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  • Game 10: Ravens hang on to beat Bengals, 31-24

    Game 10: Ravens hang on to beat Bengals, 31-24
    For years, middle linebacker Ray Lewis has helped bail the Ravens out of situations just like the one they faced late in Sunday's game. At times, he's done it with his pure ability. Other times, the Ravens have leaned on his will or his words. But with...
  • Angelo wanted a solution, and he got it

    Angelo wanted a solution, and he got it
    Jerry Angelo famously said he wanted a few solutions, and Tuesday, the Bears finally opted for one of the smartest: firing Angelo. Yes, the man who spent a second-round pick on legendary Dan Bazuin is out. Maybe Angelo ultimately gets to color it as a...
  • Even after drafting Pierce, the Ravens still have decisions to make at running back

    Even after drafting Pierce, the Ravens still have decisions to make at running back
    Here is a question that the Ravens will have to answer in the coming weeks: Will they be comfortable going into the season without an experienced backup behind Ray Rice? Currently, the three top guys behind Rice on the running back depth chart –...
  • Lovie Smith out after 9 seasons as Bears coach

    Lovie Smith out after 9 seasons as Bears coach
    The epitaph for Lovie Smith's tenure as head coach of the Bears could read, "He couldn't fix the offense." For all the good things Smith did in his nine years in Chicago, his undoing was his inability to take care of the side of the ball in which he...
  • The best and worst of Lovie Smith

    The best and worst of Lovie Smith
    THE BEST Bears 39, Saints 14 -- NFC championship game, Jan. 21, 2007: After the Bears tied a franchise record with 13 regular-season wins, Smith guided them to the NFC title and a Super Bowl berth in his third season. Thomas Jones rushed for 123 yards...
  • Video: Cedric Benson sings at last night's Ed Block event

    Video: Cedric Benson sings at last night's Ed Block event
    I was invited to a VIP reception for the 2010 Ed Block Courage Award winners held at the Tremont Plaza Hotel last night, but I arrived an hour or so late because I was waiting for a phone call from Ken Rosenthal. When I finally arrived at the event,...
  • History hints at how Bears' brass will tackle draft

    History hints at how Bears' brass will tackle draft
    Two days before the start of the NFL draft, there's no telling what way the Chicago Bears will go Thursday night. Popular thinking is the team will look to trade down from No. 29 and into the second round, but wanting to move down and finding an...
  • Retirement of his mentor gives Allen "chance to shine"

    Retirement of his mentor gives Allen "chance to shine"
    Anthony Allen’s first emotion was disappointment. He had grown up idolizing Ricky Williams. As a high school running back from Florida, Allen watched Williams’ every move during his time with the Miami Dolphins. One of the best parts about...
  • Assessing the AFC North in free agency

    Assessing the AFC North in free agency
    Free agency began four weeks ago today (though after waiting days and days and days for the Ravens to make moves, it feels like it started four months ago). The Ravens lost three starters during the first week of free agency and a few reserves. But they...
  • Defense studying up on Bengals' Dalton

    Defense studying up on Bengals' Dalton
    In the meeting rooms that the Ravens defense has huddled this week, a certain amount of attention has been paid to Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson and wide receivers A.J. Green and Jerome Simpson. But that doesn’t mean that they...
  • Bengals' Benson has caused Ravens problems

    Bengals' Benson has caused Ravens problems
    There was a time, and it really wasn't that long ago, when there wasn't a running back in the league who could make the Ravens defense look mortal. For the better part of a decade, Baltimore went after ball carriers like a pack of hungry lions,...