| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:42 AM
The Ravens knew that Gino Gradkowski would experience some growing pains as the replacement for six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk after his retirement.
And Gradkowski is still learning on the job four games into his second NFL season.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh wasn't willing to second guess the decision Sunday to abandon the run game nor was he in the mood to protect some of the team's under-performing players.
Given ample time to digest Sunday's mistake-filled 23-20 road loss to...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Ravens star running back Ray Rice practiced Wednesday on a limited basis and said he plans to play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, mapping out his return after missing one game with a strained left hip flexor.
Although Rice was regarded as close to...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith doesn’t see the leadership void that retired linebacker Ray Lewis said exists now that he and safety Ed Reed are no longer on the team.
Now an ESPN analyst, Lewis questioned the Ravens' leadership for the second...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:19 AM
In the wake of Pro Bowl kick returner Jacoby Jones allegedly being struck in the head by a bottle on a party bus early Monday morning while celebrating the 34th birthday of offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie, retired inside linebacker Ray Lewis questioned...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Ravens starting center Gino Gradkowski has been fined $7,800 by the NFL league office for unnecessary roughness, according to a league source.
Gradkowski was penalized in the third quarter of the Ravens' 49-27 loss Thursday night to the Denver Broncos...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Last Thursday, for the first time since the 2008 season, someone not named Matt Birk started for the Ravens at center. Gino Gradkowski, a second-year player out of small-school Delaware, made his first NFL start there.
To the novice eye -- this writer...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:04 AM
This time a year ago, Joe Flacco was still viewed as a quarterback who couldn't get his team to the Super Bowl. He was still playing for a big contract after betting on himself by declining the Ravens' initial offers.
He was still waiting for the Ravens...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:34 AM
The mass exodus from the Ravens roster after their Super Bowl victory was triggered by familiar culprits.
The age of key veterans and a lack of salary cap space forced the Ravens into bargain-hunting mode as they overhauled a championship squad. A...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Terrell Davis remembers the feeling after tight end Shannon Sharpe left the Denver Broncos and joined the Ravens before the 2000 season. He vividly recalls the uncomfortable silence in the huddle and on the sideline, the blank looks exchanged between...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Now that Gino Gradkowski has been named the Ravens' starting center as the successor to retired six-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Birk, he says the work is just beginning.
The Ravens open the NFL season Thursday hight against the Denver Broncos.