| 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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:58 AM
After last week’s three-day mandatory minicamp, Ravens players and coaches have gone their separate ways.
I’m sure the coaches have carved out some downtime for themselves -- their idea of downtime is watching tape next to a swimming pool...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Now that the Ravens have concluded the majority of their offseason business and minicamps, they are $6.049 million under the NFL salary cap limit of $123 million.
The Ravens gained $3 million in salary cap space when they terminated Pro Bowl fullback...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:40 AM
The pending departure of Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach from the Ravens' roster via trade or release will create an additional $3 million in salary-cap space that will bring the Super Bowl champions $6.2 million under the NFL salary cap of $123 million....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
There were no quips or witty sound bites. He didn't throw out any of his favorite movie quotes or rap into the microphone. He didn't even publicly challenge Tom Brady or vow to inflict pain on opposing quarterbacks.
In his first extensive comments to...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Having signed all their draft picks except first-rounder Matt Elam, having shored up their biggest perceived weakness with the signing of linebacker Daryl Smith and with very little salary cap room to do much else, it’s hard to imagine the Ravens...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Over the past four months, the Ravens have certainly enjoyed the spoils of victory.
They have hosted parties and attended parades in their honor. They have made appearances on "Live with Kelly and Michael", "Dancing with the Stars" and the "Late Show...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Lost amid most of the talk about the Ravens’ overhaul of their Super Bowl-winning defense is the fact that during the regular season, last year’s group was serviceable on its best days and extremely vulnerable on its worst.
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw is noticeably heavier this offseason after battling conditioning issues last year as a rookie.
Listed at 6 feet 2, 272 pounds on the roster after getting below 270 pounds last season following a failed...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:16 AM
A sizable chunk of the Ravens' salary cap is taken up by the bloated cap figures of Pro Bowl players such as Terrell Suggs and Haloti Ngata and costly cap hits for fellow franchise cornerstones such as Joe Flacco, Ray Rice and Marshal Yanda. In 2013,...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Ray Lewis' signature fire and brimstone speeches were the trademark of his leadership style.
Now that the future Hall of Fame middle linebacker has retired, the Ravens' locker room chemistry is in transition. It's a decidedly quieter one.
| May 30, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Ravens always held a strong edge when it came down to recruiting and signing Pro Bowl outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil following the expensive fax debacle that got him cut by the Denver Broncos.
It was a convincing selling point that the Ravens had...