| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:33 PM
As the Ravens built their draft class in April, they did so with the knowledge that several rookies probably would need to contribute immediately.
When the team opens training camp at team headquarters this week — and when it begins the defense...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
The annual Football Outsiders Almanac arrived in my email inbox this morning, which felt like Christmas for a football and numbers nut like me....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The NFL has adopted a rule change for this season, mandating that all players except kickers and punters wear knee and thigh pads in games.
Now that the league has implemented the rule, players are adjusting to the change.
The idea behind the rule...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The Ravens' overhauled defense makes its preseason debut Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, taking on a much different look from a year ago.
With Ray Lewis retired and Ed Reed, Dannell Ellerbe, Paul Kruger, Cary Williams and Bernard...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Here's what other media outlets are saying about the Ravens' 44-16 victory on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers:
** Despite the lopsided score, ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley says the starting offense has some work to do before the regular season....
| 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are this week's questions and answers:
For the last five years, the Ravens...
| 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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:33 AM
A look at what other media outlets are saying about the Ravens' loss to the Denver Broncos in the season opener Thursday night.
* Yahoo Sports' Frank Schwab doesn't think the Ravens could have started their Super Bowl title defense in a worse way than...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:23 AM
The local uproar surrounding Anquan Boldin’s performance against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday was both predictable and understandable. However, I’m not sure the attention is in the right place. The Ravens clearly used the money that they...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Instead of stepping out of character by raising his voice to tear into his beleaguered defense, Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees maintained a professorial approach.
Players described Pees as using his usual low-key tone during a defensive...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:01 AM
There will be a lot of talk about safeties this week with Ed Reed returning to Baltimore as a member of the Houston Texans, Matt Elam earning a starting spot for the Ravens and Michael Huff trying to contribute off the bench.
One player who probably...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Texans 30, Titans 24
Strategy: Led by All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, the Texans have one of the most aggressive and physical 3-4 defensive fronts in the NFL. Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips isn’t afraid to blitz and he sent pass rushers in...