| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:33 AM
From a football standpoint, I don't think the upgraded charge on running back Ray Rice changes things too much. The Ravens planned on adding at least one running back before Rice’s legal issues began and once they did, they were prepared for the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:12 AM
On the first night of the NFL draft in early May, the Ravens will be in an unfamiliar position.
Accustomed to picking late in the first round during an impressive run of five consecutive postseason appearances, they will have a selection inside the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:59 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Most of the Ravens' position battles won't be decided until much later in the preseason, but the starting lineups for Thursday's opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers included no significant surprises.
There were some questions...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:59 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — By the time the downpour came and lightning flashed near Raymond James Stadium on Thursday night, Joe Flacco, Ray Rice, Haloti Ngata and Terrell Suggs had long found a spot on the Ravens’ sideline where they remained the rest of...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Apparently in the two weeks after the injury to tight end Dennis Pitta, the Ravens had seen enough of their young receiving corps and a patchwork group of tight ends to decide they needed to do something about it.
In a span of 24 hours, the Ravens...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:07 AM
After months of waiting and wondering, we will finally get our first look at the revamped Ravens defense in a game tonight when the Ravens open the preseason against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who went 7-9 in 2012.
Yes, I know it is just an exhibition...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Ravens defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 44-16, in Thursday night’s preseason opener. While many of the starters played only a quarter, they were in there long enough for me to make a few observations about when and how certain players were...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The mounting number of interceptions isn’t lost on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. His frustration with the miscues even came up in a phone call with his father, Stephen Flacco, while driving home from team headquarters this week.
This is all new...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:00 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...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Believe it or not, Joe Flacco joined select company in 2013, doing something that all-time greats such as John Elway, Dan Marino, Brett Favre and Peyton Manning all did at least once in their career. Heck, even the great Johnny Unitas pulled it off, but...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:15 AM
There is a saying in NFL circles that availability is one of the most important abilities for quarterbacks.
Look around the league and you will see a bunch of quarterbacks -- from strong-armed statues to mobile dual threats -- who have been knocked...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....