Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the
In between the preseason and the regular season is prediction season in the
"You hear about them, and you kind of would expect it after the years that we've been having around here the last few years that if you're going to make a prediction, then there's probably a couple of teams that you would have up there," he said. "They really mean nothing. When it comes to Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, whenever it may be, you have to go out there and play, and you have to play really well to win in this league."
My official, sure-to-be-wrong predictions will be in the newspaper over the weekend. (I’ll give you a hint: you’re probably not going to like who picked to win it all.) But since this is the last Coffee Companion before the season really kicks off this weekend, I want you to make your predictions in the comments section below. It can the Super Bowl winner, the Defensive Rookie of the Year, maybe who
RUNNING IT BACK
The somber Ravens said goodbye to Art Modell on Thursday. … Modell’s death has intensified the calls for him to make it into the Hall of Fame. … There will be a public viewing for Modell at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday. … Quarterback
RAVENS STUFF, BUT NOT FROM US
BEHIND ENEMY LINES
SHAMELESS PLUG(S) OF THE DAY
These are the only 12 teams who can win the Super Bowl.
AWAY FROM THE GRIDIRON
QUESTION OF THE DAY