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[News] Eisenberg: Plenty Of Seats On Ravens' Empty Bandwagon

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The bandwagon will fill up again if Baltimore can shine in the upcoming tough stretch.

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I never got off the ravens bandwagon . I too have noticed every sports pundit has dismissed the ravens as playoff contenders but I say lets prove them wrong . This is the time of the season to start playing well and pedal to the medal.
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Let me be the first to say that I never liked bandwasgon jumpers anyway. If like a team when they are up, its only fair to stick with them when t hey are down; Its kinda like a marriage. I will never bail on this team, this team is bound for greatness, and when they do dont try to hop back on this team ship. Lets go Ravens!!!! Ball So hard!!! Focus on what we are trying to accomplish and forget about these neigh sayers.
I love this team and always will.
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Yes, our win's have been rather lackluster, but considering all the injuries and personnel changes, I am proud of our Raven's and where they are. It feel's like a transition year. No matter where we are, I will never ever jump off that bandwagon. Go Ravens!!!!!!
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Its really funny that there is this whole double standard with the media and our team. Not that I care, its just really amusing to me. For instance, one of our most impressive victories last year was beating the 49ers when they were the toast of the league. But how many times did we hear pundits harp on our road losses to average teams like the Titans and Seahawks? Now take the '12 Steelers, they cough up 4th qtr leads against pitiful Oakland and Tennessee squads but because they came back and beat the Giants by 4, they are world beaters. All of the power rankings this week have them ahead of our team because we haven't beaten anyone "impressively." Haha, whatever, I know where this team will be in 8 more weeks, atop the AFC north with a second consecutive division title and another opportunity to get that Lombardi.
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[quote name='CxM_27' timestamp='1352571744' post='1214370']
They havent given anyone anything to belive in, on Both Sides of the ball
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Except a 6-2 record...

Number 2 in the AFC...

Number 1 in the AFC North...
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What bugs me is that the steelers have not played well either losing to sub par teams . they beat the giants yeah after the giants are struggling with weather issues , no power etc etc who wouldnt play badly after that (giants). we will never get credit from anyone in the media so i say lets go all the way and if nothing else they have to eat there words.
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Still on the bandwagon loud and proud and not planning on getting off. No matter what the second half of the season brings.

That said, I think the expression "the hardest steel comes from the hottest fire" is pretty appropriate for the Ravens. We are in a fire right now and it's gonna get even hotter. Let's make the best of it, get to the playoffs and show the NFL what this team is all about!!!

GO RAVENS!
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Tomorrow will be a lot of fun I think. Next week will be an all out street fight. We have what they want but we're not letting go.

We'll be 2 up by next Tuesday morning. :)
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A bandwagon fan is a fan who does not support the team, or become emotionally invested in the team. A bandwagon fan is one who shows up when the team is winning and gone when the team is losing.

If you are going to use terminology Mr. Eisenberg please have a clue as to what the heck you are talking about next time. The fact is, Mr. Eisenberg, that constructive criticism is how one improve in a sport, but only when someone is man enough to take off the rose colored glasses, strap on his big boy pants, and refuse to accept the status quo does one step beyond mediocrity.
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[font=times new roman,times,serif][color=#4B0082]Ok, what ever happened to us hating on bandwagon teams (squeelers, cowgirls, patty cakes)? The Ravens are ANYTHING but a bandwagon team! The only people on our bandwagon should be the Marching Ravens and Co. I thought we were a flock, not a circus! Every Baltimore fan I know is FROM Baltimore! The Ravens community is fairly small, but the few that we have are diehards. The only people who can be excused for being "bandwagon" fans are the people FROM Baltimore, the people who have to suffer through times like this. Don't acknowledge the people who suddenly become Ravens fans because we make the AFC Championship. They corrupt our pure-bred die-hard status. It's an honor to call yourself a Ravens fan, and we shouldn't let ourselves take this lightly. Every new flock member should seriously evaluate his football alligences before we just let them in. I HATE when someone just "goes for" the Ravens when their team is down in the dumps. Just Say'n! :229031_rant: -End Rant[/color][/font]

[font=times new roman,times,serif][color=#4B0082][b]Rise and Conquer!!! :baltimore-ravens: [/b][/color][/font]
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that's good they're not talking about us, stay under the radar and shock them in playoffs like the giants did last year, maybe this is what's gonna motiviate our team and improve and get better.
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I'm a diehard Ravens fan. Will not let go until I am no longer. I am a Baltimorean, Love my town and my team.
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Win lose or draw Im a Ravens fan. I love this team but I do want see them win a Superbowl for Ray, Ed, Flacco and coach Harbs.
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I live in Los Angeles the biggest bandwagon city in the world right now this city likes the 49ers before the season started it was the chargers in the summer it was the raiders early in the year it was the cowboys I hate this city these people are annoying. Go Ravens
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[i]But the problem is they haven't impressed while winning, struggling to capture three games against the lowly Cleveland Browns (2-7) and Kansas City Chiefs (1-7) and barely surviving at home against the Dallas Cowboys (3-5). Their defense is ranked No. 26 in the league and their offense has disappeared for long stretches. In their one road game against a winning opponent, they were [u][b]humbled[/b][/u] in Houston.[/i]

humbled? humiliated is more like it! but that doesn't mean that we fans have kicked them to the curb. sure we vent....we're fans and have the right to do so but at the end of the day....we bleed purple! at least i do! and on that note...no one can question my Ravens fanhood just because i don't live in Baltimore. smh!

~Mili
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most analysts have found statistical reasons why the ravens wont make the playoffs, but our heart cant be shown in stats. who cares if we have the 26th ranked defense yardage wise, its all about points which we are 15th in. defense has had time to adjust to the 2 major losses(webb and lewis) and is improving every week. all in all we are well capable of getting to the playoffs and even all the way to the superbowl to bring the lombardi trophy to baltimore
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We love to be the underdog. Our best play this year will be against the Steelers.
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I heard Willie McGinnist mention 5 teams that have been to the playoffs, in the past 4 years, that have a good running back. He didn't mention The Ravens or Ray Rice. When, in fact, they are the ONLY team to do that in the past 4 years.
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The NFL does not crown a SB in week 9. Ravens are right where I want them to be. I've never jumped on or off the wagon.
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My buttocks has been in my seat for years and I ain't goin' nowhere, Eisenburg! I'll be right here, as Ray Lewis says, win, lose, or draw!!!

Go Ravens!!!
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its good to be under the radar BUT were under the radar for a reason. main thing that needs to get better is pass rush then run D and will be good enough.
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Don't want any of those kinda fans in our wagon anyway! I was supporting 'em when they were winning 5 or so games a season.
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I say close the bandwagon doors and don't let anyone else on. If they got off, they shouldn't be allowed back on. As far as the odds makers, I hop they lose a bundle with their 20-1 odds.
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I like it when no one picks us and doubts us. It was that way when we won the Super Bowl. It was like that LY when everyone was on the Steelers jock and even said the Bungles were better then us. Get off the bandwagon, I rather have a bandcoupe. Only the die hard are welcome to ride shotgun. For those of us with purple in our veins, we know we need to get better. But the great thing is, so do our players and coaches, and guess what, you can see us improving almost every week. When we kick the Snot out of the Raiders and send Big Ben back to western PA with his tail between his legs, and when the Mannings are sitting around the dinner table talking about how Sizzle opened a can of whip butt on them, the World will know the dominante force that the Ravens are. Can't Wait
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