| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Ravens outside linebacker Paul Kruger sacked Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch once, marking the fourth consecutive game the Ravens' leading pass rusher has had at least one sack.
However, that's not the play that will stick with Kruger from...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:28 AM
The Ravens don’t use injuries as an excuse, and nor should their fans. However, it is pretty amazing to look at how hard their defense has been hit this season. It’s hardly the only reason, but it has to be considered when discussing why...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:38 PM
— For at least one night, the Ravens returned to their defensive roots.
Taking advantage of the absence of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the unit harassed replacement Byron Leftwich, knocked out running back Isaac Redman (concussion)...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:53 PM
With injured Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger watching from the sideline in sweats Sunday, backup Byron Leftwich started against the Ravens, his first start since 2009.
Leftwich hit the ground running — literally — on his...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
James Ihedigbo and Chris Johnson aren’t household names -- well, maybe the latter is, but we’re not talking about the Tennessee Titans running back -- but the pair of reserves helped the Ravens escape Heinz Field with a 13-10 win against the...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Cornerback Chris Johnson – signed by the Ravens on Nov. 13 – didn’t take much time making an impact for his new team, stripping Mike Wallace after the wide receiver caught a pass in the first quarter of the Ravens’ eventual 13-10...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Ravens 16, Chargers 13 (OT)
Strategy: Cam Cameron heavily utilized the shotgun formation, 51 times overall with 42 during regulation. This plays to Joe Flacco's strengths, allowing him to see the field and get the football out of his hands despite...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with Alan Robinson, who covers the Pittsburgh Steelers for The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
MV: What is status of the injury...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Buried in the leftover rubble and next to the carcass of the Oakland Raiders at M&T Bank Stadium is a concern that won't go away.
The Ravens' pass coverage still scares me. They blew out the Raiders 55-20 Sunday in their most impressive game of the...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 8:30 AM
It appears another Ravens-Steelers showdown will hinge on a banged-up joint on Ben Roethlisberger’s body.
The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, who has thrown 17 touchdown passes and just four interceptions, left Monday night’s overtime...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Ravens 55, Raiders 20
Strategy: Dean Pees' unpredictable, innovative schemes were highlighted by lining up rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw at defensive tackle. And Pees' two-defensive-lineman, three-linebacker, six-defensive-back "dollar"...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:31 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Steelers backup quarterback Byron Leftwich compared getting back under center to getting back on a bicycle.
With Ben Roethlisberger ruled out for Sunday night’s game against the 7-2 Ravens — he also could miss their rematch...