| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In last week's installment of Fantasy Fodder, I cautioned you to not panic and trade away one of five notable early-season disappointments if your team was stuck in the cellar. I hope this past week was better for you.
This week, we're going to turn...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:54 PM
If the NFL lockout ends next week as expected, the Ravens' first hurry-up drill of the season will be orchestrated by the front office.
General manager Ozzie Newsome and other team officials will be cramming a typical four-month offseason into a matter...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:15 PM
I guess Ray Lewis was right when he said that crime in the AFC North would go up during the NFL lockout.
OK, that isn’t exactly what he said, but whatever. Four players from the division have been arrested in the past 10 days, pulling the AFC North...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I was invited to a VIP reception for the 2010 Ed Block Courage Award winners held at the Tremont Plaza Hotel last night, but I arrived an hour or so late because I was waiting for a phone call from Ken Rosenthal. When I finally arrived at the event,...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice was scheduled to become a free agent, but the team has placed the franchise tag on him in the hopes of working out a long-term deal with the Pro Bowl back. That’s a bummer for teams looking for an elite running back as...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Three weeks into free agency, the Ravens have retained starting linebacker Jameel McClain, added to their defensive back depth and upgraded their special teams. But one of their glaring offseason needs remains virtually untouched.
"We have to upgrade the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Well, that Brandon Jacobs to the Ravens' speculation didn't have much of a chance to heat up.
A day after Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that the former New York Giants running back is "definitely" on the team's list, Jacobs signed a deal with the San...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Anthony Allen’s first emotion was disappointment.
He had grown up idolizing Ricky Williams. As a high school running back from Florida, Allen watched Williams’ every move during his time with the Miami Dolphins. One of the best parts about...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Free agency began four weeks ago today (though after waiting days and days and days for the Ravens to make moves, it feels like it started four months ago). The Ravens lost three starters during the first week of free agency and a few reserves. But they...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 3:00 AM
After surrendering 109 yards to Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, the Ravens rush defense gets another difficult assignment in Cincinnati Bengals tailback Cedric Benson.
Benson’s 593 yards this season rank a modest 14th in the NFL,...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:06 PM
For seven years, Carson Palmer and Chad Ochocinco tormented the Ravens together.
Palmer, a two-time Pro Bowl quarterback, compiled a 9-4 record against the Ravens. Only once, in 2008, did the Ravens sweep the season series against the Cincinnati...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:01 PM
It wasn't the first time Dannell Ellerbe has trotted onto the field as a starter for the Ravens.
But when the inside linebacker scanned the field in the first series of Sunday's 31-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, it was almost surreal for Ellerbe...