This Week on Russell Street

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The Train They Call The City of New Orleans

The week started with a trip to New Orleans where the Ravens defeated the Saints 34-27. From a fan’s perspective considering only the experience of the game day presentation at the Superdome, here’s the Good, Bad & Ugly.

Pumped up Kicks

Many Ravens fans have experienced the Superdome as a neutral site during Super Bowl XLVII. But taking in the game there as the “enemy” is a bit different. Those who attended, including our own Ken McKusick, were a bit miffed by this artificial noise.


After the bye the Ravens have historically been pretty good and are now 6-1 under John Harbaugh. They seemed to do some re-tooling during their downtime particularly with their offensive approach against the blitz. Here’s a look at the stellar effort of Joe Flacco when staring down the barrel of Rob Ryan’s jailbreaks.

F is For Zebras

The officiating in New Orleans was awful yet the Ravens kept their composure to overcome New Orleans’ 13th man. Here’s a closer look…

Which of these plays was the greatest in Ravens v. Chargers history?

Standing in The Hall of Fame

Ravens Nation is blessed with some incredibly devoted fans. Here’s the story of one who just so happens to be honored in Canton and honored by her new husband with a purple-drenched wedding. LINK

Can You Handle The Truth?

Well here’s the truth as far as we’re concerned, aka BOLD PREDICTIONS from the crackpot staffers at Russell Street

Remember Brother Low?

Earl Weaver was the mastermind behind one of the most effective positional platooning arrangements in the history of MLB. Perhaps Dean Pees was a fan of Weaver’s for he’s now using a similar approach with his outside linebackers – and the results have been outstanding! Take a look HERE

Tale of The Tape

Ravens second-year player Brandon Williams is doing a lot of dirty work for this season and he’s contributed in a big way to the outstanding campaign Haloti Ngata is turning in. Here’s a close look at what the behemoth DT is doing in the trenches.

Power Outage

The Ravens and Chargers haven’t played often but when they have the good guys have produced some unforgettable moments. Here’s a look back at 3 of them…

Are the Ravens facing a must-win situation on Sunday v. Chargers?

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