At the clock struck four – and with the dreaded and departed Colts of the Irsay family proving peskier than we thought – it was the Orioles who whittled their Magic Number down to three. And it was the Baltimore Ravens who needed the magic trey that never came from the foot of Justin Tucker to win the game. Read #ColumnNes here.
All last week, the Ravens defense talked about last season's problems against Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow. In a heavyweight battle on Sunday night in Baltimore, it was Mike Macdonald and responsible play that allowed the Ravens to prevail to take first place in the AFC North.
Welcome to October. The high-ceiling Baltimore Ravens are suddenly a troubling 2-2 and the defending AFC champions are coming to town for Sunday Night Football. And head coach John Harbaugh is under siege from the Baltimore fan base.
The original and long-time kicker of the Baltimore Ravens joins Nestor for a spirited, scientific look at how in the world Justin Tucker kicks these field goals. Always a Weis conversation when Matt Stover joins the debate.
We love animals. So when Nestor was doing the Maryland Crab Cake Tour at Hollywood Casino in Perryville, he reached to his Cecil County friends to discuss their mutual goal of rescuing beautiful cats and educating folks about feral colonies. Volunteers Carrie McCall and Jacleen Commers tell more about their charity organization and love of the creatures.
The Maryland Crab Cake Tour took on a new twist once Nestor finally made it to Gertrude's Chesapeake Kitchen at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Chef and proprietor John Shields and Mercedes Lopez of the BMA discuss how family, art, culture and crab cakes all come together in one awesome – and free – museum in the heart of Baltimore.
As the Maryland Crab Cake Tour continues to bring together new friends and old souls, Ron Cassie of Baltimore Magazine and longtime sports cartoonist Ricig continue their spirited holiday Koco's Pub chat with Nestor about winter fun in our state, beer and curling, Talking Heads and the future of sports journalism in Baltimore from three guys who have made a living in the art form.