| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:17 AM
This feature appears each Tuesday on the Baltimore Sports Blitz. It’s just like “What They’re Saying About the Ravens,” but it includes blogger Matt Vensel saying something about what those people are saying. Got it?
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:23 AM
After surrendering more than 200 rushing yards in back-to-back contests for the first time in team history, the Ravens said they wouldn’t be surprised if the Houston Texans and the remaining teams on the 2012 schedule tried to attack the defense via...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions after the Ravens' 31-29 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Dan in Clearwater, Fla.: Mike, on the horrible defense -- personnel or scheme?
Mike Preston: Dan, we can't...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:37 PM
When Terrell Suggs learned that Elvis Dumervil planned to sign with the Ravens in late March, the normally verbose linebacker sent his new teammate a simple and direct text message.
"Let's hunt," Suggs wrote.
The Ravens' regular-season opener...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Accustomed to bullying offenses with punishing hits and intimidating words, a traditionally stingy Ravens defense is suddenly vulnerable.
The fear factor seems to have vanished for a unit that has regressed since last season.
Heading into a pivotal game...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles were quickly closing in on the Ravens’ goal line late in the second quarter Sunday when cornerback Lardarius Webb made the kind of textbook hit that we might still be talking about today had the second half not been such a...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Four years ago, when Jameel McClain was in his rookie season with the Ravens, the undrafted free agent out of Syracuse first made his presence felt as a situational pass rusher. The gritty linebacker only had 16 tackles in 2008, but he recorded 2.5...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:05 PM
A generous amount of doubt surfaced regarding the effectiveness of the Ravens pass rush due to the continuing absence of outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, but no one can blame Haloti Ngata for not doing his part.
This season, the 6-foot-4, 330-pound...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Ravens lost two defensive starters in outside linebacker Jarret Johnson and defensive end Cory Redding and will be without outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, a five-time Pro Bowler and the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, for a good portion...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:13 PM
While talking over each other on the Sunday pregame shows, national analysts often make passing comments about the increasing age of the Ravens' defense, as if the team's Gatorade jugs were filled with prune juice and 11 senior citizens were trying to...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I reached out to ESPN analyst Marcellus Wiley to chat with him about the "aging" Ravens defense for a story that ran in Saturday's newspaper, but I didn't hear from Wiley until after I had sent my story into my editors Friday night (I'll cut Marcellus...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:40 AM
With the season-threatening injury to Terrell Suggs and the departure of Jarret Johnson in free agency, outside linebacker Paul Kruger was asked repeatedly this offseason about the pressure he feels to fill some rather large shoes on the Ravens defense....