| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Following an ugly loss to the New England Patriots, cornerback Jimmy Smith says the Ravens' focus immediately shifted toward a pivotal regular-season finale against the AFC North division champion Cincinnati Bengals.
The Ravens were embarrassed, 41-7,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Cincinnati Bengals weak-side linebacker Vontaze Burfict flunked the equivalent of a high-profile job interview during a disastrous NFL scouting combine last year.
Burfict ran the slowest 40-yard dash (5.09 seconds) of any linebacker prospect. He...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Ben Roethlisberger's anger and frustration continue to grow as speculation keeps swirling around the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.
The source of Roethlisberger's rage: a series of NFL Network reports alleging that the former Super Bowl victor doesn't...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:53 PM
After a season in which he was often forced to play out of position because of the Ravens' defensive line woes, Haloti Ngata reported to the team's veteran minicamp in mid-June and sent a not-so subtle message to the coaching staff.
"They should leave...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:01 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: In the past two weeks, the Ravens have gotten back to using predominantly three wide-receiver sets, trying to recapture the success from last year’s Super Bowl run. However, standing in the offense’s way has been...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Marvin Lewis was the Ravens' defensive coordinator in 1996 when the franchise set its foundation with the drafting of offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden and middle linebacker Ray Lewis.
Year after year, he watched Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:16 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals worked out former Ravens safety Michael Huff on Monday, according to a league source.
Heading into Sunday's game against the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium, Huff worked out for the Bengals along with defensive tackles Christo...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals were dealt a crushing blow last week with the news that $55 million defensive tackle Geno Atkins had been lost for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Although the Bengals remain atop the AFC North...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The revolving door has spun around once again in Cleveland, revealing yet another quarterback change for the Browns.
For Sunday’s game against the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, Jason Campbell steps under center to start an...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Cleveland Browns management had supposedly given up on this season three weeks ago when they traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a first-round draft pick.
The conventional thinking was Browns CEO Joe Banner and...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Those old jokes about Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown supposedly being a miser too cheap to spend what it takes to win no longer seem to apply.
Brown has spent a lot of money expanding his scouting department in recent years, and he made another...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:05 PM
The Ravens’ starters that did suit up for Sunday’s regular-season finale, began heading to the sidelines about midway through the first quarter. Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice went first, pulling on a winter cap and a black jacket. Quarterback...