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Tag: "Chris Johnson"

Rice Wants Peterson Money, Likely Won’t get it

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is seeking a contract that would net him somewhere in the neighborhood of seven-years, $100 million, the same contract Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson signed for last year. Rice, 25, will most likely be slapped with the team’s franchise tag this month in order to keep him from […]

Pagano, Colts Bluffed by Steelers’ Linebackers Coach about team’s D-Coordinator Position

In a twist of events, Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler cancelled an interview for the Indianapolis Colts’ defensive coordinator’s job and has decided to remain in Pittsburgh, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Butler was the clear-cut favorite to take over the defense under new Colts head coach Chuck Pagano and had a meeting planned […]

Two Possible In-House Replacements for Pagano

The Baltimore Ravens have had the propensity in years past to promote their defensive coordinators from within. Mike Nolan replaced Marvin Lewis in 2002. Rex Ryan replaced Nolan in 2005. Greg Mattison replaced Ryan in 2009. And most recently, Chuck Pagano replaced Mattison in 2011. Now that Pagano has been named the Indianapolis Colts’ head […]

Pagano Named Colts’ Head Coach

The Indianapolis Colts have hired Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano as head coach, according to ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio. Pagano, 51, was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2011 after severing three seasons as secondary coach. In his time, he improved the Ravens’ defensive ranking from 10th in 2010 to third this season. Known for his […]

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 […]

Ravens Place Franchise Tag on Rice for 2012 Season

The Baltimore Ravens will use their 2012 franchise tag on Ray Rice, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Rice, 24, is making just $550,000 in the final year of his rookie contract. Rice is expected to get a hefty pay raise and will be due about $7.71 million as the franchise running back. Players who are […]

Wednesdays with Walker: Week 2, Ravens vs Titans

Welcome, Ravens fans, to the second installment of “Wednesdays with Walker.” While I like to focus more on the upcoming game on the schedule, it’s impossible to write about the Ravens this week and not discuss Sunday’s annihilation of the Squeelers. I had the pleasure and privelege of attending the game, and here are some […]