| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Veteran offensive lineman A.Q. Shipley will start Thursday night against the Atlanta Falcons, marking the latest development in the Ravens' ongoing center competition.
Although Gino Gradkowski started the preseason opener against the Tampa Bay...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:20 AM
The snapshot of the Ravens' second preseason game, a 27-23 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium, revealed obvious shortcomings in two key areas: run defense and the running game.
During the first half, the Ravens allowed...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:17 AM
It was a fairly rough night for Ravens center A.Q. Shipley.
During the Ravens' 27-23 preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons, Shipley got the start ahead of Gino Gradkowski in a competition that's expected to conclude following the third preseason game....
| Aug 25, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Ravens Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata didn't practice today because of personal reasons and was excused from practice.
"Haloti's got a personal issue, a family issue he's dealing with," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. "That's all that is."...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:02 PM
For the past couple of weeks, the Ravens' offensive starters have answered the question with little more than a dismissive shrug.
No, they are not concerned that the offense has gotten very little going in about three quarters of work. They don't...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:48 PM
It was an unrelenting hit parade from the Carolina Panthers' defense, leaving behind a pile of fallen Ravens quarterbacks and running backs.
During the Ravens' 34-27 preseason loss Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium, the offensive line struggled...