| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Ravens' roster remained heavy on wide receivers and precariously light on healthy tight ends as they got down to the limit of 53 players before a Saturday night NFL deadline.
Although the Ravens cut ties with disappointing wide receiver Tandon Doss,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Maybe before the creation of the salary cap nearly 20 years ago, a loss like this one would be a good indication of where the team was headed.
But that's no longer the motto of the NFL.
This is: On any given Sunday, any team can be as inept as the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Along with quarterback Joe Flacco misfiring for five interceptions, tight end Ed Dickson's suspect hands and a sleepwalking running game, the Ravens offense has also been infected by the penalty bug.
During a 23-20 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:23 AM
The local uproar surrounding Anquan Boldin’s performance against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday was both predictable and understandable. However, I’m not sure the attention is in the right place. The Ravens clearly used the money that they...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For four years, Paul Kruger chased after quarterback Joe Flacco in practice, but Flacco’s bright red non-contact jersey was a reminder to hit the brakes if he shook free of an offensive tackle and got a lane to the quarterback.
He has always...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The Cleveland Browns kept coming in waves at Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, blitzing him on nearly half of his dropbacks last Sunday and also harassing him when they rushed just four of their front seven. The Browns sacked him four times,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Ravens running back Bernard Pierce kept plunging into the line of scrimmage Sunday, collidng with a stingy Houston Texans defensive front that repeatedly stonewalled him.
Rushing yards became a rare commodity for Pierce despite his efforts.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:17 PM
During the Ravens' victorious Super Bowl run last season, their offense emerged as a formidable weapon capable of rapidly piling up points and yards.
It's a different story altogether this season as an offense in transition has degenerated into a...
| 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 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 24, 2013
| 10:40 AM
When quarterback Joe Flacco lines up in the Ravens' backfield this fall, he'll be protected by four of the five offensive linemen who started in the Super Bowl.
Flacco threw three touchdown passes with no interceptions and was named the Most Valuable...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:18 AM
So far, all is good as far as left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie and the Ravens.
The word from The Castle is that the often-troubled McKinnie has been attending conditioning sessions and working hard. His weight is down and reasonable, and the...