| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I can’t imagine that Ravens officials were too thrilled when they learned Thursday morning that inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, who was cut last week by the Cleveland Browns, was given a four-year, $22 million deal by the Indianapolis Colts...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Detroit Lions’ re-signing of veteran center Dominic Raiola last week reaffirmed my belief that finding a quality center might be one of the biggest challenges for the Ravens front office this offseason.
There will still be a few of them...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The NFL offseason heats up on Tuesday when the free agency period begins and the NFL draft will take place next month. In anticipation of those events, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will look at six key positions the Ravens might address in free agency...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Five points as the Ravens and wide receiver Anquan Boldin remain at an impasse over the wide receiver’s status for the 2013-14 season:
1. It has been said and written that the Ravens have until tomorrow’s start of free agency to make a...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:48 PM
The numbers aren’t pretty. Through six games, the Ravens are allowing nearly 400 total yards per game and rank near the bottom of the league in a handful of major categories. Sure, they have given up 19.7 points per game, 11th in the NFL, which...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The NFL will soon reveal which teams will be awarded compensatory picks for free agents lost last offseason.
The Ravens are expected to receive three or four compensatory picks -- likely four -- which would bring their number of picks for next month&...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The usual faces were present in the auditorium at the team's practice facility Thursday but there was a constant reminder that this wasn't the typical "State of the Ravens" address.
The Lombardi Trophy was propped next to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Sep 12, 2011
| 2:10 PM
With rookie cornerback Jimmy Smith expected to miss "a few weeks" with a high left ankle sprain, it would seem that the Ravens could use a healthy and effective Chris Carr.
Carr left the second quarter of Sunday's 35-7 thumping of the Pittsburgh Steelers...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs joked that rookie cornerback Jimmy Smith finally earned the Ravens emblem on his helmet.
Smith, the team's first-round pick in April, finished with three tackles, one pass breakup and one interception that led to a...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Defensive backs are scheduled to meet with teams and reporters today, which should serve as a reminder to the significant improvements the organization has made at the cornerback spot in a year's span.
Last year at the NFL Scouting Combine, one of the...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at the safety position.
The top prospects: Alabama'...