Our New Team: The B’More Hurt-i-canes
First off, let’s update the last blog: Reed has finally gotten on the practice field with the rest of the team, albeit with a caveat: Reed has been wearing a red “no-contact” jersey, of the type usually reserved for quarterbacks. According to John Harbaugh, Reed should be ready to go by opening day, but we have our doubts. When asked about the injury, Ed told the media that it was “more in depth than what you have been hearing,” and that he could not really explain it because he is still himself “researching” it. So we still don’t really know anything more about the nature of the injury, whether it is structural, a nerve issue, or what.
Ed isn’t the only former hurricane to be having problems either. Tavares Gooden has been out of practice since the
Next up on our list of hurt-i-canes, Willis McGahee, who will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee this week. Yes, the same knee that exploded in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl. Harbaugh said that McGahee too, will be healthy in time for opening day. After being all about reshaping the poor public opinion of him that came out of his time in
On the bright side, many of the other injured starters, including Dans Cody and Wilcox, Chris McAlister, Haloti Ngata, and Adam Terry, have been seen working on the sidelines and look close to being ready to return to the practice field.
But of course, there is the omnipresent
Just what we need, Ray.
For all the good he does, it sure would be nice if he would let the damn coaches do their jobs and worry about defense for once. If we Ravens fans have heard it once, we’ve heard it 1000 times: the players LOOOOVE Troy Smith. He’s a great leader, he has that swagger, blah, blah, blah. That’s all fine and good, but last I checked, SWAGGER DOESN’T WIN FOOTBALL GAMES! Smith looked mediocre at best in
That’s all we got for now, B’More fans.
Countdown to kickoff: 27 Days
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