Winning made the Ravens Soft and it Cost them when it Matter Most

by Jordy McElroy The Baltimore Ravens sat on their throne long enough for the Tennessee Titans to knock them off. A well-timed right hook in the form of bruising running back Derrick Henry put the Ravens down early in Saturday’s Divisional playoff game and kept them there for good. It was a shocking turn of events for a team that hadn’t lost a game since … Continue reading Winning made the Ravens Soft and it Cost them when it Matter Most

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Patriots and Ravens’ Sunday Night Spectacle might have been an AFC Championship preview

by Jordy McElroy An electric performance by quarterback Lamar Jackson led the Baltimore Ravens to a surprisingly lopsided 37-20 win over the New England Patriots on Sunday. It was a night of celebration for the Ravens earning their biggest win of the season, but it was also one of understanding the war with the Patriots in 2019 could be far from over. Move over New … Continue reading Patriots and Ravens’ Sunday Night Spectacle might have been an AFC Championship preview

Was Earl Thomas’ Hit on Mason Rudolph Blatant enough to warrant a Suspension?

by Jordy McElroy A deafening silence befell Heinz Field on Sunday afternoon with thousands of onlookers watching medical personnel administer emergency aid to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, who lied motionless on the ground after absorbing a devastating hit from Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas. It was a sobering reality that rattled every fan out of their desensitized comas to the violent nature of football, … Continue reading Was Earl Thomas’ Hit on Mason Rudolph Blatant enough to warrant a Suspension?

AFC North is a Muddled Division where even the Depleted Steelers have Hope

by Jordy McElroy After a 27-3 blowout victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in front of a primetime audience on Monday Night Football, a wave of a heartbeat emerged on the electrocardiogram machine hooked to the declining Pittsburgh Steelers. A tremendous defensive effort coupled with an efficient performance by second-year quarterback Mason Rudolph has given the Steelers hope of a fighting chance in the AFC North. … Continue reading AFC North is a Muddled Division where even the Depleted Steelers have Hope