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Ravens will use franchise tag only on Flacco, supposedly

Ravens will use franchise tag only on Flacco, supposedly

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 10, 2013
The looming contract talks between the Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco entail various levels of leverage and nuance. One of the most obvious realities of getting a long-term deal finalized before March 4 is that doing so would allow the Ravens to appl…
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  • Delanie Walker could be getting a chance to start elsewhere

    Delanie Walker could be getting a chance to start elsewhere

    profootballtalk.com Feb 10, 2013
    The Ravens won the Super Bowl, and their ultimate reward may be the loss of more than a few free agents.  The 49ers finished second, but they’ll likely endure far less roster turmoil and turnover in 2013. The list of potential free agents, as broken do
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  • Suggs doesn’t think he’s Lewis’s successor as Ravens’ leader

    Suggs doesn’t think he’s Lewis’s successor as Ravens’ leader

    profootballtalk.com Feb 10, 2013
    Ray Lewis had been the undisputed leader of the Ravens for more than a decade. Terrell Suggs doesn’t think he can fill the leadership void left by Lewis’s retirement all by himself. Asked on NFL Network’s Total Access whether he becomes the Ravens”
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  • Peter King MMQB: After making history with their Super Bowl win…

    Peter King MMQB: After making history with their Super Bowl win, w…

    CNNSI.com Feb 10, 2013
    After making history with their Super Bowl win, would the Ravens allow Joe Flacco to leave? No chance, you say? Think again, writes Peter King, who explains why it may happen,
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  • Peter King: Clock ticking on Ravens, Flacco to get a deal done …

    Peter King: Clock ticking on Ravens, Flacco to get a deal done as sides meet this week

    CNNSI.com Feb 10, 2013
    Was it only me listening to Baltimore owner Steve Bisciotti and trusted GM Ozzie Newsome the other day, thinking they're going to throw the first big changeup into this offseason? Was it only me taking their words and reading resolve in them, and thinki…
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  • Football season is finally over, now what?

    Football season is finally over, now what?

    profootballtalk.com Feb 10, 2013
    I’ve noticed various complaints and lamentations on Twitter today regarding the fact that, for the first Sunday since Labor Day weekend, there will be no NFL action. I even resisted responding to a tweet from the official Steelers account that a “Sund
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  • Browns aren’t expected to try to trade for Ryan Mallett

    Browns aren’t expected to try to trade for Ryan Mallett

    profootballtalk.com Feb 10, 2013
    The Browns are looking for a quarterback.  But which one(s) are they considering? A position-by-position look at the roster from Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer includes a report, sort of, that the effort to upgrade the position won’t incl
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  • ‘Shutdown Corner’ offseason TPS report: Pittsburgh Steelers

    ‘Shutdown Corner’ offseason TPS report: Pittsburgh Steelers

    yahoo.com Feb 10, 2013
    Over the next few weeks, "Shutdown Corner" will pay homage to "Office Space" (TPS reports) as we take a quick look back at each team's 2012 season and a look at what lies ahead for the 2013 offseason. We continue with the Pittsburgh …
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  • Peter King: Clock ticking on Ravens, Flacco to get a deal done as sides me…

    Feb 10
    Was it only me listening to Baltimore owner Steve Bisciotti and trusted GM Ozzie Newsome the other day, thinking they're going to throw the first big changeup into this offseason? Was it only me taking their words and reading resolve in them, and thinki…