| Jan 20, 2013
| 7:13 PM
The story sounds almost preposterous — two sons of a lifelong football coach reach the highest level of the profession they inherited from dad and face each other in the biggest game on the planet.
But that's exactly what will happen in two weeks...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:39 PM
The NFC-champion San Francisco 49ers arrived in town Sunday night a full week ahead of their Feb. 3 matchup with the Ravens, vowing to enjoy the experience but not get caught up in the Super Bowl XLVII hype.
"What we've done — and it's been...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Imagine the football field as a chess board, its synthetic green grass replaced with two-toned squares.
Picture wideouts as rooks rocketing up and down the edges of the board and backs as bishops slashing through a front line of pawns. Tight ends and...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Lost amid most of the talk about the Ravens’ overhaul of their Super Bowl-winning defense is the fact that during the regular season, last year’s group was serviceable on its best days and extremely vulnerable on its worst.
| May 29, 2013
| 11:45 AM
In the wake of Michael Crabtree tearing his Achilles tendon, the San Francisco 49ers' trade for former Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin became an even more pivotal acquisition.
Without Boldin, who was unloaded to the 49ers in exchange for a sixth-...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The ascending pass-rushing skills of outside linebacker Paul Kruger have probably made him a luxury the Ravens can't afford to retain.
The unrestricted free agent is coming off a career breakthrough season with nine sacks during the regular season and...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:21 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The Ravens' quest for a franchise quarterback finally ended when Joe Flacco capped a stellar postseason by engineering a Super Bowl victory.
Now, a championship and Flacco's unresolved contract as a pending unrestricted free agent...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Veteran free safety Ed Reed has been a constant presence in the NFL for nearly a dozen years, instinctively patrolling the Ravens' secondary and baiting quarterbacks into miscues.
Although he's not here at the NFL scouting combine, Reed's name was...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:06 AM
While the Ravens front office contemplates Joe Flacco’s agent’s insistence that his client should be the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL, Flacco’s teammates have a pretty good idea of where Flacco stands with the rest of his peers....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Quarterback Dennis Dixon, who spent this past season on the Ravens' practice squad, has signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, the team and his agent announced this afternoon. The much-anticipated move reunites Dixon with Eagles coach Chip...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at the challenge of defending Colin Kaepernick and the pistol offense.
In their stunning run to Super Bowl...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:22 AM
The San Francisco 49ers arrived in New Orleans last night, and if their first media availability of the week was any indication, the Ravens shouldn’t expect any bulletin-board material leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII.