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Prime-time primer: Best of Thursday, Sunday and Monday nights
Get ready for a whole bunch of Matt Ryan. The Atlanta Falcons have five prime-time games, including an NFC title game rematch on Monday night. Elliot Harrison analyzes the spotlight schedule.
AFC North draft needs: Dee Milliner could make Browns' D scary
In his AFC North draft primer, Marc Sessler writes that pairing Alabama's Dee Milliner with rising star Joe Haden would give the Cleveland Browns a cornerback duo to be reckoned with.
Baltimore Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome making all the right moves
Fresh off a Super Bowl title, Joe Flacco's Baltimore Ravens have seen great change this offseason. Adam Schein applauds GM Ozzie Newsome for proving, once again, that he's the best in the biz.
Ed Reed's exit further weakens Baltimore Ravens
Ed Reed is moving on from the Baltimore Ravens. That has become a pattern for the Super Bowl champions, who can't seem to stop losing impact players on defense.
NFL Power Rankings: 49ers claim No. 1 amid free agency frenzy
Anquan Boldin changed teams since our last Power Rankings. In related news, there's a new No. 1 in Elliot Harrison's NFL pecking order -- and much more movement amid the free agency frenzy.
Michael Turner, Peyton Manning among recent free agency hits
As free agency begins, Elliot Harrison turns to recent history for examples of what teams should be looking for -- like the deal that landed Michael Turner with the Atlanta Falcons five years ago.
Joe Flacco says he was joking about hitting Ted Ginn Jr.
Joe Flacco was caught by cameras telling Baltimore Ravens teammates to break the rules if necessary to beat the San Francisco 49ers, but the Super Bowl XLVII MVP says he was just joking.
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year
The prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award is unique among NFL honors. It is the only award that recognizes a player for outstanding community service activities as well as for excellence on the field.
Matt Birk: Warren Sapp and I wanted to kill each other
Retiring center Matt Birk has no regrets while stepping away from the NFL after 15 seasons. He now has a Super Bowl ring -- and a funny story about an in-game confrontation with Warren Sapp.
Baltimore Ravens' Matt Birk announces retirement
Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk announced his retirement on Friday after 15 seasons in the NFL. The stalwart center said it's "time to do something else."
Matt Birk plans to 'milk' Super Bowl, unlikely to retire
Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk has been contemplating retirement for several seasons, but is a Super Bowl victory enough to change his mind? He does have six kids to put through college.
Joe Flacco lets play do the talking in Ravens' Super Bowl victory
Joe Flacco is not big on talking. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback much prefers to let actions speak for him, which worked out quite well during a virtuoso playoff performance, Jeff Darlington writes.
Baltimore Ravens soak it in as Super Bowl champions
Joe Flacco and the rest of the Baltimore Ravens achieved the ultimate goal Sunday night, and Around The League was on the field as they celebrated their Super Bowl XLVII win.
Joe Flacco wins Super Bowl MVP, ready to hit jackpot
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco proved his mettle on the biggest stage Sunday, earning a championship and Super Bowl MVP honors. Now he's set to get paid.
Ray Lewis practices for last time as member of Baltimore Ravens
Ray Lewis practiced for the Baltimore Ravens for the last time, as the team prepares to face the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday's Super Bowl.
Joe Flacco simply carrying Baltimore Ravens through playoffs
Joe Flacco is not a prima donna, and he's not much of a talker. He is, however, a proven playoff winner. Kimberly Jones explores what makes the Baltimore Ravens' stoic quarterback tick.
Baltimore Ravens traveled bumpy road to reach Super Bowl
Torrey Smith's performance a day after his brother's death was one of several defining moments the Baltimore Ravens say propelled them to Super Bowl XLVII, Aditi Kinkhabwala writes.
Michael Oher, Baltimore Ravens' offensive line find the right look
Michael Oher became a movie star by protecting the blind side, but the reality is that the Baltimore Ravens' offensive line looks much better with Oher in a different role. Aditi Kinkhabwala explains.
Cam Cameron: I'm just a Baltimore Ravens fan now
Lost in the Baltimore Ravens' dramatic run to the Super Bowl has been the plight of fired offensive coordinator Cam Cameron. But he says he's rooting for a Ravens title.
Sunday Scramble: Looking ahead to Super Bowl XLVII
The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers had their struggles this season, but they both cranked it up in January, and Gregg Rosenthal says that's why they're in Super Bowl XLVII.