Ravens' agonizing season ends with another close defeat
The Ravens played shorthanded — and valiantly — before falling 16-13 in overtime to the Pittsburgh Steelers. It was Baltimore's sixth loss in a row, five of which were decided by a total of eight8 points. “Lot of fight in this team, a lot of heart,” defensive lineman Calais Campbell said.news.yahoo.com
AP source: Browns' Mayfield still out, Mullens starting QB
A person familiar with the Cleveland Browns' situation tells The Associated Press that quarterback Baker Mayfield didn't clear COVID-19 testing in time to be activated and play Monday, so third-stringer Nick Mullens will start against the Las Vegas Raiders.
Packers clinch division after Ravens' 2-point try fails
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes — tying Brett Favre on Green Bay’s career list — and the Packers became the first team this season to clinch a division title, wrapping up the NFC North with a 31-30 win over Baltimore after the Ravens missed another big 2-point conversion in the final minute.
A stunner: Miami wins 2nd straight, tops Ravens 22-10
Xavien Howard forced a fumble and returned it 49 yards for a touchdown, Tua Tagovailoa came off the bench and capped his night with a 1-yard sneak for a score with 2:19 left and the Miami Dolphins stunned the Baltimore Ravens 22-10 on Thursday night.
AP Source: RB Ingram agrees to one-year deal with Texans
Running back Mark Ingram has agreed to a one-year contract with the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams, File)HOUSTON – Running back Mark Ingram has agreed to a one-year contract with the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The addition of Ingram gives Houston’s running game a much-needed boost after the Texans averaged the second-fewest yards rushing a game last season that included a weak year from David Johnson. He had back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 2016 and 2017, capped by a career-high 1,124 yards rushing in 2017. AdA three-time Pro Bowler, Ingram has 7,324 yards rushing with 62 TDs in his career.
Ravens player Jimmy Smith says his family was robbed at gunpoint
Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith said he and his family were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night after leaving Los Angeles International Airport. Be careful and always watch your surroundings," Smith wrote in a Facebook post on Friday. The Ravens organization has spoken with Smith and said he and his family were unharmed. "We are aware of the situation involving Jimmy Smith. Jimmy Smith in 2019.cbsnews.com
Texans and J.J. Watt agree to ‘mutually part ways’; player thanks Houston fans on video
J.J. Watt enters the field before the game against the New York Giants at NRG Stadium on September 23, 2018 in Houston, Texas. HOUSTON – Defensive end J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans have decided to part ways after a rocky season. The football player announced his release in a Twitter video on Friday morning. The Houston Texans thanked Watt in a Tweet shortly after. Thank you, J.J. Watt,” the Texans said in the post.
This marks the fifth time Tampa will host a Super Bowl. What happened the previous years?
An aerial view from the Monster.com blimp shows Raymond James Stadium, the site of Super Bowl XXXV, in Tampa, Florida. DIGITAL IMAGE.Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons/AllsportThis year’s Super Bowl in Tampa will mark the fifth time the city has played host to the big event. Super Bowl XVIII (Jan. 22, 1984)Coach Tom Flores of the Los Angeles Raiders is carried off the field after the team defeated Washington in Super Bowl XVIII on Jan. 22, 1984 at Tampa Stadium. It remains the only Super Bowl game decided by one point and was the first of four straight Super Bowl losses by the Bills. AdSuper Bowl XXXV (Jan. 28, 2001)Coach Brian Billick, Jim Nance and Ray Lewis during Super Bowl XXXV, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
Buffalo Bills fans raise money for Baltimore Ravens quarterback's favorite charity
Buffalo Bills fans raise money for Baltimore Ravens quarterback's favorite charity On Sunday, the country will know which National Football League team will play in Super Bowl LV on February 7. But it's the events of last Saturday that are still resonating for fans and thousands of children in need. CBS News' Jeff Glor explains how one team's fan base is showing what happens off the field is way more important than what happens on it.cbsnews.com
Bills advance to AFC championship with 17-3 win over Ravens
Johnson’s pick-6 of Jackson’s pass with 41 seconds remaining in the third quarter helped secure a 17-3 win over the Ravens in a divisional-round playoff game Saturday night. He finished 14 of 24 for 162 yards passing, while being limited to 42 yards rushing on nine carries. The fifth-seeded Ravens (12-6) had their season come to an end after leading the NFL in yards rushing for a second consecutive year. “I’m not frustrated at all,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said in announcing Jackson sustained a concussion. Bills: Advance to AFC championship game for first time since 1994, where they’ll face Cleveland or play Kansas City for a second time this season following a 26-17 loss to the Chiefs on Oct. 19.
Ravens' season ends with Jackson in locker room, 17-3 loss
The Ravens and Lamar Jackson were stymied for the much of Saturday night by a hustling, relentless Buffalo defense. Then, the biggest miscue on a night of missteps for the Ravens effectively put an end to an otherwise memorable season. In the end, however, the Ravens got blown away on a windy night by a team that chased Jackson all over the field. 1-ranked rushing game generated 150 yards, but Jackson was limited to 34 yards on nine carries with a long of 15 yards. Throwing under duress for much of the game, Jackson went 14 of 24 for 162 yards with an interception and three sacks.
