| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:30 PM
I'm not very good at making preseason predictions. Two years ago, I picked the Giants to beat the Chargers in the Super Bowl. Last season, I wrote a column saying the Ravens would go all the way, and they might have had they not fallen apart against the...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work for a Monday afternoon, I will rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football Sunday (that's where the "first and 10" comes in). Here's how I rank them entering the...
| Sep 5, 2011
Patriots vs. Packers
In the AFC, Rex Ryan has painted a bull's-eye on his Jets. No question, his defense has credentials. But his passing game is vulnerable and his quarterback is shaky in the red zone.
More likely, it will...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Former Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick appeared on “The Norris and Davis Show” on 105.7 The Fan on Tuesday to talk about Baltimore’s chances of advancing to the Super Bowl in Indianapolis next month. Those chances are very good,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:31 PM
The Ravens' best sound bites on Wednesday media days are traditionally provided by linebackers Terrell Suggs or Ray Lewis, or running back Ray Rice. All three spoke to a large gathering of reporters today, but it was quarterback Joe Flacco who stole the...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Monday Night Football analyst Ron Jaworski still lives in New Jersey and is friendly with Delaware football coach K.C. Keeler, so it is fair to say that the former NFL quarterback has closely followed the growth and development of Ravens’ signal...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Aug 22, 2011
Go for the running backs
There might be a temptation to take Eagles quarterback Michael Vick early in your fantasy draft — the Michael Vick experience is a bigger thrill when he's on your team — but the first three...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco appeared on "The Scott Van Pelt Show" on Wednesday, and he talked about a bunch of things with fill-in host Doug Gottlieb, including January's playoff loss to the Steelers, the additions of Lee Evans and Ricky Williams and...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I'm pleased to announce that I will be bringing back my weekly fantasy football column this fall. Why am I so pleased? Because it gives me an excuse to tinker with my fantasy football teams when I'm on the clock.
I’m scaling back to four or five...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:00 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles haven’t been the team we expected (I’m no longer using the ‘D’ word when talking about the Eagles, and you’re welcome). They are 3-5 at the midway point of the season, and their margin for error to...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:23 AM
1. When the Ravens lose games like this, John Harbaugh often refers to the team's performance as a "lack of execution." With all due respect, that's coach-speak, and it doesn't really mean a whole lot. It's an explanation that's purposefully vague. When a...