| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:48 PM
In a 5-minute span during the Ravens' season-opening 44-13 rout of the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, safety Ed Reed intercepted an errant pass from Andy Dalton and returned it 34 yards for a touchdown.
Ray Lewis sacked Dalton and forced a fumble that...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Convinced that maintaining his mobility is the key to remaining a force at age 37, Ravens All-Pro middle linebacker Ray Lewis dieted and exercised his way down to his lightest weight since he was a rookie.
Down to roughly 235 pounds after playing as...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:59 PM
A football coach to the core, John Harbaugh loves motivational quotes and uplifting slogans.
He has some printed on T-shirts and others are framed and strategically placed in his office or around the Ravens' training facility.
One of his favorites,...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:58 PM
Cloaked in secrecy until the days and hours before kickoff Monday night, the Ravens unveiled a reconfigured offensive line.
By instituting a youth movement, the Ravens have transformed what was one of the oldest groups in the league.
During a 44-13...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 4:00 AM
As a rookie Courtney Upshaw is bound to make mistakes. But if the Ravens rookie outside linebacker erred in his first practice of training camp Thursday, inside linebacker Jameel McClain didn’t notice.
“I think there were [a few] mistakes out...
| 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....
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The Ravens have been ranked in the top 10 against the run in 12 of the last 13 years and in the top five for six consecutive seasons. But with the unit losing a pair of outside linebackers in Terrell Suggs (torn right Achilles tendon) and Jarret Johnson...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The Ravens are the only team to have made the playoffs in each of the past four seasons. That’s a credit to G.M. Ozzie Newsome, who has given coach John Harbaugh enough talent to mold this team into a contender.
As we close in on the 2012 NFL...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:50 AM
For three years, Paul Kruger watched Jarret Johnson do the dirty work. Setting the edge. Sacrificing his body. Sometimes chasing down quarterbacks. All the while, Kruger’s position and responsibilities shifted. But now that Johnson has signed in San...