The NFL can’t be happy that its most controversial franchise is playing its primetime game to kick off Week 2. But that’s exactly what’s happening as the Baltimore Ravens host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night (8:25 ET, CBS).
Solomon Wilcots may have had one season in the black and yellow, but he’s an expert on all things football and he took the time to weigh in on this Thursday’s match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. Amid numerous controversial stories, there is still football to be played and games to be won. Week two starts with the Ravens and Steelers in an AFC North divisional match-up.
Should the 49ers continue to play defensive tackle Ray McDonald following his arrest for alleged domestic violence? John Madden doesn’t think so.
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
The Ravens made huge strides to improve what turned out to be a putrid offense in 2013. But one of the few bright spots on the offensive side of the ball was Marlon Brown. An undrafted rookie from Georgia with a lot to prove, and loads of potential to do just that.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The 49ers offense struggled with second string quarterback Blaine Gabbert at the helm in Thursday night’s 23-3 preseason loss to the Baltimore Ravens. “We say that these games are meaningless and […]
They are NFL coaches on opposite ends of the country, so it isn’t often that the Harbaugh brothers have a get-together in August. The exception to the rule will occur Thursday.
Most of the 180 players on the field in Baltimore Thursday evening will be competing for a roster spot as the 49ers meet the Ravens in their first preseason game Thursday at 4:30 p.m. on KPIX 5.
It’s pre-season football, so you’re not going to see anything that resembles a regular season game plan with the exception of the numbers on the player’s backs. And if you’re looking for the majority of starters, they’ll be on the sidelines.
No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.