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Archive for July, 2010

Ravens Hosts Best Defensive Players in the Biz

In the past couple weeks, I saw something quite interesting while watching “Best in the Biz” on NFL Network— a series of segments where analysts compile a list of the top 5 best players in the league in a certain positions. I would like to share three particular segments that focused on the best current […]

First Thoughts on Madden 11 Demo: Pros and Cons

I downloaded the new Madden 11 demo that was released late afternoon yesterday, and after one game I had to stop. Looking around forum boards and blog post comments, it appears most people felt the same way I did. Disappointed. It seemed like the developers made too many unnecessary changes and not enough focus was […]

T.O. Joins Ocho in Ohio

Today’s big news is the signing of WR Terrell Owens by the Cincinnati Bengals. Owens reportedly took a huge pay-cut to join his close friend, WR Chad Ochocino, in Cincy. The Bengals and Owens agreed to a 1-year deal worth $2 million, and potentially $2 million more through incentives. Considering Owens made $6.5 million last […]

Injury Update on Baltimore Ravens Sergio Kindle

Late last week, Ravens staff, players, and fans alike started to worry when they heard that rookie second-round draft pick, Sergio Kindle, fell down two flights of stairs on Thursday night and was taken to the hospital. Kindle, a 23-year-old defensive end/linebacker, is currently listed in stable condition at University Medial Center Brackenridge. “Members of […]

Ravens Strategy: Will Defense Bring More Heat?

Greg Mattison, the Baltimore Ravens Defensive Coordinator, will find his secondary in a difficult spot with the likelihood of cornerbacks Fabian Washington and Lardarius Webb, along with safety Ed Reed missing some games this season. The replacements in the secondary will certainly be under some pressure, but one way to take  that pressure off the […]

Ravens Troy Smith No Longer Needed in Baltimore

When the only other option at QB for the Baltimore Ravens was Kyle Boller, it made a lot of sense for the fans to clamor for Troy Smith to be inserted into the lineup.  So what if Smith was considered short for an NFL QB, was a 5th round pick, and tanked in the National […]

Ravens Focus Should Be On Running, Not Passing

Despite the improved play by Joe Flacco, the Baltimore Ravens still finished the 2009 season in the bottom half of the league in passing. The front office answered by picking up Donte’ Stallworth and trading for Anquan Boldin, two proven veterans. Add them to Derrick Mason, Todd Heap, and a pair of rookie tight ends, […]