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Super stories: From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harbau…CNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013From Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick to the Harbaugh brothers and the 49ers' return to glory, this Super Bowl has a lot of storylines to digest. Peter King breaks them down.Upvote Share TweetNewsome said he didn't panic when the Ravens fell into a slumpWhen almost everyone else thought the team was coming apart, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome thought his team was coming together.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens inspire a new anthem from West Baltimore rapperWest Baltimore rapper Los' 'Purple Reign' begins to make viral rounds King Los is not merely a young rapper on the verge, cultivating buzz and working with Diddy's record label. He's also a Ravens fan - in his words, a "humongous" one.Upvote Share TweetOWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe was the only Ravens player who didn't practice Thursday, the team's first official practice for next Sunday's Super Bowl. He is dealing with ankle and back injuries. Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (k…Upvote Share Tweet
Lewis more focused on Niners than retirementFor weeks, no one could determine when The Ray Lewis Retirement Tour would draw to a close.Upvote Share TweetDespite endorsement from Ray Lewis, quarterback not looking to fill role as vocal leaderWhen the Ravens bid farewell to Ray Lewis after Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3, Joe Flacco figures to be one of the key players who will succeed the 13-time Pro Bowl ins…Upvote Share TweetCam Cameron told The New York Times that his firing in December by the Baltimore Ravens was "a brilliant move." "Everyone on the team took a look in the mirror after that," Cameron said. Cameron is right that his firing put the respo…Upvote Share TweetThe Ravens got an unwelcome visitor at their headquarters on Thursday. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that CBS brought a Lombardi Trophy to Ravens camp to take promotional pictures of players standing with the trophy. The Ravens didn’t want aUpvote Share TweetPractice-squad player's familiarity with read-option offense could prove valuable for Ravens defense trying to plan scheme to contain San Francisco 49ers quarterbackThe Ravens can’t fully replicate Colin Kaepernick’s abilities as a quarterback, but thUpvote Share TweetRavens safety Ed Reed isn't planning on joining teammate Ray Lewis in retirement after the Super Bowl.Upvote Share TweetIf the 49ers beat the Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII, folks in Baltimore have another reason to hate the team that left in the middle of the night nearly 29 years ago. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick plays for the 49ers in part because Colts quarterback Andrew…Upvote Share Tweet
'Super Bowl Sendoff Rally' set for Monday in Inner HarborFans will be able to show their support for the Ravens during a "Super Bowl Sendoff Rally" on Monday at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, according to a news release from the team and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.Upvote Share TweetThe Super Bowl is still more than a week away, but Ravens coach John Harbaugh has the first score. During a national conference call with Jack and Jackie Harbaugh (the parents of the two Super Bowl coaches, in case you haven’t heard), John snuck onto thUpvote Share TweetThe last time the Ravens reached the Super Bowl, Marvin Lewis was the coordinator for one of the best defenses in NFL history. Lewis' defense didn't allow a touchdown in the 34-7 win over the Giants as the Ravens hoisted the Lombardi Trophy 12 years ago…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts owner sent $8,500 to a fan who guessed the correct Ravens-Pats scoreyahoo.com Jan 24, 2013The NFL is the No Fun League, which means Jim Irsay's days in it are probably numbered. But he'll make it a fun ride as long as he's around. This past Sunday on Twitter, Irsay, the owner of the Colts, made his followers an offer: first to reply getting …Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens red hot in the red zoneThe Ravens scored touchdowns on all four of their red zone drives in the AFC Championship Game and went 3-for-3 in goal-to-go situations in New England. Baltimore has now scored on its last eight trips into the red zone. Before this hot streak, the Rave…Upvote Share TweetJust a reminder that the AFC North weekly chat was relocated to Thursday at 3 p.m. this week. Even though the Ravens are in the Super Bowl, our talk doesn't have to be limited to Super Bowl questions. This is your time to discuss the Bengals, Browns and…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 TweetWith the presumed future employer of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis devoting 30 minutes of air time to a 13-year-old case of double murder, it’s hard for Lewis or the Ravens to criticize any other media outlet for paying attention to the story. The BuffaloUpvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 24, 2013Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has played brilliantly in the playoffs, but not in the regular season. Does that mean he's just a regular Joe?Upvote Share Tweet
Five things Matt Vensel got right and wrong this seasonRavens reporter Matt Vensel looks back at his analysis throughout the seasonOver the past five months, I have rambled and ranted about the Ravens after each of their games in our weekly online column, Five Things We Learned About The Ravens. It has been…Upvote Share Tweet
Do Your Job: Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco taking care of businessJan 24Heath Evans has been giving Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco a hard time throughout the season, but why is Evans calling Flacco "amazing?" Take a look for yourself.
Super Bowl Preview: Ed Reed, Alex SmithJan 24John Clayton delivers the latest news in advance of Super Bowl XLVII
Ride Not Over For Ed ReedJan 24Ravens safety Ed Reed vows to return to the NFL next season and is excited for the Super Bowl.
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed compares San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback MicJan 24Hear why Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed is comparing San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick to Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0Jan 24A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…