| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Ravens 55, Raiders 20
Strategy: Dean Pees' unpredictable, innovative schemes were highlighted by lining up rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw at defensive tackle. And Pees' two-defensive-lineman, three-linebacker, six-defensive-back "dollar"...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:41 AM
As we await a week filled with speculation about Ben Roethlisberger’s playing status for Sunday’s AFC North showdown between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens, it’s pretty remarkable that the latest chapter in this rivalry...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 9:00 AM
The scouting combine and most pro day workouts have been completed, and with the NFL draft just a few weeks away, there has been a significant amount of shuffling in my third NFL mock draft of the offseason.
It all starts at the top, where a pair of...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The first round of the 2011 NFL draft takes place in New York City next Thursday with plenty of uncertainty and intrigue -- and indifference from some disenchanted fans -- as the football freeze unthaws for draft weekend.
It will be interesting to see...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 6:53 PM
The Ravens head to Kansas City and the land of barbecue for a playoff game Sunday, but they're entering the postseason far from cooking.
The Ravens' 13-7 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals failed to instill much confidence for the AFC's No. 5 seed,...
| Sep 19, 2010
| 5:18 PM
— Ray Lewis and the other conspiracy theorists blame the Ravens' 15-10 loss at the Cincinnati Bengals on two controversial penalties.
But the officials didn't take this AFC North game from the Ravens. Joe Flacco and the offense did.
| 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...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The NFL’s annual meat market has come and gone, leaving fans of watching grown men running around in spandex on an obstacle course channel-surfing for "American Gladiator" reruns.
Thanks to the non-stop coverage of the combine, we have a ton of...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The lockout is over, the NFL is back, training camps have kicked off and free agency has died down after a frantic few days. Now that we have had a chance to survey the NFL landscape, we know which players to watch in 2011 and we have a pretty good idea...
| Aug 7, 2011
GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Jay Gruden has his older brother's voice, and their eyes have the same steely glint. Jay is bigger, has darker hair and more of a twisted smile than a sinister Chucky grimace.
"Jon's more edgy, grouchier too. Meaner," said the...
| Aug 22, 2011
Yes, if you like touchbacks
No doubt the NFL had its heart in the right place when the owners decided to move the kickoff line up 5 yards and reduce the take-off distance for the kickoff coverage team. That should lead to...