| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:39 AM
With eight-time Pro Bowler Ed Reed absent from the Ravens’ three-day, mandatory minicamp at the team’s training facility in Owings Mills, Sean Considine has been lining up in Reed’s customary spot as the defense’s free safety.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:20 PM
The two-a-day practices were always fun because there was so much for an 8-year-old to do. There were cones to set up, tackling dummies to wrestle with, footballs to gather and water bottles to squirt. Young Chuck Pagano did it all for his father,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 6:00 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....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Fortunately, I already have a dog, and my friend Bogie tells me that people are getting a little too worked up about one dog-day afternoon by the Ravens.
It wasn’t much fun to watch, I admit, but the notion that the Ravens are in some kind of...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:49 AM
It's been a tough year already for linebackers
First, it was Brian Cushing. Then, Ray Lewis.
And, now, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee and Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason are done for the season.
The Cowboys placed Lee, an emerging young...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The Ravens are the sudden darlings of the NFL after they pulverized the Cincinnati Bengals in a prime time setting on Monday night. But as they prepare for a Philadelphia Eagles team that barely edged the Cleveland Browns in their season opener, recent...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Wearing a sharp designer suit, Ravens running back Ray Rice exited M&T Bank Stadium late Monday night looking as fresh and content as he did at any point during his team record-breaking 2011 season.
He had just scored two touchdowns and gained 93 yards...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis' mind is bound to race wildly today, consumed with deducing the moves of unpredictable, enigmatic and gifted Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick.As the play clock ticks down and Vick barks out signals, Lewis...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Every Monday morning, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
| Sep 28, 2012
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
Panthers at Falcons
Patriots at Bills
Vikings at Lions
Chargers at Chiefs
Seahawks at Rams
49ers at Jets
Titans at Texans...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Less than 10 minutes before the deadline that would help decide his football future in Baltimore, a smiling Ray Rice stepped out of the Ravens’ training complex in Owings Mills and started exchanging hugs and handshakes outside his car.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:25 PM
The day before he committed to Maryland, Kingsley Opara told his father that he was "going to go to West Virginia."
The interest that Opara -- a 6-foot-3, 280-pound defensive tackle from Mandarin High in Jacksonville, Fla. -- had in the Mountaineers...