| 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 10, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Broncos 49, Ravens 27
Strategy: During a blowout loss to the Broncos, offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell tried to get quarterback Joe Flacco into a rhythm with new targets, running the shotgun on 62 of 87 snaps while mixing in 24 no-huddle plays. A...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Frantically trying to get his offense in the end zone last week, quarterback Joe Flacco looked down the field and saw Torrey Smith and three relatively unfamiliar faces.
Four weeks earlier, Brandon Stokley and Dallas Clark were just two guys that Flacco...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Ravens are just two games into their grueling 16-game regular season, and while they are still trying to figure out what their identity will be on offense, it’s becoming pretty clear what they hope that identity will be.
The Ravens have ran...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
We knew the Ravens would be in the nickel a lot against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, who have a formidable trio of wide-outs in Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker and Wes Welker. They probably had to use it even more than expected as the Broncos went...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A week after Michael Huff struggled in a loss to the Denver Broncos, rookie Matt Elam, the team’s first-round pick in April’s NFL draft, replaced Huff as the starting free safety in Sunday’s 14-6 win over the Cleveland Browns.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The timing and chemistry between Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and veteran slot wide receiver Brandon Stokley is starting to improve.
Stokley caught four passes for 36 yards during a 14-6 victory over the Cleveland Browns on five targets, converting a...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Ravens 14, Browns 6
Strategy: Jim Caldwell is a strong proponent of the no-huddle, calling it on 33 of 71 offensive snaps as the shotgun formation was used 25 times. They were much more patient with the running game, grinding out yards and controlling...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:32 AM
The Ravens reported no serious injuries during their 27-23 preseason victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium.
Strong-side linebacker Elvis Dumervil suffered a slight groin injury and rookie first-round safety Matt Elam...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:24 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Saturday’s outdoor practice started at 2:45 p.m. and ended at 5:20. The sun was out for most of the workout with temperatures hovering in the high 70’s. Players were in full pads after having Friday off from practice...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Ravens veterans Dallas Clark and Brandon Stokley are accomplished pass-catchers.
Clark has caught 474 career passes for 5,322 yards and 50 touchdowns, including 47 receptions last season for 435 yards and four touchdowns with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...