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The NFL imposed huge fines Tuesday on three players for dangerous and flagrant hits last weekend and warned that, starting with this week's games, violent conduct will be cause for suspension.
Joe Flacco withstood Pittsburgh's goal-line stand and go-ahead touchdown in the closing minutes to throw an 18-yard scoring pass to T.J. Houshmandzadeh with 32 seconds remaining, and the Baltimore Ravens made certain the Steelers wouldn't go unbeaten without Ben Roethlisberger by winning 17-14 Sunday.
The Baltimore Ravens spoiled the New York Jets' opener in their new home with a 10-9 victory.
The Houston Texans and New York Jets need to put up or shut up early. Right away, in fact, as the NFL season kicks off.
Capsules for the 32 NFL teams as they begin the 2010 season, in predicted order of finish:
The Baltimore Ravens will rely on a couple of old hands to play key roles in an aerial attack that almost certainly will be much more than a passing fancy.
BALTIMORE — Insane. That's what Baltimore tight end Todd Heap said about playing football in the 141-degree bowl of M&T Bank Stadium. But the grueling heat was fitting for the Washington Redskins as they learned again yesterday that they still have plenty of work to do to become a better team than they were during their ugly 5-11 season.
Bounding up a flight of stairs yesterday afternoon following a Washington Redskins minicamp practice, tight end Chris Cooley sounded surprised at himself when asked if he has successfully separated his on-field work from his agent's contract talks with the team.