Category Archives: Baltimore Ravens

An Endorsement for Grass Over Turf from the Men Who Know

It happens every year. There will be some game where a team will come to town and the ground at Solider Field will be painted green because they couldn’t get grass to grow and the condition of the field is … Continue reading

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Fales Starting Quarterback in Waiting?

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune documents the process by which Bears quarterback David Fales because the primary back up behind starting quarterback Jay Cutler. Fales got offers to join the rosters of both the 49ers and the Ravens before … Continue reading

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A Matter of Common Sense. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune puts the Bears at the bottom of his power poll. Once again, I can’t argue but I have some hope that they’ll be better than the Saints by the end of the year. … Continue reading

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It’s the Brad Biggs Show Today. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune reviews the film from Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals: “Eddie Royal looks out of position on the outside, and that’s the way it’s going to be without Alshon Jeffery (and Kevin White). Undrafted … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Late Sunday Afternoon Games

Baltimore – Oakland Oakland surprised me this game by taking Baltimore head on at the line of scrimmage and they competed very well. Quarterback Derek Carr once again had a good game this week (30/46 for 351 yes). Significantly, he … Continue reading

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Quick Comments from Selected Late Sunday NFL Games

Some quick observations on some of the games that I caught late in the day after the Bears game was over. Broncos – Ravens: There was a huge question about Peyton Manning‘s arm before their game against the Ravens this … Continue reading

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Some Creativity May Be Required For Teams Seeking Tight Ends in the Draft

Tom Carpenter at ESPN highlights one of the more interesting things to look for inthe upcoming draft: where Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams (above) will go. Anyone who watched the combine knows that the tight end class is pretty grim and … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Isn’t Rocket Science

Sometimes value and need meet to make for the almost perfect draft pick. That’s what I think happened to me in the “Next Fan Up” mock draft, an exercise performed by the same group I participated with last year. The … Continue reading

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The Rich Get Richer. The Bears Don’t. Yet.

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears once again received no compensatory draft picks. These can be as high as third round picks depending upon the nature of the lost free agents the year before. For instance, … Continue reading

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Best Available Aside, Give Me Defensive Line

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune thinks the Bears needs match up well with the strengths of the draft. Yeah, well that’s bound to happen when you need virtually everything on defense. Biggs thinks they should draft a pass rusher: … Continue reading

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