| 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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:30 AM
An interesting and expensive wrinkle may unfold involving Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta and the cost of a potential franchise tag for him.
Should the Ravens designate Pitta as their franchise player to avoid him becoming an unrestricted free agent, it...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has waited more than four months to get back on the field. He certainly is fine with waiting a few more hours to make sure he's ready to go.
Though Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was noncommittal Friday about the tight...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Ed Dickson can't help but feel a little left out.
He had a front-row seat as Denver's Julius Thomas and Cleveland's Jordan Cameron broke free for long gains against the Baltimore defense. He has flipped on the highlight shows and seen New Orleans' Jimmy...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Saints 38, Dolphins 17
Strategy: The Dolphins, in their variation of the West Coast offense, rely on short drops...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In March, change came to Torrey Smith nearly as fast as one of his trademark fly patterns. Veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin had been traded to the San Francisco 49ers after a contract dispute, and Smith was suddenly the Ravens' top receiver.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Five games into the NFL season, Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith has already caught 27 passes for 556 yards. He ranks third in the NFL in receiving yards, behind New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Tight ends have taken the NFL by storm. Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints leads the NFL in receiving touchdowns. Rob Gronkowski is back doing Gronk-like things for the New England Patriots. Jordan Cameron of the Cleveland Browns, who host the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Team missing Payton
No team is done for the season after two games, but the Saints are moving in that direction.
The good news is there are 14 remaining games to make them forget about Games 1 and 2. The better news is the...
| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 3:31 PM
On a recent sunny, picturesque Sunday morning in Owings Mills, there was a flurry of activity on the practice fields outside the Ravens' team facility. Bird songs occasionally pierced the chirping of whistles, whirring of portable generators and the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 12:30 PM
For the first time since the beginning of last season, tight ends Dennis Pitta and Ed Dickson finished a game with a combined zero catches in last Thursday’s 23-16 win against the Cleveland Browns.
Chances are that scenario won’t play out...