1. Baltimore Ravens Big Board: Final Pre-Draft Update

    Draft day is upon us, and we are no closer to knowing what will happen than we were months ago. This is a draft with no elite players, a handful of top-10 talents and a glut of guys who could go anywhere from the first round to the fourth...

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  2. Tyrone Goard Exclusive Interview: Talking Football and Life with an NFL Prospect

    Tyrone Goard was never handed anything, but he's taken advantage of every opportunity given to him. When Eastern Kentucky University was the only school to give him a shot with a scholarship, Goard took it and ran...

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  3. Why the Draft Is Infinitely More Important to Team Success Than Free Agency

    Albert Haynesworth. Javon Walker. Jerry Porter. Three of the biggest free-agent busts in recent years. They beg the question: When will teams learn to not spend big money on questionable ...

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  4. Baltimore Ravens: Power Ranking Each Free-Agent Signing

    Not too long ago, the sky was falling in Baltimore. Ray Lewis , Ed Reed, Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe were moving on. Bernard Pollard was cut. Veteran leadership was being cast aside...

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  5. Keith Pough Exclusive Interview: Talking Football with an NFL Prospect

    You're forgiven if you haven't heard of Howard linebacker Keith Pough . He's a small-school prospect who didn't exactly blow up the combine. He's been under the radar for most of the draft process, so his name isn't one that most fans know...

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  6. Draft Prospects Who Would Fit Perfectly with the Baltimore Ravens

    The Baltimore Ravens may have filled some holes in free agency but they still have plenty of work to do in order to replace guys like Anquan Boldin, Ray Lewis and Bernard Pollard, among others...

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  7. Where Would Geno Smith Rank Among NFL's Starting QBs?

    Teams do not spend first-round picks on quarterbacks to let them sit on the bench. Geno Smith , the consensus top quarterback in this draft, will start at some point this season. More likely than not, that point will be on opening day...

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  8. Breaking Down the Baltimore Ravens Depth Chart After the Peak of Free Agency

    The Ravens are at nine lost starters and counting from their Super Bowl winning squad. Needless to say, their depth chart will be completely revamped from where it was this past season...

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  9. Ravens 2013 Mock Draft: Full 7-Round Predictions After First Week of Free Agency

    Let us take a moment to mourn the losses of Anquan Boldin, Bernard Pollard, Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe ...

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  10. Baltimore Ravens' Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

    A free agency firestorm is about to hit, and millions of dollars will be spent in a hurry. The Baltimore Ravens won't be too involved in that expensive flurry of money, but they'll have their own priorities to take care of as the market opens...

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  11. Predicting Baltimore Ravens' Free-Agent Signings

    With Joe Flacco signed and the Baltimore Ravens ' finances becoming clearer, they can begin to look at the market to upgrade their team. The first priority will be re-signing their own...

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  12. Breaking Down Joe Flacco's Record Contract

    Late in the season, Joe Flacco 's inconsistent play was a major factor in the firing of his offensive coordinator. He became famous for "Flaccoing," referring to his hapless pose after throwing a pick-six against the Denver Broncos ...

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  13. Reviewing the Baltimore Ravens' 5 Biggest Combine Takeaways

    The Baltimore Ravens have to be thrilled with the results of the NFL Combine. Multiple players at positions of need had excellent showings, demonstrating the requisite athletic ability to become an NFL star...

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  14. Michigan Football: Highlights from Wolverines' Top-10 Recruiting Class

    By all accounts, Michigan has had a brilliant recruiting class. Rivals ranks the Wolverines' group fifth in the nation. Sporting News ranks it second. 247Sports.com : eighth...

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  15. 2013 NFL Draft Predictions: Workout Warriors Who Will Rocket Up Draftboards

    With the NFL Scouting Combine underway in Indianapolis, everyone is focused on the pure physical ability of all the prospects in the draft. Guys like Marquise Goodwin have already displayed track speed, while others blew up some of the other drills...

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  16. ATP Tour Open 13: Breaking Down Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's Path to the Championship

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has won the 2013 ATP Tour Open 13, winning a thrilling final over Tomas Berdych to take the championship. The road was long and hard for Tsonga , with a thrilling quarterfinals victory highlighting Tsonga 's tough path...

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  17. Dale Earnhardt Jr's 2nd-Place Finish Forecasts Strong Season

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a bit of a history with the Daytona 500 . His win in 2004 set up his best season as a driver, and now he can't seem to get over the hump to win a second...

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  18. Bassmaster Classic 2013: Weigh-in Results and Leaderboard

    Cliff Pace is your Bassmaster Classic champion after reeling in 54 pounds and 12 ounces of bass over three days...

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  19. WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship 2013: Day 5 Analysis, Highlights, More

    After six hard-fought rounds of golf, Matt Kuchar is the winner of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, defeating Hunter Mahan 2 and 1 to take the championship...

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  20. Duke Basketball: Breaking Down Blue Devils' Bid for No. 1 Seed

    Duke has had some unexpected struggles this season, but the Blue Devils are still in the driver's seat for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament...

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  21. Danica Patrick's History-Making Finish Foreshadows Future NASCAR Success

    Danica Patrick has become the most accomplished woman in Daytona 500 history. She was the first woman to win the pole, the first to lead a lap and now she is the highest-finishing woman in the race's prestigious history...

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  22. UFC 157: Where Ronda Rousey's Victory Ranks Among Top Women's Sports Milestones

    Ronda Rousey 's dominance in UFC has taken fans of the sport by storm. A usually male-dominated sport has seen a powerful woman grab hold of the public consciousness in a way that ...

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  23. NFL Combine 2013: Prospects to Watch in Remaining Combine Action

    There have already been some amazing performances at the combine, from Marquise Goodwin's 4.27 40-yard dash to Knile Davis' 31 reps in the bench press...

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  24. NFL Combine Prospects That the Baltimore Ravens Must Closely Watch

    Speed. Strength. Athleticism. All will be on display in Indianapolis at the NFL Combine, and millions of dollars are at stake. A player can lose millions thanks to a slow 40 time or a poor bench-press performance...

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  25. 2013 NFL Free Agent Predictions: Projecting Biggest Busts and Bargains on Market

    Seemingly few big-name free agents truly pan out. Mario Williams signed a deal with the most guaranteed money for a defensive player in NFL history last season, and the Buffalo Bills still went 6-10...

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