| 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 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....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Looking ahead to the 2013 NFL season, Matt Vensel over the next few days will break down the five Ravens players worth drafting in your fantasy league and when you should draft them. Though they are worth picking up, he did not include the Baltimore D/...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Now that the Ravens have declared tight end Dennis Pitta out for the season with a fractured, dislocated hip, his loss is expected to have a serious long-term impact on the offense.
Pitta was a clutch target who was particularly valuable to...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:30 PM
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at tight ends.
The top prospects: Stanford's Coby...