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Charges won't be filed against 49ers' Crabtree

Charges won't be filed against 49ers' Crabtree

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 25, 2013
Criminal charges won't be filed against 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree after an alleged sexual assault in a hotel after the team's playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers, San Francisco's district attorney said Friday.
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  • Normally outspoken, Terrell Suggs quiet as Super Bowl nears

    Normally outspoken, Terrell Suggs quiet as Super Bowl nears

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    With media members around his locker, Ravens linebacker declines chance to address doubtersA throng of reporters and cameramen waited in front of his locker this afternoon, anxiously anticipating a quote or quip that would liven up the Super Bowl rhetor…
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  • Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell still has head coachi…

    Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell still has head coaching ambitions

    Now that the interim label has been lifted from Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell, the former Indianapolis Colts coach acknowledged that he still ambitions to become a head coach again.
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  • Ravens list 19 players as questionable on early injury report

    Ravens list 19 players as questionable on early injury report

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    List includes starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, tight end Dennis PittaRequired by the NFL to file an injury report Friday predicting the status of players for the Super Bowl, the Ravens have a lengthy list.
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  • Ravens' Ellerbe, Pitta miss Friday practice

    Ravens' Ellerbe, Pitta miss Friday practice

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    Two Ravens starters, inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and tight end Dennis Pitta, missed practice Friday. Ellerbe sat out for the second consecutive day with ankle and back injuries. Pitta was limited Thursday with a thigh injury. The Ravens listed 17 …
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  • Cary Williams didn't view declining contract offer as 'gambling…

    Cary Williams didn't view declining contract offer as 'gambling on myself'

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    Ravens cornerback said he was confident that everything would work out While much of the focus in the offseason and preseason was on the negotiations for a long-term deal between the Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco, cornerback Cary Williams also took …
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  • Love story begins with one Super Bowl, continues at another

    Love story begins with one Super Bowl, continues at another

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    Overlea couple will get married in New Orleans the day before Ravens-49ers meetThis is what kind of roll the Ravens are on now: they've even inspired a love story. It's not a gauzy, Hallmark Channel tale, but a story of serendipity, fate and perseveranc…
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  • Ravens GM: Cameron firing was Harbaugh's call

    Ravens GM: Cameron firing was Harbaugh's call

    CNNSI.com Jan 25, 2013
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome says the decision to fire offensive coordinator Cam Cameron in December was orchestrated solely by coach John Harbaugh.
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  • Jerry Rosburg opted against pursuing Chicago Bears job

    Jerry Rosburg opted against pursuing Chicago Bears job

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    Ravens special teams coordinator wanted to stay focused on the playoffsAlthough the Chicago Bears wanted to talk to him about their head-coaching vacancy that they ultimately filled by hiring Marc Trestman, Ravens special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg…
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  • White Sox agree to deal with reliever Lindstrom

    White Sox agree to deal with reliever Lindstrom

    CNNSI.com Jan 25, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox say they have agreed to a one-year contract with reliever Matt Lindstrom that includes a club option for 2014.
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  • AFC North players in Pro Bowl

    AFC North players in Pro Bowl

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    There will be a football game played this Sunday. Well, sort of. The traditionally light-hitting Pro Bowl will kick off at 7 p.m. ET Sunday in Honolulu. While the six Ravens players selected to the game obviously won't play, here are the seven players f…
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  • SF taking steps to prevent Super Bowl violence

    SF taking steps to prevent Super Bowl violence

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    San Francisco officials are taking tougher measures to prevent potential fan violence on Super Bowl Sunday when the 49ers battle the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans.
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  • Super Bowl setting a prime opportunity for Brendon Ayanbadejo's…

    Super Bowl setting a prime opportunity for Brendon Ayanbadejo's push for gay rights

    Ravens inside linebacker said he plans to use lead up to Super Bowl as platform for championing gay marriageBrendon Ayanbadejo doesn’t need Super Bowl XLVII to assist the cause for gay rights and gay marriage. But the Ravens inside linebacker won’t tu
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  • Checking in with rookie cornerback Asa Jackson

    Checking in with rookie cornerback Asa Jackson

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    Sometimes, blogger Matt Vensel fires a few questions at rookie cornerback and returner Asa Jackson. The Ravens’ fifth-round pick in April’s draft, Jackson is a Sacramento native who played his college ball at Cal Poly.
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  • Washington Post Drags Victim's Mother To His Grave To Remind Us…

    Washington Post Drags Victim's Mother To His Grave To Remind Us That Nobody Is Paying Attention To The Ray Lewis Murder Case

    deadspin.com Jan 25, 2013
    "Here he is right here," Priscilla says with a smile. More »
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  • Plenty of flaws in Modell's Hall of Fame case

    Plenty of flaws in Modell's Hall of Fame case

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    Art Modell has again arrived, this time posthumously, at the doorstep of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He rose to fame and fortune as the owner of the Cleveland Browns, later relocated for no good reason except Modell's poor business sense, to Baltimor…
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  • Contract hasn't distracted Joe Flacco

