| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:07 AM
This would have sounded crazy a month ago, but as of this morning, the Ravens are two wins away from their third straight AFC North title. They have turned the season around because Joe Flacco has found his groove, his supporting cast has picked up its...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The continuing education of Ravens center Gino Gradkowski has involved everything from grappling with massive Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to making critical, last-second line calls to adjusting blocking assignments.
Ever since six-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Finally, in Sunday’s 34-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, the Ravens were able to use tight end Dennis Pitta as they originally envisioned before training camp kicked off. Pitta, in his fourth game back from hip surgery, played 63 snaps against the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:16 AM
If you are one of the few avid readers of this blog -- thanks for keeping the lights on with your clicks -- or if you have checked out my work in the actual newspaper, you probably know that I am fond of Pro Football Focus, a website that I feel is one of...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:46 PM
It didn't take long for Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome to rattle off a specific list of priorities atop his offseason agenda.
He's looking for a bulkier, more powerful middle of the offensive line, a play-making safety and a sure-handed receiver...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
The Ravens' top decision makers will meet later this week at owner Steve Bisciotti's Florida home and the team's struggling offense will surely dominate the conversation.
But the focus, according to Bisciotti and general manager Ozzie Newsome, will be...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:58 PM
One year ago, the Ravens' coaching staff was busy preparing for Super Bowl XLVII instead of evaluating draft prospects at the Senior Bowl.
It's an entirely different situation this week.
Following an 8-8 season where they failed to make the playoffs...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Ravens 19, Jets 3
STRATEGY: Instead of trying conventional methods against a stout Jets defense led by Muhammad Wilkerson, the Ravens got creative. They utilized a variation of the wildcat , albeit with backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor lining up at...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:45 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco acknowledged this week that he’s annoyed by his 13 interceptions and knows that he needs to play better. He ranks 14th in the NFL in passing yards, 19th in touchdown passes and 26th in completion...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has taken some criticism after taking out his credit card on the air at ESPN and saying he would help pay a fine for a player who delivered what was deemed an illegal hit to a quarterback.
If it was some other...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Bears 23, Ravens 20, OT
STRATEGY: Embracing a smash-mouth approach due to extremely sloppy field conditions, the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
It has been a rough transition for the Ravens at the center position, going from one of the best centers of his generation in Matt Birk to second-year player Gino Gradkowski. That says more about how underrated Birk may have been in his final couple of...