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Category: Players

Steelers Sign Former Ravens QB Troy Smith

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Baltimore Ravens backup quarterback Troy Smith to a futures contract, according to Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Smith, a former Heisman Trophy winner, was selected in the fifth-round of the 2007 draft by the Ravens and was released by the team before the start of the 2010 regular […]

Generating a Pass Rush on Brady will be Vital for Ravens’ D

When he”s kept upright and untouched by opposing team”s pass rushes, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is like kryptonite to even the strongest defenses. Sacked only 32 times this season, the ninth-fewest in the NFL, Brady threw for 5,239 yards, 39 touchdowns and was only intercepted 12 times. Given ample time in the pocket, […]

Flacco, Reed Get into a Scuffle at Practice…Teasingly

The Baltimore Ravens turned a distraction into a punchline–literally. Earlier this week, Ed Reed had some critical comments for his quarterback Joe Flacco, and that became much of the focus leading up to Sunday”s AFC Championship Game in New England. But the two players playfully exchanged words heading out to Thursday”s practice, . After walking […]

Ravens' Short Yardage Offense a Cause for Concern?

It”s no secret the identity of the Baltimore Ravens” offense is their running game, but you could have been fooled by watching them in short-yardage situations in their divisional-round victory over the Houston Texans last week. In that game, the Ravens converted three of 10 plays in which they needed two yards or less to […]

Thursday’s Injury Update: Brady Back Practicing, Reed Still Limited

Thursday’s Ravens-Patriots injury report is pretty much identical to Wednesday’s, besides one major change. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was listed as having a full practice on Thursday, after missing Wednesday’s session with a left shoulder injury, according to Dan Kolko of MASNSports.com. There were also 14 Patriots limited in Thursday’s session, including wide receiver Wes […]

Flacco on Reed’s Criticism: ‘Not Really That Big Of A Deal’

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has bigger and better things to worry about than a teammate’s recent criticism. On Wednesday, Flacco downplayed recent criticism from safety Ed Reed, saying it was no big deal as the team continues to prepare for this Sunday’s AFC Championship Game in New England. Reed stirred the pot this past […]

Bernard Pollard’s Past with ‘Pretty Boy’ Brady

When Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard squares off against Tom Brady in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, he’ll be looking to advance to the Super Bowl and not change the NFL for a second time. In 2008, as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, Pollard ended Brady’s season when he hit him below the knee, […]