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Category: AFC North

Baltimore Back in Control of AFC North

The Baltimore Ravens have regained control of the AFC North, a home playoff game and a first-round bye, courtesy of a 20-3 victory by the San Francisco 49ers over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Just one night after the Ravens let their slim lead in the AFC North slip away from them in a loss to the […]

Steelers' James Harrison Suspended One Game for Violent Hit

The NFL has suspended Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison for one game for his vicious helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colts McCoy, according to ESPN”s Adam Schefter. However, Harrison does plan to appeal the suspension, Schefter reports. Harrison, 33, is the first player to get suspended under the NFL”s enhanced enforcement of player […]

If the Season Ended Today, the Ravens would have the No. 2 Seed in the Playoffs

If the season ended today, the Baltimore Ravens would receive the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs. The only other time the Ravens have earned a first-round bye in their brief existence was in 2006. The New England Patriots would earn the No. 1 seed because they have a better conference […]

Some Browns-Ravens History Leading into Sunday’s Contest

Sunday will mark the 25th meeting between the Cleveland Browns and the Baltimore Ravens. Overall, the Ravens lead the series 17-7, and have won the last six straight meetings. In fact, fourth-year head coach John Harbaugh is a perfect 6-0 against the Browns. On the other side, first-year Cleveland head coach Pat Shurmur is set […]

Suggs is the Key to Ravens’ Pass Rush

Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs took his game to another level in Thursday night’s dominant 16-6 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Suggs had his second three sack performance of the season in the win. His first three sack performance came in week one against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The ninth-year veteran now leads the […]

McClain, McClellan Proving to be more than just Casual Fill-ins

It’s no secret what the Baltimore Ravens did defensively to the San Francisco 49ers Thursday night was nothing short of impressive and dominant. It was an impressive performance because the Ravens were without their All-Pro middle linebacker Ray Lewis, who sat out with a toe injury for the second straight game. It’s even more impressive […]

Ravens’ Smothering Defense Overshadows Harbaugh Bowl

After the much anticipated and unprecedented confrontation ended, it was the Baltimore Ravens and John Harbaugh outlasting the San Francisco 49ers and Jim Harbaugh. The Ravens (8-3) sacked 49ers quarterback Alex Smith nine times, tying a franchise record, despite being without the services of middle linebacker Ray Lewis, the team’s leading tackler and emotional leader. […]