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Business of Football
An Inevitable Conversation
An Inevitable Conversation
Ray Rice will get his day in court next week. If his indefinite suspension is lifted, the former All-Pro running back will be free to sign with any team. Would one do it? Here's a hypothetical look at how a coach and GM would make this decision
By Andrew Brandt
Going Long
Waging Four Battles and Relying on Joe Cool
Waging Four Battles and Relying on Joe Cool
The Ray Rice scandal rocked the NFL, but not the Ravens’ locker room. Once the domain of a spitfire linebacker named Ray Lewis, it’s now the province of a ho-hum quarterback who prefers talking over yelling. A look at how Joe Flacco has kept Baltimore on track—and how the team upgraded at running back
By Jenny Vrentas
10 Things I Think I Think
10 Things I Think I Think … About the Ray Rice Case
10 Things I Think I Think … About the Ray Rice Case
Former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels on what this experience means for the league, the players and the movement to prevent domestic violence
Open Field
It’s Step 1—Again—for the NFL on Domestic Violence
It’s Step 1—Again—for the NFL on Domestic Violence
An expert who helped Roger Goodell craft the league’s new policy says Ray Rice was a big step back, Ray McDonald should not be playing, and the NFL’s leaders need to speak out, loudly, strongly and immediately
Deep Dive
Ravens Preview: Steve Smith’s a Game-Changer
Ravens Preview: Steve Smith’s a Game-Changer
By Andy Benoit
Business of Football
Is the NFL’s No-Nonsense Sheriff Turning Soft?
Is the NFL’s No-Nonsense Sheriff Turning Soft?
Roger Goodell has long ruled with an iron fist, but following Ray Rice’s mere two-game ban, the so-called ‘judge, jury and executioner’ is catching heat for being too lenient. Which begs another question: Why aren’t people up in arms about the Ravens doing nothing?
By Andrew Brandt
Weekend Notes
Baltimore Bounce-Back?
Baltimore Bounce-Back?
A disappointing, 8-8 defense of their Super Bowl title in the rearview, the Ravens entered the offseason on a mission: Improve the disastrous offense. A look at the progress, plus notes on Alex Mack, the 2015 QB draft class and more
By Greg A. Bedard
Weekend Notes
Don’t Sleep on Indy
Don’t Sleep on Indy
While the Pats and Broncos steal the headlines, the Colts added a potential impact player in Hakeem Nicks to a lineup that should be getting healthier and better in Year 3 of Andrew Luck
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
Ravens Should Double-Down on the Ground
Ravens Should Double-Down on the Ground
Without Anquan Boldin or Dennis Pitta, Baltimore needs to change its look. How about starting with a two-headed backfield?
By Peter King
Film Room
The Post-Pitta Problem (It’s a Big One)
The Post-Pitta Problem (It’s a Big One)
The way the Ravens deployed Anquan Boldin and Dennis Pitta down the stretch turned Baltimore into a Super Bowl winner. Now the champs must find two guys with the strength and the guts to go over the middle and unhinge a defense
By Greg A. Bedard