Packers clinch division after Ravens' 2-point try fails
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes — tying Brett Favre on Green Bay’s career list — and the Packers became the first team this season to clinch a division title, wrapping up the NFC North with a 31-30 win over Baltimore after the Ravens missed another big 2-point conversion in the final minute.
A stunner: Miami wins 2nd straight, tops Ravens 22-10
Xavien Howard forced a fumble and returned it 49 yards for a touchdown, Tua Tagovailoa came off the bench and capped his night with a 1-yard sneak for a score with 2:19 left and the Miami Dolphins stunned the Baltimore Ravens 22-10 on Thursday night.
Fantasy Football 2021 Tight End Rankings: If You Can’t Get Travis Kelce, Darren Waller & George Kittle Strong Options
Rank 1)Projected Fantasy Points- 216, 12.7 per gameKelce has reigned at the top of the tight end list in fantasy since the 2018 season and that’s not expected to change this season. Rank 2.3)Projected Fantasy Points- 141, 8.3 per gameWaller and Kittle are the 2A and 2B in the guys’ rankings with Waller rankings second in two of three lists and Kittle second in the third. He finished second behind Kelce for most fantasy points by a tight end with 171 last season. Rank 4.6)Projected Fantasy Points- 109, 6.4 per gameHockenson was fifth last season among tight ends in fantasy points, collecting 108 over the course of the season (6.8 per game). Rank 6)Projected Fantasy Points- 111, 6.5 per gameBig things are expected of the rookie Pitts after the Falcons selected him fourth overall in the Draft.detroit.cbslocal.com
Bills advance to AFC championship with 17-3 win over Ravens
Johnson’s pick-6 of Lamar Jackson’s pass with 41 seconds remaining in the third quarter secured a 17-3 win over the Baltimore Ravens in a divisional-round playoff game Saturday night. Jackson responded by marching the Ravens 66 yards on 15 plays before throwing the interception while facing third-and-goal from the 9. The Bills also limited Jackson to just 40 yards on 11 carries in the Ravens’ 24-17 win at Buffalo in Week 14 of the 2019 season. The St. Louis Rams had one carry in a half in a 49-37 divisional-round playoff win against Minnesota on Jan. 16, 2000. The Raiders had one carry in a half of a 41-24 win over Tennessee in the 2003 AFC championship game.
Ravens' season ends with Jackson in locker room, 17-3 loss
The Ravens and Lamar Jackson were stymied for the much of Saturday night by a hustling, relentless Buffalo defense. Then, the biggest miscue on a night of missteps for the Ravens effectively put an end to an otherwise memorable season. In the end, however, the Ravens got blown away on a windy night by a team that chased Jackson all over the field. 1-ranked rushing game generated 150 yards, but Jackson was limited to 34 yards on nine carries with a long of 15 yards. Throwing under duress for much of the game, Jackson went 14 of 24 for 162 yards with an interception and three sacks.
Gators rattled: No. 8 Oklahoma routs Florida in Cotton Bowl
8 Oklahoma beat 10th-ranked SEC runner-up Florida 55-20 on Wednesday night in the Cotton Bowl. Back in the same NFL stadium where 11 days earlier they won their sixth consecutive Big 12 title, the Sooners (9-2, No. The 55 points were their most ever in a bowl game, while piling up a Cotton Bowl-record 684 total yards. 1 Alabama in the SEC title game, and had averaged nearly 42 points a game. Oklahoma: With Rattler and Mims among the young standouts coming back, the Sooners could again be favored to win another Big 12 title.
Browns can't contain Jackson, lose heartbreaker to Ravens
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield reacts after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Browns 47-42 during an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in Cleveland. But in prime time, on a national stage, the Browns showed they're not the same old Browns. After getting clobbered 38-6 by the Ravens in Week 1, the Browns showed they're a legitimate contender — but that didn't soften the blow for coach Kevin Stefanski. The Browns had just capped a 14-point rally with Mayfield scoring on a 5-yard run to go up 35-34 when Jackson came back. Mayfield showed mental toughness in moving past his first interception after throwing 187 consecutive passes without one.
Jackson returns to save Ravens with 47-42 win over Browns
Tucker, who made 70 straight field goals inside 40 yards before he missed last week, had plenty of distance on his kick to give the Ravens (8-5) a much-needed win. It was a gut punch for the Browns (9-4), who had rallied from a 14-point deficit to take the lead while Jackson was out. He drove the Browns 75 yards, hitting running back Kareem Hunt for a 22-yard TD pass with 1:04 left. Cleveland was counting on Williams to handle the starting cornerback spot opposite Denzel Ward, who missed his third straight game with a calf injury. Browns: Make the first of two straight weekend visits to the New York area and play the Giants on Dec. 20.
Dez Bryant joins Ravens practice squad after 2-year hiatus
Former Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has moved one step closer to playing in the NFL again. The 31-year-old Bryant signed with the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday and has been assigned to the practice squad. Bryant last played in 2017, when he had 69 catches for 838 yards in his eighth and final season in Dallas. He’s been around the league for a long, long time. Baltimore waived safety Marcus Gilchrist from the practice squad to make room for Bryant.
Jackson shows MVP form to help Ravens beat Washington 31-17
– A few big plays went a long way for the Baltimore Ravens, who took a small step toward regaining the form they displayed last year as the highest-scoring team in the league. Lamar Jackson ran for a 50-yard touchdown and threw for two scores in a bounce-back performance by the reigning NFL MVP and the Ravens, who took control early against Washington in a 31-17 victory Sunday. Washington (1-3) had more first downs, owned an edge in time of possession and had only 7 fewer yards than Baltimore. The game was tough to watch for Washington coach Ron Rivera, and not just because of the score. Weakened by treatment he received during the week for cancer, Rivera occasionally took a break by sitting on the bench.
Jackson throws 3 TD passes for Ravens in 38-6 rout of Browns
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) looks to pass as he is pursued by Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (98), during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore, MD. Facing a Cleveland secondary depleted by injuries, Jackson completed 20 of 25 passes and racked up a team-high 45 yards on the ground. A year ago, the multi-faceted star set an NFL single-season record for yards rushing by a quarterback and threw 36 TD passes. Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw an interception on the opening series, the first of three Browns turnovers. The Browns then withstood a 47-yard completion from Jackson to Marquise Brown by forcing a fumble by Patrick Ricard inside the 10.
Ravens Jackson masters art of winning while having fun
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) celebrates his touchdown during the second half of NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)There are times when Lamar Jackson displays the style and exuberance of a youngster playing football on the street with friends. Seemingly unaffected by the responsibility of being an NFL starting quarterback, Jackson relishes the opportunity to run, pass and match wits with opposing defenses. We all love playing football, we love winning and we love watching our teammates making plays. It was wild.That was the Lamar Jackson that won the Heisman Trophy in 2016 and the one his mom appreciated from an early age.
Woman ejected, killed in I-75 crash identified
Ansuyaben Ashokbhai Patel, 51, of Livonia, was pronounced dead at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo due to injuries sustained in the crash. The name of the passenger who was killed after being ejected from a van carrying seven people while traveling on I-75 Saturday morning has been released by police. Ansuyaben Ashokbhai Patel, 51, of Livonia, was pronounced dead at St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo due to injuries sustained in the crash, according to Michigan State Police of the Monroe post. None of the other riders, including an 18-month-old, sustained life-threatening injuries, reports said. The van reportedly left the roadway and struck the center guardrail about 10:30 a.m. Saturday near Mile Marker 9.monroenews.com
Woman ejected from van, killed in I-75 crash
The van reportedly left the roadway and struck the center guardrail about 10:30 a.m. Saturday on I-75 near Mile Marker 9. A 51-year-old woman was killed after being ejected from a van carrying seven people, including an infant, while travelling on I-75 Saturday morning. The van reportedly left the roadway and struck the center guardrail about 10:30 a.m. Saturday near Mile Marker 9. State police troopers were assisted on scene by the Monroe County Sheriffs Office, Monroe Township Fire Department and Monroe Community Ambulance. The crash briefly closed southbound I-75, with traffic backed up past LaPlaisance Rd.monroenews.com