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Cowherd: Ravens deny they're nearing 'chaos,' but it sure seems…

Cowherd: Ravens deny they're nearing 'chaos,' but it sure seems that way

baltimoresun.com Updated Dec 12, 2012
The question came at the end of John Harbaugh's news conference Wednesday, and it signaled one of those days for the Ravens coach. "John," a guy said, "some people would say this is dancing very close to the edge of chaos." "No,…
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  • Manning says Jim Caldwell 'took my game to another level'

    Manning says Jim Caldwell 'took my game to another level'

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Caldwell, the Ravens¿ new offensive coordinator, helped Manning to 4 MVPs, 2 Super Bowl appearances When Jim Caldwell arrived in Indianapolis in 2002 to become the quarterbacks coach for the Colts, Peyton Manning was a good NFL quarterback on the verge …
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  • Ravens receiver Torrey Smith has hit a lull lately

    Ravens receiver Torrey Smith has hit a lull lately

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Smith has just four receptions for 54 yards in past two gamesMissed connections between quarterback Joe Flacco and wide receiver Torrey Smith have become a commonplace occurrence for the Ravens' offense over the past two weeks.
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  • Flacco surprised by Cameron firing, calls rift “overblown”

    Flacco surprised by Cameron firing, calls rift “overblown”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco said Wednesday he was surprised by the firing of offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, calling the perception they had a bad relationship “overblown.” “Cam has done so much for my career,” Flacco said, via Jeff Zrebiec 
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  • AFC North Pro Bowl voting update

    AFC North Pro Bowl voting update

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    With one week of voting remaining, here's a look at where AFC North players rank in the top five for fan voting: Quarterback: 4. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers Running back: 1. Ray Rice, Ravens Wide receiver: 1. A.J. Green, Bengals Fullback: 1. Vonta Leac…
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  • Ravens will likely consider several coordinator candidates in o…

    Ravens will likely consider several coordinator candidates in offseason

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Unless the Ravens improve dramatically on offense, it's safe to assume they will interview candidates to become the team's offensive coordinator, including Jim Caldwell.
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  • Champ Bailey, 'one of the greatest,' has Ravens' respect

    Champ Bailey, 'one of the greatest,' has Ravens' respect

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Ravens safety Ed Reed has gotten to know Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey pretty well over the past decade. They didn’t exactly plan it that way, to vacation together in Hawaii pretty much every winter since Reed came into the NFL in 2002. But the
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  • Ravens promote safety Omar Brown to active roster, sign D.J. Br…

    Ravens promote safety Omar Brown to active roster, sign D.J. Bryant to practice squad

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Brown replaces suspended Asa JacksonThe Ravens promoted rookie safety Omar Brown from the practice squad to the active roster.
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  • Ravens QB Joe Flacco stunned by Cam Cameron's firing

    Ravens QB Joe Flacco stunned by Cam Cameron's firing

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    He had "natural conversation" with former coach after decision was madeRavens quarterback Joe Flacco got the news via an early Monday morning phone call from coach John Harbaugh. Cam Cameron, the only offensive coordinator that Flacco has ever…
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  • Jameel McClain ruled out Sunday with significant neck injury

    Jameel McClain ruled out Sunday with significant neck injury

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Middle linebacker sidelined after getting hurt in Redskins gameThe Ravens' grim injury situation took another turn for the worse when starting middle linebacker Jameel McClain was ruled out of Sunday's game because of a neck stinger.
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  • Robert Griffin III is back at practice

    Robert Griffin III is back at practice

    profootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012
    Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is practicing today, three days after being knocked out of a game against the Ravens with a sprained lateral collateral ligament. Griffin did not appear to be slowed significantly by his knee injury while doing in…
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  • Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe says his ankle injury is 'getting bet…

    Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe says his ankle injury is 'getting better'

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Ravens inside linebacker has right ankle injury, left foot injuryBefore he injured his right ankle against the San Diego Chargers, inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe was emerging as one of the Ravens' top defensive playmakers.
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  • Broncos hoping Manning changes their Baltimore jinx

    Broncos hoping Manning changes their Baltimore jinx

    The Broncos haven’t won in Baltimore since the Ravens moved there, an ugly 0-5. But among the many things quarterback Peyton Manning brought with him was a track record of success there. “We’ll see, man,” Ravens safety Ed Reed said, via Jeff Legwo
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  • Breaking down Sunday's Ravens-Broncos game with Mike Klis of Th…

    Breaking down Sunday's Ravens-Broncos game with Mike Klis of The Denver Post

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with Mike Klis, who covers the Denver Broncos for The Denver Post.
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  • Coffee Companion (12/12): your daily Ravens fix

    Coffee Companion (12/12): your daily Ravens fix

    baltimoresun.com Dec 12, 2012
    Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workda…
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  • Broncos' top tackler to return vs. Ravens

    Broncos' top tackler to return vs. Ravens

    ESPN.com Dec 12, 2012
    Wesley Woodyard, Denver's leading tackler, is vowing to be back on the field Sunday for the Broncos' showdown at Baltimore.
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  • Video - Hole in the middle 01:21

    Hole in the middle

    Dec 12
    With linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher injured for the Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears, which team will see more of a drop-off in play in the weeks to come?
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: DEN-BAL 01:08

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: DEN-BAL

    Dec 12
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Broncos-Ravens
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Broncos-Ravens 01:01

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Broncos-Ravens

    Dec 12
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Denver at Baltimore

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  • Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers running back, skipped team's most …

    Dec 12
    Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall's one-game team suspension is for not attending last Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, according to a multiple sources.