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Thursday, September 25, 2014

SPECIAL PRESS CONFERENCE

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

FACT CHECK: Mike Preston's Post-Cleveland Column



I have decided to periodically do a fact-check post on Mike Preston, a writer for the Baltimore Sun who covers the Ravens, as well as others.  I'll focus on Preston, whose tenor seems to be oppositional at best, bent on finding negativity at worst, when it comes to the Ravens. While I understand that his is a column, which by definition suggests opinion, there seems to be no acknowledgement of the opinionated nature of these thoughts, but rather, they are presented as cold, hard, fact.  Let's see how they hold up.


Thursday, September 11, 2014

HINDSIGHT: The 77 Yard Burn--whose fault?

If you're like me, you had a small aneurism when Chykie Brown allowed the 77 yard TD pass to Cincinatti last Sunday.  How could a professional DB, lined up against A.J. Green of all peiople, allow him to get deep with 5 minutes left and the lead?!  What was he THINKING?!?!?  :D

I decided to make that the topic of my Hindsight column this week.  (Don't you love the way I come back from a 1.5 year hiatus sounding like I never left?)  Let's take a look:




Thursday, February 14, 2013

Super Breakdowns: The BOMB Heard 'Round the League

In today's Super Breakdown, we take a look at the 56-yard TD pass from Joe Flacco to Jacoby "JAM" Jones from Super Bowl XLVII.  How did Jones get so wide?  Why did Flacco underthrow him?  How did Flacco's motion set the play up?  Check out the film study after the jump!




Monday, February 11, 2013

Super Breakdowns: Flacco to Q = Huge

In the second of the Super Breakdown series, I look at and diagram with the coaches film from two different angles of Joe Flacco's 3rd down completion to Anquan Boldin in the 4th quarter.  What did Joe see?  Was this his only option?  Answers after the jump!





Sunday, February 10, 2013

Super Breakdowns: 109 Jones' House


Welcome to the Championship Era of Ravens football.

4th and 29 will kick it off with Super Breakdowns, a series of diagrammed looks at the key plays of Super Bowl XLVII.  The first one is Jacoby Jones' 109 -- yes, I said 109 -- yard kickoff return TD  to blow the game open.  The video is after the jump.  Enjoy and leave any comments below!