The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.
The Baltimore Ravens went from Super to mediocre in 2013, finishing 8-8 following an offseason in which the NFL champions shuffled the roster because of salary-cap concerns.
Tom Brady leads his Patriots into a road showdown with Baltimore.
The Towson Tigers are on top. The football team is on its way to Illinois to take on the Eastern Illinois Panthers in the college football subdivision playoffs.
The Baltimore Ravens are coming off an emotional victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. So it wouldn’t be a stretch to expect the defending Super Bowl champions to experience a letdown at home Sunday against the struggling Minnesota Vikings.
After all they’ve been through this season, the Baltimore Ravens are right where they need to be with four games left on the schedule.
Right about now, the Ravens and 49ers should be in the midst of their spurts toward a second straight meeting in the Super Bowl.
They’d better make their turnarounds long and powerful, because both have hit the skids.
Ravens beat the Bengals in OT sure, but I’m not sure I learned much about their future progress.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.
The Baltimore Orioles and Manny Machado couldn’t have asked for a much better diagnosis on his injured left knee: The third baseman avoided tearing any major ligaments and could be running in six to eight weeks without surgery.
A save: To keep safe, intact, or unhurt; safeguard; preserve. If your season is on the line, will you go to Jim Johnson to close out the game AND have confidence that he will get the job?