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Tag: "ray rice"

WIDE LEFT: Patriots Outlast Ravens in AFC Championship Game, 23-20

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady waited out the final stressful minutes on the sideline and somehow, someway, his fourth-quarter leap into the end zone held up, sending the Patriots back to the Super Bowl, while ending the Baltimore Ravens’ season in agile disappoint. With New England leading leading by three points with 11 ticks […]

AFC Championship Game Preview: Baltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots

A dominating victory last week allowed for the New England Patriots to atone for a few recent postseason failures on their home turf, one of which came at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens in 2009. Getting payback for that shocking upset will be secondary for the Patriots when the two top seeds in the […]

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 […]

AFC Divisional-Round Preview: Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens

The divisional-round of the NFL playoffs will make a stop in Charm City on Sunday when the Baltimore Ravens host the  Houston Texans. Sunday marks the first home playoff game in the John Harbaugh era. Harbaugh helped guide the Ravens to a wild-card berth in each of his first three seasons as the team’s head […]

Ravens’ Vertical Passing Game will be Key vs. Texans’ Defense

The way defenses try to attack the Baltimore Ravens offense is to shutdown Ray Rice and the running game and make quarterback Joe Flacco beat them. In the first meeting between the Ravens and the Texans this season, Flacco did just that. Although Rice carried the rock 23 times for 101 yards and had five […]

Rice Beats out Suggs in Narrow Vote for Ravens Team MVP

In what was an extremely tight vote, Ravens running back Ray Rice was selected as the team’s 2011 Most Valuable Player, as voted on by members of the media that cover the team on a everyday basis, according to Don Kolko of MASNSports.com. Rice, 24, finished the regular season ranking first in the NFL with […]

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, […]