Neither David Wilson nor Ray Rice got off to the flying start they wanted last week. The Broncos absolutely flattened the defending Super Bowl champs by a score of 49-27, while the Cowboys edged passed the Giants 36-31 in the opening week of the season.
Boomer Esiason joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about the Ravens/Broncos game and the amazing performance by Peyton Manning, the Ravens will be fine after loss and they break down the big games in week one of the NFL, the new hitting rules are good for the game.
Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas is expected to start in Thursday’s season opener against the Baltimore Ravens despite revelations of his arrest last week.
Joe Flacco looms larger than life in Denver, and not just because he engineered the stunning upset of the Broncos in the playoffs that propelled the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl title.
The Ravens will have to get used to not having Ray Lewis in the locker room. Though his leadership will never be fully replaced, the Ravens hope rookie Arthur Brown can pick up some of the slack left by Lewis’ departure.
The Ravens defense has made quite the reputation for themselves. Not just for being a dominant defense for over a decade. There is a reputation in the notion that defensive players don’t play well once they leave Baltimore. With Paul Kruger now playing for the Cleveland Browns, the pass rush specialist hopes he can buck the trend.
Arian Foster would welcome a repeat of his 2010 performance and could have the chance if the Texans signed his former teammate and blocking fullback.
Three-time All-Pro fullback Vontae Leach was cut by the Super Bowl-winning Baltimore Ravens Tuesday and expressed his desire to return to Houston.
Ed Reed was welcomed into the Texans mandatory minicamp Tuesday with a throng of reporters who wanted details on his surgery and subsequent absence from offseason activities.
Ed Reed will not be taking any chances with his ailing hip.