| Nov 14, 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 coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Ravens 55, Raiders 20
Strategy: Dean Pees' unpredictable, innovative schemes were highlighted by lining up rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw at defensive tackle. And Pees' two-defensive-lineman, three-linebacker, six-defensive-back "dollar"...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Though neither played in the 55-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, defensive starters Haloti Ngata and Pernell McPhee were on the practice field Wednesday as the Ravens continued preparations for their AFC North showdown with the Pittsburgh...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:36 PM
The Ravens confirmed Thursday that starting right guard Marshal Yanda returned to practice. Yanda, a Pro Bowler last year, participated on a limited basis after sitting out Wednesday’s session because of an injured ankle.
Nose tackle Terrence...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Despite declaring that he's 100 percent recovered from his right knee and right thigh injuries a day earlier, Ravens defensive end Pernell McPhee is officially listed as doubtful on the injury report.
The Ravens' starting left end didn't practice today,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Since we are four weeks into the NFL season, I figured now would be a great time to take a look at the snap counts for the 53 men on the Ravens roster to see which trends are developing. To do this, I relied on stats from Pro Football Focus. It’s...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens’ previous game and that of their next opponent.
Ravens 23, Browns 16
Strategy: The Ravens’ no-huddle remained in vogue. It was employed on 49 of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:49 AM
With a 3-1 record, the Ravens are tied with the Cincinnati Bengals for first place in the AFC North and are generally near the top of many power rankings out there on the Internet. They are also at the top of the list when it comes to penalties.
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:20 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Behind quarterback Joe Flacco and a multidimensional group of receivers highlighted by Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith, the Ravens are averaging 310.3 passing yards per game, the fourth-highest total in the NFL. Six players have...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Ravens 9, Chiefs 6
Strategy: The trend of offensive coordinator Cam Cameron reducing usage of the no-huddle in...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Paul Kruger may have enjoyed his best game last Sunday in the Ravens’ 9-6 win against the Kansas City Chiefs. But that doesn’t mean that he’s satisfied.
The outside linebacker finished with five tackles, including three for losses. He...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:19 PM
— Standing in the Houston Texans' backfield with his arms raised toward the sky, Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs celebrated after slamming quarterback Matt Schaub to the ground.
It was the exclamation point of Suggs' surprisingly speedy...