| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Following a disappointing 8-8 season in which the Ravens failed to qualify for the playoffs after making it the previous five seasons under coach John Harbaugh, they face another challenging offseason filled with difficult personnel and salary cap...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:16 AM
If you are one of the few avid readers of this blog -- thanks for keeping the lights on with your clicks -- or if you have checked out my work in the actual newspaper, you probably know that I am fond of Pro Football Focus, a website that I feel is one of...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:15 AM
As my colleague Peter Schmuck pointed out in a column earlier this week, you often have to read between the lines at the “State of the Ravens” address to learn more about the front office’s offseason intentions. I’ll attempt to...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
When the Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers last month, Jameel McClain played his first game in nearly a year and took the majority of the snaps at weak-side linebacker in place of Josh Bynes, who sat out the game with an infected finger. After that...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Looking for an opportunity to join a winning team after missing almost the entire 2012 season, inside linebacker Daryl Smith had to wait until early June last year before he signed a one-year contract with the Ravens worth $2.125 million.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Negotiations between the Ravens and offensive tackle Eugene Monroe are heating up and sources predict that a deal will get locked up today, barring any unanticipated snags in the contract discussions.
The Ravens have been negotiating with Monroe for...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Since suffering a hip injury against the Cleveland Browns in Week 2 and sitting out the following week against the Houston Texans, Ravens running back Ray Rice has played approximately 70 percent of the team’s offensive snaps, silencing the talk...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Fullback Vonta Leach was an afterthought during Monday night’s 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions.
Leach has seen his playing time dwindle over the past two months, but his three snaps on offense against the Lions were his fewest since the Week 9...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Dennis Pitta made his season debut in Sunday's 29-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings and the Ravens tight end played 36 of the team's 85 offensive snaps and had six catches for 48 yards and a touchdown.
Pitta was eased in early, playing about a dozen...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:58 AM
The last time the Ravens squared off with the Pittsburgh Steelers, their kickoff team faltered badly.
They lost outside containment as Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders ran back a kickoff to the Ravens' 37-yard line to set up a game-winning...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A week after Ray Rice rushed for a season-high 131 yards in an overtime loss to the Chicago Bears, the star running back found himself in a timeshare with backup running back Bernard Pierce in Sunday’s win.
Rice, who had been getting more than...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:51 AM
The death of former Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Thomas Howard in a high-speed car accident Monday morning has brought sadness to several NFL locker rooms.
Ravens safety Jeromy Miles remembered Howard as a generous friend when...