| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:52 PM
As an exhausted and deflated group of Ravens filed out of the visiting locker room at Soldier Field Sunday following a 23-20 overtime loss to the Chicago Bears, they could take solace in one thing..
They were going home and they'd get to stay there...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:29 PM
In a Ravens locker room flooded with a mixture of excitement, frustration and relief late Thursday night, running back Ray Rice sent a message to those who had already forecast his team's demise.
"The Ravens are back," he said, swept up in the emotion...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Cleveland Browns sent shock waves throughout the NFL landscape when they traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a 2014 first-round draft pick Wednesday.
The blowback of the surprising swap even reached as...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Maybe before the creation of the salary cap nearly 20 years ago, a loss like this one would be a good indication of where the team was headed.
But that's no longer the motto of the NFL.
This is: On any given Sunday, any team can be as inept as the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:48 PM
In the perfect NFL world — at least from a marketing standpoint — every one of the 32 teams would still be in playoff contention in mid-December. The only question is whether there comes a point when parity becomes parody.
I think we have...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Despite a frustrating loss in Buffalo during which quarterback Joe Flacco was intercepted a career-high five times, the running game was historically unproductive and the defense was gouged by the Bills' running backs in a 23-20 loss, the Ravens' standing...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh wasn't willing to second guess the decision Sunday to abandon the run game nor was he in the mood to protect some of the team's under-performing players.
Given ample time to digest Sunday's mistake-filled 23-20 road loss to...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:47 PM
A few weeks ago there was laughter around the NFL because the primetime game Thanksgiving Day featured two losing teams: the Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers. But now, there is a renewed excitement.
Both teams have losing records at 5-6, but the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:16 AM
If you just woke up from an eight-month nap and tuned into SportsCenter or any of the NFL shows on cable, you'll be surprised to learn that the Ravens will open the 2013 season on Thursday night without Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and a whole bunch of other key...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Those old jokes about Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown supposedly being a miser too cheap to spend what it takes to win no longer seem to apply.
Brown has spent a lot of money expanding his scouting department in recent years, and he made another...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:47 PM
As Steve Bisciotti tells it, neither he nor John Harbaugh is patient when it comes to the Ravens.
So when a big decision confronts them and emotions are boiling, they turn to their in-house Solomon, also known as Ozzie Newsome. They do so knowing full...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Recent history is littered with cautionary tales of sequels gone bad, seasons sunk by high expectations, title defenses derailed by injuries and complacency.
It's been nearly a decade since an NFL team has won back-to-back Super Bowls. It's been eight...