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Tough for Ravens’ Flacco to win when pass-count reaches 49

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In the pass-happy NFL, there seems to be no limit to the amount of throws it takes to pull out a victory.For Joe Flacco, however, the ceiling appears to be 48.Flacco threw 56 passes last Sunday in the Baltimore Ravens’ 12-9 overtime loss to Cleveland. Flacco put the ball in […]

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Chargers without 2 starting offensive tackles vs. Raiders

The Los Angeles Chargers will be without their two starting tackles for today’s game against the Oakland Raiders.Russell Okung is inactive due to a groin injury that happened during the first half of last Sunday’s game against San Francisco. The ninth-year left tackle also missed a game last year due to a groin injury. Right […]

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Ravens regret mistakes in overtime loss to Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Crabtree sat dejectedly in front of his locker and knew exactly who to blame for Baltimore’s loss.He pointed the finger at himself.”Put that on me,” the Ravens receiver said.Crabtree let a possible game-winning touchdown pass from Joe Flacco slip through his hands in the fourth quarter Sunday as the Ravens, who […]

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3’s a charm: Browns edge Ravens 12-9 in overtime on late FG

CLEVELAND (AP) — Once Baker Mayfield summoned the courage, the rookie quarterback looked in time to see Greg Joseph’s low, line-drive kick somehow go through the uprights.Mayfield’s mouth opened in disbelief.The Browns won again.And in this unpredictable NFL season, Cleveland’s rapid rise may be the strangest twist of them all.Joseph’s 37-yard field goal — a […]

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The Latest: Ravens lead Steelers 17-14 after 3 quarters

The Latest on Week 4 in the NFL (all times EDT):10:45 p.m.The Baltimore Ravens are 15 minutes away from ending a three-game losing streak to the Pittsburgh Steelers.The Ravens lead 17-14 through three quarters at Heinz Field. Justin Tucker pushed Baltimore in front with a 47-yard field goal.The Steelers have been dominant in prime-time games […]

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Ravens cope with quick turnaround after big opening victory

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Following a victory worth savoring, the Baltimore Ravens whisked through the film of their season-opening rout of Buffalo before turning their full attention toward a Thursday night matchup against AFC North rival Cincinnati.”The games keep coming,” coach John Harbaugh said after Monday’s practice. “Not as quick as baseball or basketball, […]

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Ravens, Bengals back together after last season’s thriller

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton came to the line on fourth-and-12 from the Baltimore 49-yard line.He knew it could be the final play of the Bengals’ losing season — and maybe of Marvin Lewis’ coaching career in Cincinnati, too.The 70,507 fans at M&T Bank Stadium were on their feet, cheering for one more defensive stop […]

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Ravens can’t recover from Bengals’ dominant 1st half

CINCINNATI (AP) — By the time the Ravens figured out what they needed to do, they were too far behind and their streak of five straight Thursday night wins was tottering.A second-half comeback wasn’t nearly enough as the Cincinnati Bengals held on for a 34-23 victory, riding a dominant start led by Andy Dalton’s four […]

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Ravens place RB Dixon in injured reserve; promote Turner

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have placed backup running back Kenneth Dixon on injured reserve after he hurt his knee in Sunday’s opener against Buffalo.Dixon ran for 44 yards and a touchdown before the injury occurred in the fourth quarter of Baltimore’s 47-3 victory.Dixon will be eligible to return for Week 9.The […]

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Ravens-Bengals could be significant in AFC North

Considering what happened in the rain at Cleveland last Sunday, the rugged AFC North looks like it will be wide open.So Thursday night’s visit to Cincinnati by Baltimore takes on an extra bit of importance, even in mid-September, after the division-favorite Steelers stumbled and bumbled to a 21-21 tie against the Browns.The Ravens were all […]

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