NFL Draft: Another former Everett player heads to the NFL as Ravens take Likely

April 30, 2022

Photo: Baltimore Ravens Apparently, the Ravens aren’t sleeping on the New England talent. After taking UConn’s Travis Jones on Friday, former Everett star Isaiah Likely was selected I39th overall by Baltimore on Saturday afternoon. Likely joins fellow Everett standout Lewis Cine as 2022 NFL Draft picks that used to wear the E on their helmet. Cine was taken by Minnesota with the final pick of the first round on Thursday….

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NFL Draft: UConn’s Jones headed to Baltimore

April 30, 2022

Photo: UConn Athletics It took much longer than many people expected, but UConn defensive lineman Travis Jones was selected with the 76th pick in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday night. Jones really “arrived” at the Reese’s Senior Bowl practices. Now, the former Husky is a Raven and should in perfectly with the franchise’s tough mentality. Jones talked with the local Maryland/D.C. media moments after the selection….

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Patriots: Shaun Wade is a smart acquisition by Bill Belichick

August 26, 2021

The Patriots acquired rookie cornerback Shaun Wade this afternoon from the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for 2022 seventh round pick and 2023 5th round pick. Wade looked like a first round pick in 2019. He played like an elite level corner with size. Wade decided to return to school in 2020 and the decision proved to be costly. He struggled mightily playing both corner and safety. He especially struggled over…

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Patriots: Pats defense and the weather smother Ravens in stunning 23-17 upset

November 16, 2020

We all saw this one coming, right? The Patriots were rightful 6.5-point underdogs at home heading into their matchup against Baltimore on Sunday night. The entire country assumed that the Ravens would roll as the Patriots’ transition into mediocrity continues. Instead, the football gods – or maybe Bill Belichick – brought a monsoon to Gillette Stadium for the majority of the game on Sunday night with howling winds and sideways…

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Patriots Preview: Baltimore Ravens (6-2) at New England Patriots (3-5)

November 15, 2020

Line: Baltimore -6.5 Opening Kickoff: The Patriots and Ravens have met 10 times in the regular season and 4 times in the postseason, including two straight AFC Championship Games in 2011 and 2012. The Ravens beat the undefeated Patriots 37-20 last season. The last time these two teams met at Gillette was December of 2016 with the Patriots winning 30-23. This will be the fifth prime time meeting between the…

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Patriots: Scouting the Ravens Offense and Defense

November 15, 2020

The Patriots and Ravens will renew acquaintances this week on Sunday Night Football. The Ravens have long been a thorn in the Patriots side both in the regular season and the post season. A big reason for that of course is John Harbaugh and his coaching staff. Despite turnover at the coordinator positions, Baltimore is well coached. They are tough, physical and fundamentally sound. Harbaugh has two of the best…

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Patriots Rewind: Ravens 37 Patriots 20

November 6, 2019

Photo by Todd Olszewski/Getty Images Game Rewind: The Ravens opened up a 17-0 lead and never looked back in a decisive 37-20 win over the Patriots. Turnovers and an inability to stop the run doomed the Patriots from the start. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Ravens start fast: The Ravens used their read option running game to jump out to a quick 17-0 lead. You can tell…

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Patriots: Best match up for the Patriots in the divisional round

January 6, 2019

Deshaun Watson and the Texans would be the best match up for the Patriots in the divisional round. The Patriots secured the number two seed as a result of their win over the Jets last weekend. Like most of us, they are going to be watching the playoffs this weekend. We have a rooting interest in who we want the Patriots to play, however Bill Belichick, his staff and the…

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X’s and O’s: Different Ways the Ravens Could Use Lamar Jackson On Offense

July 12, 2018

The Baltimore Ravens drafted quarterback Lamar Jackson with the 32nd pick in the first round in this year’s draft. The pick raised eyebrows however because the Ravens already have Joe Flacco at quarterback. Flacco has struggled with consistency the past two seasons but he is still considered a top twenty quarterback in the NFL. Based on that, you would think that Jackson probably won’t play anytime soon. Not true. Ravens…

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NFL: 5 Teams That Will Surprise People in 2018

May 18, 2018

It is never too early to start making predictions for the 2018 season. Here are five teams that I think will be vastly improved in 2018. 5. Cleveland Browns: Yes. The Cleveland Browns will surprise people in 2018. I know they have become a sexy pick for experts because of the additions of Baker Mayfield, Jarvis Landry and Carlos Hyde but there are other reasons I like this team. The hiring…

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