| Nov 11, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don’t hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
It was a quiet week out at the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:31 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Steelers backup quarterback Byron Leftwich compared getting back under center to getting back on a bicycle.
With Ben Roethlisberger ruled out for Sunday night’s game against the 7-2 Ravens — he also could miss their rematch...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Ravens 25, Browns 15
Strategy: Embracing their old smash-mouth roots, the Ravens eschewed no-huddle and shotgun schemes in favor of physical I-formation plays with bruising fullback Vonta Leach running interference for Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice....
| Nov 26, 2010
| 8:44 AM
Here are national media predictions for Sunday's Ravens- Buccaneers matchup:
• SI.com's Peter King is picking the Ravens in a close one.
Ravens 24, Buccaneers 20: Funny thing about the Bucs: Fans and teams still look at them as a win on the...
| Nov 28, 2010
| 7:31 PM
Survival proved to be a pressure-filled prelude to the Ravens' most eagerly awaited game of the season.
After the Pittsburgh Steelers' overtime win in Buffalo, the Ravens needed to scratch out a 17-10 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before a once-...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I'm pleased to announce that I will be bringing back my weekly fantasy football column this fall. Why am I so pleased? Because it gives me an excuse to tinker with my fantasy football teams when I'm on the clock.
I’m scaling back to four or five...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Former Ravens quarterback and current ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer recently evaluated the ceilings of the league's top passers under the age of 27 and ranked them based on their potential to become "elite." You might be surprised by which players --...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:43 AM
1. If you have issues with your offensive line, or your quarterback likes to hang in there against the pass rush, the Ravens defense will eat you alive.
With the Ravens sporting a 3-1 record going into the bye week, there is a lot to be impressed with...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Desperation might be setting in inside your fantasy locker room if your squad is 1-3 or 0-4 at the quarter pole, especially if you’re in a cutthroat league where only four or six teams make it into the playoffs. We have enough data to see that...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 12:00 PM
A month into the 2011 season, the 3-1 Ravens have established themselves as one of the early favorites to play in the Super Bowl in February. They manhandled the two teams that played in last season’s AFC championship -- the Pittsburgh Steelers...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 6:46 PM
When Jacksonville Jaguars rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert stands under center Monday, he'll be confronting one of the NFL's elite defenses and a trend that suggests that he's in for an extremely long night.
One of the defining traits of the Ravens'...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Last week, we looked at the biggest surprises of the 2011 fantasy football campaign. This time around, we will hand out dishonors to the disappointing (non-injured) players who have torpedoed our seasons so far.
Try not to cuss too much in the comments...