| Nov 28, 2011
| 7:00 AM
As the Ravens enjoyed their first weekend off since the bye week -- a prize for defeating two quality opponents in five days -- the rest of the AFC contenders held serve by winning their games on Sunday.
The New England Patriots, Houston Texans and...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The lockout is over, the NFL is back, training camps have kicked off and free agency has died down after a frantic few days. Now that we have had a chance to survey the NFL landscape, we know which players to watch in 2011 and we have a pretty good idea...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The Ravens did their thing again Sunday, beating the winless Indianapolis Colts in another anxiety-free game. But that doesn’t mean the Ravens didn’t feel anxious afterward as they watched other AFC contenders handle their business, too,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Ravens 17, Chargers 14
Forget the six-hour flight to the West Coast. The Ravens' offense is balanced, defense is smothering. The Ravens are peaking at just the right time.
Chargers 27, Ravens 23
The Ravens have struggled this...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 3:06 PM
No more messing around with pretenders.
We won’t know after tonight if the Chargers can finish their run, but we’ll know if it was over before it really started.
The Baltimore Ravens (10-3) and their very scary defense come to Snapdragonny...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Of the Ravens' remaining opponents, the toughest might be the 6-7 San Diego Chargers, who were the consensus favorites to win the AFC West before the season. The Chargers have been one of 2011's biggest disappointments, but they pose a serious threat to...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:31 AM
Before the opening kickoff Sunday night, the Ravens knew that the Tennessee Titans and New York Jets had both lost earlier in the day, meaning that for a franchise-record fourth consecutive year, the Ravens were going to the playoffs.
But that's never...
| Mar 21, 2012
Well, that depends
Really, there should be two sets of expectations for the Broncos in 2012. The first set of expectations assumes Peyton Manning is healthy and as able as he was earlier in his career. If that is the case,...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 7:30 AM
If it weren't meaningless in terms of wins and losses, Friday night's preseason affair with the Chiefs would have an interesting storyline as three former Ravens return to Baltimore. The final score doesn't matter, though, so Le'Ron McClain, Jared Gaither...
| Dec 20, 2011
Chargers will surprise
Los Angeles Times
The stunner here is the Chargers. I think they are going to sneak into the postseason, despite their six-game losing streak, by winning their final two games at Detroit and Oakland and relying...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Super Bowl¿ champion: Patriots
AFC¿ championship game: Patriots over Texans
NFC¿ championship game: Saints over Packers
AFC division playoffs: Patriots over Chargers; Texans over Steelers
NFC division playoffs: Packers over Eagles;...