| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The NFL's annual free-agency spending spree officially gets underway Tuesday, with the Ravens in a slightly different position than in the recent past.
An elevated salary cap, coupled with a few cost-saving moves earlier this offseason, has left the...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The Ravens secondary traveled to Detroit for its Dec. 16 game with a bull's-eye firmly affixed on it.
Not only would third-year cornerback Jimmy Smith try to blanket the planet's greatest receiver, Calvin Johnson. Critics waited gleefully for rookie...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Entering the 2013 season, the Ravens knew they would be starting two new safeties. Strong safety Bernard Pollard was released after the Super Bowl and iconic free safety Ed Reed was not re-signed.
They did bring back a lot of talent and depth at...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Owner Steve Bisciotti appeared calm and in a relatively good mood during the annual "State of the Ravens" address. He was disappointed in the team for failing to make the playoffs for the first time in six seasons, but not too upset.
But minutes later,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:43 PM
When the Ravens hold their annual state-of-the-team news conference on Wednesday at the Under Armour Performance Center, we would all do well to listen closely to what owner Steve Bisciotti and his upper management team have to say.
This is the one...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:33 PM
The Ravens and New England Patriots have been on a collision course since January, when the Ravens got revenge against their AFC rivals en route to the Super Bowl.
The two teams might not have circled today on their calendars when the NFL released its...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Ravens have maintained an expensive tradition of rewarding their top players with contracts that approach or exceed the gold standard as the highest in the NFL.
Besides quarterback Joe Flacco's blockbuster $120.6 million contract signed in March...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Let's be honest. For all the fans who think the Ravens should be getting ready to play the Indianapolis Colts in the wild-card round this weekend, it's time to get serious.
The Ravens actually deserve a lot of credit for staying in the playoff race...
| 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 email@example.com.
Here are this week's questions and answers:
For the last five years, the Ravens...
| 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 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Ravens took a lot of gambles for the 2013 season, and they lost most of them.
They gambled that they had a franchise-caliber quarterback and they lost. They thought they had signed several good free agents who could help anchor a defense and they...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Although the Ravens left little doubt that quarterback Joe Flacco will line up Sunday against the New England Patriots despite an minor sprained left knee, he won’t do so without taking a precautionary measure.
A magnetic resonance imaging exam...