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  • Film study: Ravens vs. Redskins

    Film study: Ravens vs. Redskins
    Steelers 23, Ravens 20 Strategy: The Ravens aggressively tried to strike deep, but were largely inefficient. Wide receiver Torrey Smith was targeted eight times, but only generated three catches for 31 yards. They wavered between a smash-mouth...
  • Rushing attack works for Ravens in loss to Redskins

    Rushing attack works for Ravens in loss to Redskins
    Ray Rice had just topped 100 rushing yards in a game for the first time since early October, but the frustration showed on his face. As the Ravens packed their bags before making the short drive back to Baltimore, he couldn't help but feel as if they...
  • Ravens visit President Barack Obama at the White House

    Ravens visit President Barack Obama at the White House
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama praised the Ravens' resilience, toughness and their commitment to the Baltimore community. However, when it came to paying homage to one of their most dominant and well-known players, Obama made it clear that he...
  • Von Miller presents major challenge for Ravens offense

    Von Miller presents major challenge for Ravens offense
    Wide-eyed and mindful, Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell checked off all the traits that make Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller one of the league’s most feared pass rushers, an NFL Defensive Player of the Year candidate, and the biggest...
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens loss and Broncos win

    Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens loss and Broncos win
    Ravens 28, Redskins 31 Strategy: In his last day on the job before being fired Monday morning after five years in Baltimore, offensive coordinator Cam Cameron called one of his more effective games even though mounting behind-the-scenes discord...
  • Film Study: Ravens vs. the Steelers; Chargers vs. the Broncos

    Film Study: Ravens vs. the Steelers; Chargers vs. the Broncos
    Ravens 13, Steelers 10 Strategy: Cam Cameron tried a rock 'em sock 'em approach to keep the Steelers honest and make them respect play-action, but Ray Rice was stonewalled by an aggressive, top-ranked defense. The Ravens didn't try to run in short-...
  • Joe Flacco acknowledges that he has to stop fumbling

    Joe Flacco acknowledges that he has to stop fumbling
    Less than a year removed from fumbling the football a career-worst 11 times, Joe Flacco has fallen into the bad habit again. The Ravens quarterback has coughed up the ball just seven times this season, but five have occurred in his last four contests....
  • Texans send owner's jet to pick up Ed Reed

    Texans send owner's jet to pick up Ed Reed
    If there was any lingering doubt that Ed Reed was intent about testing the free agent market and leaving the only NFL organization he’s ever known, it should have been erased Thursday afternoon when the long-time Ravens safety stepped off a plane...
  • Pass protection has been key in Ravens' Super run

    Pass protection has been key in Ravens' Super run
    The Ravens are packing their bags for New Orleans because the front office and coaching staff have pulled the trigger on a bunch of key moves over the past 12 months, from extending Ray Rice and signing players like Corey Graham and Justin Tucker to...
  • New position been a 'great learning process' for Caldwell, Flacco

    New position been a 'great learning process' for Caldwell, Flacco
    Minutes after toppling the New England Patriots in the AFC championship, Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell pointed out that his collaboration with quarterback Joe Flacco is just beginning. Under the direction of Caldwell, in his first time...
  • Still riding high from win over Patriots, Ravens begin Super Bowl preparations

    Still riding high from win over Patriots, Ravens begin Super Bowl preparations
    The Ravens arrived at their team facility in Owings Mills Monday morning, short on sleep but long on adrenaline and anticipation. It had been less than 24 hours since the Ravens' 28-13 victory over the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in the AFC...
  • Four events that turned the Ravens season on the path to the Super Bowl

    Four events that turned the Ravens season on the path to the Super Bowl
    The story of the Ravens' remarkable turnaround from losing four of five games to close the regular season to winning three straight to get to the Super Bowl will be told many times before Feb. 3. And the story will undoubtedly start when the team hit rock...