| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The NFL's annual free-agency spending spree officially gets underway Tuesday, with the Ravens in a slightly different position than in the recent past.
An elevated salary cap, coupled with a few cost-saving moves earlier this offseason, has left the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:02 AM
New Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith is confident. But if you listen to every interview that he’s done since signing with the team, it’s clear that he wants everybody to know that he doesn’t view himself as the final piece to the Ravens&...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Dolphins 24, Patriots 20
STRATEGY: The Patriots have an offense that is still in transition after losing tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski. Their talents are irreplaceable in the short term and the team is waiting for a trio of rookie wide...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:26 AM
RAVENS: In his last four games against the Patriots, quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown for 1,213 yards, 10 touchdowns and just two interceptions. Flacco has moved well around the pocket in recent weeks, but his mobility may be affected by...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Running back LeGarrette Blount was traded to New England only in April, so Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium was his first against the Ravens in Patriots colors.
But after a 7-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, Blount stirred the echoes of...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Between the precision of quarterback Tom Brady and running back LeGarrette Blount busting through tackles Sunday, the Ravens' defense was perplexed by a balanced New England Patriots offense.
When the Ravens attempted to pressure Brady, he quickly...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Baltimore Sun staff members give their thoughts on the Ravens' game against the New England Patriots in Week 16 of the 2013 NFL season.
Jeff Zrebiec, reporter: Given how well the Ravens were playing and the fact that they were at home, their poor...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:57 AM
The Ravens' traditionally stout red-zone defense and run defense is suddenly headed in the wrong direction at the end of the season.
The Ravens were ranked first in the NFL in red-zone defense heading into their game against the Minnesota Vikings on...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Patriots 41, Ravens 7
STRATEGY: Joe Flacco's sprained left knee meant the Ravens were even more reliant than usual on the shotgun formation rather than have him drop back in the pocket. They ran the shotgun 67 of 74 snaps, trying in vain to increase the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:58 AM
During the Ravens' 41-7 loss to the New England Patriots last week, there were a few major defensive breakdowns.
The Ravens limited quarterback Tom Brady to one touchdown pass and 172 passing yards, his second-lowest total of the season.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:29 AM
When the Ravens were routed by the New England Patriots in December, running back LeGarrette Blount pounded their defense in the red zone.
The 6-foot, 250-pound running back scored a pair of touchdowns during the Patriots' 41-7 win over the Ravens at M&...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Ray Rice was both a reality and fantasy football difference-maker in Sunday's 35-7 win over the Steelers. He rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries and added four catches for 42 yards and a score.
The pint-sized powerhouse set the tone for...