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Linebacker leads team in tackles this postseason but holds firm that he's retiring after run endsRay Lewis' trademark instincts kicked in again Saturday, a display of football savvy punctuated by the Ravens inside linebacker slamming Denver Broncos rook…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens wide receiver is determined to be best in the gameThe knock on Ralph Friedgen's office door interrupted a major session of second guessing.Upvote Share TweetRookie connected on 30 of 33 field goals in regular season, but last year's AFC championship still fresh in everyone's mindRookie connected on 30 of 33 field goals in regular season, but last year's AFC championship still fresh in everyone's mindUpvote Share TweetRavens free safety has 61 career interceptionsIt's no secret in NFL circles that Ravens free safety Ed Reed is a big fan of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, getting to know him at the Pro Bowl.Upvote Share TweetDespite being absent for portion open to media, both players participated in Wednesday's sessionRookie running back Bernard Pierce participated on a limited basis in the Ravens' first practice of the week leading up to Sunday’s AFC championship game agaUpvote Share TweetThe Patriots got back on the practice field Wednesday to start preparations for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Ravens and they were missing just one player who has a chance of playing. Cornerback Alfonzo Dennard missed the session, but the tUpvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Jan 16, 2013The Orioles today announced contract extensions through the 2018 season for Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette and Manager Buck Showalter through 2018.Upvote Share Tweet
Anquan Boldin says of Sunday’s game: “We’ll win”Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones opted not to take the bait when I asked him during today’s PFT Live whether he’ll be spending next week in Hawaii preparing for the Pro Bowl or the following week in his hometown of New Orleans preparing for the Super BowlUpvote Share Tweet
No major injury concerns for RavensBernard Pierce was limited in Wednesday's practice with a knee injury but the Ravens backup running back expects to play Sunday in the AFC Championship Game at New England. Beyond that, the Ravens' key contributors remain relatively healthy. The only pl…Upvote Share TweetChandler Jones injured ankle in Patriots' win Sunday vs. Texans, but Ravens defensive end expects to see younger brother on field in AFC championship gameNew England Patriots coach Bill Belichick hasn’t disclosed much on rookie defensive end Chandler JoUpvote Share Tweet
Lee Evans not haunted by failed catchNearly every Ravens player has talked this week about hoping to play the AFC Championship Game at New England so the team could redeem itself from last year's loss. But not every player will have that shot at a second chance. Former Ravens wide receiver…Upvote Share TweetFormer Oregon quarterback says Chip Kelly is ready for the NFLWhen Ravens practice squad quarterback and former Oregon star Dennis Dixon got word that the Philadelphia Eagles had hired Ducks coach Chip Kelly as the replacement for Andy Reid, his first r…Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking down Sunday's AFC championship game with Mark Daniels of The Boston HeraldEvery week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with reporter Mark Daniels, who covers The New England Patriots for The Boston Herald.Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will look on from afar this yearCNNSI.com Updated Jan 16, 2013Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Jacoby Jones and Panthers talk with Darin GanttRavens wide receiver Jacoby Jones turned in one of the most memorable plays of this season last Saturday when he reeled in a 70-yard pass for a game-tying touchdown with less than a minute to play in what became a 38-35 overtime win over the Broncos. Jo…Upvote Share TweetHere are some facts about Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco heading into Sunday's AFC Championship Game: Flacco is a winner. His 61 wins, including playoffs, are the most by an NFL quarterback since he stepped into the league in 2008. He has the strongest a…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 Tweet
Ravens might not be able to keep Paul Kruger and Dannell EllerbeFor much of this season, there’s been discussion about Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco’s pending free agency and what kind of contract he’ll work out to remain in Baltimore. The discussions have always been framed around the offense, but the decisionUpvote Share Tweet
Wake-up: Frontrunner for Browns' GM job?It will be the usual Wednesday routine with the weekly column getting posted around noon and the online chat kicking off at 2 p.m. Here's your wake-up call ... RAVENS: With the Harbaugh brothers back in the conference championship games for a second str…Upvote Share Tweet
Connolly's Bar: Best year for a Baltimore sports fan?I wrote a little about this before. But now I want your opinion.Upvote Share Tweet
'Sound FX': Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver BroncosJan 16Relive Saturday's classic AFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos through the microphone of linebacker Terrell Suggs.
Best of Championship WednesdayJan 16Players from the Falcons, Patriots, Ravens and 49ers took to the podium to address the media. Check out our collection of the best quotes from Championship Wednesday.
Road To The Superdome: RavensJan 16Dan Graziano and Jamison Hensley talk about the Ravens' chances of reaching the Superdome
Inside the Huddle: Conference ChampionshipsJan 16Inside the Huddle reveals the stats behind Matt Ryan's nickname "Matty Ice," the Cowboys moving from the 3-4 defense to the Cover Two scheme, how the Patriots may adapt to the loss of Rob Gronkowski, and why Joe Flacco has rediscovered himself.
Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…Jan 16I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …Jan 16Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''