| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Pernell McPhee’s participation in his third consecutive day of practice Friday is a positive sign for the Ravens’ second-best sack artist from a year ago. But after knee surgery shelved him for the team’s mandatory minicamp in June and...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
When Cory Redding left the Ravens to join former defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano with the Indianapolis Colts, conventional wisdom suggested that Pernell McPhee and Arthur Jones would be competing for the right to be the starting defensive end.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Ravens lost two defensive starters in outside linebacker Jarret Johnson and defensive end Cory Redding and will be without outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, a five-time Pro Bowler and the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, for a good portion...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Convinced that maintaining his mobility is the key to remaining a force at age 37, Ravens All-Pro middle linebacker Ray Lewis dieted and exercised his way down to his lightest weight since he was a rookie.
Down to roughly 235 pounds after playing as...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The Ravens have been ranked in the top 10 against the run in 12 of the last 13 years and in the top five for six consecutive seasons. But with the unit losing a pair of outside linebackers in Terrell Suggs (torn right Achilles tendon) and Jarret Johnson...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Pernell McPhee wanted to become more of a run-stuffing presence.
So, the Ravens' starting left defensive end has bulked up to 290 pounds after playing roughly 10 pounds lighter as a rookie last year.
And McPhee is confident that he hasn't sacrificed...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:48 PM
In a 5-minute span during the Ravens' season-opening 44-13 rout of the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, safety Ed Reed intercepted an errant pass from Andy Dalton and returned it 34 yards for a touchdown.
Ray Lewis sacked Dalton and forced a fumble that...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Terrell Suggs took down a quarterback 14 times in 2011 as the Ravens ranked near the top of the NFL in most major defensive categories. The 2011 NFL Defensive Player of the Year wasn't exactly flying solo as he reached a career-high in sacks, but whenever...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
I love mocking, which is why I have produced five first-round mock drafts in the past two months (and it’s why I have greeted your criticism of said mock drafts with an aw-shucks shrug of the shoulders). In my latest first-round mock, which was...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Accustomed to bullying offenses with punishing hits and intimidating words, a traditionally stingy Ravens defense is suddenly vulnerable.
The fear factor seems to have vanished for a unit that has regressed since last season.
Heading into a pivotal game...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The final day of the draft will begin at noon today and it won't be long before the Ravens are on the clock.
By virtue of their Day One trade with the Minnesota Vikings, the Ravens will have the third overall selection in the fourth round (98 overall),...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Four years ago, when Jameel McClain was in his rookie season with the Ravens, the undrafted free agent out of Syracuse first made his presence felt as a situational pass rusher. The gritty linebacker only had 16 tackles in 2008, but he recorded 2.5...