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Archive for January, 2012

Lee Evans Takes the Blame for Ravens' AFC Championship Game Loss

Following the Baltimore Ravens” 23-20 defeat to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, wide receiver Lee Evans was still in his football pants and cleats, awaiting the inevitable rush from reporters. As the number of reporters waiting to interview him increased, the wide receiver promptly shouldered the blame for failing to hold […]

‘Confusion’ Before Cundiff’s Missed Kick

The reason why Baltimore Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff was rushing onto the field before he missed the last-second game-tying field goal was confusion on the sideline, linebacker Terrell Suggs said on ESPN’s first take. The Ravens thought it was third down– not fourth down– which forced Cundiff to run from one of the end field […]

Chuck Pagano to Interview for Colts’ Head Coaching Vacancy

Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano will interview for the Indianapolis Colts’ head coaching vacancy Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Hired by head coach John Harbaugh as the team’s secondary coach in 2008, Pagano was promoted to defensive coordinator this past season and experienced substantial success. The Ravens ranked third in total defense, and […]

Cundiff: ‘No Excuse’ For Missed Field Goal

Baltimore Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff didn’t run and hide under a rock following Sunday’s bitter 23-20 defeat in the AFC Championship Game. Cundiff, an All-Pro a season ago, sent a potential 32-yard field goal wide left with 15 seconds left in regulation, ending the Ravens’ season and Super Bowl hopes. Shortly after missing what has […]

Left Guard Ben Grubbs Added to AFC Pro Bowl Roster

Baltimore Ravens left guard Ben Grubbs was added to the AFC Pro Bowl team, even though he would he preferred not to get an invitation. Grubbs is headed to the Pro Bowl because the New England Patriots beat the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game. Grubbs and Ravens right guard Marshal Yanda are now starters […]

AFC and NFC Championship Games Help Set Record for Social Media Comments

Between the AFC Championship Game and NFC Championship Game on Sunday, each generated more social media comments than last year’s Super Bowl, and they are now the top two games on record. The Baltimore Ravens’ 23-20 defeat to the New England Patriots had 2.44 million social media comments, while the New York Giants’ 20-17 overtime […]

Despite the Loss, Flacco Answered the Bell

The pressure was on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco all week leading up to the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots. Whether it was local sports talk radio, the National media or even his own free safety, Flacco was a frequent target of critics and viewed by many as the Ravens’ biggest liability against […]