Wednesday, January 30, 2013
AFC South links: High hopes for MJD
By ESPN.com staff
Former Texans fullback Vonta Leach said it was a call from linebacker Ray Lewis that sold him on the idea of playing for the Ravens in 2011. "I got a call from [Ravens GM] Ozzie Newsome, he said 'Hey, I need you over here,'" Leach says. "My next phone call was five minutes later. It was Ray Lewis. He said, 'Hey, we need you to get your tail over here.' So I came. That sold it. When Ray Lewis calls you, that's gonna' sell you. He said, 'You're one of the missing pieces.' I jumped on here on faith. I didn't know a whole lot about the Ravens except for the defense and [running back] Ray Rice."
Colts.com takes a look back at the team's top running plays from the 2012 season in this video.
Count Marshall Faulk and LaDainian Tomlinson among those who say they believe Maurice Jones-Drew can return to form after missing most of this past season with an injury. “My experience and talking to Maurice, if you watch his work ethic, he’s a guy that works at it and works hard,” Faulk said. Said Tomlinson: “MJD is determined to come back from this and be as good as he’s ever been. And I think he’ll do that.”
Is wide receiver Kenny Britt more trouble than he's worth?