3:18 AM EDT, Sat August 19, 2017
10 hours ago

Depth Can’t Overcome Tattered OL Fears

Watching the 2017 Ravens preseason reminds me a lot of Orioles doubleheaders in the 1970s. Under Earl Weaver, those Orioles teams were built to win a high percentage of doubleheader games with a combination of top starting pitching, platooning, individual … The post Depth Can’t Overcome Tattered OL Fears appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
14 hours ago

Zach Orr: “I’m Joining the Flock”

Zach Orr has officially retired from the NFL. Again. That’s right, after retiring earlier this year, then un-retiring, Orr has announced his re-retirement in a piece published in The Players’ Tribune. In it, Orr attempts to clear the air a … The post Zach Orr: “I’m Joining the Flock” appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
17 hours ago

Woodrum Earns More Playing Time

Reserve QB Leads Way in 31-7 Win The final score of a preseason game can be deceiving and is hardly a reflection of how the opposing first team units competed. The game didn’t see its first score until the 13:49 … The post Woodrum Earns More Playing Time appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
18 hours ago

Woodrum Outshines Mallett

It’s beginning to look a lot like the Josh Woodrum era in Baltimore…. Alright that may be a bit of an exaggeration, but you have to give Woodrum props for shining when given an opportunity. Shining so bright, that it’s … The post Woodrum Outshines Mallett appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
20 hours ago

Time to Fly

It has been an honor and a privilege to work with my son, Tyler Lombardi at 24×7 Networks, LLC (parent for Russell Street Report and Eutaw Street Report). On this day last year, he left us as a full-time employee. … The post Time to Fly appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 17, 2017

Ravens 31 Dolphins 7

The Ravens moved to 2-0 this preseason, beating the Dolphins 31-7 in Miami. RSR staff react to what we saw here: Tony Lombardi You know it’s coming Friday on sports talk radio… Josh Woodrum over Ryan Mallett! And you know … The post Ravens 31 Dolphins 7 appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 17, 2017

Two-Minute Drill: Smokin’ Jay Debuts

Happy Game Day, Ravens fans! Sure, the NFL Preseason may be nothing more than a tease of what will be come in early September, and at times it may be less exciting than a Bill Belichick post-game interview; but I’ll be … The post Two-Minute Drill: Smokin’ Jay Debuts appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 17, 2017

The Dilferization of Ryan Mallett

Preseason Game 2 Preview The 2017 preseason feels like it’s taking forever, primarily due to the number of injuries to key Ravens players. This quasi-epidemic has been going on since 2015 and for most Ravens fans, the consensus appears to … The post The Dilferization of Ryan Mallett appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 16, 2017

Ravens Video Boards Provide an Edge

A Leader is Born Last night I tuned into HBO’s Hard Knocks featuring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And while none of the teams featured in Hard Knocks has ever approached the entertainment value of the inaugural season featuring the Super … The post Ravens Video Boards Provide an Edge appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 14, 2017

Could Navy Approach Help with Injuries?

The Baltimore Ravens are dealing with a distressing number of injuries and it’s still a month before the regular season opener in Cincinnati. Maybe the team needs to look about 40 miles south in Annapolis for proactive ways to deal … The post Could Navy Approach Help with Injuries? appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 14, 2017

The Ravens Have a New Quarterback

By the 7:30 mark of the third quarter in the Ravens preseason game against the Redskins, Dustin Vaughn had run just 8 plays and completed 1 pass for 10 yards to the great Griff Whalen. It would be his only … The post The Ravens Have a New Quarterback appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 13, 2017

Ravens Practice Gets Physical

The Ravens had one of their most physical practices of training camp today. In one-on-one drills, center Ryan Jensen threw linebacker Za’Darius Smith to the ground, which set off a huge skirmish in the middle of the field. No one … The post Ravens Practice Gets Physical appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 13, 2017

Young Ravens Linemen Scored vs. WAS

As we found out in the last 3 days, depth on the Ravens offensive line has become a greater issue with the season-ending surgery for LG Alex Lewis. A chorus of groans has erupted around Baltimore as the team has … The post Young Ravens Linemen Scored vs. WAS appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 13, 2017

The Harbaugh Seat is Warming Up

ESPN recently ranked the job security of each head coach in the NFL on a scale of 1 to 5. 1 represents a coach who has no chance of being fired and 5 represents coaches that are out if the … The post The Harbaugh Seat is Warming Up appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.
Aug 12, 2017

Harbaugh’s Fish Tales

Ravens Injuries Continue to Pile Up This isn’t exactly BREAKING NEWS: The Baltimore Ravens aren’t forthcoming when it comes to player injuries. We all remember back in 2015 when a “bruised knee”, suffered on the first day of training camp, … The post Harbaugh’s Fish Tales appeared first on Baltimore Ravens News | Russell Street Report.