| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:12 AM
On the first night of the NFL draft in early May, the Ravens will be in an unfamiliar position.
Accustomed to picking late in the first round during an impressive run of five consecutive postseason appearances, they will have a selection inside the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:16 AM
In about a four hour span Sunday, the Denver Broncos went from offensive juggernaut to overmatched and overwhelmed against a swarming Seattle Seahawks defense that is among the best in recent memory.
The Broncos are better than the team that barely...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
7.0 -- yards per attempt allowed by cornerback Jimmy Smith in his career, according to Pro Football Focus.
As I wrote yesterday, the Ravens...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:56 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: What will quarterback Joe Flacco do for an encore? A week after lighting up the Cincinnati Bengals in one of the best performances of his career, Flacco brings the Ravens' suddenly explosive offense to Lincoln Financial Field, a short...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In 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 Denver Broncos.
On Sept. 5, the wait will be over. The...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It was an especially quiet day for the Ravens' passing game in general Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs with no touchdowns passes and one interception for quarterback Joe Flacco during a 9-6 victory at Arrowhead Stadium.
It marked a season worst for...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Given all the glorious memories, the individual accolades, the passion he has exuded, and his significance to his team, his city and the game he has sacrificed his body and long-term health for since joining the Ravens in 1996, it’s understandable...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Former Ravens starting cornerback Cary Williams' three-year $17 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles includes a $5 million signing bonus.
Williams' deal has a maximum value of $19 million, which he can be paid if he triggers $2 million in...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:50 PM
A few hours ago, I sat down and watched a replay of Sunday’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns for a new feature from my colleague, Aaron Wilson, and me that will debut in Wednesday’s paper. I came away very...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Sunday, the Ravens travel to Philly to take on the 1-0 Eagles, so naturally I would chat with Sheil Kapadia, a former Baltimore Sun staffer who...
| Sep 11, 2011
Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint?
That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season.
A few of the others:
Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 8:31 PM
— In a performance befitting their dismal, error- and injury-filled campaign, the Washington Redskins stumbled their way through a 34-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in their final game of the season Sunday.
Rex Grossman kept team and individual...