| Nov 22, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down gravy and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Remember this name: Tyler Palko, if only for a moment. For anyone out there who still yearns for the days of Troy Smith or who still thinks Tyrod Taylor ought to get a shot at quarterbacking the Ravens (Seriously, does anyone still believe that?) let...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:57 PM
With little salary cap room and other priorities, the Ravens knew that they’d lose several key contributors from the team that beat the San Francisco 49ers last month to win Super Bowl XLVII. Their first free
agent defection came less than an hour...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:37 AM
You know how you wake up on Sunday morning and enjoy the challenge of trying to complete the crossword puzzle or the Sudoku in the newspaper? That’s how NFL defensive coordinators and coaches when they wake up in the morning feel about the read-...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
For Baltimore sports fans, now is the early spring of our discontent.
Could it really be that just six weeks ago, we were living in sports fandom ecstasy? The Baltimore Ravens were parading down Pratt Street hoisting a Vince Lombardi Trophy, having won...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Ed Reed era is officially over in Baltimore, though the safety will always be considered one of the greatest Ravens players of all-time -- and arguably the most entertaining, as my colleague Childs Walker wrote today.
In this excellent piece on...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 2:10 PM
A bidding war is expected to unfold between the Cleveland Browns and the Indianapolis Colts for Ravens outside linebacker Paul Kruger, according to league sources with knowledge of the situation.
The Browns have been particularly aggressive in...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:03 PM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
49ers at Falcons
Ravens at Patriots
Last week: 2-2
49ers 27, Falcons 21:...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:57 AM
After two days of being aggressively recruited by the Houston Texans, veteran free safety Ed Reed left Texas on Friday afternoon without agreeing to terms as he returned to his home in Atlanta.
In what remains a fluid situation with the two sides...
| 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...