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  • James Hurst's homecoming will be extra special with him starting for Ravens

    James Hurst's homecoming will be extra special with him starting for Ravens 

    After faring well in his first NFL start last week, Ravens left tackle James Hurst acknowledged that Sunday’s game against the Colts will provide a different challenge because of the communication issues that...

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    Ravens paying Deonte Thompson an upgraded practice squad salary of $17,000

    Ravens paying Deonte Thompson an upgraded practice squad salary of $17,000 

    The Ravens are paying wide receiver Deonte Thompson more than double the usual rate for a weekly practice squad salary.

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    Ravens to square off against ex-teammate A.Q. Shipley

    Ravens to square off against ex-teammate A.Q. Shipley 

    Days after the Ravens cut offensive lineman A.Q. Shipley, the veteran blocker was starting for the Colts in their season-opener against the Denver Broncos.

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    Pagano says Ravens' defense 'looks like a scary movie'

    Pagano says Ravens' defense 'looks like a scary movie' 

    When Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano was the Ravens' defensive coordinator four years ago, the defense ranked third in the NFL.

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    Eugene Monroe noncommittal on return following arthroscopic knee surgery

    Eugene Monroe noncommittal on return following arthroscopic knee surgery 

    Although Ravens left tackle Eugene Monroe said his arthroscopic knee surgery went well last week, he was noncommittal on when he'll return to practice.

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    Chuck Pagano takes allegations of fake crowd noise as challenge to Colts fans

    Chuck Pagano takes allegations of fake crowd noise as challenge to Colts fans 

    When Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano was informed that Ravens coach John Harbaugh brought up rumors that his stadium pipes in crowd noise, the former Ravens defensive coordinator took it as a challenge to the Colts' fans.

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    Canty, Monroe, Suggs, Jernigan not practicing for Ravens

    Canty, Monroe, Suggs, Jernigan not practicing for Ravens 

    Four players were sidelined at practice today for the Ravens.

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    John Harbaugh anticipates noisy Lucas Oil Stadium

    John Harbaugh anticipates noisy Lucas Oil Stadium 

    John Harbaugh is anticipating a noisy trip to Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday when the Ravens play the Indianapolis Colts.

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    Ravens wide receiver Jeremy Butler makes appearance to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Ravens wide receiver Jeremy Butler makes appearance to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 

    When Ravens rookie wide receiver Jeremy Butler learned recently that a college friend had been diagnosed with leukemia, he wanted to help.

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    Ravens practice squad WR Deonte Thompson to imitate Colts standout T.Y. Hilton

    Ravens practice squad WR Deonte Thompson to imitate Colts standout T.Y. Hilton 

    As the Ravens' secondary prepares this week for Indianapolis Colts standout wide receiver T.Y. Hilton, they'll be practicing against someone who can approximate his speed.

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    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston 

    Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers readers' questions on the Ravens' win over the Carolina Panthers and other topics about the team.

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    Ravens linebacker Arthur Brown a healthy scratch for fourth consecutive game

    Ravens linebacker Arthur Brown a healthy scratch for fourth consecutive game 

    A year ago when the Ravens drafted Kansas State consensus All-American inside linebacker Arthur Brown in the second round, his speed, aggressiveness and toughness were drawing outstanding reviews from scouts.

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    Ravens news, notes and opinions after the first four games this season

    Ravens news, notes and opinions after the first four games this season 

    Remember when everybody wanted Juan Castillo run out of town, when the run-game coordinator was a symbol of all that went wrong with the Ravens last year?

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    NFL, NFLPA agree to neutral arbitrator in Ray Rice's appeal

    NFL, NFLPA agree to neutral arbitrator in Ray Rice's appeal 

    The NFL and the NFL Players Association have agreed to a neutral arbitrator to hear the appeal for indefinitely suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice.

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    Ravens QB Joe Flacco was nearly perfect on third down vs. Panthers

    Ravens QB Joe Flacco was nearly perfect on third down vs. Panthers 

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh on Monday praised Joe Flacco’s decision-making, especially his ability to deliver the ball quickly when under pressure on third down, as one of the things that contributed to one of the quarterback’s better games in recent memory.

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    Ravens rookie safety Terrence Brooks getting more involved on defense

    Ravens rookie safety Terrence Brooks getting more involved on defense 

    If expanded playing time suggests a growing level of trust, then Ravens rookie free safety Terrence Brooks is taking steps to boost his reputation with the coaching staff.

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    Ravens not ruling out Lardarius Webb playing this week if his back responds

    Ravens not ruling out Lardarius Webb playing this week if his back responds 

    The Ravens aren't ruling out veteran cornerback Lardarius Webb returning for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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    John Harbaugh said he and his family stand behind embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke

    John Harbaugh said he and his family stand behind embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke 

    When asked Monday about him and his brother being linked to the University of Michigan football job, Ravens coach John Harbaugh expressed support for his friend Brady Hoke, the embattled Wolverines coach .

