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Archive for September, 2011

Final Thoughts of Preseason Heading into Week 1

Ah, the preseason of NFL football. Some of the most exciting, yet most dreaded games played all year. It’s exciting to see all the new players picked up from the draft play, but it’s dreaded because people just want to see some hard hitting, regular season high-stakes football already. Big Losses Personally, I was dreaded to […]

Tom Zbikowski to Start Sunday at Strong Safety

Tom Zbikowski has outlasted Bernard Pollard and is set to begin the season as the Ravens’ starting strong safety Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Zbikowski, 26, will start alongside free safety Ed Reed. Zbikowski started three games this preseason, while Pollard started just two. Even though the Ravens signed Pollard to a two-year deal on […]

Purple Chaos Giveaway: Another Round of Ravens Wristbands

To kick off the regular season tonight, The Purple Chaos would like to kick off another round of wristband giveaways. If you don’t remember, we had this promotion going on earlier in the year during the draft. This is another chance for those of you who missed out to get your hands on either a […]

Wednesdays with Walker: Week 1, Ravens vs Steelers

Welcome to a new weekly column on The Purple Chaos, called “Wednesdays with Walker.” A member of the team at Baltimore Sports Report, Edgar Walker will join us every Humpday to share his thoughts on all things Ravens. First off, let me introduce myself. My name is Edgar Walker, and I’m not a lot different […]

Ravens Fans Breathe Easy, Lee Evans Has Returned to Practice

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Lee Evans was back at it on Labor Day after missing about a week of practice with a left foot injury. Evans, 30, was sidelined immediately following the Ravens 34-31 win over the Washington Redskins in Week 3 of the preseason and has been seen wearing a protective walking boot. Evans […]

From Rags to Riches: Cary Williams Journey to Starting Cornerback

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Cary Williams confirmed what his agent revealed Sunday, saying that he is set to begin the regular season as a starting cornerback. Here’s what Williams said of the news in a recent Baltimore Sun article: “That’s what it looks like right now,” Williams said after Monday’s practice at the Ravens’ training facility […]

Ravens Ink 5-Time Pro Bowl Center Andre Gurode to 1-Year Deal

In what is being dubbed as yet another “classic Ozzie” signing, the Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms with former Dallas Cowboys center Andre Gurode. His deal, which is being reported at a maximum of $3 million dollars, is contingent on him passing a physical. Gurode, 33, adds much needed depth and stability at the […]