| 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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
In one of the biggest moments of his NFL career, Joe Flacco started counting.
There were six San Francisco 49ers defenders breathing on the Ravens offensive line. All-Pro pass rusher Aldon Smith walked in from the slot to join them. The strong safety,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:21 AM
As we get closer to training camp, you’ll undoubtedly see plenty of stories about the various position competitions expected to commence when the Ravens have their first full-team practice July 25.
One of the main ones that figures to be...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Last season, the Ravens got meaningful contributions from a few rookies, including second-round draft picks Courtney Upshaw and Kelechi Osemele. But where did they rank in terms of snaps played by first-year players?
According to ESPN, the Ravens ranked...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Ravens wide receiver Deonte Thompson is obviously a gifted athlete, a true speedster who's arguably the fastest player on the Super Bowl champions' roster.
Although he went undrafted out of the University of Florida, Thompson ran the 40-yard dash...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 3:54 PM
As diminutive Ravens running back Bobby Rainey and punter Sam Koch belted several home runs at Ripken Stadium, cornerback Lardarius Webb came away even more impressed by what surrounded his teammates Sunday in Aberdeen.
A capacity crowd of roughly 6,000...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:16 AM
A sizable chunk of the Ravens' salary cap is taken up by the bloated cap figures of Pro Bowl players such as Terrell Suggs and Haloti Ngata and costly cap hits for fellow franchise cornerstones such as Joe Flacco, Ray Rice and Marshal Yanda. In 2013,...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:19 AM
The Ravens haven't traditionally been big spenders when it comes to signing undrafted rookie free agents.
Their recruiting efforts have been and remain primarily based on selling players on their strong track record of giving undrafted rookies a...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Dean Pees wanted to believe nothing needed to change. This was the Ravens' defense, after all, and it isn't easy to overhaul a group that has long been one of the league's best.
It didn't matter that Ray Lewis and Lardarius Webb were out, that Terrell...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Week 1 (Sept. 10) at M&T Bank Stadium: Ravens 44, Cincinnati Bengals 13
The Ravens began the 2012 season on a strong note, blowing out the Bengals in convincing fashion on Monday Night Football. Quarterback Joe Flacco threw for 299 yards and two...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 1:12 PM
It's a quiet, chilly scene inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as the Ravens and San Francisco 49ers prepare for tonight's Super Bowl.
Arriving at the stadium hours before kickoff along with Baltimore Sun colleagues Jeff Zrebiec, Peter Schmuck, Monique...