| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Every Monday morning -- even during the playoffs -- I bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
Why Monday? Because who wants to wait until Tuesday or Wednesday for power rankings?
Why 11 teams? I don’t really have a good answer for that...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:53 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....
| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Week 1 (Sept. 9) at Lambeau Field: San Francisco 49ers 30, Green Bay Packers 22
The 49ers quickly quelled any doubt their success in the 2011 season was a fluke, defeating the Packers on the road. San Francisco took an early 23-7 lead on two touchdown...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Some form of the question is asked pretty much every time Ray Rice goes behind a microphone or faces reporters. After all, he has to crack at some point, doesn't he?
Five months after signing a contract extension that made him one of the NFL's highest...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The San Francisco 49ers will win the Super Bowl, and here’s why: They have better players.
It’s a game of speed and skill, and the 49ers feature both in abundance. The Ravens are riding a wave of emotion, courtesy of the Ray Lewis goodbye...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
While I don't always agree with David Zurawik, I always thought of him as a fairly straight shooter when it came to calling them as he sees them and not falling into the trap of indicating any PC bias. That is why I am so disappointed in his recent blog...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco brings a hot hand and some past successes against the New England Patriots into his third AFC championship game. In his past three games against New England, Flacco has completed 70 percent of his passes and thrown for...
| Dec 18, 2012
It'll be tough, but he will
Instantly, I was going to say no, that Adrian Peterson isn't going to catch Eric Dickerson because the Vikings face one of the best run-stopping defenses in the NFL in Week 16 — the Texans. They...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Ray Rice knifed through the heart of the New England Patriots defense, into the end zone and into our collective memories, his 83-yard touchdown run in the 2009 playoffs quickly becoming one of the most unforgettable plays in Ravens history and in his...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Vikings will surprise
The reeling Texans will get it together enough to defeat the Bengals, who will fail to win the rematch of last year's wild-card game. The Bengals have won seven of eight games, but their run ends...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:33 PM
The Ravens won’t get their season-opening home game, like reigning Super Bowl champions have for the last decade. But they will play four prime-time games, including a Thanksgiving night showdown at home against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers, and...