| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:55 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....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The indefinite absence of reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year and five-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is already a worrisome topic with regards to the Ravens’ pass rush. It could also force the secondary to add another...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:22 AM
It's really sinking in now for Ravens outside linebacker Albert McClellan.
In two days, he'll run out of the tunnel at M&T Bank Stadium and hear his name announced as a defensive starter to launch the regular season for the first time since entering the ...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:14 PM
PASSING GAME: The Ravens will unveil their new-look, up-tempo with quarterback Joe Flacco who had his best preseason as a pro. The Ravens finished 19th in the league in passing yards last year, but the addition of Jacoby Jones and maturation of...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 1:01 PM
As the Ravens prepare to play their season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night at M&T Bank Stadium, here are 10 intriguing questions surrounding the team:
After reaching the AFC championship game in January, what can the Ravens do...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:48 PM
In a 5-minute span during the Ravens' season-opening 44-13 rout of the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, safety Ed Reed intercepted an errant pass from Andy Dalton and returned it 34 yards for a touchdown.
Ray Lewis sacked Dalton and forced a fumble that...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the previous game of the Ravens and their next opponent. The Ravens will play the Eagles at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Ravens 44, Bengals 13
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
145.8 -- Joe Flacco’s passer rating on passes thrown beyond 15 yards Monday, per ESPN’s Stats and Info.
In completing 21 of 29...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw didn’t start in Monday’s win against the Cincinnati Bengals, but by the end of the evening, he had made his presence felt during his 29 snaps on defense. On Wednesday, Upshaw said he enjoyed every...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Ray Lewis generally isn't hospitable toward running backs that aren't employed by the Ravens. Throughout his career, the inside linebacker has made a habit of treating opposing running backs like the enemy.
But Lewis took a different path when asked...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:56 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: What will quarterback Joe Flacco do for an encore? A week after lighting up the Cincinnati Bengals in one of the best performances of his career, Flacco brings the Ravens' suddenly explosive offense to Lincoln Financial Field, a short...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Following a rough season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals where they failed to set the edge on a consistent basis, Ravens outside linebackers Albert McClellan and Courtney Upshaw displayed improvement Sunday.
During a 24-23 loss to the...