| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
We knew the Ravens would be in the nickel a lot against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, who have a formidable trio of wide-outs in Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker and Wes Welker. They probably had to use it even more than expected as the Broncos went...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A week after Michael Huff struggled in a loss to the Denver Broncos, rookie Matt Elam, the team’s first-round pick in April’s NFL draft, replaced Huff as the starting free safety in Sunday’s 14-6 win over the Cleveland Browns.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Ravens 14, Browns 6
Strategy: Jim Caldwell is a strong proponent of the no-huddle, calling it on 33 of 71 offensive snaps as the shotgun formation was used 25 times. They were much more patient with the running game, grinding out yards and controlling...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:41 AM
With Ray Rice parked on the sideline in street clothes after suffering a hip injury last weekend, Bernard Pierce made his first NFL start Sunday against the Houston Texans. Predictably, it was his busiest afternoon to date.
Pierce was on the field for...
| 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 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Ravens outside linebackers Courtney Upshaw and Elvis Dumervil are working in tandem on the strong side, a division of labor where Upshaw primarily handles run-stopping duties and Dumervil concentrates on rushing the passer.
Both are listed as starters...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:22 AM
When the Ravens wrap up the preseason tonight against the St. Louis Rams, most, if not all, of their defensive starters won’t play a single snap. That’s OK, though. After an offseason overhaul that included the loss of two future Hall of...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:20 PM
ST. LOUIS — The Ravens’ starting offense and defense in the preseason finale against the St. Louis Rams on Thursday looked nothing like the units that will be on the field next week in the regular-season opener against the Denver Broncos....
| 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.