| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The 2012 NFL draft is three weeks away, and though most teams have solidified their draft boards barring a few tweaks after prospects visit, the “silly season” of draft rumors is really starting to heat up. Need an example? How about the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh noticed one thing in particular as he watched film of a revamped Dallas Cowboys secondary using a variety of coverages to blanket offenses.
"They get up in your face when they play quarters. They get up in your face when they...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend:
1. Peyton Manning is back.
The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors.
In his first...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:30 PM
As we get closer and closer to the start of training camp, it appears more and more likely that the Ravens will allow starting quarterback Joe Flacco to play out the final year of his rookie contract during the 2012 season.
While Joe Linta, Flacco’...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
For Thursday’s newspaper, I began a three-part series called “Tweaking the Ravens” and I started by tweaking the offense. A big chunk of the analysis piece (you can find it here) was about the importance of continuity and stability for...
| 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 9, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Falcons could run table
Los Angeles Times
Were they to play each other, I'd give the Texans the edge over the Falcons. But Atlanta will hang on to its unblemished record longer, particularly with Texans linebacker Brian Cushing out for the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Every Monday morning, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:57 PM
The Ravens are six games away from completing the 2012 regular season, and they are approaching the time when a team might consider signing its franchise quarterback to a contract extension.
So far, it hasn't happened for quarterback Joe Flacco and...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:09 AM
A pair of former Baltimore Ravens have tried out for NFL teams.
According to league sources with knowledge of the situation, former Ravens sixth-round linebacker and special-teams contributor Prescott Burgess auditioned for the Cincinnati Bengals.
| Nov 16, 2012
| 6:55 PM
The rib and shoulder injuries that have sidelined Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger indefinitely are a vivid reminder of how fortunate the Ravens have been to have Joe Flacco under center.
More than halfway through his fifth season in...