| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:38 PM
When the Ravens and Broncos kick off the regular season Thursday night, count on seeing defenders gasping for thin mountain air as the two quarterbacks race their offenses to the line of scrimmage to run play after play.
Peyton Manning has long been a...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:04 AM
This time a year ago, Joe Flacco was still viewed as a quarterback who couldn't get his team to the Super Bowl. He was still playing for a big contract after betting on himself by declining the Ravens' initial offers.
He was still waiting for the Ravens...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:28 AM
After Ray Lewis retired as a Super Bowl champion and Ed Reed bought two tickets to Houston, the Ravens took full advantage of the opportunity to rebuild a defense that had uncharacteristically crumbled at times.
To casual observers, losing the two...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Ravens wide receiver Brandon Stokley spent four seasons with quarterback Peyton Manning in Indianapolis and the two reunited last year for one season in Denver. Like Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell and tight end Dallas Clark, Stokley has great...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Early last year, an unknown 412 number popped up on the screen of A.Q. Shipley's cell phone.
On the line was a fellow Pittsburgh native with the accent to prove it and an offensive lineman who was gearing up for the 2012 NFL draft.
Shipley, who was...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Vonta Leach entered the Under Armour Performance Center on Monday, passed a physical, powered through the conditioning test and then returned to a locker room that he never wanted to leave.
It was as if he never did.
Nearly seven weeks after the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
In one of the biggest moments of his NFL career, Joe Flacco started counting.
There were six San Francisco 49ers defenders breathing on the Ravens offensive line. All-Pro pass rusher Aldon Smith walked in from the slot to join them. The strong safety,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Despite their first loss in preaseason to the Carolina Panthers, the Ravens had to be delighted with the performances of three injured players who received their first substantial playing time Thursday night.
Cornerback Lardarius Webb (knee) and...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Individually, Ravens right offensive guard Marshal Yanda and left offensive guard Kelechi Osemele solidify their spots on the offensive line. Together, they represent arguably one of the top guard tandems in the league
Yanda is so tough and stubborn...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Ravens starting tight end Ed Dickson exited the training room and returned to the practice field on a limited basis Monday, taking a large step toward possibly being ready for the season-opener against the Denver Broncos.
This marked the first time...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:32 AM
With both wide receiver Brandon Stokley and tight end Dallas Clark recently joining the Ravens, the process of getting them acclimated to a new offense has been the top priority.
Stokley was involved in a limited package of plays during a 27-23 win over...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:31 PM
It is not the beginning of the football season unless there are questions about the Ravens offensive line.
Unlike previous years, there is talent, so few wonder how good this unit can be. The big concern is about depth, or lack of it. If the Ravens...