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Harbaugh: 'When you’re going through hell? Keep going'

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Harbaugh: 'When you’re going through hell? Keep going'

OWINGS MILLS – About 24 hours after the Ravens’ latest defeat, coach John Harbaugh refused to take a defeatist attitude.

The Ravens (0-3) were back at their practice facility Monday afternoon, preparing for a short week before Thursday night’s road game against the archrival Steelers. This is Harbaugh’s first experience being 0-3 in his eight seasons as a head coach. But despite the long odds facing the Ravens, Harbaugh said the team was embracing adversity.

“What’s the old saying?” Harbaugh said. “When you’re going through hell? Keep going. That’s what we’re going to do. We’re going to keep going. We’re going to find a way out.”

A few Ravens veterans like wide receiver Steve Smith and running back Justin Forsett have been through losing seasons with other teams. Forsett sees enough resolve in this Ravens team to save the season.

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“I know the character (of this team),” Forsett said. “I’ve been on some bad teams in this league and we’ve been close these last couple games. We have a lot of fight and resiliency. We have a lot of leaders on this team, so I’m not worried a bit.”

However, there is plenty to worry about, and only winning will lighten the tension surrounding the team. The Ravens are the only winless team in the AFC. But they insist that doesn’t faze them.

“We’re a very confident football team,” Harbaugh said. “We feel like we can overcome any adversity. We have before, we will again. I don’t care what walk of life you’re in, you’re going to go through tough times.” 

For the Ravens, these are those times.

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Ravens lower concession prices at M&T Bank Stadium ahead of 2018 season

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Ravens lower concession prices at M&T Bank Stadium ahead of 2018 season

Enjoying a game at M&T Bank Stadium just became a little more affordable.

On Thursday, the Ravens introduced their new "Flock Friendly Fare," reducing the price of 21 of their most popular food and beverage items.  

The change comes as the organization focuses on revamping the fan experience in 2018. Fans will see an average of 33 percent in total savings and up to 53 percent savings on a single item.  

"As a lot of you probably know, after every game we survey fans to see how we're doing; what have we done well and what have we not done well. Over the years, one of the biggest criticisms we received was for the gameday concessions prices," Ravens President Dick Cass said on the team's website

Alcoholic beverages were all reduced by $1 with the addition of domestic 12 ounce beer for $5.

Chicken tenders with fries went from $11 to $7, while a slice of pizza went from $8.50 to $6. No single item will cost above $9.

On average, you will now be able to feed a family of four for $44 compared to $66.75 in years past. To see all of the reductions, click the arrow in the post below. 

In 2017, the Atlanta Falcons reduced their concession prices upon opening their brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Ravens, however, are expecting to lose $1.5 million in concession revenue due to the change. 

Introducing our new Flock Friendly Fare!

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Vegas odds against Lamar Jackson starting for Ravens in 2018

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Vegas odds against Lamar Jackson starting for Ravens in 2018

Vegas has spoken and they are not optimistic about rookie Lamar Jackson starting under center for the Ravens in 2018.

Bovado, an online gambling site, has set the odds on how the top 2018 rookies will perform and they have Jackson getting 0.5 starts this season.

That number will come as a surprise considering the popular narrative that Lamar Jackson will be the Ravens' starter in no time. The team made it clear they are planning for life after Flacco when they traded back into the first-round of the 2018 draft to select the quarterback out of Louisville at No. 32

Flacco - who is entering his 11th season with the organization - is experiencing a decline in his performance of late, one that can not be put entirely on his shoulders as the team has failed in finding him valuable weapons to throw to. Nonetheless, Flacco's projected 2018 season is very much up in the air and it appears Vegas is betting on the one-time Super Bowl MVP to bounce back. 

However, the Ravens have failed to make the playoffs four of the last five seasons, and if that trend continues into 2018, the rookie could get his shot at flipping the script.

If you're a betting man, it could payoff to bet the over on Jackson. Low risk, seemingly high reward. 

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