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Ravens hoping to get a break on Will Hill suspension

Ravens hoping to get a break on Will Hill suspension

profootballtalk.com Updated 16 minutes ago
The Ravens are hoping for some good news from the league for a change. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, there’s “guarded optimism” from the team that suspended safety Will Hill will benefit from the league’s pending new drug policy. Hill …
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  • Steve Smith is AFC North type of player

    Steve Smith is AFC North type of player

    ESPN.com 31 minutes ago
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith had broken a handful of tackles Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers before he found himself standing next to coach John Harbaugh on the sideline. “Steve said something to me that…
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  • Rice Appeals Against Indefinite NFL Suspension for Knocking Out…

    Rice Appeals Against Indefinite NFL Suspension for Knocking Out Wife

    nytimes.com yahoo.com 7 hours ago
    Ray Rice appealed against his indefinite suspension by the National Football League on Tuesday for a one-punch knockout of his wife as the former Baltimore Ravens running back tries to resuscitate his once-flourishing career.
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  • Tomlin Not Worried as Steelers Pile Up Penalties

    Tomlin Not Worried as Steelers Pile Up Penalties

    nytimes.com 15 hours ago
    The Pittsburgh Steelers have plenty to be concerned about heading into Sunday night's game at Carolina. Coach Mike Tomlin isn't worried about his team's alarming number of penalties being one of them.
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  • Bengals place Alex Smith on IR

    Bengals place Alex Smith on IR

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    The Bengals placed tight end Tyler Eifert on injured reserve with the designation to return after he suffered an elbow injury in the season opener and now they’ve lost another tight end for an even longer stretch of time. The team placed Alex Smith on s…
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  • Bengals make offensive roster moves

    Bengals make offensive roster moves

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    CINCINNATI -- With their passing offense -- specifically their tight ends -- depleted after the first two games of the season, the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday made a series of roster moves. First, they placed 10-year veteran tight end Alex Smith on th…
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  • Steelers sticking with Marcus Gilbert

    Steelers sticking with Marcus Gilbert

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said right tackle Marcus Gilbert is not in danger of losing his starting job despite giving up four sacks through the first two weeks of the season. “I’m not concerned about Marcus and his ability to r…
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  • Behind the stats: Ravens at Browns, Week 3

    Behind the stats: Ravens at Browns, Week 3

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    A weekly by-the-numbers look at the Cleveland Browns' next game, at home against the Baltimore Ravens: 83.2 -- Joe Flacco's passer rating 87.4 -- Brian Hoyer's passer rating $51 million -- The guaranteed portion of Flacco’s contract $1.965 million -- Th…
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  • DA: Josh Gordon Gets Probation in DWI Case in NC

    DA: Josh Gordon Gets Probation in DWI Case in NC

    A prosecutor said Tuesday that suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina.
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  • How will NFL owners hear the music, if they won’t face it?

    How will NFL owners hear the music, if they won’t face it?

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Last Monday, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti sent coach John Harbaugh to face the media after Ray Rice was cut in the wake of the notorious elevator video. This Monday, Vikings owners Mark and Zygi Wilf gave G.M. Rick Spielman the short straw of facing tou…
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  • Ben Roethlisberger “still very sore” after Courtney Upshaw hit

    Ben Roethlisberger “still very sore” after Courtney Upshaw hit

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has taken a lot of hits in his career. But he said Tuesday he’s “still very sore” after a shot to the chest from Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw last Thursday. Upshaw was flagged for roughing the passer on the p…
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  • McLendon, Archer questionable for Steelers

    McLendon, Archer questionable for Steelers

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers came out of a typical hard-hitting game against the Baltimore Ravens in pretty good shape from an injury standpoint. Starting nose tackle Steve McLendon is the only player who sustained an injury that could keep him…
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  • Rihanna out for CBS NFL theme song after she lashes out on Twit…

    Rihanna out for CBS NFL theme song after she lashes out on Twitter

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    You can blame Ray Rice (sorta) and an angry tweet for CBS and singer Rihanna splitting up. The network made its Thursday night debut along with broadcast partner NFL Network in Week 2's Pittsburgh Steelers-Baltimore Ravens game, and CBS chose to permane…
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  • In Case You Missed It: The Devon Still story

    In Case You Missed It: The Devon Still story

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, who will appear on NFL Nation TV today at 1 p.m. ET, learned on June 2 that his 4-year-old daughter, Leah, was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer. When he learned of the diagnosis, Still w…
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  • Jake Matthews expects to play this week

    Jake Matthews expects to play this week

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    Falcons rookie tackle Jake Matthews was forced to the sideline for the team’s loss to the Bengals last Sunday because of a sprained ankle and the prospect of another missed game loomed with Atlanta scheduled to face the Buccaneers this Thursday. Matthew…
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  • Ravens' mindset helping to reduce flags

    Ravens' mindset helping to reduce flags

    ESPN.com 24 hours ago
    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- There were times over the years when the Baltimore Ravens felt they were battling the referees in addition to the team on the other sidelines. That certainly hasn't been the case in the first two weeks of the regular season. For a t…
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  • Hoyer showed trust with fourth-down toss

    Hoyer showed trust with fourth-down toss

    ESPN.com 24 hours ago
    BEREA, Ohio -- One of Brian Hoyer's most important throws in the win over New Orleans on Sunday was to his third read, and to a receiver he had never thrown to on that particular play call. That came on the fourth-and-6 throw that kept the Cleveland Bro…
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  • Video - Josh Gordon's Future With Browns 02:08

    Josh Gordon's Future With Browns

    Sep 16
    ESPN Browns reporter Pat McManamon discusses WR Josh Gordon's future with the team after his guilty plea to a DWI charge in North Carolina.
  • Video - Gordon Pleads Guilty To DWI Charge 00:53

    Gordon Pleads Guilty To DWI Charge

    Sep 16
    John Clayton discusses the news that Browns WR Josh Gordon has pleaded guilty to a DWI charge and how this impacts his potential reinstatement.
  • Video - Week 3 Takeaways 00:53

    Week 3 Takeaways

    Sep 16
    John Clayton discusses the various running back woes around the NFL.
  • Video - Players To Be Reinstated Under New Drug Policy 01:16

    Players To Be Reinstated Under New Drug Policy

    Sep 16
    Ed Werder has the latest on the NFL's new drug policy, which will likely be finalized on Tuesday, and how the reclassification of certain drugs will allow players to be reinstated.

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