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  • Courtney Upshaw's challenges in childhood have made him grateful for his opportunities

    Courtney Upshaw's challenges in childhood have made him grateful for his opportunities
    Courtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arrived at the University of Alabama with little more than the clothes he was wearing. April 26,...
  • Ravens offseason primer -- pass rushers

    Ravens offseason primer -- pass rushers
    The NFL offseason heats up on Tuesday when the free agency period begins and the NFL draft will take place next month. In anticipation of those events, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will look at six key positions the Ravens might address in free agency...
  • Looking at defenders recently drafted by the Ravens

    Looking at defenders recently drafted by the Ravens
    The numbers aren’t pretty. Through six games, the Ravens are allowing nearly 400 total yards per game and rank near the bottom of the league in a handful of major categories. Sure, they have given up 19.7 points per game, 11th in the NFL, which...
  • NFL mock draft roundup: Who will the Ravens pick?

    NFL mock draft roundup: Who will the Ravens pick?
    Here is a roundup of which first-round draft prospects the Ravens are linked to in 2013 NFL mock drafts. --- ESPN’s Todd McShay had the Ravens taking Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o in his latest mock draft. “The questions about his...
  • Film study: Ravens vs. Redskins

    Film study: Ravens vs. Redskins
    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...
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions

    Ravens news, notes and opinions
    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...
  • Upshaw's weight issue and other Ravens news, notes and opinions

    Upshaw's weight issue and other Ravens news, notes and opinions
    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....
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens loss and Broncos win

    Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens loss and Broncos win
    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...
  • Ravens decided they couldn't let go of Sergio Kindle's pass-rushing ability

    Ravens decided they couldn't let go of Sergio Kindle's pass-rushing ability
    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...
  • Five Ravens stats that stand out from Week 16

    Five Ravens stats that stand out from Week 16
    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...
  • Ravens defense puts the pressure on Eli Manning

    Ravens defense puts the pressure on Eli Manning
    Flustered, harassed and repeatedly knocked to the ground by a relentless Ravens defense, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning couldn't get his bearings Sunday. Defensive coordinator Dean Pees stuck with an aggressive approach, blitzing defenders...
  • Film study: Ravens vs. Bengals

    Film study: Ravens vs. Bengals
    Ravens 33, Giants 14Ravens 33, Giants 14 Strategy: Offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell finally put his creative stamp on the offense, orchestrating season highs with 533 yards of total offense and 224 rushing yards. That included an option pitchout...