| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Former Ravens center Matt Birk, the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2012 and a Super Bowl champion, will be back in the Baltimore area this Thursday for a signing for his new book, “All-Pro Wisdom: The 7 Choices that Lead to Greatness.&...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
880 -- Receiving yards for tight end Dennis Pitta and wide receiver Anquan Boldin out of the slot last season.
After the offseason trade of...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The NFL leaned heavily on the Baltimore Ravens when crafting its newest commercial that promotes its new women’s apparel line. The 30-second spot, which premieres tomorrow during the Ravens game against the Denver Broncos on NBC, features coach John...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Before they lost track of towering Demaryius Thomas, before they let little Wes Welker wiggle out of their grasp, the Ravens last Thursday couldn’t keep track of Julius Thomas, a talented but unknown tight end before that night.
Thomas, a former...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The general rule of thumb in the NFL is that it takes about three years for a wide receiver to develop into an everyday contributor. The same could apply to Dennis Pitta.
The Ravens' fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft, Pitta has begun to...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Ed Dickson understood that what he said could be perceived as arrogance. But the Ravens tight end didn’t back down from his original contention that he thinks of himself as being one of the best in the NFL at his position.
“I expect a big...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Cowboys 18, Bears 34
(Note: We are looking at Dallas' game before Sunday's bye.)
Strategy: The Cowboys used...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Ravens 27, Cowboys 10
The Ravens don't lose at home. The Cowboys can't move the ball. They're tied for last in the NFL in points scored. They rank 30th in scoring average. Isn't there anything nice to say about them? Yes. They still have...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:14 PM
The once-solid offense has failed to score 20 points in each of its last three contests, the featured tailback has become a forgotten commodity, and the unit has relied heavily on an inconsistent quarterback.
The description has fit the Ravens at times,...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:22 PM
The Ravens' defensive preparations for Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium don't have a singular focus because of the Cowboys' formidable skill players.
However, accomplished tight end Jason Witten is an obvious priority.
Witten has already caught 21...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:33 PM
PASSING GAME: The Ravens expect quarterback Joe Flacco to bounce back after he completed just 13-of-27 passing attempts and threw an interception in a 9-6 victory last Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Ravens have the eighth-best...