| Aug 6, 2012
| 2:58 PM
SECONDARY SPARKLES: Even without eight-time Pro Bowl free safety Ed Reed and cornerback Jimmy Smith, the secondary blanketed the receivers. During an exercise in which the cornerbacks were asked to cover wide receivers one-on-one with quarterbacks Joe...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Nothing of true consequence has transpired yet at Ravens training camp, not even an actual preseason game -- the best litmus tests for who's worthy of inclusion on the roster.
That doesn't mean impressions aren't being formed, though, as the Ravens are...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:23 PM
ATLANTA -- Tight end Ed Dickson salvaged an otherwise disappointing night for the Ravens' first-team offense by going up high and snatching a Joe Flacco pass for a 9-yard touchdown early in the second quarter of the preseason opener Thursday.
But on a...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Ravens’ 31-17 preseason-opening victory against the Atlanta Falcons featured a subpar performance by many of the starters, and a spirited comeback, fueled by some of the organization’s younger players. Here is a look at five players who...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Ravens outside linebacker Albert McClellan looped around the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line Thursday night, powerfully redirecting his charge to crash into quarterback John Parker Wilson.
It was one of only two sacks for the entire defense during the...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Cornerback Jimmy Smith and outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw are the Ravens' top picks in the past two drafts, but they have more in common than just that.
As most of their younger teammates are practicing every day and trying either to make the team or...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:45 PM
The Ravens’ secondary struggled in the preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons, allowing quarterback Matt Ryan to throw for 155 yards and Julio Jones to catch six balls for 109 yards and a touchdown in one quarter. However, defensive...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Ravens rookie Asa Jackson celebrated with an impromptu dance, blissfully unaware that his electrifying punt return for a touchdown had been nullified by a holding penalty on Nigel Carr.
His elation was short-lived.
After crisscrossing the field and...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:45 PM
When Terrell Suggs went down with a torn right Achilles tendon in late April, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that second-round draft pick Courtney Upshaw would start at one of the outside linebacker spots for the Ravens in Week 1. That belief was...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Unveiling some unusual schemes, Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees mixed and matched his personnel in a quest to get more athleticism on the field against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
It was an effective strategy during the Ravens' 55-20 blowout...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Since we are four weeks into the NFL season, I figured now would be a great time to take a look at the snap counts for the 53 men on the Ravens roster to see which trends are developing. To do this, I relied on stats from Pro Football Focus. It’s...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens’ previous game and that of their next opponent.
Ravens 23, Browns 16
Strategy: The Ravens’ no-huddle remained in vogue. It was employed on 49 of...