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Bush visit to Iraq marred by protest

Yes he does. Duck and Run.  (Dec 15, 2008 | post #3)

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Referee's explanation of the Steelers' game-winning TD

Did that reviewing ref have uncontrovertable evidence to over-rule the call on the field? Jaw Dropping incompetence.  (Dec 15, 2008 | post #29)

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Most Valuable Raven? Cameron's the right call

I don't mind bringing up Billick at all. You are bound to repeat mistakes if you forget them. I was saying it for three years while Billick was here - Talent overcame coaching. Before that I thought it was the O-coordinator - I was wrong. We have always had the talent on offense but never the coaching. Talent can overcome coaching and win games but not against good teams. That was why we could not win the the playoffs. Also, 2000 was the exception where the D RULED and Dilfer did not listen to Billick - hence he was shown the door. You can throw any stat you want but that is what I saw happening on the field - talent overcoming coaching.  (Dec 12, 2008 | post #21)

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Most Valuable Raven? Cameron's the right call

I don't care how you compare it. Billick was always the 'O' and therefore always to blame. He had talent on the team but the inablity to use it. He showed us that for 9 years. My regret is that it took us that long to get rid of him. I often wonder how many SB we could have won if it were not for his incompetence. Oh Well. Water under the bridge. Now we have a legitimate offense to go with a dominant defense... let's see where it takes us. BTW - it is more than Flacco.  (Dec 12, 2008 | post #20)

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slugfest

I hope you all realize that we have to beat the Squeelers so bad that they lose next week too. I know this is going to happen. I can feel it in my bones. I wish I was going to the game. Go Ravens!!!  (Dec 12, 2008 | post #34)

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McGahee running out of answers

Willis can be very good. He is a big versatile back that just needs to get his head on straight. I was a bummer reading and seeing that he seems to be giving up. He needs some motivation and some team leaders need to step up and jack him up. We would benefit from him playing to his potential. Willis, you are better than this. Get your a$$ in gear and make it happen.  (Dec 12, 2008 | post #3)

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Public radio cancels 2 programs, cuts 64 jobs

I don't think FOX is receiving taxpayer money.  (Dec 11, 2008 | post #11)

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Time to say it, Ravens: McClain is No. 1 back

I have to agree with Coach - running back by committee. I am not ready to give up on Willis. He does have talent but I do agree he was getting shut down. You have to remember, unless you are getting passes completed, the first couple of drives the D is strong and play their best. That was when Willis was in. You have to use his versatility to extend the defense to tire it. Running straight ahead does not tire a defense. No, you look at their strengths and game plan for it. Be thankful you have such diversity in your backfield that you can game plan with. I would like to see more Neal instead of the two tight end sets. He is a better blocker then any tightend we have. He will also be needed to handle the Palumalu and linebackers of the Squeelers.  (Dec 9, 2008 | post #47)

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Rod Blagojevich, Illinois governor

It appears they have caught him red handed. As someone that is for a progressive agenda, that supports Obama, wants accountability from our public servants, I find this to be a "high crime" and I hope he does a lengthy time in prison for it. We have had enough "selling of our government" which has accellerated over the last 8 years and it is time to slam it down. I applaud Obama's stand on not appointing lobbiest to government positions (I realize that has its drawbacks but the benefits outweigh them). Short of it - make him do time.  (Dec 9, 2008 | post #6)

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Cold fact: Steelers is real rivalry game

You're right. That clock killing drive in the fourth quarter was all Defense. You are a bone head.  (Dec 8, 2008 | post #14)

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Cold fact: Steelers is real rivalry game

Jeez, don't people want to give our O any credit? 17 points won the game. The D is great but our O is standing tall.  (Dec 8, 2008 | post #13)

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TV soaps and their stars face cost-cutting

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Pros on Sunday, but some vets don't buy in

Slash, Mash, & Dash. I like it.  (Dec 2, 2008 | post #43)

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Pros on Sunday, but some vets don't buy in

I may be wrong but I believe Willis on the bench is to get him healthy. At least that is what I want. I want him strong against the Squeelers and the Cowgirls. As for CMac, I think you are making something out of nothing. Sure they may be conflict but unless it is dragging down the team there is nothing wrong with conflict. Having players angry and wanting to prove their worth is what coaching football is all about. As long as it does not take away from the team and I don't think CMac is a TO. Heap is also coachable. Rolle is done. I would look to trade/replace him anyway. Scott is a linebacker - a good linebacker that I don't want to loose. You must know something I don't because his play has been quite good this year. Harbaugh was pretty much an wildcard to me when they selected him. When he brought on Cam I knew our offense would be better. Ryan gave a great defense consistency. And best of all - my man OZ. There is no one better at what he does. How many do we have on IR? Rookie Coach? Rookie QB? Youngest line in NFL? Oz knows talent. All the right moves. Rebuilding? I don't think so. Maybe an addition but we already have a mansion. Go Raven's!!!  (Dec 2, 2008 | post #42)

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fantastic in the th

I think you are wrong about Flacco and Oz. Our Washington is good, Rolle is ok and CMac is gone for the year along with about umpteen other starters. What is amazing is that Oz has drafted enough depth to still keep this team competitive. Flacco was not suppose to be the starter out of the gate because we did not want to undermine his 'development' or confidence. Honestly, it could not have worked out better then it did. He is the QB of the future for this team. He is Mr. Cool. You are right about his passes but that is time and practice. For some reason his development has slowed a little over the last couple of weeks but that timing pattern to Clayton was BEAUTIFUL. I like Clayton and Clayton will be a great receiver like Mason in the future - when they throw him the ball. What is going to kill us going down the stretch this year is the severely damaged O-line. Again, Oz did a great job in getting talent on the O-line. But the injuries are piling up. That, more then anything else, is what is going to hurt us for the remaining part of the year. Not Flacco, not the corners, but the beat up O-line. Also, I think the Giant's loss was more about bad breaks then a 'beating'. Give me a break. We are kicking a feild goal from the 20, blocked and rolls down to our 30. Driving down the field to cut a ten point margin then a pass bounces off the facemask and lands, in stride, to a corner who takes it on in. That was dumb luck, both times.  (Nov 26, 2008 | post #45)