| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Ravens' roster remained heavy on wide receivers and precariously light on healthy tight ends as they got down to the limit of 53 players before a Saturday night NFL deadline.
Although the Ravens cut ties with disappointing wide receiver Tandon Doss,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Gino Gradkowski has been named the Ravens starting center, according to coach John Harbaugh.
Gradkowski was competing with A.Q. Shipley, a former Indianapolis Colts starter, for the job. Gradkowski was groomed last season as the successor to six-time...
| 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 27, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Ravens have a new cast of characters on their coverage teams in 2013, but in last week’s preseason loss, their punt coverage team experienced the kind of breakdown that plagued them during the playoffs in 2012.
In the first quarter of the loss...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees puts the film on during defensive meetings and encourages his fellow coaches not to speak. As the footage rolls, he wants to hear only the voices of his players.
Loud responses are welcome. Silence isn't. A wrong...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:03 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Tuesday's outdoor practice started at 2:30 p.m. and finished at 4:35 p.m. It was sunny with temperatures in the mid 80s. Players wore shells for a second straight practice.
WAY TO GO, DALLAS: Tight end Dallas Clark practiced with...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:11 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
77 -- The percentage of targets caught by Brandon Stokley when he lined up as a slot receiver last season.
Of all receivers who ran at...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:37 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Monday's outdoor practice started at 2:30 p.m. and wrapped up around 4:45 p.m. Temperatures were in the mid 80s, but the sun beating down on the practice fields made it feel much hotter. Players were in shells after practicing in full...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Ravens defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 44-16, in Thursday night’s preseason opener. While many of the starters played only a quarter, they were in there long enough for me to make a few observations about when and how certain players were...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:19 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...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:59 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Sunday's open practice at M&T Bank Stadium started at 5 p.m. and ended around 7:15. Approximately 25,000 fans attended. It was partially cloudy and temperatures were in the mid 80s. Players wore full pads for the second straight...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:27 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Saturday's outdoor practice started at 2:30 p.m. and ended around 5. It was sunny and temperatures were in the low 80s. Players were in full pads.
WRATH OF JOHN: Coach John Harbaugh was on the war path after his patience wore out...