| Oct 9, 2011
| 7:26 PM
We've reached the quarter pole of the NFL season, and it's probably fair to say we still don't quite know what to make of this Ravens team.
They've pounded two of their rivals (the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets), they've laid an egg against a...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 9:00 AM
There is no safe haven in the NFL, even for returning division champions. None of the four division champs from 2010 is in first this season, more testimony to NFL parity. Here are six teams that made the playoffs last season but are in trouble this year:...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The NFL’s annual meat market has come and gone, leaving fans of watching grown men running around in spandex on an obstacle course channel-surfing for "American Gladiator" reruns.
Thanks to the non-stop coverage of the combine, we have a ton of...
| 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...
| 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’...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:00 PM
The Philadelphia Eagles haven’t been the team we expected (I’m no longer using the ‘D’ word when talking about the Eagles, and you’re welcome). They are 3-5 at the midway point of the season, and their margin for error to...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Grumpy Ravens coach John Harbaugh on Monday had to answer a few questions about the use of Ray Rice in Sunday’s 22-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Based on the line of questioning from reporters, I’m guessing at least one of those guys has...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Several NFL teams have their lost starting quarterbacks to injury this season -- including playoff hopefuls in Chicago (Jay Cutler) and Houston (Matt Schaub) who have cast their lots to unproven backups. Winless Indianapolis hasn't had theirs (Peyton...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Ray Rice was the primary beneficiary of Sunday's run-heavy game plan of Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and the head-ringing blocks of fullback Vonta Leach.
Rice had a career-high 204 rushing yards in the 24-10 win over the Cleveland Browns, but...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 5:05 PM
In the heat of nearly every moment on a football field, San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers is said to be a man of many words — some more family friendly than others — whether his Chargers are winning big or getting their expletives handed...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The lockout is over, the NFL is back, training camps have kicked off and free agency has died down after a frantic few days. Now that we have had a chance to survey the NFL landscape, we know which players to watch in 2011 and we have a pretty good idea...