| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:29 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Ravens veteran offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie was convinced he had assumed permanent residence inside coach John Harbaugh's doghouse.
Between frequently facing concerns about his weight and conditioning, reporting late for training camp after saying...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Ravens 28, Patriots 13
Strategy: The Ravens' winning equation in the AFC championship was provided by fast-paced no-huddle, shotgun concepts and enough runs to keep the Patriots honest. Play-action was effective, particularly in the second half when Joe...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Predictably enough, Ravens center Matt Birk’s opposition to same-sex marriage has caught the attention of Vikings punter Chris Kluwe.
In response to an op-ed Birk penned in support of, as he wrote, “preserving marriage as the sacred union...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:58 PM
Instead of receiving the usual jeers that go with their profession, NFL referee Gene Steratore and his crew were treated like conquering heroes Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium.
Steratore was greeted by fans with a standing ovation prior to the Ravens'...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:36 AM
The Ravens on Thursday morning added another young body to the competition to replace retired center Matt Birk, trading a conditional 2014 draft pick to the Indianapolis Colts for 26-year-old center A.Q. Shipley.
Shipley will compete with second-year...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Looking to add some competition for Gino Gradkowski and more versatility along the offensive line, the Ravens agreed to send a conditional 2014 draft pick today to the Indianapolis Colts for center A.Q. Shipley, both teams announced.
The trade will...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens’ previous game and that of their next opponent
Broncos 34, Ravens 17
Strategy: It was an underwhelming debut for new offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell....
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Jonathan Ogden stood in the hallway at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills, his Afro nearly scraping the ceiling. The towering former offensive tackle fiddled with a tiny new phone in his massive hands, nonchalantly describing one of the...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Ravens 33, Giants 14Ravens 33, Giants 14
Strategy: Offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell finally put his creative stamp on the offense, orchestrating season highs with 533 yards of total offense and 224 rushing yards. That included an option pitchout...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don’t hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
The Ravens get a chance for...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Prior to his release in 2011, running back Willis McGahee had another role with the Ravens. He backed up Morgan Cox as the team’s long snapper.
Since then, however, the identity of the latest backup has been shrouded in mystery. Coach John Harbaugh...