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Robert Woods remains away from Rams dealing with personal issue

Rams head coach Sean McVay said again on Wednesday that wide receiver Brandin Cooks is on track to return from his concussion for the team’s Week 12 game against the Ravens, but the status of the team’s other starting wide receiver is less certain. Woods was an unexpected scratch for last Sunday’s game against the [more]

Lamar Jackson leads fan Pro Bowl voting

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has rapidly become perhaps the NFL’s most popular player. Jackson leads all players in Pro Bowl voting, the NFL announced today. That’s well deserved, given the way Jackson has played this year, and also a sign of how much fun it is to watch Jackson, who is perhaps the most exciting [more]

49ers could be starting a historically difficult stretch

As the 9-1 49ers prepare to face the 8-2 Packers, 8-2 Ravens, and 8-2 Saints, they could be embarking on the most difficult three-game, late-season stretch that any modern NFL team has ever endured. Via Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com, no team in the Super Bowl era has had a trio of consecutive games against teams [more]

Marcus Peters on playing the Rams: “That’s done for me”

Marcus Peters has been the part of trades twice the past 20 months. He finally may have found a home. The cornerback has returned two interceptions for touchdowns in four games with the Ravens. He has scored seven defensive touchdowns in his NFL career, the league’s most since 2015. “He’s really accommodated himself to playing [more]

Vegas currently sees a Patriots-Saints Super Bowl

The folks at the Westgate Superbook have updated their Super Bowl odds. And they currently project a matchup of the New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints in Super Bowl LIV. The Saints are 7/5 favorites to win the NFC title, and the Patriots are 6/5 favorites to win the AFC Championship. Elsewhere in [more]

Antonio Brown is hoping for a decision “very soon”

Lost in the Myles Garrett and Colin Kaepernick sagas of last week was the fact that Antonio Brown had his interview with the NFL last Thursday in South Florida. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Brown remains hopeful that a decision will come “very soon.” There’s a sense of optimism from Brown’s perspective [more]

Marty Mornhinweg denies wanting to move Lamar Jackson to receiver

Former Ravens offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg issued a statement this morning denying that he wanted to move Lamar Jackson to wide receiver. Mornhinweg’s statement was a response to comments from former NFL executive Mike Lombardi, who claimed on his podcast that Mornhinweg said to the Ravens’ other coaches last year, “When are we moving him [more]

AFC playoff picture: A change atop the AFC South

The Colts were on the outside looking in at the playoffs at this time last week, but their positioning looks a lot better after Week 11. They beat the Jaguars on Sunday while the Texans lost to the Ravens, which led to Indianapolis leapfrogging Houston into first place in the AFC South. They’ll get a [more]

Sean McVay expects Brandin Cooks back this week against Ravens

After lacking offensive firepower in recent weeks, the Los Angeles Rams appear set to get one of their play-makers back this week. Head coach Sean McVay said Monday that wide receiver Brandin Cooks is expected to return to the lineup this week against the Baltimore Ravens after missing the last two games due to concussions. [more]

Lamar Jackson becomes the Vegas favorite to win the MVP award

The race for MVP seems to shift and change on a weekly basis. This week, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson officially has emerged as the favorite. Via David Purdhum of ESPN.com, Caesars Sportsbook has installed Jackson as the 7-5 favorite to win the award. On Sunday, Jackson and the Ravens trounced Deshaun Watson and the Texans, [more]

Earl Thomas surprised with how badly Ravens beat Texans

Lamar Jackson is getting a lot of attention, and rightfully so. But lost in his latest episode of highlight-reel football was a Ravens defense that locked down the Texans yesterday, stomping a team with its own share of skill position talent 41-7. “I hope nobody on the team gets offended, but I just didn’t think [more]

Ravens relieved their trading down didn’t cost them Lamar Jackson

Last night, the Bears had to bench the quarterback they traded up to get in 2017. Earlier in the day, the Ravens celebrated another win with the quarterback they got after trading down a few times, and he’s leading the MVP race. Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America talked to Ravens General Manager [more]

Lamar Jackson on MVP talk: I’m trying for something more

Another week, another Ravens win and another sparkling performance by Lamar Jackson means it is time for another round of MVP discussions about the Baltimore quarterback. Safety Earl Thomas made his support for Jackson known earlier this month and running back Mark Ingram did the honors on Sunday. Ingram called Jackson the “MVP frontrunner” while [more]

Deandre Hopkins calls for big changes in the replay process

Sunday’s showdown between the Texans and Ravens featured the latest blatant non-call of pass interference that wasn’t reversed via replay review. After the game, the player who was the victim of uncalled pass interference sounded off on social media. “As a leader in the NFL, we need someone new in New York deciding calls,” Hopkins [more]

Bill O’Brien: I have no idea what pass interference is anymore

Among the many things that went against the Texans in Baltimore on Sunday was an early no-call on what appeared to be blatant pass interference on a fourth-down pass to wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins. Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey wasn’t flagged in real time and he wasn’t flagged after Texans head coach Bill O’Brien threw a [more]

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