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Author Archive for ggwinner52

Gene has been a loyal member to this site. Born in Baltimore, Gene is an avid Ravens fan and follows team news around the web 365 days a year. A Baltimore Colts fan as well, Gene’s father attended the 1958 Colts vs. Giants Championship game more commonly known as the “Greatest Game Ever Played.” He also contributes as a columnist for RavensGab.com as well.

Thoughts & Recap of Ravens 2011 Draft Picks

Round-By-Round Analysis: Round 1- CB Jimmy Smith (Colorado) Excellent value here. Late in the 1st round, the Baltimore Ravens somehow landed a cornerback that was ranked as a top 10 -15 player. Character issues seem like they are behind him now, so let’s give him a chance first before passing judgement. Think of how many […]

Ravens Tom Zbikowski Wins by TKO in 2 Minutes

Okay Ravens fans, this is not about the NFL ‘lockout,’ rather, this is about a ‘knockout.’ Baltimore Ravens Tom Zbikowski is making it interesting this offseason. The Ravens safety has been boxing since the age of 10, and compiled an amateur record of 75-15. Introduced in the boxing ring as “Tommy Z,” Zbikowski fought his […]

Ravens Offseaon Needs in 2011: Special Teams Edition

TOP POSITIONAL NEEDS ON SPECIAL TEAMS As a whole, the Baltimore Ravens did well in special teams under coordinator Jerry Rosburg, and they were a much-improved unit from 2009. The unit ranked 8th in the league in 2010, as opposed to 18th a year ago. Punter Sam Koch and Kicker Billy Cundiff are two of the […]

Ravens Offseason Needs in 2011: Defensive Edition

TOP POSITIONAL NEEDS ON DEFENSE 1. DE/OLB: Pass Rusher The Baltimore Ravens totaled 27 defensive sacks in 2010, which ranked near the bottom of the NFL. OLB Terrell Suggs, who had an outstanding year, accounted for 11 of the team’s total sack count. And the addition of DE Corey Redding did help stabilize the defensive […]

Ravens Offseason Needs in 2011: Offense Edition

TOP POSITION NEEDS ON OFFENSE Offensive Line: Left Tackle The loss of OT Jared Gaither hindered the Baltimore Ravens offensive line, forcing the team to shift Marshal Yanda to the right tackle position. Inconsistency in pass-protection plagued the offensive line. The unit also struggled in run blocking,  particularly in short yardage situations. Michael Oher filled […]

Ravens Offense Derailed, Running Should Be Focus

Offensive Turnovers Prove Costly Too Costly The Baltimore Ravens dropped a heart-breaker in Pittsburgh last Saturday, with the final score being 31-24, Steelers. You know the story: the team squandered a halftime lead and handed a gift to the Steelers in three turnovers. Like so many other close games this year, the Ravens fought back, […]

Playoff Game Plan: Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

There is no doubt the Pittsburgh Steelers are tough at home, and they are even tougher at home in the playoffs. Adding in QB Ben Roethlisberger, who has given the Baltimore Ravens fits, it seems like this will be an uphill battle. But you can throw out stats and records whenever these two teams meet. […]