| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:01 PM
RAVENS: A beleaguered Ravens running game took baby steps last week, gaining 97 total yards and averaging 3.6 yards per carry. Though he had pedestrian numbers, Ray Rice ran hard and also was a threat out of the backfield with five...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:45 AM
In eager anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Detroit Lions.
The Ravens will make their only...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:10 PM
There isn't any word yet on whether the 49ers intend to stick with kicker David Akers for the Super Bowl. However, it's clear that they can't turn to Billy Cundiff again if they opt for a change.
League rules stipulate that players cut during the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:00 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....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Ravens 28, Patriots 13
Strategy: The Ravens' winning equation in the AFC championship was provided by fast-paced no-huddle, shotgun concepts and enough runs to keep the Patriots honest. Play-action was effective, particularly in the second half when Joe...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Here is what other news outlets are saying about the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl XLVII today.
--- Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports writes that Ed Reed has been overshadowed by Ray Lewis' last hurrah.
“Within the NFL, even as much as Ray...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:27 PM
In this town, it remains a sepia-toned nightmare: Billy Cundiff's 32-yard field-goal attempt in the chill of Gillette Stadium drifting left, left, left — so far left you thought it would smack one of the cheerleaders.
Cundiff has never recovered...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
To some Ravens fans, the thought of Billy Cundiff continuing to be the team’s kicker – after he hooked wide left a 32-yard attempt in January’s 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFCchampionship game – was an unappealing...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend:
1. Peyton Manning is back.
The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors.
In his first...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Of the 53 players on the Ravens' active roster, only four have been to a Super Bowl. And only one was there last year.
James Ihedigbo was a starting safety for New England, and as the Ravens spent last week gearing up for meeting the San Francisco 49ers...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 8:12 AM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
Sunday's Super Bowl
Ravens vs. 49ers
Championship week: 1-1
Ravens 27, 49ers 20
I'm not picking...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The Harbaugh brothers always shared a bedroom growing up.
Now, their football teams are dividing up usage of the New Orleans Saints' practice facility.
After the Ravens expressed concerns about the hard surface of an artificial turf practice field...