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Bernard Pierce's role increasing
Ravens rookie running back has rushed for 213 yards and one touchdownRookie running back Bernard Pierce is starting to emerge as a more important figure in the Ravens' offense, providing a complementary presence to Pro Bowl runner Ray Rice.Upvote Share Tweet
The Baltimore Orioles have declined to offer a 2013 contract to slugger Mark Reynolds, a decision that allows the infielder to become a free agent.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Nov 30, 2012The Orioles did not offer Mark Reynolds a deal, and a lack of negotiations after the team declined his $11 million option earlier this year resulted in the ultimate decision not to offer the 29-year-old arbitration, thus allowing him to leave as an unre…Upvote Share Tweet
Anquan Boldin fined, but not for block on fourth-and-29profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 30, 2012Some players and coaches on the Chargers thought that the Ravens’ fourth-and-29 conversion on Sunday should have been called back because of an illegal block on Ravens receiver Anquan Boldin. The league office disagreed. The NFL told PFT that Boldin’sUpvote Share TweetPASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco couldn't get much done against the Pittsburgh Steelers two weeks ago as he completed 20 of 32 passes for 164 yards and no touchdowns. Pittsburgh cornerback Ike Taylor held Torrey Smith, the Ravens' top downfield thre…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 30, 2012PITTSBURGH (AP) -- For the third consecutive game, the Steelers will be without their star quarterback. At least it appears as if they'll have the quarterback of their defense and the reigning team MVP back on the field.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 30, 2012CANTON, OHIO (AP) -- First-time candidates John Lynch, Michael Strahan and Jonathan Ogden were among 27 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2013 class announced Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers will attempt to stop recent skidEarlier in the week, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's chances of playing Sunday's game against the Ravens were gauged at less than 50 percent. The Steelers' odds of qualifying for the postseason may not be much better.Upvote Share TweetPittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger out vs. Ravens.Upvote Share TweetTo say playing against quarterback Charlie Batch improves the Ravens' chances of beating Pittsburgh Sunday would be an understatement. As everyone has read by now, the Steelers are 0-6 against the Ravens since 2004 when Ben Roethlisberger isn't starting…Upvote Share Tweet
Dennis Dixon not offended by absence of overture from SteelersQuarterback spent first four seasons in Pittsburgh, but hasn't budged from the Ravens' practice squadWhen two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger dislocated some ribs and sprained his right throwing shoulder in the Pittsburgh Steelers…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 13 Sunday Picks: Ravens poised to complete season sweep of the Steelersyahoo.com Updated Nov 30, 2012Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey spent two seasons (2004-05) as head coach of the Bills and will need to solve the riddle at the quarterback position to avoid a similar short stay in Jacksonville. Chad Henne has ste…Upvote Share Tweet
Dickson, R. Lewis not practicing, Ellerbe a 'game-time decisionThree other key Ravens return to practiceRavens starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe characterized his status as a last-minute decision heading into Sunday's kickoff against the Pittsburgh Steelers.Upvote Share TweetLet's see if the streaks hold up for the AFC North teams. The Ravens have won 15 consecutive games at home. The Browns have lost 12 straight games on the road. And the Bengals have won three games in a row after losing four consecutive times. Now, here …Upvote Share TweetBaltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis expected to return Dec. 16.Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers-Ravens: Which Flacco shows up?At this point, the Steelers aren't saying who is starting at quarterback Sunday in Baltimore. The Ravens actually don't know, either. Since the bye week, the Ravens don't know whether they're getting the good Joe Flacco or the bad one. Over the past fou…Upvote Share Tweet
'Playbook': Steelers vs. RavensNov 30Regardless of who plays QB for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Baltimore Ravens, they will be in for a tough time against a top-flight defense. "Playbook" explains who has the edge.
Face of the Franchise: Baltimore Ravens LB Terrell SuggsNov 30Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs talks about this week's big matchup agianst the Pittsburgh Steelers, the playoff push and coming back from a major injury.
Are Baltimore Ravens legit Super Bowl contenders?Nov 30Can the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl? Charlie Casserly discusses why the Ravens can get even better and explains why Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace is being demoted.
NFL Live OT: Facing The Steelers Without Big BenNov 30Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi weigh in on the Ravens' game plan for the Steelers without Ben Roethlisberger in the lineup.
Adande: Point taken -- November games count, tooNov 30Antawn Jamison and Jodie Meeks spark Lakers off bench as offense clicks.
Peter King: RGIII's smarts, skills leave opposing defenses scramblingNov 30Pardon the clichÃ©-fest, but it's the little things that, very often, are the difference between winning and losing in a football game. Sometimes they're so little that you don't see them when you watch the game, and you don't even notice on the fourth …
NFL Week 13 review: John Clayton's Last CallNov 30The AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.
The Sports Guy's Week 13 picks and trying to keep up with all the changes …Nov 30The 2012 NFL season will be memorialized as the season football changed, but not necessarily for the better — plus Week 13 picks.