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Category: Thoughts/Opinions

CBS’ Dierdorf Gives Texans ‘A Puncher’s Chance’ against Ravens

It was expected that CBS would assign Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdof, as CBS’ No. 2 NFL team, to the Houston Texans-Baltimore Ravens divisional-round playoff game in Baltimore this Sunday. In the Texans’ 10-year existence, they are 4-7 when Gumbel and Dierdorf are behind the mikes, including a 2-2 split this season (wins over the […]

Flacco is Playing with a Chip on his Shoulder while Making Postseason History

The usually calm, cool and collected Joe Flacco showed his burning passion before Sunday’s divisional-round postseason game against the Houston Texans. Flacco, 26, is the first starting quarterback in NFL history to lead his team to the playoffs in each of his first four seasons, and he made the point that he doesn’t get as […]

Is the AFC North the Best Division in Football?

The AFC North is the only division in the NFL with three playoff teams, and it’s also the only division to have two, 12-win teams (Baltimore and Pittsburgh). “This is the best division in football,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said, via BaltimoreRavens.com. “It’s not even close.” The Ravens went a perfect 6-0 in the division […]

Ray Rice is in the Best Shape of his Career

One moth ago Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach sent running back Ray Rice a text message listing the NFL’s top running backs, with the suggestion that Rice, who was not in his top ten, needed to get it going. Whatever Leach said, it worked. Rice went a rampage to end the regular season, […]

Ray Lewis Answers Questions on Playing Time, Retirement

Over the past several weeks, the debate has begun to heat up as to exactly how much football Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis has left in his 36-year old tank. Lewis, a 16-year veteran, has lost a step or two as the years have passed by. He”s still effective in the run game and has […]

Appealing GM Openings could make it Tough for DeCosta to Stick Around

The Baltimore Ravens have envisioned that Director of Player Personnel, Eric DeCosta, would be the heir apparent to the team’s current General Manager, Ozzie Newsome, whenever he decided to step down. DeCosta, 40, has been with the Ravens since they have been in existence (1996) and has turned down GM jobs in multiple cities to […]

Suggs Rips Tim Tebow: ‘We Don’t Need God On Our Sidelines’

With the Denver Broncos having backed their was into the postseason despite a 7-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in week 17, it’s nearly impossible not to talk about the legend that has become Broncos starting quarterback Tim Tebow. And that’s just what Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs did on Tuesday. […]