| 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 26, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Now that the NFL season is here, I’m putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I will enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens’ opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Dolphins 23, Browns 10
Strategy: With a new head coach in Rob Chudzinski and new coordinators in Norv Turner and Ray Horton, the Browns will look a little different than they did a year ago. Offensively, the Browns used a variety of formations and their...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:39 AM
After a rocky loss to the Denver Broncos, the Ravens will get a chance to right their ship against the Cleveland Browns, a team they have defeated 10 straight times.
While I think the Browns, who have a good defense, will put up a fight, picking an 11th...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:34 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco was nowhere near the Ravens’ biggest problem in last week’s 49-27 loss to the Denver Broncos but he had his moments, throwing two interceptions and making several questionable decisions. Going...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco, who threw a career-high five interceptions against the Buffalo Bills, has traditionally responded to poor performances. He’s thrown two interceptions or more in 14 regular-season games. The following week...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Saints 38, Dolphins 17
Strategy: The Dolphins, in their variation of the West Coast offense, rely on short drops...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Ravens rush linebacker Terrell Suggs delivered a strong message Sunday, showing he's regained his 2011 NFL Defensive Player of the Year form.
Before Suggs exploited the Miami Dolphins' struggling offensive line with three sacks in the fourth quarter...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Now that the NFL season is here, I’m putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I hope to enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens’ opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Ravens’ recommitment to the running game during Sunday’s 26-23 victory over the Miami Dolphins wasn’t reflected in their 3.3 yards-per-carry average, the simplest way to measure rushing efficiency.
But other numbers tell the story,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Ravens 26, Dolphins 23
STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell recognized a need for a more balanced, methodical approach, calling a season-high 40 runs for 133 yards. Torrey Smith, Ray Rice and Deonte Thompson were targeted on 24 of 32...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:07 AM
For Ravens rookie free safety Matt Elam, each game and pass targeted in his direction represents something of a new experience.
Each week, Elam faces the speed of the game, the subleties of the pass patterns and how quarterbacks attempt to bait him....