AFC North Roundup: Bell's Suspension Reduced

This week's AFC North Roundup includes the reduction in the suspension handed down to Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis' Super Bowl goals and the return of three former Ravens to serve as scouting interns during camp.
July 29, 2015

Johnson fits Ravens' blue-collar mold

OWINGS MILLS – By NFL standards, Jarret Johnson is about as flashy as his red pickup truck.<br><br> Whenever the Baltimore Ravens' second-year defensive end from Alabama is brought up, the superlatives of gritty toughness and a blue-collar work ethic are sprinkled throughout the conversation.<br><br> Johnson plays with an intense style that fits in well with a defensive line that features undersized, unheralded, productive players.
August 26, 2004

Tide Goes Into Full Gear

There was no mistake about Alabama's football team being in full gear Saturday. The four-day build-up–two days in shorts and helmets, two days with shoulder pads added to the uniform–culminated in full gear and full contact on Saturday. And there was a decided difference in the level of hitting.
August 9, 2003