| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The following are final updates on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2013 season.
Six weeks and six wins into the season, it’s now clear what the Kansas City Chiefs’...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Cleveland Browns sent shock waves throughout the NFL landscape when they traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a 2014 first-round draft pick Wednesday.
The blowback of the surprising swap even reached as...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Sunday’s season opener was supposed to signal a new era for the Bears.
A new head coach with a big offensive portfolio. A new offense built to maximize the myriad talents the Bears have amassed. Some new, important players, young and experienced....
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The following are previews on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2013 season.
REID DONS NEW CAP
Sometimes all it takes is a change of scenery.
After spending all of last season on the hot seat with the Philadelphia...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:44 AM
After allowing more than 180 rushing yards in three straight games, including a franchise-worst 227 yards in a Week 6 win over the Dallas Cowboys, the last place the Ravens defenders wanted to be during their bye week was a dark film room.
"I was just...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 1:14 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco ended a troubling late-season slump by tearing up the New York Giants last week, throwing for 309 yards and two touchdowns to go along with a rushing score. Perhaps the best development for the Ravens was that...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:42 PM
In his first three seasons with the Ravens, Dannell Ellerbe started just seven games. If he starts Sunday's regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals, the 6-foot-1, 240-pound inside linebacker will have matched those seven starts just in 2012....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Three Ravens Pro Bowl selections, offensive guard Marshal Yanda, fullback Vonta Leach and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, are all listed as questionable on the final injury report of the week.
Yanda has shoulder and knee ailments as well as coming off of...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The Ravens run defense stiffened against the New York Giants' duo of Ahmad Bradshaw and David Wilson, limiting that pair of running backs to a combined 56 yards and just one touchdown on 12 carries Sunday.
But considering that the Washington Redskins&...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:23 PM
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Strategy: Offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell finally put his creative stamp on the offense, orchestrating season highs with 533 yards of total offense and 224 rushing yards. That included an option pitchout...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Eyebrows were raised around the NFL when Ravens running back Ray Rice wasn't involved at all during the fourth quarter of a 23-20 loss Sunday night to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It was Rice who salvaged the Ravens' overtime win over the San Diego...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:36 PM
After they uncharacteristically allowed 129 rushing yards in their season-opening win over the Cincinnati Bengals, stopping the run seemed to be the biggest concern for the Ravens defense.
But the Ravens have spent the last three weeks watching footballs...