| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The tweets started rolling in, not long after the news came out that fullback Vonta Leach and weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain had been let go by the Ravens.
“Leach n Jameel are 2 guys I can go to war with any day hate to see this but good luck...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Fullback Vonta Leach and weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain were two well-respected Ravens, admired by teammates for their effort on the field and their leadership in the locker room.
However, their salaries far exceeded their roles, which diminished...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:33 PM
The Ravens and Dennis Pitta are still far from reaching a new contract, but hopefully they aren't haggling over whether Pitta should get paid as a wide receiver or a tight end.
It's the trend these days, because tight ends get moved around the field,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Despite the team's failure to make the NFL playoffs for the first time in six years, an overhaul of the offensive coaching staff and possible salary cap problems, ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. believes the Ravens could be serious contenders again in...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:58 PM
One year ago, the Ravens' coaching staff was busy preparing for Super Bowl XLVII instead of evaluating draft prospects at the Senior Bowl.
It's an entirely different situation this week.
Following an 8-8 season where they failed to make the playoffs...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Even as the Ravens' search for an offensive coordinator appears to be moving away from him, former Detroit Lions assistant Scott Linehan would be their best option.
On paper, Linehan has more experience than the three candidates who are reportedly in...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Since suffering a hip injury against the Cleveland Browns in Week 2 and sitting out the following week against the Houston Texans, Ravens running back Ray Rice has played approximately 70 percent of the team’s offensive snaps, silencing the talk...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Patriots 41, Ravens 7
STRATEGY: Joe Flacco's sprained left knee meant the Ravens were even more reliant than usual on the shotgun formation rather than have him drop back in the pocket. They ran the shotgun 67 of 74 snaps, trying in vain to increase the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Finally, in Sunday’s 34-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, the Ravens were able to use tight end Dennis Pitta as they originally envisioned before training camp kicked off. Pitta, in his fourth game back from hip surgery, played 63 snaps against the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Now that the 2013 season is over, the Ravens will begin part two of their rebuilding process. There won't be the cleansing of superstar talent like last offseason, but it will be almost as interesting.
A team that prides itself on having a strong...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are this week's questions and answers:
For the last five years, the Ravens...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:45 AM
At the start of each offseason, as we look ahead to what the Ravens will do to get better, we talk largely about the players they could draft (and also whom they might consider if they take a dip in the free-agent waters). We sometimes forget that last...