| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Four years ago, when Jameel McClain was in his rookie season with the Ravens, the undrafted free agent out of Syracuse first made his presence felt as a situational pass rusher. The gritty linebacker only had 16 tackles in 2008, but he recorded 2.5...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Ravens rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw and New England Patriots rookie linebacker Dont'a Hightower arrived at Alabama at the same time as blue-chip freshmen recruits.
Four years later, they'll square off Sunday night as starters for their respective...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:30 PM
In his 13 years in the NFL, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has seen just about everything that a crazed, caffeine-infused defensive coordinator could possibly scribble on a whiteboard in the wee hours of the morning. But the Ravens tried their...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:05 PM
A generous amount of doubt surfaced regarding the effectiveness of the Ravens pass rush due to the continuing absence of outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, but no one can blame Haloti Ngata for not doing his part.
This season, the 6-foot-4, 330-pound...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Michael Oher strolled into the Ravens' locker room, looked at the sheet of paper taped to one wall and let loose a string of epithets that would make an entire convent faint.
The draw for the next cornhole tournament had just been posted. And the big...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Ravens will hold their first full-team practice of training camp on Thursday, July 26. Each day leading up to the official start of camp, The Sun will examine several key position battles that will be decided during preseason.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Ravens rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw says that he's back at practice after passing his conditioning test yesterday.
Upshaw was initially placed on the non-football injuy list and missed the Ravens' first walk-through practice yesterday, but he said...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:33 PM
This is the second installment of a three-part series in which Baltimore Sun reporter Matt Vensel examines the Ravens and how each area of the team can be improved this offseason. He will look at the Ravens' special teams unit in Saturday's paper.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at defensive linemen.
The top prospects: There isn'...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:08 AM
The first full day of training camp is tomorrow and the two top battles are at defensive end and cornerback.
At the end, it will be third-year player Arthur Jones against second-year player Pernell McPhee. Jones is a bigger body and better at stopping...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:13 PM
While talking over each other on the Sunday pregame shows, national analysts often make passing comments about the increasing age of the Ravens' defense, as if the team's Gatorade jugs were filled with prune juice and 11 senior citizens were trying to...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Not too long ago, Ma'ake Kemoeatu had a knack for swallowing up opposing blockers and running backs with remarkable efficiency. But then the nose tackle was beset by injuries, sitting out two of the last three seasons.
Kemoeatu, 33, is eager to revive...