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  • Catching Up With . . . former NFL defensive lineman Roger Brown

    Catching Up With . . . former NFL defensive lineman Roger Brown
    That one of the largest pro football players of his era now owns three restaurants isn't surprising. But how did Roger Brown shed 50 pounds doing it? "My goal now is to sell the food, not eat it," said Brown, 76, who played at Maryland State before...
  • Elvis Dumervil still sidelined from practice but hopes to return Friday

    Elvis Dumervil still sidelined from practice but hopes to return Friday
    Strong-side linebacker Elvis Dumervil was the lone Raven not practicing today as the team continued its preparations for Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Dumervil has not practiced since hurting his left ankle in the Ravens'...
  • Baltimore Sun staff picks for the Ravens-Lions game

    Baltimore Sun staff picks for the Ravens-Lions game
    The Baltimore Sun's experts make their predictions for the Week 15 game between the Ravens and Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Monique Jones Ravens 27, Lions 24 Snow won't be a factor this week, which should give the Ravens a chance to see their...
  • Calvin Johnson prepared to show Matt Elam his 'old-man strength'

    Calvin Johnson prepared to show Matt Elam his 'old-man strength'
    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson certainly doesn’t need any extra motivation. But a day after Ravens’ rookie Matt Elam called him “old,” the 28-year-old couldn’t help but have a little bit of fun at the rookie...
  • Eugene Monroe is giving the Ravens steady contributions on the offensive line

    Eugene Monroe is giving the Ravens steady contributions on the offensive line
    Growing up in Plainfield, N.J., Ravens left offensive tackle Eugene Monroe would rise at dawn whenever his father was heading out for his latest contractor job. As the youngest of 10 brothers and five sisters, Monroe quickly became accustomed to the...
  • Elvis Dumervil returns to practice from ankle injury

    Elvis Dumervil returns to practice from ankle injury
    Ravens strong-side outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil returned to practice Friday and appears primed to play Monday night against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Including Dumervil, every player was present at practice Friday. Dumervil missed the...
  • As Ravens continue playoff chase, defense knows it must catch up in fourth quarter

    As Ravens continue playoff chase, defense knows it must catch up in fourth quarter
    Amid a blur of confusion and botched tackles, the Ravens' defense was exposed late in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. The timing and nature of the breakdowns that led to two touchdowns in the final minutes of the Ravens' 29-26...
  • Elvis Dumervil practices for second consecutive day, could provide boost to pass rush

    Ravens strong-side outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil's bruised, sprained ankle is cooperating well enough that he's practicing for the second consecutive day. It's an encouraging sign for Dumervil, who returned to practice on a limited basis Friday....
  • Ravens' Ray Rice diplomatic in his comments about Lions' Suh, Fairley

    Ravens' Ray Rice diplomatic in his comments about Lions' Suh, Fairley
    Ravens running back Ray Rice was diplomatic when asked about the Detroit Lions' reputation for being dirty, a charge most often leveled at defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Rice carefully avoided any verbal missteps. He wasn’t about to provide any...
  • Elvis Dumervil practices for second consecutive day, still questionable vs. Lions

    Elvis Dumervil practices for second consecutive day, still questionable vs. Lions
    Ravens strong-side outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil's bruised and sprained left ankle has cooperated well enough that he practiced for the past two days on a limited basis. It's an encouraging sign for Dumervil heading into Monday night’s game...
  • Scouting report: Breaking down the Ravens vs. the Detroit Lions

    Scouting report: Breaking down the Ravens vs. the Detroit Lions
    RUSHING GAME 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...
  • To stop 'Megatron,' Jimmy Smith needs to continue transformation into elite corner

    To stop 'Megatron,' Jimmy Smith needs to continue transformation into elite corner
    The Ravens had matchups like this in mind when they poked and prodded Jimmy Smith in the months leading up to the 2011 NFL draft. At 6 feet 2, Smith had the height to jostle for jump balls with a leaper like A.J. Green. Having pumped out 24 reps of...