| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:11 PM
One was expected to be a difference-maker right away. The other was supposed to take a little more time.
But last season, Cincinnati’s A.J. Green and Baltimore’s Torrey Smith both scared the bejesus out of NFL secondaries as the AFC North...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The indefinite absence of reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year and five-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is already a worrisome topic with regards to the Ravens’ pass rush. It could also force the secondary to add another...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 12:25 PM
In the NFL, there's a general rule of thumb that it takes a wide receiver three years to reach his potential. As with almost every rule, there are exceptions, and the Ravens will meet one of those exceptions Monday night when the Cincinnati Bengals...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:36 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.
For the Ravens, the season begins...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs joked that rookie cornerback Jimmy Smith finally earned the Ravens emblem on his helmet.
Smith, the team's first-round pick in April, finished with three tackles, one pass breakup and one interception that led to a...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Ravens cornerback Cary Williams said he had faith that the “Calvin Johnson” rule would bail him out.
Despite the initial ruling of a 9-yard touchdown grab by Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham, Williams said he felt fairly...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 3:47 PM
The 2010 NFL season is over and it's unclear if and when the 2011 season will start, but I have good news for Ravens fans (well, besides the Steelers losing to the Packers in the Super Bowl).
That's right, it's mock draft season, which means we'll be...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The Associated Press NFL All-Pro teams were announced Friday, and three Ravens players were named to the first team: outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and fullback Vonta Leach.
Suggs led the Ravens with 14 sacks in 2011, and...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work for a Monday afternoon, I will rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football Sunday (that's where the "first and 10" comes in). Here's how I rank them entering the...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Let's jump in the time machine and flash back in time to the early 2000s when Tom Cruise wasn't a known crazy person, "Freedom Fries" were an innovation in redneck culinary circles and men under the age of 40 wearing visors in public was considered to...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:30 PM
The timing is a little peculiar, but the Denver Broncos said adieu to former starting quarterback Kyle Orton on Tuesday. He had a good fantasy run under Josh McDaniels, but turnovers did him in with new coach John Fox.
Where will Orton wind up? We will...