Harbaugh, Ravens happily travel road to success in playoffs
Home-field advantage in the playoffs is overrated for Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who has found that the road to success in the postseason usually involves packing his bags and getting the heck out of Baltimore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, FIle)Home-field advantage in the playoffs is overrated for Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who has found that the road to success in the postseason usually involves packing his bags and getting the heck out of Baltimore. In fact, Harbaugh has a better road record in the playoffs (8-5) than at home (2-2). For Harbaugh and the Ravens, there's nothing like a good old road trip in January. Asked to explain his ascent to the top of the list of road wins for an NFL coach, Harbaugh came up empty.
Browns advance, Brees to meet Brady, Lamar Jackson a winner
The AFC matchups, meanwhile, will include the Cleveland Browns for the first time since they re-entered the NFL in 1999, and Lamar Jackson and the Ravens. The Browns not only snapped a 17-game skid at Heinz Field, they manhandled the mistake-prone archrival Steelers 48-37 Sunday night. After two postseason flops, Jackson was his usual dynamic and decisive self in leading the Ravens to a 20-13 wild-card victory at Tennessee. Browns 48, Steelers 37In their first playoff road victory since 1969, the Browns (12-5) overcame all sorts of problems and history. Baker Mayfield threw for three touchdowns and the Browns got their first playoff win in 26 years.
Lamar winless no more, leads Ravens to 20-13 win over Titans
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson celebrates after the Ravens beat the Tennessee Titans in an NFL wild-card playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lamar Jackson finally has his first postseason victory — and on the road, no less. Combine that with Baltimore smothering 2,000-yard rusher Derrick Henry, and the Ravens look playoff tough. After the turnover, the Ravens came onto the field and started waving good-bye to the Titans — drawing a taunting penalty they didn't mind at all. “We won the division, hosted a home playoff game,” Titans coach Mike Vrabel said. The Ravens held Tennessee to minus-7 yards in the second quarter, the third fewest in any quarter of a playoff game since the 2000 season.
Tuesday Morning Quarterback: Ravens stun Browns to survive wild ending; Cleveland Indians to change name
Tuesday Morning Quarterback: Ravens stun Browns to survive wild ending; Cleveland Indians to change name Monday night's football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns has been hailed by some as the game of the year. Also, the Cleveland Indians will change their name, and the Texas Rangers lost a member of their ownership group, country music superstar Charley Pride. CBS News special correspondent James Brown, who is also the host of "The NFL Today" and "Inside the NFL," joined CBSN to break down those sports headlines and more.cbsnews.com
NFL's Steelers-Ravens game postponed a third time due to Covid
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) drops back to pass against the rush of Baltimore Ravens linebacker L.J. Fort (58) during the Pittsburgh Steelers game versus the Baltimore Ravens on November 1, 2020 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD. For a third time, the National Football League will postpone its Week 12 matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers due to Covid-19. The Ravens and Steelers were scheduled to play on Thanksgiving Day, but the game was moved to Sunday. After the NFL identified additional positives from the Ravens, the league moved the game to Tuesday.cnbc.com
Ravens-Steelers matchup postponed for a 3rd time to Wednesday afternoon
The week 12 matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers has been postponed for a third time. Get Breaking News Delivered to Your InboxSeveral more Ravens players, including tight end Mark Andrews and wide receiver Willie Sneed, have been placed on the reserve/COVID list Monday. Several Steelers players, most notably running back James Conner, have also been added to the reserve/COVID list. In addition to this week's postponement, the Ravens' week 13 game against the Dallas Cowboys will also be moved. An earlier outbreak among the Tennessee Titans forced a week 4 game, also against the Steelers, to be postponed.cbsnews.com
Hyperice lands NFL deal as it moves closer to a $1 billion valuation
Sports tech company Hyperice said Tuesday it landed its final major partnership of 2020, striking a deal with the National Football League. The sponsorship deal with the NFL is a multiyear pact that will make the company the league's first "recovery technology partner." Hyperice specializes in performance recovery products, including its massage devices that target soft tissue pain and muscle recovery for athletes. "We're thrilled to welcome Hyperice to the NFL family as an Official Recovery Technology Partner," said Renie Anderson, NFL CRO and executive vice president of partnerships, in a statement. For the NFL, in-game recovery products will include Hyperice's "Hypervolt" massage device and its "Venom" products.cnbc.com
Chiefs-Ravens ESPN Monday night matchup averages 14 million viewers
Perhaps the most exciting matchup of the National Football League's Week 3 schedule paid off for ESPN's Monday Night Football. The Kansas City Chiefs' 34-20 victory over the Baltimore Ravens averaged 14 million viewers, significantly higher than the week one average of 10.8 million viewers. The game peaked in the first half at 16.2 million viewers around 9:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m, the network said. The top five markets for the contest outside Kansas City and Baltimore included Denver, San Diego, Pittsburgh. Monday's game featured the last two NFL MVP quarterbacks in the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes and Ravens Lamar Jackson, the reigning winner.cnbc.com
New England Patriots lose first game of season
(CNN) - The New England Patriots lost their first game of the season on Sunday, falling 37-20 to the Baltimore Ravens. Jackson's dynamism had the much-vaunted Patriots defense worried throughout the game, as they gave up as many touchdowns in one game (four) to the Ravens as it had allowed all season. In 2007, the Patriots finished with a perfect 16-0 record, losing eventually in the Super Bowl to the New York Giants. The Florida team won their first game of the season, beating the New York Jets and former head coach Adam Gase 26-18. The win leaves the Cincinnati Bengals (0-8) as the NFL's lone winless team this season.
