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yahoo.com Updated Jan 9, 2013Here's a look at the injury situations worth monitoring in the days leading up to the divisional round of the 2012 NFL Playoffs: Three Baltimore Ravens did not participate on Wednesday, including fullback Vonta Leach (knee/ankle), rookie running back Be…Upvote Share Tweet
Courtney Upshaw's challenges in childhood have made him grateful for his opportunitiesThe Ravens rookie linebacker has not forgotten those who have helped him along in his careerCourtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arri…Upvote Share TweetDespite four games unde rhis belt, Ravens offensive coordinator dismissed notion that he is more comfortable in roleIt’s been four games since Jim Caldwell replaced Cam Cameron as the team’s offensive coordinator. One might think that Caldwell is feelUpvote Share Tweet
Pro Bowl return specialist Jacoby Jones says, 'I've got that bulls-eye on my chest'Baltimore Ravens kick returner had three returns for scores during the regular seasonEmerging as a Pro Bowl return specialist during a breakthrough first season in Baltimore, Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones has become a marked man.Upvote Share TweetRavens rookie running back joined by fullback Vonta Leach and left guard Jah Reid as players who sat out Wednesday's sessionThe Ravens released their first injury report of the week leading up to Saturday’s AFC Divisional playoff game against the DenverUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens-Broncos Wednesday practice reportThe practice report for Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game: BALTIMORE RAVENS Did not practice: FB Vonta Leach (knee and ankle), RB Bernard Pierce (knee) and G Jah Reid (toe). Limited participation: LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle). Full participation: WR …Upvote Share TweetRavens quarterback won't trade feeling laces on football for protection from cold weather and precipitationJoe Flacco isn’t above trying something different to become a better quarterback. But the Ravens starter said one change he won’t consider is weUpvote Share Tweet
Defense eager for another shot at containing Knowshon MorenoRun unit still smarting from surrendering 118 yards and one touchdown to Denver Broncos running back in first meetingHow the Ravens plan to attack Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is the dominant storyline surrounding Saturday’s AFC DivisionalUpvote Share Tweet
Five Ravens stats that stand out: divisional roundEach Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.Upvote Share TweetOWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Ray Lewis' final dance didn't come in the final seconds of Sunday's playoff win against the Colts. However, it might happen over the course of 60 minutes in Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game, when Lewis and Peyton Manning tangl…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens-Colts third-highest-rated show on TV last week at 29.6 millionNFL playoffs take top four spots for the weekThe last home game for Ray Lewis Sunday did monster numbers locally, but wound up finishing third for the week nationally among all telecasts with an audience of 29.6 million.Upvote Share TweetThe Ravens are still in the playoffs. The Browns are still searching for a coach. The Bengals have tons of salary-cap room and the Steelers have a lot of questions facing them this offseason. That means it's time to talk. Our half-hour talk kicks off at…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 9, 2013WASHINGTON (AP) Robert Griffin III had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament and to determine whether there was any other damage in his ailing right knee.Upvote Share TweetEvery 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…Upvote Share TweetRay Lewis dismissed Reggie Wayne's gripes about his last dance following the Ravens' victory over the Colts, insisting Tuesday that the display was not intended as a slap in the face to the losing team but as a tribute to the city he has grown to love.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Broncos Look To Repeat Against RavensJan 9Episode 245: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the upcoming matchup between the Ravens and Broncos. Mark Schlereth breaks down the effectiveness of Aldon Smith. The NFL32 crew discuss the divisional playoff matchups.
'Sound FX': Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray LewisJan 9Take a look at this must-see video of Ray Lewis mic'd up during the Baltimore Ravens' wild-card win over the Indianapolis Colts.
How to beat Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning?Jan 9Darren Sharper talks about what the Baltimore Ravens need to do to limit the effectiveness of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.
Do your job: It's on you, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray LewisJan 9How can Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis slow down Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning? Heath Evans explains how Lewis has to do his job by winning the chess match.
Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eightJan 9The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF RevisitedJan 9Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...