| Dec 4, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis, who suffered a toe injury on his right foot in Week 10, was inactive Sunday. But his absence was mitigated by the play of Dannell Ellerbe, who made seven tackles in his return to the field after missing the Thanksgiving...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:30 PM
It was one of the few times all afternoon a Cleveland Browns player had the football with space and blockers in front of him.
On the Browns' second drive of the game, running back Chris Ogbonnaya caught Colt McCoy's screen pass and had an offensive...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:45 AM
In Sunday night’s 24-10 win over the Cleveland Browns, Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith once again flashed the natural ability that tantalized the team before April's NFL draft. But the first-round pick also made a rookie mistake, getting crossed up in...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The Ravens are a veteran group led by some of the NFL’s more experienced players and coaches.
But the team has been bolstered by the play of its rookie class. Wide receiver Torrey Smith, a second-round pick, leads the offense in receiving...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 12:41 AM
1. Chuck Pagano's done such a nice job this year, it might be hard to keep him in Baltimore in 2012. But if the Ravens make a deep run in the playoffs, he's going to be a hot candidate for a number of head coaching positions. And he deserves to be....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:31 AM
Before the opening kickoff Sunday night, the Ravens knew that the Tennessee Titans and New York Jets had both lost earlier in the day, meaning that for a franchise-record fourth consecutive year, the Ravens were going to the playoffs.
But that's never...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 9:25 PM
I figured Sunday night’s road game in San Diego would challenge the Ravens. But, I didn’t expect them to lay an egg like they did against the Chargers, who continued their December dominance with a 34-14 win over the Ravens. The Ravens now...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 9:36 PM
A day after a humbling 34-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers knocked the Ravens off their perch atop the AFC North, they are back in the lead — for now, at least — after the Pittsburgh Steelers lost to the San Francisco 49ers, 20-3, on Monday...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:42 PM
If you only look at the statistics from the Ravens' 34-14 loss to the Chargers on Sunday night, you could easily surmise that the team had trouble protecting Joe Flacco. Baltimore's fourth-year quarterback was sacked five times, and three of those were at...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Despite appearing to run and cut well on the injured toe on his left foot, cornerback Lardarius Webb was replaced by rookie Jimmy Smith as a starter in the Ravens’ eventual 34-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, that...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 3:30 PM
There was a time, years ago, when Ravens running back Anthony Allen and his father, Amos, had a regular ritual. They'd close up the martial arts studio where Amos was an instructor, and they'd head to Winn Dixie.
The Winn Dixies in Tampa, Fla., where...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Disappointment and frustration might have been appropriate words to describe the emotions reverberating through the Ravens defense in the aftermath of Sunday night's 20-point loss to the San Diego Chargers.
Cory Redding had a different term in mind....