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Ravens have to find right time, balance for Flacco contract extension
baltimoresun.com Updated Nov 19, 2012
The Ravens are six games away from completing the 2012 regular season, and they are approaching the time when a team might consider signing its franchise quarterback to a contract extension.Upvote Share Tweet
Revisiting the Pittsburgh Steelers' 13-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field: There has been talk that Mike Adams was playing so well at right tackle that Marcus Gilbert may not get his starting job back when he's healthy. In the Sunday night l…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens WR Jacoby Jones gives Michele Tafoya a wink and a ‘Thank you, gorgeous’ during SNF interviewyahoo.com Nov 19, 2012Baltimore Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones had another great game in his team's 13-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. His 63-yard punt return was the only touchdown the Ravens could come up with against Pittsburgh's typically impressive defense, and that …Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 19, 2012It's been an interesting year for Orioles prospect Mike Belfiore -- who was traded midseason from Arizona to Baltimore -- as the 24-year-old lefty excelled in his first taste of Double-A and continued to impress in the recently wrapped Arizona Fall Leag…Upvote Share TweetIn the third quarter last night, Ravens safety Ed Reed drew an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for this helmet-to-helmet hit on defenseless Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who didn't even bother to fake an injury. This being Reed's third such violat…Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles hire Haas to be national crosscheckerMLB.com Nov 19, 2012The Orioles announced Monday that they have named Matt Haas as national crosschecker. Haas, 40, joins the Orioles' organization after four years as a regional crosschecker for the Marlins.Upvote Share TweetPittsburgh Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich fractured two ribs early in Sunday night's 13-10 loss to the Ravens and is unlikely to start this week, according to team and league sources.Upvote Share Tweet
Slideshow: Your AFC North fan picturesThe physical nature of the Ravens-Steelers rivalry started before the opening kickoff judging by the headlock on the Ravens fan. Even though the Bengals were in Kansas City, one fan made sure his living room remained "Bengals country." And one…Upvote Share Tweet
Leading Off: Eyesores of All Kindsnytimes.com Nov 19, 2012Yipes! Stripes! The Steelers' throwback uniforms were just one reason Sunday's game against the Ravens was tough to watch.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens tie mark for division dominancePITTSBURGH -- When Ravens running back Ray Rice walked off Heinz Field, he draped a Terrible Towel over his head and sang Styx's "Renegade," the song that traditionally energizes Steelers fans in the second half. In other words, the Ravens hav…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 19, 2012Josh Freeman wasn't perfect, but on Sunday he looked a lot like a recent Super Bowl winner, Peter King writes. He was just one QB who had an impact, good or bad, on Week 11.Upvote Share Tweet
Haloti Ngata makes progress in big win over SteelersDefensive tackle has been dealing with shoulder, knee injuriesFor Ravens Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, it's been a difficult run with injuries.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens rookie kicker Justin Tucker moved on quickly from rare missed field goalTucker: "The most important kick is the one after a miss"During a tense 13-10 AFC North showdown victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night at Heinz Field, Ravens rookie kicker Justin Tucker didn't let nerves or a rare missed field g…Upvote Share Tweet
Big game for Ravens CB Corey GrahamPro Bowl special teams ace had interception, eight tackles, three pass deflectionsStarting his second game in a row with cornerback Jimmy Smith sidelined following sports hernia surgery, Corey Graham intercepted Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich once.Upvote Share Tweet
Wake-up call: Playoff picture shaping upPITTSBURGH -- It wasn't a decisive win over the rival Steelers, but the Ravens have to feel good about themselves compared to what some of other top AFC teams endured Sunday. The Texans nearly lost to the Jaguars, and the Patriots lost tight end Rob Gro…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 11 MVPs: Schaub rebounds with a historic performanceyahoo.com Nov 19, 2012Matt Schaub, QB, Houston Texans: In his last three games before Sunday's matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars -- games against the Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, and Chicago Bears -- Schaub had thrown for a total of five touchdowns. His one-score, tw…Upvote Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- The reason why the Baltimore Ravens strengthened their grip on another AFC North title was the timely and tenacious play of their defense. For the previous decade, that statement wouldn't come as a surprise. But for a banged-up defense -- …Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens notebook: Jacoby Jones gets third return TD of seasonHis 63-yard TD on punt is his 3rd score on a return this season, 2nd in past 2 games-- The latest star turn in Ravens return specialist Jacoby Jones' stellar season unfolded Sunday night as he bolted into the end zone on a punt return for a touchdown.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens' much-criticized defense goes back to its roots- For at least one night, the Ravens returned to their defensive roots.Upvote Share TweetMike Preston grades the Ravens' 13-10 win over the Pittsburgh SteelersUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens take a moment to celebrate win at Heinz FieldUh, oh, several of the Ravens were heard singing the song "Renegade" by Styx on their way back to the locker room. It's a very popular song that is often played at Heinz Field and several of the Ravens were reportedly wearing the "Terribl…Upvote Share Tweet
Moment of truthNov 19Find out what big moments in the game allowed the Green Bay Packers and Baltimore Ravens to come away with victories.
NFL Live OT Reacts To Ed Reed's Suspension.Nov 19Ravens safety Ed Reed suspended 1 game for repeated hits to head of defenseless players.
Ed Reed Suspended 1 Game By NFLNov 19Adam Schefter, Tim Hasselbeck and Eric Mangini discuss Ed Reed's suspension for repeated violations of the rule prohibiting hits to the head.
Ravens' Ed Reed suspended one game for violations of safety rulesNov 19The Baltimore Ravens will be without a staple of their defense for their Week 12 matchup against the San Diego Chargers as safety Ed Reed has been suspended for one game for repeated violations of player safety rules.
Chicago Bears get reality check from San Francisco 49ersNov 19The Bears leave San Francisco -- as usual -- in crisis mode.
Peter King: QBs make their mark on eventful Week 11, for both good and badNov 19Eleven main characters from an eventful Week 11 that had its share of drama.