| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Bears 23, Ravens 20, OT
STRATEGY: Embracing a smash-mouth approach due to extremely sloppy field conditions, the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The Ravens were without the services of Pro Bowl defensive lineman Haloti Ngata during Sunday’s 23-20 overtime loss to the Chicago Bears. Ngata injured his left knee in last week’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. He finished that game but was...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:47 PM
A few weeks ago there was laughter around the NFL because the primetime game Thanksgiving Day featured two losing teams: the Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers. But now, there is a renewed excitement.
Both teams have losing records at 5-6, but the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:30 AM
The Ravens got athletic backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor involved in the offense Sunday, employing a bit of misdirection by having him line up at wide receiver.
During the second quarter of a 20-17 overtime win over the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:18 PM
It was a rare occasion where everybody was in sync and nearly everything went as planned.
On the Ravens' first running play in Sunday's loss to the Cleveland Browns, their offensive linemen fired off the line of scrimmage and rolled left in unison, as...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Tight end Dennis Pitta is closer than ever to returning, according to coach John Harbaugh.
Pitta underwent surgery in July to repair a fractured and dislocated right hip and remains on the injured reserve-designated to return list.
Pitta can return to...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Browns 24, Ravens 18
STRATEGY: Jim Caldwell has embraced a pass-centric approach, transitioning firmly to spread looks as the base offense. The Ravens utilized three wide receiver sets on 63 of 67 snaps, and went with four receivers twice. They were...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The answer to one of the biggest questions about the 2013 season is almost clear now.
Did Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco earn the $120.6 million contract he signed during the offseason? Absolutely. Can he carry a team? No.
If he could, the Ravens would...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two weeks ago, when the Ravens lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, former All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach played just a dozen offensive snaps as the Ravens spread out the Steelers with three-receiver sets. His role on offense would shrink significantly more...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Tight ends have taken the NFL by storm. Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints leads the NFL in receiving touchdowns. Rob Gronkowski is back doing Gronk-like things for the New England Patriots. Jordan Cameron of the Cleveland Browns, who host the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson will look back at the Ravens' previous game.
Steelers 19, Ravens 16
STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell all but scrapped the I-formation, making a bid to accelerate the tempo through a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Ravens signed middle linebacker Daryl Smith this past spring, perhaps the biggest question was whether Smith would be able to stay healthy for all 16 games.
The 31-year-old had missed only four games in his career before a groin injury...