| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:45 PM
The Ravens’ secondary struggled in the preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons, allowing quarterback Matt Ryan to throw for 155 yards and Julio Jones to catch six balls for 109 yards and a touchdown in one quarter. However, defensive...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:00 AM
After a rocky start against the Atlanta Falcons a week ago, the Ravens secondary gets a shot to make amends when wide receiver Calvin Johnson, quarterback Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions visit M&T Bank Stadium on Friday night.
But heading into the...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:22 PM
The Ravens' offensive focus following last week's preseason opener was on sustaining drives. They'll spend this week talking about finishing them.
The first-team defense has a host of topics to discuss from generating a pass rush to providing tighter...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions on the Ravens' loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Francis: Why did they even bother to play the game against the Bengals? It was a travesty from the fans' point of view. If I...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Football is a game of risk for Cary Williams. The Ravens starting cornerback relies on his instincts on the field for when to gamble and when to play it safe
Williams is applying that approach to how he conducts his business off the field, declining...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 9:08 AM
As recently as last week, at least one national writer was still throwing haymakers at Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, saying that his reputation as a winner had more to do with the Ravens defense than it did his own performance. That’s an argument...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
145.8 -- Joe Flacco’s passer rating on passes thrown beyond 15 yards Monday, per ESPN’s Stats and Info.
In completing 21 of 29...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:16 AM
When Ravens wide receivers Torrey Smith, Anquan Boldin and Jacoby Jones square off with Kansas City Chiefs cornerbacks Brandon Flowers and Stanford Routt on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, they'll be dealing with an aggressive brand of press coverage....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Falcons could run table
Los Angeles Times
Were they to play each other, I'd give the Texans the edge over the Falcons. But Atlanta will hang on to its unblemished record longer, particularly with Texans linebacker Brian Cushing out for the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:52 AM
When he was in fifth grade, Tim Downs arrived at an important life decision: he would play football at Maryland.
Growing up in Latrobe, Pa., Downs idolized Kyle Schmitt, an offensive lineman at Derry Area High School who had accepted a football...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:59 AM
A quick look at what national media outlets are saying about the Ravens' draft picks from Friday night.
Nate Davis of USA Today's In The Huddle blog says the pick of Courtney Upshaw makes sense, but he doesn't think third-round pick Bernard Piecer...