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You had a hunch coming in the Ravens’ playmakers might have a bit of an edge. You just didn’t know they were going to be Jacoby Jones and Corey Graham. The return man’s touchdown and the backup corner’s interception, respectively, were the differe
Share TweetIt might be a good rivalry. That doesn’t mean it’s a good game. The Ravens are still up 10-7 on the Steelers, in a game played with more emotion than quality. The touchdowns came on a pair of out-of-the-blue plays, a Byron Leftwich run and a Jacoby JoShare TweetThe Ravens made their own big play, but they’re down a significant player. The Ravens are up 10-7 at the end of the first quarter after Jacoby Jones‘ 63-yard punt return touchdown, which took less time to complete than Steelers quarterback Byron LeftwShare TweetFOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...Source: CNNSI.com
Pernell McPhee, Bobbie Williams inactive for RavensUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetThe biggest names missing from Sunday night’s game between the Ravens and Steelers have been known for some time, but there were a couple of notable names on the inactive list that hadn’t previously been ruled out of the game. Defensive end Pernell Mc
Ed Hochuli Reviewed An Un-Reviewable Play And Then Said He Did Not Review It Because It Was Un-ReviewableUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetCleveland unexpectedly forced Dallas to overtime, and after an incomplete pass to Miles Austin with 8:35 left to go in the extra period Cleveland called timeout-presumably to force a replay from the booth. Cleveland thought the play was a catch, fumbleSource: deadspin.comShare TweetThere were no surprises on the inactive lists for Sunday night's game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers will be without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who is expected to miss the next few weeks with a sprained sternocla…
Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetWe'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …Source: deadspin.comShare TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts for the AFC North match up between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Ravens-SteelersShare TweetDan Bailey kicked a 38-yard field goal in overtime, and Dallas overcame a critical fumble by Tony Romo that sparked a wild ending in the Cowboys' 23-20 victory against Cleveland on Sunday.Share TweetAndy Dalton threw for 230 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, A.J. Green caught a touchdown pass in his ninth straight game and the Cincinnati Bengals beat the woeful Kansas City Chiefs 28-6 on Sunday.Share TweetThey say everything’s bigger in Texas. Today, both of the NFL games being played there are. A 32-yard field goal from Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey has forced overtime against the Browns, joining the Jags-Texans extra-session contest in Houston. The Cowbo
Bad call fuels Browns comebackUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetAfter trailing by 13 into the third quarter, the Cowboys made a game of it. And the officials helped give the late lead to the Browns. After a goal-line stand by the Cowboys kept the score at 17-13, three runs followed by a punt gave Josh Cribbs the bal…Share TweetThoughts on the Cleveland Browns' 23-20 overtime loss at the Dallas Cowboys: What it means: It's the same old story for the Browns, who continue to fail to finish off games. Cleveland couldn't hold a 13-0 halftime lead, or a 20-17 lead with 67 seconds r…
Chiefs' Bowe leaves game with injury to neckUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetChiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe left Sunday's game against Cincinnati with a neck injury and left tackle Branden Albert left with a back injury, while Bengals cornerback Terence Newman was sidelined with a concussion.Share TweetDeMarco Murray will miss his fifth straight game because of a sprained left foot after the Dallas Cowboys de-activated the second-year running back before Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.Share TweetMy apologies that I didn't get the inactives posted sooner. It was a busy day with Ben Roethlisberger and Mike Holmgren news. BENGALS AT CHIEFS BENGALS: WR Andrew Hawkins, S Reggie Nelson, CB Jason Allen, DT Devon Still, DT Brandon Thompson, WR Marvin J…Share TweetWhen the Browns face the Cowboys in Dallas on Sunday, outgoing Browns president Mike Holmgren has even more reason to root, root, root for the road team. If the Browns can knock off the Cowboys, greasing the skids toward the potential ouster of coach Ja…Share TweetThe Browns won’t have their best defensive player today against the Cowboys. Although cornerback Joe Haden made the trip to Dallas, he was ruled out after pregame warmups today. Haden suffered an oblique injury during practice on Wednesday, and the Brow
Steelers' Ryan Clark to wear special helmetUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- Steelers safety Ryan Clark is playing Sunday night against the Ravens despite suffering a concussion in two of his past three games. But Clark is taking some precautions. He told ESPN's Rachel Nichols he will wear a special helmet tonight.…Share TweetEarlier this week, Steelers running back Isaac Redman said that it looked like Rashard Mendenhall would get the start in his return to the lineup. Looks were not deceiving. Mendenhall will be the first back in the game for the Steelers against the Raven…
Good morning from PittsburghUpdated Nov 18, 2012 Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- This marks the first time in the 17-year history of the Ravens-Steelers rivalry that won't include either Ray Lewis, Hines Ward or Ben Roethlisberger. Thankfully there's still Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton around to stir things up. Ha…
Terrell Suggs: 'It's just like Ali-Fraizer'Nov 18Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs talks after their win against the Pittsburgh Steelers about what was missing from the game, and what it means to be in this type of rivalry.
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich sinks jump shotNov 18Pittsburgh Steelers QB Byron Leftwich makes an NBA style pass as he completes a throw to RB Jonathan Dwyer who gets the first down.
Two thumbs downNov 18Baltimore Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe's two broken thumbs prevents him from making an interception against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Baltimore Ravens' Jacoby Jones 63-yard punt-return TDNov 18Baltimore Ravens return man Jacoby Jones takes a punt all the way for a 63-yard touchdown to give his team a 10-7 lead over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Don Banks: Luck, Colts get an up-close lesson about what it takes to be el…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…
Don Banks: NFC East again a mess you can't take your eyes off of; more Sna…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
John Clayton's Last CallNov 18NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.