| 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
| 6:39 PM
On an eventful first day of free agency that saw a ton of money change hands and a boatload of players change uniforms, the Ravens stuck to a familiar script.
About 30 minutes after the market opened at 4 p.m., the Ravens fulfilled their top free-...
| 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 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Whether it was Ray Lewis or Dannell Ellerbe manning the middle or Jameel McClain or Josh Bynes, Ravens inside linebackers did not defend the pass well last season. Only Brendon Ayanbadejo, a special teams regular who played sparingly on defense, had a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Ravens 29, Vikings 26
STRATEGY: The Ravens attempted 50 passes despite a heavy snowfall, acknowledging that the passing game is their primary strength. It was ultimately a successful approach despite quarterback Joe Flacco's being erratic with three...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson reaffirms with every trademark stiff arm, jump cut and burst of speed why he's the most dangerous running back in the NFL.
Now he's the Ravens' problem heading into Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Ravens 22, Steelers 20
STRATEGY: Joe Flacco silenced anyone still clamoring for the wildcat offense, which disappeared against the Steelers days after the quarterback called it a high school offense. They went back to their conventional pass-first...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Now that the NFL season is here, I’m putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I will enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens’ opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails...
| 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 22, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Early in John Harbaugh's tenure in Baltimore, the Ravens made a philosophical decision that continues to dictate how they approach defense in the high-scoring, quarterback-friendly NFL.
Harbaugh saw how offenses were putting up pinball-type numbers with...