| 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...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 2:10 PM
No one would confuse Andrew Luck with the Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III, the Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton or the Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson – three quarterbacks who finished the regular season at the top of the NFL...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:03 AM
Days after the deadly Sandy Hook school shooting, the tragedy is still dominating news sites, social media and search traffic. The coverage is splintering a bit, but major trends include: last night's emotional speech by President Obama, the Westboro...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Los Angeles Times
Colin Kaepernick and Greg McElroy should be the starters.
It's not as if 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh can keep flipping back and forth between Kaepernick and Alex Smith and expect those psyches to stay...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Unless you are a football junkie, you probably don’t know or don’t care that the Kansas City Chiefs hired Chris Ault, the man who invented the Pistol offense and coached Colin Kaepernick at Nevada, to a consulting gig.
But it might...
| 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....
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Washington Redskins dynamic rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III orchestrates a fast-break, hybrid offense in a manner akin to a skilled maestro.
Griffin has thrived in the pistol formation, an imaginative offense that is a cross between the shotgun...
| 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...
| 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....