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    Playing time for Marlon Brown and Jacoby Jones heading in opposite directions

    Playing time for Marlon Brown and Jacoby Jones heading in opposite directions 

    Ravens wide receivers Marlon Brown and Jacoby Jones are heading in opposite directions in terms of playing time and production.

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    Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 38-10 win over the Carolina Panthers

    Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 38-10 win over the Carolina Panthers 

    As he does each week of the season, Childs Walker shares his five takeaways from the Ravens' victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon at M&T Bank Stadium.

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    Despite Michigan's apparent interest in John Harbaugh, coach not pursuing job, source says

    Despite Michigan's apparent interest in John Harbaugh, coach not pursuing job, source says 

    When the University of Michigan football team lost again this weekend, NFL coaches and brothers John Harbaugh and Jim Harbaugh were quickly linked to the Wolverines. Michigan coach Brady Hoke is under fire after a 2-3 start.

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    Instant analysis of the Ravens' 38-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Week 4

    Instant analysis of the Ravens' 38-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Week 4 

    Baltimore Sun reporters, columnists and editors share their immediate reaction to the Ravens' 38-10 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.

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    Ex-tight end Todd Heap greeted loudly as he's inducted into Ravens' Ring of Honor

    Ex-tight end Todd Heap greeted loudly as he's inducted into Ravens' Ring of Honor 

    In a raucous halftime ceremony that drew the familiar "Heeeap!" chants from fans, retired tight end Todd Heap was inducted into the Ravens' Ring of Honor on Sunday.

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    Chris Canty active, Lardarius Webb scratched vs. Panthers

    Chris Canty active, Lardarius Webb scratched vs. Panthers 

    Ravens defensive end Chris Canty is active for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers despite a knee injury that sidelined him for an entire week of practice.

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    Five Things to Watch in Ravens versus Carolina Panthers

    Five Things to Watch in Ravens versus Carolina Panthers 

    As the Ravens (2-1) square off with the Carolina Panthers (2-1) on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium, here's Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson's checklist of things to keep an eye on.

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    Elvis Dumervil hoping to crank up Ravens' languishing pass rush

    Elvis Dumervil hoping to crank up Ravens' languishing pass rush 

    Former Pro Bowl outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil is hoping to crank up the Ravens' languishing pass rush.

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    NFL running anti-domestic violence PSA during all of its games this weekend

    NFL running anti-domestic violence PSA during all of its games this weekend 

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    Ex-Ravens linebacker Jarret Johnson vouched for new defensive lineman Lawrence Guy

    Ex-Ravens linebacker Jarret Johnson vouched for new defensive lineman Lawrence Guy 

    When the Ravens employed outside linebacker Jarret Johnson, he built a reputation as one of the grittiest players in franchise history.

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    NFL denies receiving Ray Rice video in memo to owners, team presidents

    NFL denies receiving Ray Rice video in memo to owners, team presidents 

    The NFL sent a memo to every owner and team president today denying a report that it had received a video in April of former Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee inside a casino elevator.

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    Off to painfully slow start, Torrey Smith determined to turn things around

    Off to painfully slow start, Torrey Smith determined to turn things around 

    The arrival of veteran wide receiver Steve Smith didn't suddenly transform wide receiver Torrey Smith into the forgotten man in the Ravens' offense.

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    Ravens throw surprise birthday party for O.J. Brigance

    Ravens throw surprise birthday party for O.J. Brigance 

    The Ravens threw a surprise birthday party for Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance on Friday with coach John Harbaugh and the entire team crowding into the cafeteria to sing "Happy Birthday" and present Brigance with a cake.

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    Ravens rule out Jernigan, Canty questionable, Suggs and Smith probable

    Ravens rule out Jernigan, Canty questionable, Suggs and Smith probable 

    The Ravens made it official, ruling out rookie defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and offensive tackle Eugene Monroe for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.

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    Terrell Suggs returns to practice; Chris Canty misses third consecutive day

    Terrell Suggs returns to practice; Chris Canty misses third consecutive day 

    Ravens Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs returned to practice Friday after missing the first two practices of the week with a groin injury.

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    ABOUT THE BLOGGERS


    Jeff Zrebiec has been with The Sun since 2000 and covered the Orioles from 2005 through 2011. A New Jersey native, he was a 2001 graduate of Loyola University in Baltimore. He also has covered University of Maryland basketball and college lacrosse during his time with The Sun.

    Aaron Wilson joined The Baltimore Sun in August 2012 after 11 years at the Carroll County Times. He's entering his 12th year on the Ravens' beat. He has previously covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Tennessee Titans. Wilson attended East Carolina University.

    Mike Preston has been with The Baltimore Sun since 1983. Prior to becoming a columnist in 2000, he covered the Ravens for four years. Preston is a native of Essex and a graduate of Towson State University, where he played football.

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