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Recent stories by Mike Preston

  • Mike Preston's key matchups for Ravens vs. Falcons

    Mike Preston's key matchups for Ravens vs. Falcons

    Falcons WRs Roddy White and Julio Jones vs. Ravens CBs Lardarius Webb and Jimmy Smith: Jones and White are unstoppable when quarterback Matt Ryan has time to throw. Jones, the top deep threat, has 44 catches for 620 yards and three touchdowns, while White has 19 receptions for 253 yards and two...

  • Ravens' future bright with young offensive linemen

    Ravens' future bright with young offensive linemen

    When Ravens guard Marshal Yanda stepped to the podium Wednesday, he looked as uncomfortable as a construction worker wearing a tailored suit. The forum is usually reserved for the stars. The only time reporters typically want to speak with offensive linemen is when things are going bad, like last...

  • Ravens' offensive additions working well in Gary Kubiak's system

    Ravens' offensive additions working well in Gary Kubiak's system

    When the Ravens signed three free agents in the offseason to boost their offense, only the acquisition of veteran receiver Steve Smith seemed to create a buzz around town. After six games, all three additions and center Jeremy Zuttah have had a significant impact, but none greater than Smith. He...

  • There are some really bad teams in NFL, but Tampa Bay is the worst

    There are some really bad teams in NFL, but Tampa Bay is the worst

    TAMPA, FLA. -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has several other issues going on right now, but there is another one he needs to address. The quality of play in the league continues to drop off, and it was certainly evident Sunday as the Ravens routed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 48-17. League loyalists...

  • Patchwork defensive line more than holding its own

    Patchwork defensive line more than holding its own

    As practice ended and players were headed toward the locker room, Ravens defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi was standing on the sideline. His jersey was drenched with perspiration and sweat poured down his forehead. He ran a few sprints, and then he ran some more. "Coach Brooks [defensive line coach...

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