Archive for October, 2010

Facing the Enemy Week 7: Ravens vs Bills

This marks 4 straight weeks where opposing team’s bloggers have chosen to go with the Ravens to win the game. The (4-2) Baltimore Ravens come back from a tough loss to return home and face the (0-5) Buffalo Bills. Of course the Bills don’t want to advance 0-6, but I think last week left a […]

2010 NFL Power Rankings Week 7

The Baltimore Ravens lost to the New England Patriots, but they are still our number one team. The Ravens have the most talent, and we’re not buying that a close loss to the Patriots in overtime should drop them in rankings. The Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins fall out of our rankings while the Miami […]

Say Goodbye to “Devastating Hits” in the NFL

After the helmet-to-helmet hit on Baltimore Ravens TE Todd Heap delivered by New England Patriots S Brandon Meriweather, and among other big hits throughout the weekend, the league plans to announce a new policy where players will be suspended for delivering dirty blows. Ray Anderson, NFL’s Executive VP of football operations, gave this statement: “We’ve […]

The Hangover: Purple Monday Week 6 Edition

This first salvo burst from my finger tips is going to be relatively short and sweet. I’m going to be expanding this in future installments, of course, but I jumped aboard the team here pretty quickly, and in the interest of full disclosure, I had very short time to get this together. So let’s treat […]

Ravens Conservative Play Backfires Against Patriots

The (4-2) Baltimore Ravens fell to the (4-1) New England Patriots in overtime, 23-20. Good to Bad The Ravens played well for three and a half quarters; Joe Flacco played great and the offense was aggressive. The defense did what they had to do and got pressure on Tom Brady, finishing with 3 sacks and […]

Staff Predictions Week 6: Ravens vs. Patriots

Offensive MVP: Picks By Player Pick Stat Prediction Comments Gene Winner Anquan Boldin 8 catches, 107 yds receiving, 1 TD Who on the Patriots can cover Boldin? Conoon Kim Derrick Mason 6 catches, 82 yds receiving, 1 TD With so much attention on stopping Ray Rice and Anquan Boldin, the Pats will learn why they […]

Defensive Strategies: Ravens vs. Patriots

OFFENSIVE STRATEGIES Advantage: Wide Receivers The Baltimore Ravens receiving corp should be at an advantage against New England Patriots secondary this Sunday. New England’s secondary is improving, but is not an elite unit like the Pittsburgh Steelers or N.Y. Jets. In fact, New England is ranked 28th in the league in passing yards allowed (272.2 […]