like to host the season open…Share Tweet
Smaller-than-normal crowd for Orioles last nightEven with the enticement of a free Keith Urban concert (googles Keith Urban, realizes he’s a thing), the crowds in Baltimore weren’t quite what they could have been last night. With the Ravens playing their first game since winning the Super Bowl nearly…Share Tweet
'Embarrassing' game for Ravens' secondary as Peyton Manning picks them apartDefensive backs endured long night as Broncos QB tied NFL single-game record with seven touchdown passesThe nightmare never halted for the Ravens' secondary, mercilessly torched by the Broncos' talented array of receivers.Share TweetWhile it’s hard to imagine Dennis Pitta coming back from a dislocated hip this season, we may have found out last night why the Ravens are willing to wait for him. They opened the door for Pitta to return by placing him on IR/designated for return inste…Share TweetOutside linebacker left Broncos under unusual circumstancesFor Ravens Pro Bowl outside linebacker, it wasn't the triumphant return to Denver against his old team that he had envisioned.Share Tweet
Terrell Suggs guarantees a rematchThe beating the Ravens took last night was thorough and convincing. And they’re ready for another shot. After allowing a record-tying seven touchdown passes from Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning in a 49-27 loss, the Ravens weren’t backing down. “The g…Share Tweet
Ravens implode in historically bad openerESPN.com Sep 6, 2013DENVER -- The Baltimore Ravens' free fall from atop the football world was embarrassing and historic Thursday night. The Ravens' new-look defense gave up an NFL-record-tying seven touchdown passes to Peyton Manning. Baltimore suffered the worst season-o…Share Tweet
Baltimore Ravens couldn’t have looked much worse in first step of title defenseDENVER – The last time the Baltimore Ravens were in this stadium, many of them sprinted off the field and through the tunnel with joy, to find some warmth and celebration in the locker room after a frigid double-overtime playoff win. This time, they onc…Share TweetCNNSI.com Sep 6, 2013After a brutal playoff loss, Peyton Manning was firing on all cylinders as the Broncos routed the Ravens.Share TweetPeople will be talking about Peyton Manning's ridiculous performance against the Ravens the rest of this week, the rest of this season and probably decades from now.Manning wants no part of the discussion.Manning had 462 yards and seven touchdowns as th…Share Tweet
Peyton Manning ties NFL record with seven TD passes as Broncos rout defending champ Ravens in season openerWith each touchdown pass Peyton Manning was trying or setting another NFL record. His fourth equaled Brett Favre with 23 four-TD games, his fifth tied Drew Brees with his seventh of five or more and his sixth – for the third time in his career – gave Ma…Share Tweet
For Tucker, it's power — and privilegeHumble kicker's mental strength, poise, preparation are paying off in pointsRavens kicker Justin Tucker routinely kicked clutch field goals with the poise of a veteran during his rookie season, displaying every quality retired Ravens kicker Matt Stover …Share TweetDenver 49, Baltimore 27: Peyton Manning was still furious over last season's playoff loss to the Ravens, apparently, because he absolutely demolished Baltimore tonight. Manning threw for 462 yards and seven touchdowns, becoming the sixth person in NFL h…Share Tweet
Ravens need to find someone who can catch the ballIt was a weak effort by wide receivers, tight ends all nightThe warning sign came early in the game, as soon as the first offense went onto the field. The Ravens started Marlon Brown, an undrafted rookie, at wide receiver.Share TweetPeyton Manning and the Denver Broncos waited eight long months, then another 33 minutes, to get the season started.Share TweetDenver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan allowed Leon Lett to finally get a good night of sleep. Meanwhile, DeSean Jackson knows he will not be the only one in the bone-headed blooper reel.Trevathan intercepted Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco early in th…Share Tweet
Ravens blown out by Broncos on record-setting night for Peyton ManningDenver QB passes for seven touchdowns as Baltimore drops season opener, 49-27Eight months after leaving the same stadium on the ultimate high, the Ravens trudged out of Sports Authority Field late Thursday night as a thoroughly beaten team, taken apart …Share Tweetgrantland.com Sep 6, 2013Well football returned last night, and in case you missed it, Peyton Manning went and set the entire Ravens defense on fire. Seven touchdowns and 462 ...Share Tweet
Overreaction to Broncos blowout?Sep 6Are the Baltimore Ravens in trouble after giving up seven touchdowns to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, or is it too early to judge the defending Super Bowl champions?
A Fun Night To Play QBSep 6Broncos QB Peyton Manning talks to Sal Paolantonio about his seven-touchdown performance against the Ravens.
Baltimore Ravens postgame press conferenceSep 6Ravens react following game with Broncos.
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith's one-handed grabSep 6Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith makes a nice one-handed grab for a 34-yard gain.
No. 10, 10 Years InSep 6Eli Manning has had the Cowboys’ number. - (Rich Schultz/Getty Images) EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Giants open at Dallas Sunday. It’ll be the start of Eli Manning’s 10th season in the NFL, which of course seems impossible. Wasn’t it four or five years a…
Manning in FullSep 6Not since Joe Kapp in 1969, before the AFL-NFL merger, had a quarterback thrown for seven touchdowns. (Joe Mahoney/AP) - DENVER — Long after the East Coast went to bed Thursday night, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning flipped a short throw to his left …
Don Banks: Peyton Manning helps Broncos bury pain of playoff loss to Balti…Sep 6DENVER -- When they trudged off the field in the ugly aftermath of their 38-35 double overtime divisional-playoff loss to Baltimore last January, making it a stunning one-and-done postseason in Denver, the Broncos had to be thinking about this game, the…
Bill Simmons ranks the teams in the NFCSep 6The Sports Guy finishes up his look at the 2013 NFL season by ranking the teams in the National Football Conference.