| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The crying shame isn't that the Steelers battled hard to the bitter end and lost to the Baltimore Ravens, 22-20, Thursday night, a loss that likely is fatal to their playoff chances.
It would have been a crying shame if the Steelers had won on a night...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Joe Flacco did not sound like a man who had just led his team to its biggest victory of the season.
Standing at the podium late Thursday night -- or was it early Friday morning? -- Flacco harped on missed opportunities against the Pittsburgh Steelers...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:58 AM
The last time the Ravens squared off with the Pittsburgh Steelers, their kickoff team faltered badly.
They lost outside containment as Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders ran back a kickoff to the Ravens' 37-yard line to set up a game-winning...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Steelers 27, Browns 11
Strategy: On offense, the Steelers are the same Steelers we have seen the past couple of years, using short passes, screens and intermediate throws to get the ball into the hands of wide receivers Antonio Brown and Emmanuel...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:59 AM
The rocky tenure of Bryant McKinnie in Baltimore ended Monday when the Ravens unloaded him to the Miami Dolphins, trading the demoted veteran left offensive tackle in exchange for a conditional late-round draft pick.
The Ravens shed a frequently...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A day after Terrell Suggs, Ravens coach John Harbaugh's most vocal leader and one of his top players, declared that the Ravens were in a "state of emergency," Harbaugh painted a little more optimistic picture of his struggling team.
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The Ravens have reached a crossroads seven games into the NFL season.
They've lost three of their past four games, including consecutive losses to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers by a total of five points.
Despite the setbacks for the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Terence Garvin tried to curb his enthusiasm, but he had a feeling his name would be called.
After all, in the weeks leading up to the NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons had been constantly calling his phone. The Loyola High graduate had worked out for the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Steelers 19, Jets 6
Strategy: In their second year under offensive coordinator Todd Haley, the Steelers remain a pass-oriented team. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a few shots down the field, but more often he was throwing short, including 11...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Those old jokes about Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown supposedly being a miser too cheap to spend what it takes to win no longer seem to apply.
Brown has spent a lot of money expanding his scouting department in recent years, and he made another...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 7:22 PM
It wasn't simply the disgust of watching the Pittsburgh Steelers, their most hated rival, come to their stadium and revive their season while temporarily delaying the Ravens' bid to clinch a playoff spot.
That surely hurt but it was the manner in which...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:45 PM
There was no Ben Roethlisberger, Hines Ward or Ray Lewis, but as both teams predicted all week, it turned out to be more of the same with the Ravens-Steelers rivalry.
In a tense game dominated by both defenses, Ravens return man Jacoby Jones made the...