RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

A.Q. Shipley A. Q. Shipley

A collection of news and information related to A.Q. Shipley A. Q. Shipley published by this site and its partners.

Top A.Q. Shipley A. Q. Shipley Articles

Displaying items 37-48
  • Running it back: Tucker is Ravens' MVP, Smith unplugs Megatron and more from Monday night's win

    Running it back: Tucker is Ravens' MVP, Smith unplugs Megatron and more from Monday night's win
    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...
  • Ravens center Gino Gradkowski still growing into Matt Birk's 'big shoes'

    Ravens center Gino Gradkowski still growing into Matt Birk's 'big shoes'
    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-...
  • Ravens snap count observations from Sunday's loss and the entire 2013 season

    Ravens snap count observations from Sunday's loss and the entire 2013 season
    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...
  • How did Pro Football Focus grade Ravens players this season?

    How did Pro Football Focus grade Ravens players this season?
    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...
  • Newsome: Bigger interior line, athletic safety, clutch receiver lead offseason agenda

    Newsome: Bigger interior line, athletic safety, clutch receiver lead offseason agenda
    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...
  • A makeover, not an overhaul

    A makeover, not an overhaul
    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...
  • Ravens asst. GM Eric DeCosta sees chance for team to improve with deep draft

    Ravens asst. GM Eric DeCosta sees chance for team to improve with deep draft
    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...
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens win over the New York Jets

    Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens win over the New York Jets
    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...
  • Scouting report for Ravens vs. Jets

    Scouting report for Ravens vs. Jets
    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...
  • Ray Lewis and his colleagues are actors, not credible media representatives

    Ray Lewis and his colleagues are actors, not credible media representatives
    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...
  • Looking back at the Ravens' overtime loss to the Chicago Bears

    Looking back at the Ravens' overtime loss to the Chicago Bears
    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...
  • Gino Gradkowski at center of improved effort from embattled Ravens offensive line

    Gino Gradkowski at center of improved effort from embattled Ravens offensive line
    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...