    Contract hasn't distracted Joe Flacco

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The agent for Joe Flacco told ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that the Ravens quarterback isn't distracted by the fact that he is playing the final game of his current contract. "Joe's focus is on the game," agent Joe Linta said. &…
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  • Ozzie Newsome: Flacco offer won’t change if Ravens win Super Bo…

    Ozzie Newsome: Flacco offer won’t change if Ravens win Super Bowl

    A new deal might not come quickly and the Ravens might be forced to use their franchise tag to facilitate further conversations, but quarterback Joe Flacco is staying in Baltimore beyond this season. It’s been a common refrain that Flacco is making hims
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  • NFL doesn’t always put the highest-graded officials in the Supe…

    NFL doesn’t always put the highest-graded officials in the Super Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    For the 49ers and Ravens, the path to the Super Bowl was clear: They won their divisions, then won their playoff games, and now they have a chance to earn the right to be considered the best team in the NFL. But the other seven men who will be on the fi…
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  • Ranking every player in the Super Bowl

    Ranking every player in the Super Bowl

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    ESPN's Matt Williamson and Gary Horton tackled the job of ranking all 106 players on the Super Bowl rosters of the Ravens and 49ers. It's an Insider piece, so you'll need a subscription to view them all. But I can give you some of my thoughts on the ran…
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  • Vic Fangio has always been a big Flacco fan

    Vic Fangio has always been a big Flacco fan

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    Long before he had to scheme against him in the biggest game of the year, 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio was a huge Joe Flacco fan. Fangio was a Ravens assistant when Flacco was drafted, and in the early days of OTAs, Fangio told then-boss John …
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  • What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super B…

    What they're saying about the Ravens, the 49ers and the Super Bowl (1/25)

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today.
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  • Schefter: Ed Reed's future with Ravens

    Schefter: Ed Reed's future with Ravens

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter discusses whether the Super Bowl will be Ed Reed's last game with the Ravens. If Reed doesn't return to Baltimore, I believe the two teams to watch are the Patriots and the Colts. New England coach Bill Belichick has long …
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  • Coffee Companion (1/25): your daily Super Bowl fix

    Coffee Companion (1/25): your daily Super Bowl fix

    baltimoresun.com Jan 25, 2013
    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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  • Ravens not touching Lombardi Trophy (yet)

    Ravens not touching Lombardi Trophy (yet)

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- A television crew wanted to film the Ravens players with a Lombardi Trophy prop earlier this week at team headquarters. When they tried to do so with Ray Lewis, the Ravens linebacker had the trophy removed and ordered everyone not t…
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  • Addition of McKinnie has stabilized Ravens offensive line

    Addition of McKinnie has stabilized Ravens offensive line

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    Few teams are willing to fiddle with their lineup entering the playoffs. That makes the Ravens’ willingness to blow up their offensive line amazing, and the results have justified the decision. They took former Pro Bowler Bryant McKinnie out of exile on
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  • Wake-up: Horton says Browns to run 3-4

    Wake-up: Horton says Browns to run 3-4

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    I'll be heading over to Ravens headquarters to listen to a few more interviews before heading down to New Orleans this weekend. Once again, not a lot of news for the other division teams. In fact, the items on the Bengals and Steelers are both Ravens-re…
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  • Brandon Jacobs has no regrets over 49ers tenure

    Brandon Jacobs has no regrets over 49ers tenure

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    Instead of heading to New Orleans next week to play in the Super Bowl, Brandon Jacobs will have to watch on television as his former teammates take the field to play the Baltimore Ravens next Sunday. Jacobs was suspended for the remainder of the regular…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Rams Get Look On Defense 03:19

    NFL32OT: Rams Get Look On Defense

    Jan 25
    Episode 256: Kevin Connors and Chris Mortensen discuss the impact Rob Ryan will have on the Rams defense. Trent Dilfer breaks down how Joe Flacco is preparing for the Super Bowl. The NFL32 crew discuss the Saints firing of their defensive coordinator
  • Video - 2012: Best of Joe Flacco 02:25

    2012: Best of Joe Flacco

    Jan 25
    Through the ups and downs, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has helped his team climb through the playoffs and into Super Bowl XLVII. Take a look back at Flacco's journey with the Ravens to get to the Superdome in New Orleans.
  • Video - 'Playbook': The 49ers offense might surprise you 04:47

    'Playbook': The 49ers offense might surprise you

    Jan 25
    The "Playbook" analysts discuss why the Baltimore Ravens need to be prepared to face any play that the San Francisco 49ers have run in the last year, especially because of the improvement by QB Colin Kaepernick.
  • Video - 'Playbook': The 49ers offense might surprise you 04:47

    'Playbook': The 49ers offense might surprise you

    Jan 25
    The "Playbook" analysts discuss why the Baltimore Ravens need to be prepared to face any play that the San Francisco 49ers have run in the last year, especially because of the improvement by QB Colin Kaepernick.

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    Jan 25
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