| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Three Sundays ago, during the New England Patriots' football game against the Cleveland Browns, the collective heart of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., stopped: In the middle of the third quarter, after tight end Rob Gronkowski caught a pass for...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith may well be the beneficiary of the NFL’s efforts to crack down on
certain hits, but that doesn’t mean he necessarily agrees with everything the league is doing. In fact, he called the $42,000 fine given to his...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Ravens rookie free safety Matt Elam has only played six games in the NFL, but he is already aware of the split-second dilemma that defenders face while converging on pass-catchers in the open field and taking aim at target areas some feel are shrinking by...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:57 AM
After two days of being aggressively recruited by the Houston Texans, veteran free safety Ed Reed left Texas on Friday afternoon without agreeing to terms as he returned to his home in Atlanta.
In what remains a fluid situation with the two sides...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 7:39 PM
The Ravens responded to the New York Jets' rhetoric with resiliency.
Overcoming turnovers and capitalizing on penalties, the Ravens wrestled out a season-opening 10-9 victory over the Jets before 78,127 at New Meadowlands Stadium.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Assuming you are in a six- or eight-team league -- and not one of those screwy leagues that ends in Week 17 -- the fantasy football playoffs have arrived. If your team made the playoffs, give yourself a loud slap on the back.
(If your team did not make...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:15 PM
When Jamaal Charles tore his ACL on Sunday, any hopes the Kansas City Chiefs had of making it back to the NFL playoffs were shredded. The season-ending injury to Charles, a top-five pick in most fantasy leagues, is also a devastating blow to fantasy...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 9:00 AM
RAVENS RUN OFFENSE VS. JETS RUN DEFENSE: The Jets have spent the days leading up to the game answering questions about what has happened to their run defense. Unable to set the edge and deal with the Oakland Raiders’ speed last week, they were...
| Oct 2, 2011
Santonio Holmes had just one catch last Sunday and three the week before that, but if you are worried that the Ravens might overlook the New York Jets' speedy wide receiver Sunday night, you obviously have a selective memory.
Ravens defensive coordinator...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:00 AM
The New York Jets’ wide receiving corps boasts a speedster in Santonio Holmes, a red-zone target in Plaxico Burress and a technician in Derrick Mason.
But none of those guys leads the Jets in receiving.
That honor goes to tight end Dustin Keller,...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 10:18 PM
Facing their outspoken former defensive coordinator in primetime, the Ravens defense delivered a dominant performance in a 34-17 victory that, believe it or not, made Rex Ryan sound subdued as he tackled tough questions at his post-game press conference....
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Desperation might be setting in inside your fantasy locker room if your squad is 1-3 or 0-4 at the quarter pole, especially if you’re in a cutthroat league where only four or six teams make it into the playoffs. We have enough data to see that...