Neither David Wilson nor Ray Rice got off to the flying start they wanted last week. The Broncos absolutely flattened the defending Super Bowl champs by a score of 49-27, while the Cowboys edged passed the Giants 36-31 in the opening week of the season.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw seven touchdown passes in Denver’s 49-27 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens Thursday night. “A year ago you weren’t sure if he was healthy or he could take a hit,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
The growing popularity of fast-paced, no-huddle offenses in college and pro football games has apparently led to more faked injuries on defense to slow the action and substitute more players. “It’s something that has to be watched,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
The Ravens will have to get used to not having Ray Lewis in the locker room. Though his leadership will never be fully replaced, the Ravens hope rookie Arthur Brown can pick up some of the slack left by Lewis’ departure.
The Ravens defense has made quite the reputation for themselves. Not just for being a dominant defense for over a decade. There is a reputation in the notion that defensive players don’t play well once they leave Baltimore. With Paul Kruger now playing for the Cleveland Browns, the pass rush specialist hopes he can buck the trend.
Former first-round draft pick Rolando McClain is back at his alma mater Alabama now that his NFL career has ended. He played three seasons with the Oakland Raiders, who selected him with the eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft.
At a South Lawn event, President Obama praised the Baltimore Ravens team for the goal line stand that sealed its Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
Will the Harbaugh brothers be making plans for another family reunion in February? Both Baltimore and San Francisco restocked for another Super Bowl run at the 2013 NFL Draft.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain is facing new charges in his north Alabama hometown.
Rolando McClain passed his physical Friday before signing. He comes to the Ravens as a free agent after being released by the Oakland Raiders this month.