| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Hardly anyone could blame Ray Rice if he got a little excited after learning Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie Doug Martin had rushed for 251 yards and scored four touchdowns in last Sunday’s 42-32 win against the Oakland Raiders – who are the...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Ten games into the season, Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce was struggling to find his way into the game plan. He had fewer than five carries in a game eight times and he didn’t touch the ball in an Oct. 21 loss to the...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Eyebrows were raised around the NFL when Ravens running back Ray Rice wasn't involved at all during the fourth quarter of a 23-20 loss Sunday night to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It was Rice who salvaged the Ravens' overtime win over the San Diego...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Bernard Pierce darted around linebackers all spring, displaying a burst and elusiveness the Ravens' running back hopes to reprise this fall.
"I'm not slow," said Pierce at the conclusion of the Ravens' offseason practices. "I can definitely run."...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
— Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco admits he's usually slow to remember the names of his new teammates, particularly the ones on defense. But there was something about the team's new veteran middle linebacker that stuck with Flacco almost immediately....
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The vision of Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce is clearer nowadays on the football field.
Following a more patient approach has paid dividends for Pierce, and the AFC North champion Ravens.
The third-round draft pick from Temple has emerged...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions after the Ravens' 55-20 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Andy in Hagerstown: It's hard to gauge what improvements the Ravens have actually made, as the Raiders are a...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 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....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:12 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 play the Oakland Raiders at M&T Bank Stadium. Thanks to Jerry McDonald, the Raiders beat writer for the Oakland Tribune and the...
| Aug 26, 2011
The Southeastern Conference must think it invented football. Winning five straight Bowl Championship Series titles, and seven out of the 13 played, can give you a superiority complex.
Never mind how much fortune, along with will and skill, was involved....
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:04 PM
NFL Team Report - Tampa Bay Buccaneers - INSIDE SLANT
Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith is unwavering in his support of wobbly quarterback Josh McCown.
One day after the Bucs' 56-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, Smith said McCown would start...