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  • 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...
  • Preventing big passing plays, especially late in games, an issue for the Ravens defense

    Preventing big passing plays, especially late in games, an issue for the Ravens defense
    For much of the season, we have asked the Ravens about the need to generate more chunk passing plays down the field. Perhaps just as much of an emphasis should have been placed on the need to prevent them. Surprisingly, no defense has allowed more...
  • Five stats that stand out as the Ravens prepare to face the New England Patriots

    Five stats that stand out as the Ravens prepare to face the New England Patriots
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel highlights five stats that really mean something for the Ravens. Four -- kickers who have made a go-ahead field goal from 60-plus yards in the final minute of a game. Justin Tucker set a franchise record when he...
  • Ravens kicker Justin Tucker named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Ravens kicker Justin Tucker named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
    In an unsurprising choice, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance Monday night against the Detroit Lions. Tucker connected on a 61-yard game-winning field goal in the final minute of the...
  • Legatron is better than Megatron, trumpets Baltimore billboard

    Legatron is better than Megatron, trumpets Baltimore billboard
    Ravens fans giddy from Justin Tucker's stunning last-minute, third-longest game-winning field goal in the history of the NFL, got a treat while on the road today. Billboards along 95, 895 and I-83 proclaim "Legatron > Megatron" and "In Tucker we Trust" ...
  • Ravens' Justin Tucker gets his own ice-cream tribute flavor, the Legatron

    Ravens' Justin Tucker gets his own ice-cream tribute flavor, the Legatron
    The Hampden ice cream shop that gave us the Ray Rice Krispy Treat, the "Crunch Davis," (a tribute flavor to Orioles slugger Chris Davis), and "The Heisenberg," a farewell flavor in honor of "Breaking Bad," is back at it. The Charmery's latest limited-...
  • 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...
  • Joe Flacco wearing knee brace, participating in light practice

    Joe Flacco wearing knee brace, participating in light practice
    Although the Ravens left little doubt that quarterback Joe Flacco will line up Sunday against the New England Patriots despite an minor sprained left knee, he won’t do so without taking a precautionary measure. A magnetic resonance imaging exam...
  • Terrell Suggs taking quiet, measured approach to Patriots this week

    Terrell Suggs taking quiet, measured approach to Patriots this week
    The old Terrell Suggs would have pounced. He would have used the question as an opportunity to further his past platform that Tom Brady gets preferential treatment from the league, and as an opening to blast the New England Patriots quarterback who he...
  • After not lateraling his first interception, DeAngelo Tyson jokes he wasn't on 'Ed Reed list'

    After not lateraling his first interception, DeAngelo Tyson jokes he wasn't on 'Ed Reed list'
    Before his interception Monday night, the last time Ravens defensive lineman DeAngelo Tyson touched the football in an actual game happened on the junior varsity team in high school when he returned a blocked punt for a touchdown. When the native of...
  • 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...