| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:00 AM
We started to look ahead to the NFL offseason as soon as Billy Cundiff’s field goal fluttered off-target and we will dive headfirst into the offseason two weeks from now when the scouting combine begins in Indianapolis. In the meantime, let's take a...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:33 PM
This is the second installment of a three-part series in which Baltimore Sun reporter Matt Vensel examines the Ravens and how each area of the team can be improved this offseason. He will look at the Ravens' special teams unit in Saturday's paper.
| Apr 25, 2012
| 12:00 PM
In a couple of our recent NFL draft stories, we quoted Matt Williamson of ESPN’s Scouts Inc. Williamson is a former scout for the Cleveland Browns who now evaluates current NFL players and college draft prospects for ESPN.com. He and I had a long...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:47 PM
For an organization that considers the NFL draft its lifeblood — which is how Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta characterized it earlier this month — there is always a sense of urgency at this time of year.
Each draft is...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:57 PM
This is the final installment of a three-part series in which Baltimore Sun reporter Matt Vensel examines the Ravens and how each area of the team can be improved this offseason.
Billy Cundiff's missed field goal in the closing seconds of last month's...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:41 PM
If the Ravens have a specific plan for filling the hole left by Ben Grubbs now that the draft has ended, they aren't divulging it.
Not that anybody should be surprised. As is so often the case, coach John Harbaugh spoke fondly of the potential battle for...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Ravens officials watched, occasionally with jaws dropped, as Ray Rice danced and darted around opposing defenders in his first four NFL seasons. Now the time has come for the Ravens to wrap up Rice and make sure that the diminutive running back remains...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:26 AM
With free agency set to begin on March 13, there have been a lot of questions about where the Ravens sit with the salary cap. That cap hasn’t been officially set, though it’s expected to be similar to last year’s number. Either way,...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Tonight at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline for the Orioles to tender contracts to their 14 players that are arbitration eligible.
What that means in simpler, non-baseball language is that the Orioles have 14 players who are under team control, but have...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow.
The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Ravens defensive end Pernell McPhee simultaneously furrowed his brow, shook his head and frowned.
It was a telling reaction triggered by McPhee recounting instances of how the defense has consistently failed to stop the run this season, a bizarre...
| Dec 6, 2011
If Dan Duquette accomplishes his goal this week during baseball's annual winter meetings, he will leave here with an improved pitching staff that is fortified by trades.
He wants to bolster the bullpen and rotation, yet still hold on to three of his most...