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  • Football Top 5: A look at No. 1 Gilman

    Football Top 5: A look at No. 1 Gilman
    Polishing off The Baltimore Sun’s countdown of its Top 5 high school football teams is the No. 1 team, Gilman, the two-time defending Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference champion. For the full preseason poll, check Friday&...
  • Pressing hard for a better pass rush

    Pressing hard for a better pass rush
    The central traits of the Ravens' revamped defense were on display to a degree during a preseason win Thursday night over the Atlanta Falcons when outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil repeatedly hit and hurried quarterback Matt Ryan. With the Ravens...
  • Gradkowski, Ihedigbo determined to prove themselves as starters, Shipley, Elam staying ready

    Gradkowski, Ihedigbo determined to prove themselves as starters, Shipley, Elam staying ready
    Now that Gino Gradkowski has been named the Ravens' starting center as the successor to retired six-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Birk, he says the work is just beginning. The Ravens open the NFL season Thursday hight against the Denver Broncos. "It'...
  • Second preseason game productive for Ravens defensive rookies

    Second preseason game productive for Ravens defensive rookies
    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...
  • Ravens training camp highlights from Saturday

    Ravens training camp highlights from Saturday
    SETTING THE SCENE: Saturday’s outdoor practice started at 2:45 p.m. and ended at 5:20. The sun was out for most of the workout with temperatures hovering in the high 70’s. Players were in full pads after having Friday off from practice...
  • Ravens rookie Aaron Mellette has two touchdowns on two targets

    Ravens rookie Aaron Mellette has two touchdowns on two targets
    Ravens rookie wide receiver Aaron Mellette can't be accused of failing to capitalize on his limited  opportunities. Targeted only twice through two preseason games, the seventh-round draft pick from Elon has scored a touchdown each time. That includes...
  • It's too soon for Joe Flacco debates

    It's too soon for Joe Flacco debates
    Open question: Isn’t it just a little early to start wondering if Joe Flacco is going to have a post-contract letdown? Maybe I turned on the radio at just the wrong moments, but I could swear that some sports talkshows were buzzing on Friday and...
  • Backstage at a Ravens telecast

    Backstage at a Ravens telecast
    At 7:23 p.m. Thursday, viewers of WBAL-TV and listeners of WBAL radio saw and heard Gerry Sandusky and his Baltimore Ravens broadcast partners Stan White and Qadry Ismail talking about the game against the Atlanta Falcons that was to start in seven...
  • After rough game, Jimmy Smith says, 'Nobody on the outside knows what happens on the inside'

    After rough game, Jimmy Smith says, 'Nobody on the outside knows what happens on the inside'
    Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith spent last Thursday night trailing a few steps behind Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, enduring a rough game where he was unable to prevent him from reaching the end zone. The Pro Bowl wide receiver caught three...
  • Terrence Cody looking for one more chance to prove critics wrong

    Terrence Cody looking for one more chance to prove critics wrong
    The injection of painkillers propped up Terrence Cody for a few hours every Sunday, the needle numbing him so he could give the Ravens whatever his body could muster before the pain returned. The hip injury that had nagged him for more than a year...
  • Talking Ravens with Matt Lund of Baltimore Sports Report

    Talking Ravens with Matt Lund of Baltimore Sports Report
    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...
  • Ravens have scored two touchdowns on special teams

    Ravens have scored two touchdowns on special teams
    Midway through the preseason, the Ravens' special teams have already scored two touchdowns. During the Ravens' preseason-opening 44-16 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, rookie safety Brynden Trawick blocked a punt that was recovered in the end zone for...