View from Baltimore: Purple Friday, Ravens’ new look

This morning, the Ravens’ Twitter page featured another video by the same YouTube account that released the “Bring on Brady” parody on Thursday. They hashtagged it as #PURPLEFRIDAY, which is appropriate because the video is a spoof of Rebecca Black’s popular hit “Friday” that came out in 2011.

In other news in Baltimore today:

The Baltimore Sun wonders if Ravens QB Joe Flacco will fall victim to the Sports Illustrated cover jinx.

And, the Sun’s staffers have made their predictions on the outcome Sunday.

In the Ravens’ rumor mill this week is that safety Ed Reed could fly the coop and head north to New England next season. His contract with Baltimore is up and unless he decides to hash out a deal with his team, ESPN.com’s Jamison Hensley thinks he could end up with the Patriots.

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And do the Ravens have their own version of the Texans letterman jackets? Take it for what it is, but we think so.

Ravens’ wide receiver Torrey Smith had purple and yellow t-shirts made for the team. The new slogan? “FINAO”