| Sep 30, 2011
| 12:07 PM
Cornerback Chris Carr missed practice Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Jets with a thigh injury.
Carr had not been on the injury list previously this week. He missed the Ravens’ Week 2 game in Tennessee...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 12:56 PM
There have been more signs of revelry than a heated rivalry. Compliments have been shared, as have T-shirts, and the closest thing to trash talk between the two sides has centered on a meeting that never took place.
But as the Ravens and New York Jets...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:00 AM
It was the pause that refreshes. When the Ravens broke camp for their bye week, they were battered from the physical toll of the first four games. When they came back to Owings Mills this week, they were buzzing with renewed vigor.
“You [can] see...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Ravens center Matt Birk has been fined $5,000, but it's not for a late hit or critical comments about an officiating crew. Birk apparently didn't wear a microphone for a recent game.
Birk's agent, Joe Linta, told thesidelineview.com that Birk was...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Veteran Ravens center Matt Birk said Wednesday he will appeal a $5,000 fine from the NFL for failing to wear a microphone under his jersey as prescribed by the new collective bargaining agreement.
Birk said he had problems with the microphone in warm-ups...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:37 PM
It's hard to appreciate just how large Bryant McKinnie truly is unless you've stood next to him.
McKinnie weighs upward of 350 pounds and stands just three inches short of being seven feet tall. He's not fat, despite what you have heard. He's just...
| May 17, 2011
| 7:15 AM
If Marc Bulger leaves Baltimore as a free agent this offseason to become a starter elsewhere, the Ravens will likely be in the market for another able veteran to back up fourth-year quarterback Joe Flacco. Might that veteran signal-caller be Donovan...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:15 PM
On Thursday, I blogged about a conversation I had with ESPN’s Matt Williamson, a former NFL scout, about Joe Flacco and the Ravens offense. He said the Ravens are a “smidge” behind the Steelers in the AFC North because Pittsburgh has...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 2:24 PM
During the season Ravens columnist Mike Preston graded the Ravens' progress after each game. Today, Preston offers his final grades for the season by position, including the coaching staff.
Quarterback: Joe Flacco continued to improve on the field...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 9:15 AM
When my editors asked me to tune into "The View" on Thursday morning to watch Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher talk about his new book, "I Beat the Odds," I said, "Sure." After all, I never miss an episode of "The View."
OK, fine, not really.
| Feb 22, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Ravens center and player rep Matt Birk is entrenched in the NFL labor brouhaha between the players and the owners, and one of the biggest issues is the owners' desire to expand the regular season to 18 games. Birk has a solution, though, one I think...