| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:44 PM
During the first few weeks of the NFL season, it seemed apparent that the AFC North would be hard-pressed to send more than one team into the playoffs this year. The seeming parity in the division pointed to a second-place team finishing around .500,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:35 PM
When he was a Maryland quarterback, Chris Turner told a story of his phone once ringing at 4:34 in the morning.
It was passionate, intense James Franklin — an amped-up electron of a football coach for whom sleep is apparently an overvalued...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:17 AM
When Cleveland Browns running back Willis McGahee faces his old team Sunday, he'll hardly recognize the Ravens' overhauled roster.
No more inside linebacker Ray Lewis, no more free safety Ed Reed and not many players remaining on the team since McGahee'...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:54 PM
If Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith was offended by Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden's blunt assessment of the defending Super Bowl champions, he did a nice job of hiding any hurt feelings.
Reacting to Haden telling Cleveland reporters that,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
The logic was sound.
The Ravens were the defending Super Bowl champions and hadn't missed the playoffs since 2007. The Cincinnati Bengals made the playoffs in consecutive seasons and were poised to take the next step. The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't had...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Last season, when they were the ones left standing on the mountaintop when all was said and done, the Ravens seemed to relish winning games with a high degree of difficulty. There was the 4th-and-29 play in San Diego. The miracle at Mile High. Those...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:15 PM
The Ravens' reserve-future contract with running back Cierre Wood has been disapproved by the NFL due to a paperwork issue.
Wood was incorrectly not originally credited with a "credited year" when he was released by the Houston Texans for his rookie...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Outspoken Cleveland Browns nose tackle Phl Taylor expressed a blunt opinion about the Ravens offense after his team dismantled the defending Super Bowl champions on Sunday.
Taylor took notice of how the Ravens further reduced the role of Pro Bowl...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Stress, long hours and health concerns have long been associated with the NFL coaching profession.
And the hardships of the job were on display this weekend with Denver Broncos coach John Fox and Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak both stricken with...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:45 AM
By most measures, the Ravens have one of the better defenses in the NFL. They are currently ranked 10th in scoring defense and 10th in yards allowed. They are seventh in the league with 28 sacks. And only the Kansas City Chiefs have defended better in the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The Ravens placed cornerback Asa Jackson on the active roster and officially moved offensive guard Kelechi Osemele to injured reserve.
Osemele will have season-ending back surgery. He's been replaced in the starting lineup at left guard by A.Q. Shipley....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:09 AM
The Ravens have placed former University of Maryland tight end Matt Furstenburg on the practice squad injured reserve list and signed tight end Nathan Overbay to the practice squad to replace him.
Furstenburg is undergoing a minor procedure to repair...