| 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...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Since the 2000 Super Bowl season, the Ravens have set a standard for greatness on defense. The torch has been passed on from a Rod Woodson and Peter Boulware to a Haloti Ngata and Ed Reed.
Great defenses in Baltimore were guaranteed like death and taxes,...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 30, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Dean Pees has been through this before.
He was the linebackers coach for the New England Patriots when he learned that Tedy Bruschi, a Pro Bowl middle linebacker and one of the team's emotional leaders, had a stroke, putting both his 2005 season and...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:22 PM
Every day that Courtney Upshaw walks into the Ravens’ practice facility in Owings Mills, he steps on a scale. The six or seven pounds shed since the Ravens selected him in the second round of the NFL draft is proof of the hard work the outside...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Haloti Ngata has squashed ball-carriers and bowled over quarterbacks throughout his Ravens career, and on Wednesday night, it was unveiled by NFL Network that his peers consider him one of the game’s best players.
The Ravens defensive tackle was...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:14 PM
It's early in the season, and usually there are questions about the offense, but my how times have changed.
There are no concerns about Joe Flacco or the pass vs. run ratio. No one is second-guessing Cam Cameron's play calling or challenging the Ravens'...
| 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...