| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Steelers 23, Ravens 20
Strategy: The Ravens aggressively tried to strike deep, but were largely inefficient. Wide receiver Torrey Smith was targeted eight times, but only generated three catches for 31 yards. They wavered between a smash-mouth...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:28 AM
The Ravens don’t use injuries as an excuse, and nor should their fans. However, it is pretty amazing to look at how hard their defense has been hit this season. It’s hardly the only reason, but it has to be considered when discussing why...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:00 AM
You at least have to give young outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw some credit in acknowledging that he’s fighting weight issues and “it’s not a good look” to come into the various minicamps for a second straight year out of shape....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Ravens 28, Redskins 31
Strategy: In his last day on the job before being fired Monday morning after five years in Baltimore, offensive coordinator Cam Cameron called one of his more effective games even though mounting behind-the-scenes discord...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In the days leading up to Friday’s final cutdown, third-year linebacker Sergio Kindle was viewed as the highest-profile Raven on the roster bubble.
But Kindle survived the final round of cuts for one main reason: his ability to get after the...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
133 -- the number of Peyton Manning’s 204 passing yards on Sunday that came after play-action fakes.
For the first three quarters of...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:25 AM
When the six-game suspension of Denver Broncos star outside linebacker Von Miller for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy became official Tuesday, one of the first questions posed to executive vice president of football operations John Elway was if...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:28 PM
The central traits of the Ravens' revamped defense were on display to a degree during a preseason win Thursday night over the Atlanta Falcons when outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil repeatedly hit and hurried quarterback Matt Ryan.
With the Ravens...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh challenged Courtney Upshaw to get in much better shape and upgrade his eating habits after a difficult offseason during which the outside linebacker’s weight increased to 295 pounds.
Upshaw apparently received the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Pro Bowl kick returner Jacoby Jones' initial failure to pass the Ravens' mandatory conditioning test put him under unwelcome scrutiny.
Many wondered around the NFL what was amiss with the "Dancing With the Stars" third-place contestant.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw dropped roughly 20 pounds over the summer after tipping the scales at 295 pounds in June.
Upshaw attributed that weight gain to missing workouts while dealing with personal issues in his home state of Alabama.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:07 PM
John Harbaugh updated the status of a couple of Ravens players after Wednesday’s practice.
The coach said Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda is on track in his recovery after offseason shoulder surgery. Yanda hasn’t yet participated in a full-...