| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:11 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
77 -- The percentage of targets caught by Brandon Stokley when he lined up as a slot receiver last season.
Of all receivers who ran at...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Ravens defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 44-16, in Thursday night’s preseason opener. While many of the starters played only a quarter, they were in there long enough for me to make a few observations about when and how certain players were...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In a span of 24 hours this weekend, the Ravens added two players with a combined 24 years of NFL experience, 858 career catches and 89 touchdowns.
Wanting to add more depth at wide receiver and give quarterback Joe Flacco a couple of reliable, veteran...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The Ravens returned to the practice field following a day off and found a head coach that was in no mood for poor and lackadaisical play.
Two days after his team’s 44-16 preseason-opening victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, John Harbaugh was as...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:27 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Saturday's outdoor practice started at 2:30 p.m. and ended around 5. It was sunny and temperatures were in the low 80s. Players were in full pads.
WRATH OF JOHN: Coach John Harbaugh was on the war path after his patience wore out...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:22 AM
When the Ravens quietly brought back veteran blocking tight end Billy Bajema on a one-year, $840,000 contract in June, it wasn't a high-profile signing.
Bajema was re-signed the same day that Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach -- who's now back on the roster...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:42 AM
When Ravens coach John Harbaugh called Matt Furstenburg following the NFL draft, the former Maryland tight end quickly decided to accept an offer to sign as an undrafted free agent over a competing bid from the Carolina Panthers.
Signed to a three-...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
A magnetic resonance imaging test confirmed Monday that Ravens tight end Ed Dickson has a small hamstring tear, an injury that isn’t believed to be too serious but is magnified with Dennis Pitta already out for the season.
Dickson, who missed three...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:25 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Friday's outdoor practice started at 2:30 p.m. and ended at 5. Weather was partially cloudy with temperatures in the low 80s. Players were in full pads for the sixth straight practice.
DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK: There may not be anyone...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:41 PM
As his newest tight end, Visanthe Shiancoe, ran extra routes on an adjacent field, Ravens coach John Harbaugh stepped behind a microphone and confirmed that the team’s worst fears were true on tight end Dennis Pitta.
“Dennis is out for the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The Ravens worked quickly to fill the void left at the tight end position.
A day after Dennis Pitta's potentially season-ending hip injury, the Ravens agreed to a deal with former Morgan State standout Visanthe Shiancoe.
Shiancoe, 33, has played parts...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Ravens have been fixtures on national television shows since winning Super Bowl XLVII a month ago.
Wide receiver Jacoby Jones will be “Dancing with the Stars.” Head coach John Harbaugh and quarterback Joe Flacco, the Super Bowl MVP,...