When Ravens left guard Ben Grubbs cleaned out his locker Monday morning following the the team’s 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, Grubbs realized it could be his last time in the Ravens locker room. “I’m just trying to soak up everything right now and just take in the [...]
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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 [...]
Following the Baltimore Ravens’ 20-13 victory over the Houston Texans Sunday, center Matt Birk disputed a CBS report that he would retire after season’s end. CBS’ Charley Casserly said on the network’s pregame show that Birk, 35, would retire after the season. “No, I haven’t made that decision yet, and I don’t know Charley Casserly,” [...]
The sack leaders in the NFL and on most teams are traditionally outside linebackers and defensive ends, but that doesn’t apply to Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins. Atkins, 23, leads the Bengals with eight sacks, which is exactly why the Ravens offensive line won’t be taking the second-year player lightly in Sunday’s regular-season finale. [...]
The Baltimore Ravens face the Houston Texans this week and the teams seem to be on different paths. The Ravens are coming off a bye week and two straight victories, while the Texans are banged up— missing super stars Andre Johnson and Mario Williams. Here are the Key Match-ups. Ravens Defensive Line vs Texans Offensive [...]
In Sunday night’s prime match-up against the New York Jets, the Baltimore Ravens could get back their best offensive linemen, Ben Grubbs. Grubbs, who has missed the team’s past two games after playing in 67 straight, is a game-time decision for Sunday. If he is unable to go, Andre Gurode is expected to start in [...]
As long as left guard Ben Grubbs is absent from the lineup, the Ravens’ rushing attack will struggle. Grubbs is perhaps the leagues most underrated guard, he’s the Ravens’ most versatile linemen, as well as their best. He can do it all, blocking into the second level, overpowering defensive linemen, you name it, Grubbs can [...]