| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller is regarded as a first-round talent and a lock to be drafted during the first round provided that he runs the 40-yard dash in the 4.4-second range, according to NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock.
"The Fuller kid,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:42 AM
The Ravens knew that Gino Gradkowski would experience some growing pains as the replacement for six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk after his retirement.
And Gradkowski is still learning on the job four games into his second NFL season.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Ray Rice used to be the solution to whatever ailed the Ravens.
If quarterback Joe Flacco was having a bad day, the offense would go through Rice. If there was nothing open down the field, Flacco would find the diminutive yet durable running back and...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Standing at his locker Tuesday, Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty laughed when informed that pushing teammate Arthur Jones from behind on a critical missed field-goal attempt by the Miami Dolphins was the impetus behind the renewed enforcement of an...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Ed Dickson can't help but feel a little left out.
He had a front-row seat as Denver's Julius Thomas and Cleveland's Jordan Cameron broke free for long gains against the Baltimore defense. He has flipped on the highlight shows and seen New Orleans' Jimmy...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
The logic was sound.
The Ravens were the defending Super Bowl champions and hadn't missed the playoffs since 2007. The Cincinnati Bengals made the playoffs in consecutive seasons and were poised to take the next step. The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't had...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Recent history is littered with cautionary tales of sequels gone bad, seasons sunk by high expectations, title defenses derailed by injuries and complacency.
It's been nearly a decade since an NFL team has won back-to-back Super Bowls. It's been eight...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Ray Lewis is not the first member of the 2012 Ravens to suggest there was something fishy about the lights going out in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome early in the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII, but he's certainly the most high-profile one.
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:59 PM
A little more than three months after they exchanged a terse handshake near midfield at M&T Bank Stadium, Ravens coach John Harbaugh and his Pittsburgh Steelers counterpart, Mike Tomlin, were together again in an entirely different setting.
At a posh...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I know we are not supposed to be looking back at last season's Super Bowl. We are supposed to focus on the hard road back that starts this week in Denver.
But go ahead on this last holiday of the summer and enjoy one last, great, TV wallow in Super Bowl...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:33 PM
Network TV never knows when to stop shilling, selling, hyping and hustling its audience.
It's like a law of physics that whenever a network creates something of quality, it must always find a way to cheapen the product in trying to squeeze every last...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....