| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Texans 30, Titans 24
Strategy: Led by All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, the Texans have one of the most aggressive and physical 3-4 defensive fronts in the NFL. Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips isn’t afraid to blitz and he sent pass rushers in...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Ravens 14, Browns 6
Strategy: Jim Caldwell is a strong proponent of the no-huddle, calling it on 33 of 71 offensive snaps as the shotgun formation was used 25 times. They were much more patient with the running game, grinding out yards and controlling...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The game wasn’t four minutes old when Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden dropped back on his team’s very first offensive play and hit tight end Jordan Cameron with a 53-yard pass that put the ball on the Ravens’ 7-yard line....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In eager anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Houston Texans.
The Week 3 matchup between the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:57 PM
As the Houston Texans continue to haggle with the agent for veteran free safety Ed Reed after his visit Friday, the Super Bowl champion Ravens haven't closed the door on trying to retain the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
To characterize the...
| Mar 17, 2013
Hopkins' Marcello loses in D-III wrestling title match
Johns Hopkins senior 141-pound wrestler Paul Marcello lost a 2-1 decision to third-seeded Adam Sheley in the championship match at the NCAA Division III championships in Cedar Rapids,...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Ravens' blockbuster $120.6 million contract with quarterback Joe Flacco is an arrangement banking on his future potential and not just how he engineered a Super Bowl victory.
Because Flacco is entering the prime of his career at 28 years old, the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:21 AM
The tradition for Super Bowl champions is hosting the opening game of the following season.
That will hold true for the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in what's expected to be a high-profile matchup in a Thursday night game Sept. 5.
The league typically...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Desperate for a victory, the reeling defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants come to town today having lost four of their past six games.
Defeating the Ravens is paramount for a Giants squad that was blown out by the Atlanta Falcons a week ago....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:58 PM
The Ravens' regular-season finale Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals is like the final preseason game — it's just one more test before the new season begins.
So, you can yawn through that one like you do during actual preseason games, and...
| Jan 29, 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....
| 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...