BAL +7 @ NE
@ttlsportsblog – “On the road again…..” The Ravens have had this as their theme song for what seems to be about 10 years.
After 7 consecutive road playoff games, the Ravens finally got a home game last week and beat the depleted Houston Texans. With Joe Flacco playing another less than stellar game, saftey Ed Reed was the latest to call him out publicly. It’s bad enough when your own teammates are calling you out, but how about one of your neighbors? Read the rest of this entry »
Alex Smith and Vernon Davis made a believer out of me
I’ll be honest. I was pulling for the 49ers to beat the Saints. All season I was trying to tell myself that they are a mediocre team and play in a mediocre division. But when they come out of the tunnel on Saturday, they were looking for respect. And they got it. Never in a million years did I think that the Saints would lose…again…as a road favorite. But it just goes to show you that a hungry fan base, hungry players, and a hungry coach, can make the biggest non-believers, believers.
I wrote on Friday that I didn’t have faith in Alex Smith to make any big plays and that the 49ers couldn’t score enough to win the game. Once again, I was proved wrong. On the final drive of the game with the 49ers down 32-29, Smith had ice water coursing through his veins. It was just incredible to watch him progressing through his reads. Read the rest of this entry »