Mike Randall  

Ravens Analyst

Mike was born on the Eastern Shore, raised in Finksburg, and currently residing in Parkville. In 2009, Mike graduated from the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland. Shortly after he started up a Baltimore area sports blog called The BOHpen. Mike became a Baltimore City Fire Fighter in late 2010.

 

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Report from last nights open practice

You could not ask for more beautiful weather in late July than the Ravens fans received as they filed into M&T Bank Stadium for the first public practice of this seasons training camp. It was warm, not hot, and there … Continue reading

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Ross out, cornerbacks still on the market

Devastating news today as newly acquired cornerback, Aaron Ross, suffered a torn Achilles tendon during his conditioning test. The cornerback position is relatively shallow after the staple in Lardarius Webb, and Jimmy Smith fresh off a breakout season in 2013. … Continue reading

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On the bubble as camp starts: Defense

Training camp is just around the corner. It’s a joyous time of year for football fans as they get to see their guys in full pads for the first time this year, and get their first look at the fresh … Continue reading

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On the bubble as camp starts: Offense

  Ravens training camp is set to begin in about a week. 90 men will suit up on July 24th with 37 of them not making it to final cuts a little more than a month later. Some of these … Continue reading

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Ravens offseason cheat sheet

Training camp is less than three weeks away. If you are in full on baseball/World Cup mode this summer and need to catch up on the Ravens before camp starts and preseason games begin, consider this your cheat sheet. Discuss … Continue reading

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Projecting the Ravens offensive output

Double tight ends sets, play action, bootlegs, zone blocking scheme, H-backs. All buzz words pertaining to Gary Kubiak’s offensive system that he’ll employ in Baltimore this year. Another phrase capturing attention is “run first offense”, despite being a west coast … Continue reading

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Will Flacco have freedom? Schaub didn’t

Here is a question that was brought up often during the Cam Cameron era of Ravens offenses here in Baltimore. When will Joe Flacco have the freedom to make audibles on his own? During the 2012 season, the Ravens executed … Continue reading

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NFL Z-Score All-Decade Team: 1970s

Missed out on the previous parts of this series? Check out our review of the 1950s, and 1960s.  The 1970s started off with the AFL/NFL merger that was completed in 1970, expanding the NFL from 16 teams to 26. The … Continue reading

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Courtney Upshaw’s ups and downs

Courtney Upshaw played a key role as a rookie in 2012, holding his own playing opposite Paul Kruger while Terrell Suggs rehabbed a torn Achilles tendon. Upshaw played 708 snaps in 2012 and was poised to take over a larger … Continue reading

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NFL Z-Score All-Decade Team: 1960s

Missed out on the first part of this series? Check out our review of the 1950s. The 60’s brought us the most innovative decade the game had ever seen. The AFL was born and despite many attempts by other leagues, … Continue reading

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