| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
His teammates were all around him, saying their goodbyes, exchanging phone numbers and emptying the contents of their lockers into industrial-size garbage bags. But Ravens running back Ray Rice couldn't get himself to do any of it.
"It's tough when you'...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Bengals 34, Ravens 17
STRATEGY: To the bitter end, the Ravens remained true to their identity as a passing team, despite Joe Flacco's obvious pain and hampered mobility due to a sprained left knee. Flacco threw the football 50 times for 192 yards and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:16 AM
If you are one of the few avid readers of this blog -- thanks for keeping the lights on with your clicks -- or if you have checked out my work in the actual newspaper, you probably know that I am fond of Pro Football Focus, a website that I feel is one of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Ravens kicker Justin Tucker was named first-team All-Pro on Friday, capping a stellar season in which he made a 61-yard field goal against the Detroit Lions.
Tucker was the lone Raven to earn an All-Pro distinction from an Associated Press media...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Bears 23, Ravens 20, OT
STRATEGY: Embracing a smash-mouth approach due to extremely sloppy field conditions, the...
| Dec 21, 2013
Ravens fans giddy from Justin Tucker's stunning last-minute, third-longest-game-winning field goal in the history of the NFL got a treat while on the road last week.
Billboards along Interstates 95, 895 and 83 proclaim "Legatron > Megatron" and "In...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Baltimore Sun staff members give their thoughts on the Ravens' game against the New York Jets at M&T Bank Stadium in Week 12 of the NFL season.
Jeff Zrebiec, reporter: The Jets were just what the doctor ordered for the Ravens. It wasn't a complete...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Everybody was talking before the game about the sub-freezing wind chill factor and the blustery wind that seemed to go in both directions at once, but that apparently was just what the weatherman ordered for the Ravens.
They have made a habit over the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Ravens tight end Ed Dickson ran through a seemingly reluctant tackler Sunday.
Dickson busted through a weak tackle attempt by New York Jets free safety Ed Reed -- the 2004 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and former Ravens nine-time Pro Bowl selection...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:22 PM
No matter where New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith tried to throw the football Sunday, he was rarely able to elude Ravens cornerback Corey Graham.
Graham intercepted the turnover-prone quarterback twice during the second half of the Ravens' 19-...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:06 PM
As the final round of the 2013 draft began in April and Matt Furstenburg agonized over where his NFL career would begin, the former Maryland tight end got a phone call that eased some of his anxiety.
So many people — from friends and former...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
seven -- total quarterback pressures allowed by the Ravens offensive line in the first two preseason games.
While run blocking remains a work...