| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don’t hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
The Ravens get a chance for...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:22 AM
The Super Bowl champion Ravens aren't totally hamstrung by a relatively tight salary-cap situation. But there are some notable constraints on their spending.
Under the rule of 51 that governs the offseason accounting for the salary cap, the Ravens are...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 1:40 PM
It was a heady rookie season for Ravens kicker Justin Tucker, a successful run capped by a Super Bowl victory.
First the undrafted rookie from Texas beat out former Pro Bowl kicker Billy Cundiff in a training camp competition.
Then Tucker connected on...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 7:13 PM
The story sounds almost preposterous — two sons of a lifelong football coach reach the highest level of the profession they inherited from dad and face each other in the biggest game on the planet.
But that's exactly what will happen in two weeks...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:41 PM
In a playoff upset for the ages, the Ravens thrilled fans who had embraced their underdog status by defeating the Denver Broncos in double overtime Saturday on a lengthy field goal by their rookie kicker.
The Ravens will move on to either Houston or...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 3:49 PM
It was a slightly unusual sight prior to rookie kicker Justin Tucker booting a 47-yard game-winning field during the second overtime of the Ravens' AFC divisional-round playoff victory over the Denver Broncos.
Following the first overtime of the AFC...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Justin Tucker and David Akers may be members of a very small NFL fraternity, but they represent opposing ends of the spectrum.
Tucker, the undrafted rookie kicker for the Ravens, is a baby-faced 23-year-old who can do a mean impersonation of Christopher...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Ravens veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin bullied defensive backs during the NFL playoffs, emerging as a Super Bowl XLVII hero. Now, he's in danger of losing his job.
The Ravens are attempting to lower the $6 million salary of the three-time Pro Bowl...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Baltimore Sun staff members analyze the Ravens' 28-13 win over the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game.
Matt Vensel, blogger/reporter: You couldn't have scripted this any better. A storybook ending for Ray Lewis. A redemption tale for...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Dolphins 23, Browns 10
Strategy: With a new head coach in Rob Chudzinski and new coordinators in Norv Turner and Ray Horton, the Browns will look a little different than they did a year ago. Offensively, the Browns used a variety of formations and their...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:02 PM
For the first time since he was beaten out by Justin Tucker last year for the kicking job, former Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff will return to M&T Bank Stadium for a regular season game Sunday.
Cundiff was signed by the Cleveland Browns as the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:35 PM
While much of the attention has focused on the return of kicker Billy Cundiff to M&T Bank Stadium, there is another former Raven who has become a key member of the Browns’ special teams units.
The Browns picked up running back Bobby Rainey off...