| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:54 PM
If Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith was offended by Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden's blunt assessment of the defending Super Bowl champions, he did a nice job of hiding any hurt feelings.
Reacting to Haden telling Cleveland reporters that,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
The logic was sound.
The Ravens were the defending Super Bowl champions and hadn't missed the playoffs since 2007. The Cincinnati Bengals made the playoffs in consecutive seasons and were poised to take the next step. The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't had...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:16 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals worked out former Ravens safety Michael Huff on Monday, according to a league source.
Heading into Sunday's game against the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium, Huff worked out for the Bengals along with defensive tackles Christo...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A week after Michael Huff struggled in a loss to the Denver Broncos, rookie Matt Elam, the team’s first-round pick in April’s NFL draft, replaced Huff as the starting free safety in Sunday’s 14-6 win over the Cleveland Browns.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:10 PM
This is no time for a running-back controversy, and there doesn't need to be one soon.
The competition between Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce to be the starter of the future will eventually work itself out, but the Ravens will need both for the rest of the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:01 AM
There will be a lot of talk about safeties this week with Ed Reed returning to Baltimore as a member of the Houston Texans, Matt Elam earning a starting spot for the Ravens and Michael Huff trying to contribute off the bench.
One player who probably...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The education of Ravens rookie free safety Matt Elam is approaching a pivotal early phase, a moment he intends to be ready for.
The first-round draft pick already knows what's heading his way Sunday against the Houston Texans at M&T Bank Stadium. He'...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:41 AM
With Ray Rice parked on the sideline in street clothes after suffering a hip injury last weekend, Bernard Pierce made his first NFL start Sunday against the Houston Texans. Predictably, it was his busiest afternoon to date.
Pierce was on the field for...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Ravens 30, Texans 9
Strategy: Jim Caldwell tried establishing the Ravens' ground game without much success, attempting 31 carries for 75 yards and one touchdown with Ray Rice sidelined with a hip injury. They were picky about passes, opting mostly for...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:24 AM
When Ravens senior defensive assistant Steve Spagnuolo was running the New York Giants' defense six years ago, they won a Super Bowl behind a dominant front seven.
The Giants led the NFL with 53 sacks that season, including a dozen in one game to tie an...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Dallas Clark was busy taking care of his two young boys at home in Iowa last week. He was staying in shape just in case the right phone call came.
There were no practices to be at, no meetings to attend but nothing seemed particularly amiss until the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees puts the film on during defensive meetings and encourages his fellow coaches not to speak. As the footage rolls, he wants to hear only the voices of his players.
Loud responses are welcome. Silence isn't. A wrong...