| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Not often have the Ravens, who reveled in wreaking havoc with their pass rush under former defensive coordinators like Rex Ryan and Chuck Pagano, gotten close enough to the quarterback to create chaos inside the pocket this season. Their current...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Ravens defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 44-16, in Thursday night’s preseason opener. While many of the starters played only a quarter, they were in there long enough for me to make a few observations about when and how certain players were...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Ravens 13, Steelers 10
Strategy: Cam Cameron tried a rock 'em sock 'em approach to keep the Steelers honest and make them respect play-action, but Ray Rice was stonewalled by an aggressive, top-ranked defense. The Ravens didn't try to run in short-...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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...
| 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....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:48 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 7:25 PM
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...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:23 PM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:46 PM
Ravens rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw won his second consecutive championship in football games played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
After winning the BCS national title a year ago at Alabama with a win over LSU, the second-round draft pick...