| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:37 AM
The three-year, $27 million contract extension that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reportedly signed shouldn't affect the Ravens' pending business with quarterback Joe Flacco much, if at all.
All the deal does is decrease the exclusive...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work for a Monday afternoon, I will rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football Sunday (that's where the "first and 10" comes in).
Here are my rankings heading into the...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Week 16 is finally here, and after Monday night’s game, the fantasy football season will be over for most of us, if your season hasn’t been ended already. My teams went 1-for-5 on what I will now call Black Sunday, so the best I can do in my...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work, I rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football weekend (that's where the "first and 10" comes in). I was off on Monday, so here are my belated but still timely...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 8:34 PM
he beeping you hear is coming from the AFC West champion Denver Broncos, who are moving in reverse, having lost three in a row.
The bleeping you hear is coming from the Black Hole, which watched the Oakland Raiders blow a chance Sunday to get to the...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Jimmy Smith is fully aware of the expectation that in his second full season with the Ravens and in the NFL, he should be poised to emerge as a starting cornerback.
And perhaps because of that sentiment, Smith shrugged off that expectation.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When Tom Zbikowski – and to a lesser extent, Haruki Nakamura – left the Ravens, the team wasted little time signing Sean Considine to a free-agent deal.
And after offseason workouts and training camp, Considine is listed as starting strong...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Over the last two weeks, the Ravens' starters have remained in preseason form.
The first-team offense has gotten in the end zone once on seven total drives. The first-team defense has barely touched the opposing quarterback while the secondary has...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Joe Flacco faked a handoff, spotted Anquan Boldin alone in the back of the end zone and connected with hit him for the easy touchdown. He then ran to the sidelines, pumping his fist nearly the entire way.
Preseason or not and regardless of the opponent,...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:24 PM
Dear Joe Flacco,
It's been a bizarre week, hasn't it? You're one win away from playing in the Super Bowl, and I think I've read approximately 11 million articles -- written primarily by people living outside the Baltimore metro area -- that seem eager to...
| 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
| 7:35 PM
In his NFL debut, Ravens rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw immediately got his legs chopped out from under him when he tried to penetrate the Detroit Lions' backfield.
And the former Alabama star's frustration mounted during the same play when he...