| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith was granted an assignment he coveted Monday night, a daunting task most other defensive backs would dread.
Smith shadowed All-Pro Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson all over Ford Field, doing a respectable job...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:30 AM
This is the second time I have heard or seen comments from former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis questioning the Ravens lack of leadership this season, and the latest apparently stems from the recent problem with offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie and receiver...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:39 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco has thrown two touchdown passes in three of his past four games, but he continues to struggle with his accuracy and decision making. His 11 interceptions are one shy of tying a career high. He’s also been sacked 30...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A week after Ray Rice rushed for a season-high 131 yards in an overtime loss to the Chicago Bears, the star running back found himself in a timeshare with backup running back Bernard Pierce in Sunday’s win.
Rice, who had been getting more than...
| 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-...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Janice Scott works hard at KFC and stretches her budget to care for her 12-year-old son and her 1-year-old godson, whom she adopted this month.
So she was grateful to be in a church basement in Essex on Tuesday, accepting a 14-pound turkey and a box full...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Ravens 19, Jets 3
STRATEGY: Instead of trying conventional methods against a stout Jets defense led by Muhammad Wilkerson, the Ravens got creative. They utilized a variation of the wildcat , albeit with backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor lining up at...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:00 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco played one of his better games this season in a 19-16 loss to the Steelers on Oct. 20. He completed 24 of 34 passes for 215 yards and one touchdown and no interceptions. Since that game, he's thrown as many...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice shook his head for a moment while reflecting on one of the most frustrating aspects of this difficult season.
No one in the NFL has been involved in as many close games as the Ravens this season, and the results haven’...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Joe Flacco did not sound like a man who had just led his team to its biggest victory of the season.
Standing at the podium late Thursday night -- or was it early Friday morning? -- Flacco harped on missed opportunities against the Pittsburgh Steelers...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 1:39 PM
When Rose and Apollos Ihedigbo moved their young family to the United States from Nigeria in 1980, they were determined to pursue opportunities in higher education that had not been available to them in their native land.
The road was not easy, but...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Ravens 22, Steelers 20
STRATEGY: Joe Flacco silenced anyone still clamoring for the wildcat offense, which disappeared against the Steelers days after the quarterback called it a high school offense. They went back to their conventional pass-first...