| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:10 AM
As Ron Jaworski’s annual list of the top quarterbacks in the NFL winds down, we are still waiting for him to reveal the ranking of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. Here’s what we do know: Flacco is in Jaworski’s top five.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:04 AM
This time a year ago, Joe Flacco was still viewed as a quarterback who couldn't get his team to the Super Bowl. He was still playing for a big contract after betting on himself by declining the Ravens' initial offers.
He was still waiting for the Ravens...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:45 AM
In eager 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 Detroit Lions.
The Ravens will make their only...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:50 PM
With his season on the line and the careers of some of his Ravens teammates hanging in the balance, Joe Flacco stepped up in the pocket, swiveled his hips, uncorked his 6-foot-6 frame and launched the football.
Denver Broncos safety Rahim Moore...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
If you got Sunday’s paper delivered to your doorstep or you checked our website over the weekend, hopefully you read my story on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and why he has one of the NFL’s strongest arms.
I spoke with some insightful men...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:24 PM
I clicked onto the Ravens website this morning and saw “Flacco vs. Big Ben” splashed across my screen.
With the NFL draft now behind us and not much going on in the next couple of months, it looks like we are now in the compare-and-...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The Ravens were several hours into trying to recruit Ben Grubbs' potential replacement when they learned Thursday morning that their Pro Bowl left guard had reached a long-term agreementon with the New Orleans Saints.
Team officials knew his departure...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Early in training camp, when Joe Flacco had his full arsenal of weapons at his disposal, the Ravens quarterback often gave the Baltimore defense fits in daily red-zone drills. He stood tall in the pocket and lasered touchdown passes between defenders, who...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:50 AM
While working on Thursday’s article on Lardarius Webb, I talked to the Ravens cornerback’s coach at Nicholls State. Jeremy Atwell was the linebackers coach for the Colonels before getting promoted to defensive coordinator during Webb’s...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:18 AM
When Matt Stover first joined the Cleveland Browns in 1991, he didn't regard football as his permanent vocation.
"It wasn't a means to an end for me," Stover said in a telephone interview.
So, Stover, 44, spent his first three years with the Browns...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This week, each of the 32 NFL teams will start their seasons with renewed hope and dozens of reasons -- real or imagined -- to believe that they will be the ones leaving their sweaty fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. But let&...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:52 PM
The Ravens were ready to break the team huddle to start practice recently when Joe Flacco took off his helmet and his teammates erupted in laughter.
"The guy was wearing a [skull] cap," wide receiver Torrey Smith said. "You know, the thing that Ray Lewis...