| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:06 AM
It's not often that a modest 1-yard gain in a season-opening loss holds so much significance.
When Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson took his first handoff from quarterback Brandon Weeden three weeks ago, he carried the hopes of a...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at the challenge of defending Colin Kaepernick and the pistol offense.
In their stunning run to Super Bowl...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Ten games into the season, Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce was struggling to find his way into the game plan. He had fewer than five carries in a game eight times and he didn’t touch the ball in an Oct. 21 loss to the...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:00 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....
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The vision of Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce is clearer nowadays on the football field.
Following a more patient approach has paid dividends for Pierce, and the AFC North champion Ravens.
The third-round draft pick from Temple has emerged...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 5:49 AM
Goodbye 2012, it's been real. But on the trends front, we end on a sad note. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- two of the most obnoxious people in the world -- are reproducing. Joe Flacco can't even claim the title of the NFL's most pathetic quarterback....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Speaking for the first time since suffering a spinal cord contusion on Dec. 9, inside linebacker Jameel McClain said he is feeling better.
“I feel good,” he said prior to Wednesday’s practice. “… Now we’re just...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Ravens run defense stiffened against the New York Giants' duo of Ahmad Bradshaw and David Wilson, limiting that pair of running backs to a combined 56 yards and just one touchdown on 12 carries Sunday.
But considering that the Washington Redskins&...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:30 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: The Ravens are 12 games into the season and it's still hard to figure out what they're going to get from their passing attack one drive to the next never mind week-by-week. Quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown just two touchdowns over...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 7:51 PM
— The Washington Redskins captured their seventh win in 13 games on Sunday, but this win came with a rookie quarterback not named Robert Griffin III.
Kirk Cousins, the organization's fourth-round pick in the NFL draft, hit wide receiver Pierre...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:53 AM
It was a rough game for the Ravens defense as far as tackling, with the Washington Redskins gaining several yards after first contact in their 31-28 overtime victory Sunday.
Some of that was a byproduct of the Ravens playing against an unpredictable...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Ravens 28, Redskins 31
Strategy: In his last day on the job before being fired Monday morning after five years in Baltimore, offensive coordinator Cam Cameron called one of his more effective games even though mounting behind-the-scenes discord...