| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters, plus WJZ’s Mark Viviano, will pick NFL games (not against the spread).
Redskins at Panthers
Seahawks at Browns
Falcons at Lions
Broncos at Dolphins
Chargers at Jets...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Monday night’s contest against the Jacksonville Jaguars is a road game for the Ravens, but EverBank Field will feel a little bit like home for rookie defensive end Pernell McPhee.
The club’s second of two fifth-round picks in April, McPhee...
| Dec 19, 2010
| 9:06 PM
The Ravens surprised a sellout crowd at M&T Bank Stadium with a new menacing look, and it had nothing to do with sporting all-black uniforms for the first time in three years.
A bruising running game sprang up when the temperatures dropped. A terrorizing...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:30 PM
For years, Akil Patterson wouldn't tell the world who he really was: a gay man playing Division I college football.
His secret weighed on him, frightened him, confused him, taking on a life all its own.
In lonely periods, the former University of...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The NFL’s annual meat market has come and gone, leaving fans of watching grown men running around in spandex on an obstacle course channel-surfing for "American Gladiator" reruns.
Thanks to the non-stop coverage of the combine, we have a ton of...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 9:00 AM
The scouting combine and most pro day workouts have been completed, and with the NFL draft just a few weeks away, there has been a significant amount of shuffling in my third NFL mock draft of the offseason.
It all starts at the top, where a pair of...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 3:47 PM
The 2010 NFL season is over and it's unclear if and when the 2011 season will start, but I have good news for Ravens fans (well, besides the Steelers losing to the Packers in the Super Bowl).
That's right, it's mock draft season, which means we'll be...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The first round of the 2011 NFL draft takes place in New York City next Thursday with plenty of uncertainty and intrigue -- and indifference from some disenchanted fans -- as the football freeze unthaws for draft weekend.
It will be interesting to see...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:25 PM
The Ravens apparently won't be getting anything more than an apology from the Chicago Bears in this draft.
According to ESPN, Roger Goodell would not order the Bears to compensate the Ravens for Thursday night's first-round trade mishap, but the NFL...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:26 PM
May 11-13: Second-round pick Courtney Upshaw and the rest of the Ravens’ 2012 draft class will hit the practice fields together for the first time for a three-day, mandatory rookie mini-camp next Friday through Sunday.
May 21-23, May 28-30, June 4-...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 4:48 PM
South Beach needs talents
Let us play connect the dots.
The Dolphins are in need of solid, proven playmaking receivers, and general manager Jeff Ireland wouldn't rule out adding one after the draft.
Ireland loves to explore...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Lost in the aftermath of Terrell Suggs' comments that he was "baffled" by running back Ray Rice's diminished role in the Ravens' 12-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars Monday night was the linebacker's similar assertion that Anquan Boldin should have...