| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees puts the film on during defensive meetings and encourages his fellow coaches not to speak. As the footage rolls, he wants to hear only the voices of his players.
Loud responses are welcome. Silence isn't. A wrong...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Ravens have a new cast of characters on their coverage teams in 2013, but in last week’s preseason loss, their punt coverage team experienced the kind of breakdown that plagued them during the playoffs in 2012.
In the first quarter of the loss...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:32 AM
The Ravens reported no serious injuries during their 27-23 preseason victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium.
Strong-side linebacker Elvis Dumervil suffered a slight groin injury and rookie first-round safety Matt Elam...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The Ravens' rookie defensive draft class had a productive game against the Atlanta Falcons during a 27-23 win Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium.
First-round safety Matt Elam, second-round linebacker Arthur Brown, third-round defensive tackle Brandon...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:09 AM
Josh Bynes has come a long way.
During training camp last year, Bynes was sidelined with three fractured bones in his lower back after getting hurt a few practices after reporting.
Now, Bynes is atop the Ravens' depth chart at weak-side linebacker,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The Ravens were without the services of Pro Bowl defensive lineman Haloti Ngata during Sunday’s 23-20 overtime loss to the Chicago Bears. Ngata injured his left knee in last week’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. He finished that game but was...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:22 AM
When the Ravens wrap up the preseason tonight against the St. Louis Rams, most, if not all, of their defensive starters won’t play a single snap. That’s OK, though. After an offseason overhaul that included the loss of two future Hall of...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:36 PM
With the Ravens needing to cut down their roster from 75 to 53 by Saturday at 6 p.m., there will undoubtedly be some anxious moments for many players over the next two days. However, recent history suggests that the 10 members from the team’s 2013...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:13 AM
The Ravens wouldn’t be walking into Sports Authority Field at Mile High as the defending Super Bowl champions Thursday night had they not been dominant when it mattered in the most important 20 yards of the field.
Last season, the Ravens had one...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Ravens middle linebacker Daryl Smith takes a rapid-fire inventory prior to every snap, diagnosing the offense's nuances, formations and personnel while barking out defensive signals.
Tapping his feet with excess energy and pointing his fingers to make...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:29 AM
One of the most demoralizing plays in football is having a punt blocked.
The Ravens endured that breakdown during their 49-27 loss to the Denver Broncos when safety David Bruton shot through the gap between inside linebacker Arthur Brown and strong...