Archive for the ‘Baltimore Ravens’ Category

John Harbaugh defends Lamar Jackson after playoff loss: ‘He’s not doubting himself’

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens saw their season end abruptly last week after the Tennessee Titans knocked them off at M&T Bank Stadium in the divisional round of the playoffs — a loss that few saw coming after the outstanding year that Jackson and the Ravens had. Baltimore coach John Harbaugh, however, is standing by his second-year quarterback. Jackson led the Ravens to an impressive 14-2 regular season while throwing for 3,127 yards and a league-high 36 touchdowns.

Harbaugh expects Ravens to add talent, mature and improve

Friday, January 17th, 2020

John Harbaugh believes the Ravens have all the ingredients in place to make a Super Bowl run next season. The Ravens brought a 14-2 record and a 12-game winning streak into last Saturday's game against the Tennessee Titans, who pulled off a 28-12 upset to advance to the AFC championship game. It's been a rough, emotional week for all of us,'' Harbaugh said Friday during a postseason news conference that occurred weeks before he would have liked.

Harbaugh expects Ravens to add talent, mature and improve

Friday, January 17th, 2020

John Harbaugh believes the Ravens have all the ingredients in place to make a Super Bowl run next season. The Ravens brought a 14-2 record and a 12-game winning streak into last Saturday's game against the Tennessee Titans, who pulled off a 28-12 upset to advance to the AFC championship game. Harbaugh and first-year general manager Eric DeCosta built a team that finished with the best regular-season record in the NFL and finest in franchise history.

Lamar Jackson, Ravens don’t need a major reboot to be successful next season

Friday, January 17th, 2020

All you had to do was scroll through Twitter or peruse the comments section of any article about the Baltimore Ravens' divisional-round loss to the Tennessee Titans to see the strong takes. It's true that the Ravens have lost their first playoff game in each of the last two seasons and that this season's loss was tougher to swallow given how dominant they were over their 12-game winning streak heading into the game against Tennessee.

John Harbaugh: “Very hard” to re-sign Matt Judon, but we’ll try

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh hoped he'd be holding a press conference about the AFC Championship Game on Friday, but his team lost to the Ravens last week and that means he was holding an end-of-season press conference instead. Linebacker Matt Judon is at the top of that list and Harbaugh said that he thinks it will be “very hard” to sign him, but “we're going to try” to get a deal done. The departures of Za'Darius Smith and Terrell Suggs put Judon into a more prominent role this season and he responded with 9.5 sacks, 14 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and 33 quarterback hits.

The Running Back Who Makes NFL Stars Look Like High Schoolers

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Titans running back Derrick Henry just finished running over the Ravens and Patriots. The players who tried tackling him when he played at Yulee High School can relate.

Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy to retain Kellen Moore as offensive coordinator

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Jason Garrett might be out as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, but his offensive coordinator is going to stick around for the new regime. New Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Thursday that Kellen Moore will be retained as the team's offensive coordinator and playcaller for the 2020 season, according to ESPN's Todd Archer. "I wanted to make sure we were able to capitalize on what has been established here," McCarthy said, per ESPN.

NFL Championship Games Bullet Points: Five must-know stats previewing each game

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

For the Kansas City Chiefs, Tennessee Titans, San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers, Super Bowl LIV is tantalisingly close. Andy Reid's Chiefs are hoping to go one step further after being beaten in last year's AFC Championship Game and they will host a Titans team that has already upset the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens on the road. In the NFC Championship Game, the 49ers host the Packers in a contest between two offensive-minded head coaches in Kyle Shanahan and Matt LaFleur, both of whom have had success without their quarterbacks lighting up the stats sheet.

Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters backs out of Pro Bowl, replaced by Steelers’ Joe Haden

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Marcus Peters was named to his third career Pro Bowl in 2019, but the Ravens cornerback has decided to back out of the NFL's All-Star game. Pittsburgh cornerback Joe Haden will be headed to Orlando in Peters' place, the Steelers announced on Wednesday. Peters will not participate in the Pro Bowl due to injury, according to the Steelers' release.

Watch: Titans coach Mike Vrabel got drilled by an official during Ravens game

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

In his 14-year playing career as a linebacker, Mike Vrabel was credited with 762 total tackles. But last weekend, as head coach of the Tennessee Titans, he was on the receiving end of a huge hit. From “Inside the NFL,” as Vrabel was on the sidelines for the Titans' upset of the Baltimore Ravens and apparently looking up at the big screen, he was drilled by an official.