| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:34 PM
When Joe Flacco takes his first snap Sunday, he will line up behind a left tackle who 10 weeks ago was toiling away in Jacksonville, a left guard who has already made as many stops as an Amtrak train, and a center who two years ago was blocking small-...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Cleveland Browns management had supposedly given up on this season three weeks ago when they traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a first-round draft pick.
The conventional thinking was Browns CEO Joe Banner and...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:36 PM
PITTSBURGH — Breaking down game tape of the Ravens this week, the Pittsburgh Steelers might have been reminded a little bit of themselves, but not just because they were watching a team with a physical defense and a strong-armed quarterback.
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Ravens 13, Steelers 10
Strategy: Cam Cameron tried a rock 'em sock 'em approach to keep the Steelers honest and make them respect play-action, but Ray Rice was stonewalled by an aggressive, top-ranked defense. The Ravens didn't try to run in short-...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Although the Ravens' final injury report of the week remains a lengthy one, the AFC North champions are relatively healthy heading into Saturday's AFC divisional-round playoff game against the Denver Broncos.
Seventeen Ravens are listed as probable....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 8:24 AM
With three teams making the playoffs and two winning 12 games during the regular season, the AFC North was arguably the NFL’s most competitive division last season. Unfortunately for the Ravens, it figures to be hyper-competitive again in 2012 --...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:25 PM
The Ravens released their first injury report of the week leading up to Saturday’s AFC Divisional playoff game against the Denver Broncos, and Bernard Pierce did not practice Wednesday. The rookie running back, who is described as dealing with a...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:02 PM
All Ravens outside linebacker Paul Kruger thinks about nowadays is relentlessly chasing the quarterback. It is an aggressive pursuit fueled by power, speed and well-practiced pass-rushing moves.
The path to the quarterback is rarely twisted nowadays for...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:29 AM
The Ravens' defense won't have to worry about being haunted Sunday by elusive Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, one of the best improvisational players in the league.
Instead, they'll try to exploit the emergency presence of struggling...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Ravens starting left defensive end Pernell McPhee is active for today's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, marking the first time he's been active in four games.
McPhee had been sidelined with right knee and thigh injuries. He underwent two...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Clutching his right arm in pain late in the fourth quarter Sunday night, Ravens Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs made a beeline to the sideline toward team doctors and trainers.
The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year didn't return,...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:50 AM
I think Ted Cottrell, who ruled on Ed Reed’s appeal yesterday, got it right when he overturned the original one-game suspension and instead handed out a $50,000 fine to the Ravens’ safety. I watched all three hits that the NFL cited in...