Aug 08

Ravens Strong in Preseason Opener

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Preseason is all about evaluation and looking to see where a football team currently stands as a collective unit. The Ravens made a solid case last night in a 23-3 victory over the 49ers that all is left to do is to fit a few more pieces into the right place. In a game where the starting units were given limited shifts but dominate nonetheless many of the players that were going to be given a close look delivered.
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Aug 08

Ravens report card versus the 49ers: The Offense

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The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers .. to .. in a blowout.  The starters only played a little over a series but we got to see a glimpse of Gary Kubiak’s offense led by Joe Flacco.   Let’s get to the report card. 

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Aug 08

Redskins Defeat Patriots 23-6 In First Preseason Game

Aldrick Robinson dances after scoring a touchdown versus the New England Patriots - CBSSports.com

Aldrick Robinson dances after scoring a touchdown versus the New England Patriots – CBSSports.com

Since the start of the 2013 preseason the Washington Redskins have won all five preseason games 109-59. Evidently, the Redskins are a great preseason team.

After so much promise in the preseason in 2013, the regular season was a total disaster. Washington went on to win three regular season games by a combined 20 points.

To add salt to the wound, the St. Louis Rams received the Redskins second overall pick because of the trade the Redskins and Rams worked out so Washington could draft Robert Griffin III in the 2012 draft.

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Aug 08

Ravens 49ers halftime report

The Baltimore Ravens are beating the San Francisco 49ers 13 to 3 at the half.  The Ravens looked great on both offense and defense.  The new look offense was impressive.  Joe Flacco only played one series and he went 4 for 5. 

Bernard Pierce had the first and only touchdown of the game on a short run.  Justin Tucker had two field goals. 
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Aug 07

Orioles lineup 8/7/2014

The Baltimore Orioles play the Toronto Blue Jays in the final game of a three-game series.   The Orioles lost last night and could never get the bats going.  The Orioles only run came on Chris Davis’ 19th home run. 

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Aug 07

Ravens V.S. 49ers Preview

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For the first time since their disappointing season-closer against the Bengals in which Flacco and Company missed the postseason for the first time his career, we get our first glimpse at this Ravens squad. This being a preseason game, we can only wait and watch how this Baltimore team will perform. It will by no means give us a definitive answer to what we should expect from the Ravens this season, but if nothing else it will be an enticing teaser.
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Aug 07

Five Ravens to watch versus the 49ers

C.J. Mosley: Photo Baltimore Ravens

C.J. Mosley: Photo Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens start their preseason football with a game against the San Francisco 49ers.  The Preseason is great for position battles and to see who really has that it factor.  Here are five players to watch to see how they play.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Player Profiles: Matt Elam

Matt_elam_ravensWhen the Baltimore Ravens were preparing to lose legendary safety Ed Reed to free agency they wanted a backup plan.  That backup plan was drafting Matt Elam in the first round of the 2013 draft.  Sure Elam is a strong safety but he pretty much started right away for the Ravens and did a heck of a job.  Elam played his college football at Florida and some draft experts thought he should be moved to corner because of his size.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

MLS All-Stars defeat Bayern Munich 2-1

Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring of tonight’s MLS All-Star game from Portland, Oregon, with a beautiful strike past Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando in the eight minute of play. Rimando is the MLS leader in career shutouts with 112 clean sheets, so any ball getting past him is a bit of a surprise but the strike by Lewandowski was just superb. Read the rest of this entry »

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