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  • Ravens kicker Justin Tucker named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month

    Ravens kicker Justin Tucker named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month
    Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for November. Tucker was also named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time in three weeks after connecting on all four field-goal attempts...
  • Ravens have eight games left to turn around their season

    Ravens have eight games left to turn around their season
    What the Ravens will try to accomplish over the next eight weeks is neither unprecedented nor all that uncommon. Since 1990, the year the NFL went to the 12-team playoff format, nine teams have made the playoffs after starting the season 3-5,...
  • Ravens face 'make-or-break' game Thursday against the Steelers

    Ravens face 'make-or-break' game Thursday against the Steelers
    When the Ravens made the trip to Heinz Field five weeks ago, they were presented with an opportunity to all but bury the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers were 1-4 at the time and winless at home. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was under siege,...
  • Steelers-Ravens primetime matchup no longer looks like a dud

    Steelers-Ravens primetime matchup no longer looks like a dud
    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...
  • Joe Flacco earned the big contract, but he needs a supporting cast

    Joe Flacco earned the big contract, but he needs a supporting cast
    The answer to one of the biggest questions about the 2013 season is almost clear now. Did Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco earn the $120.6 million contract he signed during the offseason? Absolutely. Can he carry a team? No. If he could, the Ravens would...
  • Ravens trail Titans, Steelers in AFC wild-card standings

    Ravens trail Titans, Steelers in AFC wild-card standings
    The Ravens remain relevant in the AFC playoff race following their 19-3 victory Sunday over the New York Jets. While the defending Super Bowl champions don't have a winning record, they're among six teams sitting at 5-6 and in competition for the...
  • Ravens cornerback Corey Graham gets two interceptions in win

    Ravens cornerback Corey Graham gets two interceptions in win
    No matter where New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith tried to throw the football Sunday, he was rarely able to elude Ravens cornerback Corey Graham. Graham intercepted the turnover-prone quarterback twice during the second half of the Ravens' 19-...
  • Maybe Ravens are born to be wild after all

    Maybe Ravens are born to be wild after all
    During the first few weeks of the NFL season, it seemed apparent that the AFC North would be hard-pressed to send more than one team into the playoffs this year. The seeming parity in the division pointed to a second-place team finishing around .500,...
  • Instant analysis of the Ravens' 19-3 win over the New York Jets in Week 12

    Instant analysis of the Ravens' 19-3 win over the New York Jets in Week 12
    Baltimore Sun staff members give their thoughts on the Ravens' game against the New York Jets at M&T Bank Stadium in Week 12 of the NFL season. Jeff Zrebiec, reporter: The Jets were just what the doctor ordered for the Ravens. It wasn't a complete...
  • Some, including the Ravens, like it cold

    Some, including the Ravens, like it cold
    Everybody was talking before the game about the sub-freezing wind chill factor and the blustery wind that seemed to go in both directions at once, but that apparently was just what the weatherman ordered for the Ravens. They have made a habit over the...
  • Forever linked by a lasting decision, John Harbaugh and Rex Ryan meet again

    Forever linked by a lasting decision, John Harbaugh and Rex Ryan meet again
    They'll always be linked, not just by similar coaching pedigrees and shared experiences, but because of one January 2008 decision that helped shape two franchises for years to come. To John Harbaugh, it was an opportunity of a lifetime. To Rex Ryan,...
  • As Torrey Smith's star soars ever higher, Ravens wide receiver remains down to earth

    As Torrey Smith's star soars ever higher, Ravens wide receiver remains down to earth
    The crowd started gathering long before the guest of honor was due to arrive. They wore No. 82 jerseys, Super Bowl XLVII championship T-shirts and any other purple article of clothing they could find, turning Jimmy's Famous Seafood into a Ravens pep...