1. Baltimore Ravens' Crossroads: Moody Team Could Fly in Either Direction

    With a perfectly-timed bye this week, the vibe in Baltimore is a subtle blend of frustration and optimism, second-guessing and un-waiving faith...

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  2. Ravens-Vikings: Frustrating Loss, But Ravens Have Shown They Won't Quit

    OK, the bad news first. For the third week in a row, the Baltimore Ravens lost a game they had the opportunity to win in the final minute...

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  3. One Way Or Another, Ravens' Play at Vikes Will Be Telling

    It could very well be a watershed moment for the Baltimore Ravens as they attempt to break their two-game slide this weekend in Minneapolis against the Minnesota Vikings...

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  4. Ravens Must Work on The Little Things

    The fans will cry foul at the referees, and those with an axe to grind may point to a few key opportunities that the team missed on Sunday...

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  5. Ravens-Bengals: Joe Flacco Can Surpass Carson Palmer

    Heading into their Week Five showdown with one another, the Baltimore Ravens are keen on bouncing back after a close loss against the New England Patriots last week, while the Cincinnati Bengals ...

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  6. First Quarter Report Card: Ravens Among the Elite, but with Room To Grow

    It’s been feared for years; the possibility of the Baltimore Ravens establishing an offense to go along with their dominating defense that has been a staple in Charm City for a decade.One-fourth into the 2009 season: fears realized...

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  7. Ravens Loss at Patriot Leaves No Lack of Talking Points

    Whether it’s lamenting the Mark Clayton dropped pass that may have won the game, the numerous penalties both on the field and off, the mounting injuries that could be costly down the line, ...

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  8. John Harbaugh Aims to Match Wits (and Rings) with Bill Belichick

    When John Harbaugh looks at the New England Patriots, he sees what he envisions his team to be one day. With four Super Bowl appearances and three championships this decade, Patriots ...

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  9. Baltimore Ravens' 3-0 Start Sets up Showdown in Foxborough

    Now, that’s more like it.Despite beginning the season with two solid victories and showing more offensive prowess than Baltimore had seen in years, there were still voices of concern...

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  10. Ravens Offensive Success Stymies Wildcat Hype

    As fans and the media alike get over the initial shock that the Ravens have an effective offense for once, let alone an explosive one, it becomes easier to break down what makes Joe Flacco and company so successful...

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  11. Baltimore Ravens Secondary a Primary Concern

    OK - the Ravens can score points. That much is clear. They can run the ball, pass the ball, protect the passer and look good doing it too. They can also stop to run and rush the passer with the same elite finesse they have for years...

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  12. Baltimore Ravens Have New Standards for Offense

    A day after they set a team record for total yards of offense, the big question in Baltimore is whether the Ravens’ offensive philosophy has shifted.One game into the season, it’s too early to tell, but it’s not an unreasonable question.

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  13. Baltimore in Prime Position For a Strong Kickoff

    There’s no such thing as a sure thing in the NFL; there are no gimme games.But the Baltimore Ravens kickoff weekend matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs is about as ideal an opener as a team could hope for...

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  14. Baltimore Ravens' Route to Division Title Will Go Through Pittsburgh

    The Baltimore Ravens are ready to make a Super Bowl run in 2009, but they’ll need to navigate their way through their division first, namely the NFL’s reigning champion...

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  15. Harbaugh's Vision Matches His Personality - Ambitious & Inspiring

    I remember the night Baltimore learned who would be their next head coach. I was getting off plane, fresh off a two-week stint in Belize with some classmates, when I got the news...

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  16. Woodson Helped Set The Tone for Blossoming Baltimore Franchise

    When Rod Woodson takes his rightful place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, he’ll speak largely of his time in Pittsburgh. When his legacy is discussed in the years and decades to come, it will be as a Steeler, and rightly so...

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  17. Even With Mason's Return, Pressure Remains On Baltimore Receivers

    The return of Derrick Mason to the Baltimore Ravens this weekend was a welcome one. 80-catch, 1,000 yard receivers are hard to come by in the NFL, but it doesn’t change what should be the M...

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  18. Drew Bennett Signing Indicative of Newsome's M.O.: “The Job Is Never Done”

    The Ravens’ recent addition of free agent receiver Drew Bennett may appear to be a compensatory move, an effort to replace the void left by Derrick Mason should his recent retirement announcement hold true...

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  19. Optimism Running High for Joe Flacco, with or Without Derrick Mason

    The newest Reebok Fantasy Files commercial features Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco at a skeet shooting range. As the the discs are shot up in the air, the young quarterback substitutes the shotgun ...

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  20. Suggs and Ravens' Deadline on Extension Looming

    With the 2009 NFL season still two months away, a key decision that will impact the Ravens’ fate in 2010 and beyond lies in waiting this week...

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  21. AFC North Not as Clear Cut as it Seems

    Conventional wisdom suggests the AFC North will once again come down to the Ravens and the Steelers, considering they were the top two teams in the conference last season and both appear well-equipped to make runs in 2009...

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  22. Ravens' Decision on Marshall Will Solidify Stance on Receiver Corps

    The annual speculation on whether the Ravens will acquire a wide receiver has been reinvigorated this week with the reports that Baltimore is interested in trading for disgruntled Broncos wideout Brandon Marshall...

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  23. '08 Baltimore Ravens Were Something Special

    The 1996 Ravens brought football back to Baltimore. They were important. The 2000 Ravens brought a championship back to Baltimore. They were very important...

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  24. Baltimore Ravens Coaching Staff Paving the Way for More Success

    Fans will look back on the Baltimore Ravens’ 2008 playoff run and remember the poise of rookie quarterback Joe Flacco, the steadiness of the offensive line, and the resurgent offense the team had lacked for so many seasons before then...

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  25. Ravens '09 Roster Will Be Shaped By Key Position Battles

    In a league where competition is constant and roster turnover is high from year to year, the Ravens are taking every step they deem necessary to fill the holes on their team and take the next step for 2009...

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