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Ravens Find Value At Receiver With Steve Smith, Kamar Aiken

The general perception of the Baltimore Ravens’ wide receiver corps might not be terribly great at the moment—though I believe the 2016 perception was in part shaped due to the planned retirement of one of their starters—but at least one outlet believes that the team is producing strong value from…


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AFC North Named One Of Toughest Divisions In NFL

When it comes to reputation, the AFC North has had its fair share of esteem in spite of the fact that it hast actually only existed in the form that it takes now since 2002, having largely been culled from the old AFC Central division before each conference was split…


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Steve Smith Admits He Came Back To Get 1000 Catches

A couple years back in 2013, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison announced his retirement from the game at the age of 34. About a month or so later, he was re-signed in-season by the Steelers, and after that season, he signed a two-year contract that is carrying him into…



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Ravens Receivers Get Lessons From Veteran Wes Welker

Former Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker may very well want to continue his playing career, but he may not have much of a choice. He struggled mightily to find a team last year before he was finally picked up mid-season by the Rams, for whom he caught 13 receptions for…




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Ike Taylor Calls Steelers’ Secondary Most Physical In NFL

Ike Taylor saying positive things about his Pittsburgh Steelers certainly isn’t going to lead the topic of conversation, but there’s never a dull moment when asked to give his opinion. That’s what he did the other day on NFL Network where he ranked the top three hardest hitting secondaries. After…


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Ravens Receivers Look To Stand Tall This Season

The Baltimore Ravens are probably not entirely sure what their group of wide receivers will look like—and more importantly, perform—for quarterback Joe Flacco in 2016 as he returns from a torn ACL. Steve Smith was supposed to have retired, but chose to come back for one more season after landing…


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Ravens Depending On Joe Flacco To Bounce Back Physically, Mentally

For the Pittsburgh Steelers’ division-rival Baltimore Ravens, the biggest question they may be facing this season is what sort of quarterback they will be getting back in 2016. It wasn’t so long ago that Joe Flacco helped lead the Ravens to their second Super Bowl championship. But his play has…


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Steve Smith On Mike Mitchell: I Will Hunt Him When I Come Back

Like any good feud, the hatred between Steve Smith Sr. and Mike Mitchell doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon. Appearing on ESPN’s Russillo & Kannell yesterday, Smith Sr. was very clear that Mitchell is still on his “list.” “So honestly, I know I’m not playing int he playoffs, but he is…


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Mike Mitchell: Don’t Hate The Player Or The Game

Few people were as outspokenly critical of Mike Mitchell as I was last year, consistently noting the poor angles, shoddy tackling, and over-aggressive nature that led to the Pittsburgh Steelers defense getting beat down the field constantly. Due to Troy Polamalu’s roaming style, Mitchell was often asked to cover a…



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Steelers Film Room: Antwon Blake Vs Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers starting cornerback Antwon Blake has been one of the most widely discussed—or rather debated—players on the roster thus far this season, and with good reason, considering it was a bit of a surprise that he is in the starting lineup at all. But there is plenty of work…


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Steelers Film Room: Lawrence Timmons Vs Ravens

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons has been having a rough start to this season after missing most of training camp and the preseason while nursing a turf toe injury. The first three games in particular were somewhat concerning. But he did show some improvement last week against the…