Poetry on the Fly: St. Marys Hall Celebrates National Day on Writing
I dont think I could have come up with one like this.Emily Donaldson / Rivard ReportSt. Marys Hall marked the National Day on Writing, organized by the National Council of Teachers of English, with the clatter of typewriters, spoken poetry, and haikus. For last years National Day on Writing, the theme was letters, and Ali wrote a letter to herself that she read at middle school graduation. After students wrote their own poems, they read them outside at an open microphone in a makeshift poetry caf. A lot of students think poetry is inaccessible or might be afraid to write it on their own, English teacher Megan Soukup said. We wanted to theme this years National Day on Writing around poetry so students can get familiar with it and realize it isnt as scary as they think.therivardreport.com
Steelers QB Rudolph out with concussion
(CNN) - A helmet-to-helmet collision left Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph unresponsive and later diagnosed with a concussion Sunday. As Rudolph let off a pass down field against the Baltimore Ravens, a defender's helmet smacked right into his. Burt Lauten, a Steelers spokesman, tweeted Sunday Rudolph wouldn't return to the game. "Rudolph is leaving Heinz Field to be further evaluated at a hospital," Lauten tweeted. Now that Rudolph is out, the Steelers will look to Devlin Hodges who was promoted from the practice squad after Roethlisberger was put on the reserve/injured list, according to the Steelers' website.
On this day: November 6
1995: Art Modell announces that he has signed a deal that would relocate the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore to become the Baltimore Ravens, the first time the city had a football team since 1983 when they were the Baltimore Colts. The outrage and controversy that erupted led to an agreement allowing Modell to move his team while relinquishing ownership of the Browns' name, colors, logos and history, paving the way for a new Cleveland Browns team that resumed play in 1999. Hide Caption
Does Ray Rice deserve a second chance?
Does Ray Rice deserve a second chance? Former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice may return to the NFL after an arbitrator threw out his indefinite suspension. Commissioner Roger Goodell benched Rice in September after a video appeared showing Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious. New York Times sports columnist Bill Rhoden joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the NFL's handling of the case.cbsnews.com
Ray Rice reinstated to NFL on appeal
Ray Rice reinstated to NFL on appeal Ray Rice, the former Baltimore Ravens running back suspended from the league for a domestic violence incident, was reinstated by an arbitrator on Friday. Mark Albert reports from Washington, and Wall Street Journal sports editor Geoff Foster joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the issue.cbsnews.com
Lawyer grills NFL commissioner in Ray Rice appeal hearing
Lawyer grills NFL commissioner in Ray Rice appeal hearing Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is appealing his punishment for knocking out his wife in an elevator. Commissioner Roger Goodell was questioned under oath for more than two hours Wednesday. Don Dahler reports.cbsnews.com
After damning report, Ravens owner goes on offense
After damning report, Ravens owner goes on offense Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti denied an ESPN report that alleged he had pushed the NFL to lighten Ray Rice's indefinite suspension. Bisciotti claimed it was a ploy to shift blame onto the team. But he did admit that the Ravens did not do enough to investigate the incident. Chip Reid reports.cbsnews.com
Ray Rice cut by Ravens, suspended by NFL
Ray Rice cut by Ravens, suspended by NFL The Baltimore Ravens cut star running back Ray Rice from their roster Monday afternoon after video emerged appearing to show him punching and knocking out his then-fiance Janay Palmer, who is now his wife. James Brown reports.cbsnews.com
9/8: Ray Rice cut by Ravens, suspended by NFL; Parts of Arizona underwater after record rainfall, flooding
9/8: Ray Rice cut by Ravens, suspended by NFL; Parts of Arizona underwater after record rainfall, flooding The Baltimore Ravens cut star running back Ray Rice from their roster Monday afternoon after video emerged appearing to show him punching and knocking out his then-fiance Janay Palmer, who is now his wife; and, heavy storms pounded the Phoenix area early Monday, killing one person as it flooded roads, breaking an 81-year-old rainfall record before dawn.cbsnews.com
Is Ray Rice’s suspension for domestic abuse too short?
Is Ray Rice’s suspension for domestic abuse too short? Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the season after being charged with aggravated assault; but the charge will be dropped if he completes counseling. The Ravens and NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell are taking some heat for what some consider a relatively light suspension. CBS News special correspondent James Brown discusses the suspension with Scott Pelley.cbsnews.com