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  • Could the franchise tag, if used, be far more expensive than expected for Dennis Pitta?

    Could the franchise tag, if used, be far more expensive than expected for Dennis Pitta?
    An interesting and expensive wrinkle may unfold involving Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta and the cost of a potential franchise tag for him. Should the Ravens designate Pitta as their franchise player to avoid him becoming an unrestricted free agent, it...
  • Finding the right wide receiver will be the Ravens' focus this offseason

    Finding the right wide receiver will be the Ravens' focus this offseason
    The Ravens know they need another wide receiver and they already know the exact type of playmaker they covet, not that they wanted to go into specifics with the Baltimore media during last week's season-ending news conference. But general manager...
  • Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta takes impressive path to recovery from hip injury

    Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta takes impressive path to recovery from hip injury
    Each time the ambulance hit a pothole, Dennis Pitta experienced a new level of agony. There were so many things on his mind. Was his season over? Was his career in jeopardy? How was his wife? Serious reflection, though, would have to wait. The pain...
  • Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam overcomes slow start

    Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam overcomes slow start
    The final word belongs to Ravens rookie free safety Matt Elam. Following a week where he created unwanted headlines when he called Detroit Lions star Calvin Johnson "pretty old," Elam intercepted a Matthew Stafford pass in the final minute to preserve...
  • Running it back: Tucker is Ravens' MVP, Smith unplugs Megatron and more from Monday night's win

    Running it back: Tucker is Ravens' MVP, Smith unplugs Megatron and more from Monday night's win
    This would have sounded crazy a month ago, but as of this morning, the Ravens are two wins away from their third straight AFC North title. They have turned the season around because Joe Flacco has found his groove, his supporting cast has picked up its...
  • Ravens snap count observations from Monday night's win over the Detroit Lions

    Ravens snap count observations from Monday night's win over the Detroit Lions
    Fullback Vonta Leach was an afterthought during Monday night’s 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions. Leach has seen his playing time dwindle over the past two months, but his three snaps on offense against the Lions were his fewest since the Week 9...
  • Ravens are going to need touchdowns if they want to extend their season

    Ravens are going to need touchdowns if they want to extend their season
    It would appear the Ravens are heading into trouble because they struggle scoring touchdowns inside the red zone. The latest display came Monday night when the Ravens had to settle for six field goals from Justin Tucker to defeat the Detroit Lions, 18-16....
  • Looking back at the Ravens' 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions

    Looking back at the Ravens' 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions
    Ravens 18, Lions 16 STRATEGY: The Ravens broke character defensively, deploying cornerback Jimmy Smith to match up in press coverage against Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson. He was primarily responsible for limiting Johnson to six receptions for...
  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston
    Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to sports@baltimoresun.com. Here are this week's questions and answers: I thought that it was curious how...
  • Who's picking the Ravens to beat the New England Patriots?

    Who's picking the Ravens to beat the New England Patriots?
    A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and New England Patriots. * Vinnie Iyer at the Sporting News says the Ravens will beat the Patriots, 24-20. The Ravens swept the Patriots last season, including their impressive...
  • Patriots coach Bill Belichick praises Ravens TE Dennis Pitta

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick praises Ravens TE Dennis Pitta
    When the Ravens beat the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game in January, tight end Dennis Pitta played a prominent role. Pitta caught five passes for 55 yards, including a 5-yard catch from quarterback Joe Flacco for a go-ahead touchdown...
  • Dennis Pitta hoping to get more involved against Patriots after quiet game in Detroit

    Dennis Pitta hoping to get more involved against Patriots after quiet game in Detroit
    Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta became a relative afterthought in the passing game Monday night, a situation triggered by how the Detroit Lions devoted defensive resources to contain him. Pitta was only targeted four times and caught two passes for 24...