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Report: Ravens' Jones may miss 4-6 weeks

Report: Ravens' Jones may miss 4-6 weeks

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver/returner Jacoby Jones could miss four to six weeks with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee, according to a Baltimore Sun report.
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  • Taking stock at wide receiver for the Ravens

    Taking stock at wide receiver for the Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Sep 6, 2013
    Jacoby Jones' sprained right knee means the Ravens will probably need short-term assistance on offense and special teams.
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  • Baseball playoffs may make Chargers, Raiders swap home dates

    Baseball playoffs may make Chargers, Raiders swap home dates

    profootballtalk.com Sep 6, 2013
    We’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…
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  • Ravens remove LaQuan Williams from injured reserve with injury …

    Ravens remove LaQuan Williams from injured reserve with injury settlement

    baltimoresun.com Sep 6, 2013
    Former 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.
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  • Ravens defensive backs had 'a long night' in season-opening los…

    Ravens defensive backs had 'a long night' in season-opening loss to Broncos

    '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…
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  • Broncos’ season-opening win viewed by 25.1 million people

    Broncos’ season-opening win viewed by 25.1 million people

    profootballtalk.com Sep 6, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Five for Friday: Ravens' most lopsided losses under John Harbau…

    Five for Friday: Ravens' most lopsided losses under John Harbaugh

    Five for Friday: Ravens' most lopsided losses under John Harbaugh
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  • PFT Live: Patriots talk with Tom Curran, Week One picks

    PFT Live: Patriots talk with Tom Curran, Week One picks

    profootballtalk.com Sep 6, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Ravens snap count observations from Thursday

    Ravens snap count observations from Thursday

    baltimoresun.com Sep 6, 2013
    We 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…
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  • Oops! Headline credits Elway for TD passes

    Oops! Headline credits Elway for TD passes

    ESPN.com Sep 6, 2013
    Newspaper says John Elway, not Peyton Manning, threw seven touchdown passes against Baltimore Ravens.
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  • Jacoby Jones headed for MRI on right knee

    Jacoby Jones headed for MRI on right knee

    profootballtalk.com Sep 6, 2013
    One 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, …
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  • Even After Seven TDs, Peyton Manning Can't Escape John Elway's …

    Even After Seven TDs, Peyton Manning Can't Escape John Elway's Shadow

    deadspin.com Sep 6, 2013
    According 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 …
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  • Peyton Manning's Night Deserves Its Own Page In The Record Book

    Peyton Manning's Night Deserves Its Own Page In The Record Book

    deadspin.com Sep 6, 2013
    Maybe 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…
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  • Smaller-than-normal crowd for Orioles last night

    Smaller-than-normal crowd for Orioles last night

    profootballtalk.com Sep 6, 2013
    Even 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…
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  • 'Embarrassing' game for Ravens' secondary as Peyton Manning pic…

    'Embarrassing' game for Ravens' secondary as Peyton Manning picks them apart

    baltimoresun.com Sep 6, 2013
    Defensive 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.
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  • Dickson, Clark no replacement for Pitta in passing game

    Dickson, Clark no replacement for Pitta in passing game

    While 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…
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  • One sack for Elvis Dumervil in loss to Broncos

    One sack for Elvis Dumervil in loss to Broncos

    baltimoresun.com Sep 6, 2013
    Outside 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.
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  • Terrell Suggs guarantees a rematch

    Terrell Suggs guarantees a rematch

    profootballtalk.com Sep 6, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Ravens implode in historically bad opener

    Ravens implode in historically bad opener

    ESPN.com Sep 6, 2013
    DENVER -- 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…
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  • Baltimore Ravens couldn’t have looked much worse in first step …

    Baltimore Ravens couldn’t have looked much worse in first step of title defense

    yahoo.com Sep 6, 2013
    DENVER – 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…
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  • Peyton Manning helps Broncos bury pain of playoff loss to Balti…

    Peyton Manning helps Broncos bury pain of playoff loss to Baltimore

    CNNSI.com Sep 6, 2013
    After a brutal playoff loss, Peyton Manning was firing on all cylinders as the Broncos routed the Ravens.
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  • Peyton Manning refuses to take any praise for his seven-touchdo…

    Peyton Manning refuses to take any praise for his seven-touchdown performance

    yahoo.com Sep 6, 2013
    People 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…
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  • Peyton Manning ties NFL record with seven TD passes as Broncos …

    Peyton Manning ties NFL record with seven TD passes as Broncos rout defending champ Ravens in season opener 

    With 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…
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  • For Tucker, it's power — and privilege

    For Tucker, it's power — and privilege

    baltimoresun.com Sep 6, 2013
    Humble 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 …
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  • Bow Down To Peyton: Your Broncos-Ravens Recap

    Bow Down To Peyton: Your Broncos-Ravens Recap

    deadspin.com Sep 6, 2013
    Denver 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…
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  • Ravens need to find someone who can catch the ball

    Ravens need to find someone who can catch the ball

    baltimoresun.com Sep 6, 2013
    It 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.
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  • Broncos score 49, wallop Ravens in opener

    Broncos score 49, wallop Ravens in opener

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Sep 6, 2013
    Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos waited eight long months, then another 33 minutes, to get the season started.
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  • Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan’s bone-headed play costs tea…

    Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan’s bone-headed play costs team a touchdown

    yahoo.com Sep 6, 2013
    Denver 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…
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  • Ravens blown out by Broncos on record-setting night for Peyton …

    Ravens blown out by Broncos on record-setting night for Peyton Manning

    baltimoresun.com Sep 6, 2013
    Denver 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 …
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  • The Andrew Luck Takeover Starts Now

    The Andrew Luck Takeover Starts Now

    grantland.com Sep 6, 2013
    Well 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 ...
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  • Video - Overreaction to Broncos blowout? 04:49

    Overreaction to Broncos blowout?

    Sep 6
    Are 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?
  • Video - A Fun Night To Play QB 02:52

    A Fun Night To Play QB

    Sep 6
    Broncos QB Peyton Manning talks to Sal Paolantonio about his seven-touchdown performance against the Ravens.
  • Video - Baltimore Ravens postgame press conference 04:19

    Baltimore Ravens postgame press conference

    Sep 6
    Ravens react following game with Broncos.
  • Video - Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith's one-handed grab 00:34

    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith's one-handed grab

    Sep 6
    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith makes a nice one-handed grab for a 34-yard gain.

Sports Columnists

  • No. 10, 10 Years In

    Sep 6
    Eli 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 Full

    Sep 6
    Not 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 6
    DENVER -- 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 NFC

    Sep 6
    The Sports Guy finishes up his look at the 2013 NFL season by ranking the teams in the National Football Conference.