Tuesday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

November 25, 2008 | Glenn Clark

Tuesday Top 7….

7-Derrick Mason

In the first half; he was Flacco’s comfort level. He was the safety net. Not his best game; but thank God he’s there to keep Flacco safe.

6-Haloti Ngata

He didn’t do the amazing; he’s just regularly amazing.

5-Jared Gaither

Didn’t think he was gonna play; but he ended up being stellar.

4-Mark Clayton

Not a great game overall; but the TD really broke things open.

3-Le’Ron McClain

If he can keep doing that in the 4th quarter; the Ravens will continue their 77-0 dominance of the end of games.

2-Jarrett Johnson

The play was amazing; but JJ was outstanding from start to finish.

1-Ed Reed

Is there really any argument?

Let’s see what everyone else has to say…..

Best of Monday’s WNST Blogs:

Drew Forrester thinks Flacco team MVP

Casey Willett says Ravens working Thursday

Drew Forrester says Towson not particularly impressive in win

Drew Forrester concerned about Bengals

Chris Pika says Bengals want to put wrench in Ravens’ plans

Casey Willett says ‘playmaking’ key to Ravens’ win

Nestor Aparicio says NFL ‘excited’ about Ravens-Skins

Thyrl Nelson has Ravens 9th in power rankings

Ed Frankovic says Caps drop 3rd straight

RAVENS:

The Official Site’s Scott Garceau says Ravens can make playoffs with wins in 3 of last 5

The Official Site says Ravens, Skins to play at night

The Official Site says Harbaugh thinks ‘good chance’ Pryce, Terry can play next week

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Harbaugh not getting ahead of himself

Bengals Official Site’s Geoff Hobson says Ocho Cinco returns to practice

The Sun’s Jamison Hensley says Ravens dominating 4th quarters

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Harbaugh points out special team positives

The Sun’s Rick Maese says 52 Most Valuable Raven, Kevin Van Valkenburg thinks Ngata

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Harbaugh ‘couldn’t care less’ about Skins game moving to primetime

The Sun’s Mike Preston says O-Line has been ‘mashed’

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says picking against Ravens not sign of disrespect

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says even after Eagles win; some don’t think Ravens ‘for real’

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Harbaugh thinks officials helped set up Gatorade bath

The Sun’s Mike Preston ‘can’t see’ Ravens losing in Cincinnati

The Sun’s Mike Preston says veteran defenders ‘looked pretty fresh’ vs. Eagles

The Sun’s Mike Preston doesn’t think Ravens should pursue Housmandzadeh

The Examiner’s Steve DeClue gives highest praise to secondary, harshest criticism to O-Line

Aaron Wilson says Ravens think more Gatorade baths to come this season

Frederick News-Post’s Stan Goldberg says Reed still defensive ‘force’

The AP says Ravens aware of playoff status

Cincinnati Enquirer’s Mark Curnutte says Bengals place Geathers, Rucker on IR

ESPN.com’s James Walker says move to primetime shows Ravens ‘respect’

ESPN.com’s James Walker says Ravens have ‘great chance’ to beat Bengals, Redskins

ESPN.com’s James Walker expects Ravens-Skins to be ‘hard fought’

ESPN.com’s James Walker says Reed proves he’s still ‘elite’ safety

Sporting News’ Mike Florio says Harbaugh’s knowledge of Eagles helped Sunday

CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco gives Ravens ‘A’ for Eagles performance

Yahoo! Sports’ Michael Silver has Ravens 14th in power rankings

NAVY FOOTBALL:

The Sun’s Don Markus says tonight’s first start for Dobbs could be ‘continuation of problems’ or ‘coming out party’

The Examiner’s Tom Flynn picks NIU 38-31

Annapolis Capital’s Bill Wagner says Mids trying to ‘right ship’ tonight in Dekalb

Annapolis Capital’s Bill Wagner says NIU, Navy improved defensively

Washington Post’s Camille Powell says Mids going with Dobbs despite his ‘mistakes’

Washington Times’ Mike Fratto says Dobbs reaches ‘starting’ goal

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Navy one of 11 schools to start 3 QB’s this season

Go Mids’ Chris Rohe tells you what you need to know about NIU

NAVY BASKETBALL:

The Official Site previews tonight’s contest with UMES

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:

The Official Site previews trip to Boston College

The Official Site offers complete Maryland-BC release (pdf)

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Saturday’s game big for Ralph’s future

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says seniors trying to remember other home games more than senior night

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says commit deSouza beat commit Porzel in playoffs

The Diamondback’s Eric Detweiler says ‘inconsistency finally caught up’ with Terps in loss to FSU

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell says Nebraska showdown in Gator Bowl still possible

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell says ‘defensive communication issues’ have been common theme

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell thinks Orlando, Nashville, Charlotte, Boise likely destinations for Terps

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell says prognosticators have Terps anywhere from Boise to Charlotte

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell compares Maryland, BC statistically

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell says Turner expects ‘different team’ Saturday

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell says E. Williams thinks ‘apathy’ could have been issue Sunday

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Turner shouldn’t have to earn starting gig next summer

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps became just another ranked ACC team to lose

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich says BC Coach Jagodzinski ‘expected’ Eagles to be in this position

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich thinks Terps headed to Charlotte

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich says backup QB Davis will have to beat Terps

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem says stud RB prospect Austin attended FSU game (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem profiles ST prospect (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s Don Markus thinks Gregory will start for Dupree

The Sun’s Don Markus ‘not jumping on’ Vasquez bandwagon

The Examiner’s Dylan Waugh says Vasquez similar to Arenas

The Diamondback’s Mark Selig says Gary still working on rotation

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Spartans will look to use ‘speed’ to beat Terps

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Vasquez ACC Player of the Week

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Gary wants improvement on short range shooting

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Vasquez averaged 27 points, 8.5 boards to garner honor

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps 2nd best team in area

TERRAPINS SOCCER:

The Diamondback’s Aaron Kraut says Terps host GMU in Tournament after 6 day break

DC Examiner’s Craig Stouffer says Terps, Pats bring similar seasons to Tournament showdown tonight

LOYOLA BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says J. Barney’s 23 leads Hounds to win over JMU

The Official Site offers complete Loyola-Davidson release (pdf)

LOYOLA SOCCER:

The Sun’s Patrick Guitierrez says McVea, Darvill lead Hounds to tonight’s NCAA 2nd round showdown

TOWSON BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Kennedy not happy with performance, but Tigers top NJIT

The Official Site says Franklin honored by CAA

The Sun says Hairston scored 13 in return from suspension vs. Highlanders

TOWSON FOOTBALL:

The Official Site says Lee, Mack, Manning, Schaefer honored by CAA

HOPKINS BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s Mike Klingaman says Jays coach Nelson hopes to get women involved in DIII Tourney

ORIOLES:

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Orioles won’t act like Yankees

The Sun’s Dan Connolly says Burnett’s agent thinks Orioles in final 6

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. says Reimold, Wieters finished Arizona season well

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says some analysts looking for ‘any sign of hope’ with Orioles

The Examiner’s Jay Trucker says Guns N Roses beat Orioles to promised land

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-Congratulations to SunTrust Athlete of the Morning Mike Dunbar. He’s from Calvert Hall’s JV Soccer team; and he’s our Boys’ JV Athlete of the Fall.

-Northern Illinois 34, Navy 28. Davidson 86, Loyola 62-Stephon Curry scores 31. Maryland Soccer 3, George Mason 1. Loyola Soccer 2, UNC Greensboro 0.

Talk to you tomorrow.

-G

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