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After watching their New England Patriots’ season come to an end last Sunday in a 28-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game, Patriots fans took to Twitter to express their frustration. Apparently, that meant feeling the need to hecUpvote Share Tweet
If members of the Ravens heckled a reporter from USA Today who dared to ask linebacker Ray Lewis about an unsolved double murder case, they could soon be getting the rotten tomatoes and eggs ready for anyone with a four-letter network affiliation. ESPN,…Upvote Share TweetNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was fined $10,000 by the NFL for making contact with Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed on a slide late in the first half of the AFC Championship Game, according to a league source.Upvote Share TweetThe game remains 11 days away, but the teams who will be playing in it have made available to anyone who may be interested a rundown of the injuries that affected the ability of certain players to practice on Wednesday. Even if one of the teams didn’t pUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 23, 2013For those who think quarterbacks get preferential treatment by the NFL, this news will cause an bit of a stir. NFL.com has reported that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been fined $10,000 for going all Daniel-san/Ty Cobb on Ravens safety Ed Reed and …Upvote Share TweetEvery year, the NFL Players Association recognizes one of its members with the Byron “Whizzer” White Award. Named for the late Supreme Court Justice who played for the Steelers (known at the time as the Pirates) and Lions before becoming an intellUpvote Share Tweet
Who Wants To Go To The Super Bowl With This Awful Human Being?What's up, ladies? Do you like the Ravens? Would you like a ticket to the Super Bowl? Are you "hot?" Are you open to performing an "HJ/BJ/etc." in exchange for said Super Bowl ticket? Well then, this Craigslist ad is for you! More »Upvote Share TweetNorv Turner will call plays for the Browns' next season. It's not yet certain who will run them.Upvote Share TweetThe Broncos may be holding a grudge against former defensive backs coach Ron Milus, but former Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy isn’t. Milus, fired in the wake of a playoff loss to the Ravens that featured three long touchdown passes and an unthUpvote Share Tweet
Jim Irsay Mailed A Fan $8,500 In Cash For Predicting The Score Of The AFC ChampionshipColts owner is a weird dude. But he's honest. So when he tweeted Sunday afternoon that he'd give $8,500 to the first person to correctly predict the outcome and score of the Ravens/Patriots game (with a one-point cushion), there was no reason not to tak…Upvote Share TweetA gossip website operator defended himself Wednesday against a defamation lawsuit by arguing that a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader featured in posts on the site is a public figure.Upvote Share TweetCam Cameron was the scapegoat, but the former Ravens offensive coordinator said he wasn’t bitter about being fired in the middle of a Super Bowl run. In fact, he said he’s rooting for the Ravens next week, hoping his old co-workers do what he wasn’tUpvote Share TweetThere are 49 players on the Ravens' 53-man roster who are making their first Super Bowl appearance. But no one has waited longer than Ravens center Matt Birk. He has reached football's biggest stage after 15 seasons and 227 games played. It's why the 36…Upvote Share Tweet
Leading Off: Playing the Makeup Gamenytimes.com Updated Jan 23, 2013Olive branches were extended across the N.F.L. on Tuesday, but that's not to say there wasn't any feuding.Upvote Share Tweet
Which Pundits Predicted A Ravens-49ers Super Bowl? Grading ESPN And Sports IllustratedRepublished with permission from PunditTracker.com More »Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Cowboys talk with Clarence HillThe Ravens and 49ers are the two teams headed to the Super Bowl, but they aren’t the two teams that will be up for discussion during Wednesday’s edition of PFT Live. Mike Florio will be talking to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News about the JetsUpvote Share Tweet
Bengals looking for a complement to BenJarvus Green-EllisThe Bengals running game in 2012 was made up of BenJarvus Green-Ellis, BenJarvus Green-Ellis and a little more BenJarvus Green-Ellis. The Law Firm carried the ball 278 times in the regular season and the rest of the Bengals running backs carried it 81 t…Upvote Share TweetI'm sorry to inform everyone that our weekly AFC North chat had to be moved from Wednesday to Thursday. Some Super Bowl preparations have caused an unexpected scheduling conflict. Let's plan to meet up on Thursday at 3 p.m. for the half-hour chat. Also,…Upvote Share TweetMaybe if Ray Lewis gets bored doing television in his retirement, he can devote all his energies to the U.S. Olympic team. If that’s the case, the United States might win every medal in every sport contested. Because none other than Michael Phelps, theUpvote Share Tweet
'Sound FX': Ravens fly high over PatriotsJan 23NFL Films takes you on the field for the best moments from the Baltimore Ravens' win over the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.
Reiss' P.A.T.Jan 23In this week's edition of P.A.T., Mike Reiss is joined by Field Yates as they break down the Patriots' AFC Championship loss to the Ravens and look ahead to next season.
Can Baltimore Ravens keep up with Colin Kaepernick?Jan 23Will San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick expose the Baltimore Ravens next Sunday? Darren Sharper points out how the young signal-caller can have success against the aging Ravens defense.
PTI Big Finish January 23rdJan 23PTI runs down Wednesday's top stories.