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Ravens Late Push Propels Them 29-14 Over Texans

The first-place Ravens showed what kind of team they are in the fourth quarter, performing adeptly in crunch time against a formidable, albeit injury-riddled Houston Texans’ squad as they scored the final 16 points of the game, en route to a 29-14 victory. Between the relentless Ravens defense that shut down star running back Arian […]

Week 6 Live Blog: Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens

Here we go, with the Texans having first possession.  I’m personally feeling a little nervous, even with all of Houston’s key injuries.  I don’t know why, and I hope it’s unfounded. 4:09: WR Derrick Mason sighting, catching a big catch for a 1st down on a 3rd down conversion try.  That’s his first catch as […]

Leach Faces Familiar Foes Sunday

Vonta Leach spent the last five years in Houston, paving holes for a number of running backs that benefited from the fullback’s selfless willingness to give up his body. However, the Houston Texans opted not to resign the 2010 Pro Bowler, and as a result, Leach ended up signing an $11 million, three-year deal with […]

Thinner Cody Coming Into His Own for Ravens

In his second year with the Baltimore Ravens, defensive tackle Terrence Cody is coming into his own and living up to the hype that followed him at the University of Alabama. Cody, who was an instrumental piece to the Crimson Tide’s national title team in 2010, was drafted in the second round of the 2010 […]

Week 6 Key Matchups: Texans vs Ravens

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 […]

Wednesdays With Walker: Week 6, Ravens vs. Texans

If you’re anything like me, you found yourself bored and seemingly devoid of purpose last Sunday. Such is the curse of the dreaded bye week. Obviously as fans we dislike the bye, but the players definitely love it. Considering that John Harbaugh gave the players the week off, the Ravens’ players undoubtedly enjoyed their bye week this […]

CB Jimmy Smith Returns to Practice; Doesn't Expect to Play Sunday

Rookie cornerback Jimmy Smith returned to the practice field Monday following the Ravens bye week. However, Smith doesn”t expect his left ankle sprain to be fully healed for Sunday”s home contest against the Houston Texans. Here”s what told reporters following Monday”s practice concerning his status for Sunday”s game: “Realistically, I highly doubt it,” Smith said […]