Training camp opened with 62 players age 24 or younger, many of them front-liners. The Rams are counting on the kids to grow up fast and lead the way for a franchise seeking its first winning season since 2003.
The Western Maryland Stags, a semi-pro football team of the Mason Dixon Football League, will play their third game today, 7 p.m., at Greenway Avenue Stadium against the North Neck Rivermen.
The Western Maryland Stags, a semi-pro football team of the Mason Dixon Football League, will play their second game today, 7 p.m., at Greenway Avenue Stadium against the Arbutus Big Red.
“Chuck Noll’s passing is more than the loss of the man who created Steeler Nation. It is the passing of a husband, a father, and a wise and steady counselor to a generation of players and employees of the most storied franchise in football." — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and first lady Susan Corbett.
Chuck Noll died Friday night at his home. He was 82.
“As a guy who was elected president named Barack Obama, I root for the underdog,” the president joked.
Antoine Turner said in an interview that he’s recently been living in a motel, along with a car belonging to his girlfriend, as he finishes up classes at Fullerton College in California.
GM Ozzie Newsome started Saturday’s session by taking Virginia defensive end Brent Urban in the fourth round. At the point, four of Baltimore’s first five picks were designed to improve a defense that ranked 12th in the NFL last year.