Kendrick Lewis

Ravens’ Early-Round 2013 Draft Failures Still Being Felt

When it comes to the NFL Draft, just about nobody commands the same sort of reputation in today’s game as the Baltimore Ravens’ Ozzie Newsome, and while the merits of that prestige can be debated, it is none the less true that they have, overall, been a good team when…


Ravens Heading Toward Open Competition At Second Safety Spot

The Baltimore Ravens got one safety position locked up for the 2016 season, and at least a year or two beyond, when they landed former All-Pro Eric Weddle to roam their secondary. But the other safety spot is in a bit of a limbo state at the moment, particularly after…


2016 NFL Combine Recap: Day Four

And now, the combine is complete. It’s sad. The defensive backs rounded things out and there’s a ton to takeaway from them today. Fast 40 times, however, were generally not one of them. Let’s break it down. Cornerback – For a six foot, 199 pound Eli Apple to turn in…


Baltimore Ravens Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Previewing The AFC North: Baltimore Ravens

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. We’ll being by taking an in-depth look at the Baltimore…


AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Baltimore Ravens

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


Division’s Biggest Defensive Questions Lie In Pittsburgh

When it comes to divisional matchups, particularly when speaking about stability, I think it’s reasonable to say that the Pittsburgh Steelers have the steepest dichotomy between offense and defense. I wouldn’t imagine many would argue against the notion that the Steelers have the highest quality and surest offensive unit in…


AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 6

The AFC North—indeed, the league as a whole—largely spent Sunday in quiet reflection, digesting the whirlwind that was the opening week of free agency, which included massive contracts, a flurry of eyebrow-raising trades, and a rash of surprising retirements. There wasn’t much left for an encore as we head into…


AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 5

Friday was a big day around the AFC North thanks almost solely to the Pittsburgh Steelers, who finally awoke from slumber to start making some moves. They signed veteran running back DeAngelo Williams to a two-year deal and gave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger a new five-year contract. Yesterday was about as…


2014 Steelers Player Reviews: Running Backs

As we did last year, we’ll review the Pittsburgh Steelers position-by-position, player-by-player, based on what I have recorded in my Game Rewind notes throughout the season. We’ll move forward today with a recap of the Steelers running backs. Le’Veon Bell: It’s been an offense on the hunt for a feature…


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Steelers Vs. Texans Game Rewind: Second Half

By Alex Kozora Game observations from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week Seven victory against the Houston Texans. Second Half – Kick coverage unit from L-R: Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Ross Ventrone, Terence Garvin, Vince Williams, Shaun Suisham, Will Allen, Will Johnson, Antwon Blake, Darrius Heyward-Bey, B.W. Webb. – Who is this…