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On the Steelers using bunch formations

On the Steelers using bunch formations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As the Pittsburgh Steelers break their huddle Sunday at Heinz Field, they’ll often deploy pass targets in a bunch formation.The Tennessee Titans defensive backs will have to sort through who’s following whom and how. McCourty The bunch is a big part of what Pittsburgh likes to do. “We run quite a bit out of there,” quarterback Ben ...

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Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco Joe Flacco Rank #18 #5 QB 6′ 6″, 245 lbs Baltimore Ravens BornJan 16, 1985 in Audubon, NJ (Age: 28) Drafted2008: 1st Rnd, 18th by BAL Experience6 years CollegeDelaware 2012 Season RAT YDS TD 87.7 3,817 22 Career 86.3 17,633 102  

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Ravens QB Joe Flacco embraces hate from Broncos fans

Ravens QB Joe Flacco embraces hate from Broncos fans

People of Denver, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco understands that you detest his image hanging on your stadium. In an attempt to promote Thursday’s annual “Kickoff” event that pits the Baltimore Ravens against the Denver Broncos, the NFL hung a huge banner of Flacco from Sports Authority Field at Mile High that has drawn much ire from Broncos fans. Flacco ...

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Ray Lewis: Super Bowl XLVII blackout was no accident

Ray Lewis will go down as one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history, and he almost certainly will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. It turns out that Lewis also is a noted conspiracy theorist. During an interview for NFL Films’ “America’s Game” series on the Baltimore Ravens‘ Super Bowl XLVII victory, (airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET on ...

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Tandon Doss cut by Ravens, who have seven receivers

Tandon Doss cut by Ravens, who have seven receivers

The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens pared down to the 53-man roster limit Saturday with a flurry of cuts that leaves the team top-heavy at wide receiver and paper-thin in the backfield. With word from the team that rookies Aaron Mellette and Marlon Brown have made the cut, Baltimore currently houses a whopping seven pass-catchers. It would have been eight, ...

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Tandon Doss on block? Ravens shopping wide receivers

Tandon Doss on block? Ravens shopping wide receivers

The consensus around the NFL is that wide receiver is a weakness for the Baltimore Ravens as they embark on a defense of their Super Bowl title. The organization doesn’t see it the same way. In fact, coach John Harbaugh revealed Friday that the Ravens consider themselves so rich in young receiver talent ...

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Dennis Pitta could be IR recall, Ravens’ Harbaugh says

Dennis Pitta could be IR recall, Ravens’ Harbaugh says

Two weeks ago, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh left the door open for tight end Dennis Pitta to play later this season after undergoing surgery to repair a dislocated hip. At the time, Harbaugh said only that Pitta’s chance to return was “not zero.” Now the Ravens view Pitta as a candidate to be placed on injured reserve-designated to return. ...

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Terrell Davis: Ray Rice is best RB after Adrian Peterson

Terrell Davis: Ray Rice is best RB after Adrian Peterson

Terrell Davis knows a thing or two about running the football. The former Denver Broncos star was asked Thursday on NFL Network’s “NFL AM” to name his top six runners not named Adrian Peterson. His answer might surprise you.   We’ll leave it to you to judge his list, but T.D.’s No. 1 guy behind “All Day” Peterson is Baltimore ...

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Ryan Clark blasts plan to monitor low hits

Ryan Clark blasts plan to monitor low hits

PITTSBURGH — Ryan Clark has been critical of the NFL in the past. Clark And the outspoken Steelers safety didn’t hesitate to voice his objections to the league’s plan to monitor low hits on defenseless players and look into banning them in the offseason. “I’m so disgusted with the NFL right now about those situations. But if an offensive player ...

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