| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For four years, Paul Kruger chased after quarterback Joe Flacco in practice, but Flacco’s bright red non-contact jersey was a reminder to hit the brakes if he shook free of an offensive tackle and got a lane to the quarterback.
He has always...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Washington Redskins dynamic rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III orchestrates a fast-break, hybrid offense in a manner akin to a skilled maestro.
Griffin has thrived in the pistol formation, an imaginative offense that is a cross between the shotgun...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:15 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....
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Mike Preston has taken every chance to knock Joe Flacco since he was drafted five seasons ago ("Ravens shouldn't overreact when it's time to pay Flacco" Feb. 25). He says it's not him, it's Jacoby Jones or Anquan Boldin who made the plays. Joe has to have...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:21 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The Ravens' quest for a franchise quarterback finally ended when Joe Flacco capped a stellar postseason by engineering a Super Bowl victory.
Now, a championship and Flacco's unresolved contract as a pending unrestricted free agent...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Lost amid most of the talk about the Ravens’ overhaul of their Super Bowl-winning defense is the fact that during the regular season, last year’s group was serviceable on its best days and extremely vulnerable on its worst.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:46 AM
The NFL’s annual pre-draft meat market wraps up Tuesday, but one of the players generating the most buzz at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis was former Dunbar star Tavon Austin. His 4.34 in the 40-yard dash Sunday validated the gigabytes...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Many factors played into the Ravens’ run to Super Bowl XLVII, including quarterback Joe Flacco’s inspired play, wide receiver-return specialist Jacoby Jones’ contributions and the revamped offensive line’s performances.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Dean Pees wanted to believe nothing needed to change. This was the Ravens' defense, after all, and it isn't easy to overhaul a group that has long been one of the league's best.
It didn't matter that Ray Lewis and Lardarius Webb were out, that Terrell...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:38 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 how the Ravens might handle 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree.
The Ravens ran through a gauntlet of...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:48 PM
The question wasn't even fully out of the reporter's mouth when Ravens safety Ed Reed pounced on it like it was an errant throw.
If it's a close game, you guys will win because …?
"Joe Flacco," Reed said sharply at Tuesday's media day. "Joe...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with Jerry McDonald, who covers the 49ers and Raiders for The Bay Area Newspaper Group.
MV: How was the midseason...