| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Much of the Ravens-related national discussion this week has centered on the incident involving Mike Tomlin on the sideline Thanksgiving night. Since we've already got every angle of that covered, here's a look at some other items national media outlets...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Ravens 30, Texans 9
Strategy: Jim Caldwell tried establishing the Ravens' ground game without much success, attempting 31 carries for 75 yards and one touchdown with Ray Rice sidelined with a hip injury. They were picky about passes, opting mostly for...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Whichever direction Buffalo Bills running backs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller chose on Sunday, they left behind a trail of cleat marks and fallen defenders as they mercilessly pounded the football against the Ravens' traditionally stout defense....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:55 AM
After sitting out last week's win over the Houston Texans with a hip injury, the first game he had missed since his rookie season, running back Ray Rice was listed as questionable heading into Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. Not only did...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Ravens’ recommitment to the running game during Sunday’s 26-23 victory over the Miami Dolphins wasn’t reflected in their 3.3 yards-per-carry average, the simplest way to measure rushing efficiency.
But other numbers tell the story,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The Ravens were shorthanded at wide receiver during Sunday’s 26-23 win over the Miami Dolphins. They released Brandon Stokley on Saturday and Jacoby Jones and Marlon Brown were scratched before the game, which meant the Ravens had to get through the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
After fielding a few questions about whether Terrell Suggs is playing better than he ever has and another about the effect that Elvis Dumervil has had on his pass rush, defensive coordinator Dean Pees wanted to make sure Baltimore media and Ravens fans...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Ravens 26, Dolphins 23
STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell recognized a need for a more balanced, methodical approach, calling a season-high 40 runs for 133 yards. Torrey Smith, Ray Rice and Deonte Thompson were targeted on 24 of 32...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Ravens middle linebacker Daryl Smith takes a rapid-fire inventory prior to every snap, diagnosing the offense's nuances, formations and personnel while barking out defensive signals.
Tapping his feet with excess energy and pointing his fingers to make...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Broncos 49, Ravens 27
Strategy: During a blowout loss to the Broncos, offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell tried to get quarterback Joe Flacco into a rhythm with new targets, running the shotgun on 62 of 87 snaps while mixing in 24 no-huddle plays. A...
| 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...