| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Lions 21, Bears19
Strategy: The Bears offense has a different look to it under new coach Marc Trestman, who was known as an offensive innovator in the CFL. The Bears use a vertical passing attack to take advantage of strong-armed quarterback Jay...
| 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...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice jutted out his jaw, staring straight ahead as if he was about to stiff-arm a linebacker.
Although Rice spoke calmly when reacting to retired quarterback Donovan McNabb's critical comments of his performance in the playoffs,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Ravens running back Bernard Pierce made a concerted effort to increase his size, strength and, particularly, his speed following an encouraging rookie season.
The primary backup to Pro Bowl runner Ray Rice has accomplished those goals, according to...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Bernard Pierce darted around linebackers all spring, displaying a burst and elusiveness the Ravens' running back hopes to reprise this fall.
"I'm not slow," said Pierce at the conclusion of the Ravens' offseason practices. "I can definitely run."...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Arians can help Cutler
Los Angeles Times
Bruce Arians is the best choice for the Bears.
This is a team that has the franchise's best quarterback in the modern era in Jay Cutler, an elite receiver in Brandon Marshall, a running back who'...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:46 PM
If you were wondering what Ray Rice's reaction was to LeSean McCoy's new contract extension with the Philadelphia Eagles, the Ravens' running back wasted little time responding to the news.
"Nice well deserved," Rice said on his Twitter account after...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend:
1. Peyton Manning is back.
The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors.
In his first...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Much has been made around here -- and elsewhere too -- about which players have and haven’t been attending the Ravens’ voluntary organized team activities the past three weeks. The Ravens were missing seven players during their first OTA...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Sam Farmer's pick
Bears 24, Packers 23 – Matt Forte has strugged against the Packers in the past, but Green Bay's defense had big problems stopping the run last Sunday. Chicago is poised to snap a four-game losing streak at Lambeau Field.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Cowboys 18, Bears 34
(Note: We are looking at Dallas' game before Sunday's bye.)
Strategy: The Cowboys used...