| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:46 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 reporter Jenny Vrentas, who covers the New York Giants for The Newark Star-Ledger.
MV: Both the Ravens and Giants are...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Falcons could run table
Los Angeles Times
Were they to play each other, I'd give the Texans the edge over the Falcons. But Atlanta will hang on to its unblemished record longer, particularly with Texans linebacker Brian Cushing out for the...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
5.94 -- yards per carry by running back Ray Rice when running to the left, according to Pro Football Focus.
Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:14 PM
The once-solid offense has failed to score 20 points in each of its last three contests, the featured tailback has become a forgotten commodity, and the unit has relied heavily on an inconsistent quarterback.
The description has fit the Ravens at times,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
After surrendering 140 yards on 30 carries to Jamaal Charles in last Sunday’s 9-6 win against the Kansas City Chiefs, the Ravens are expecting the Dallas Cowboys to follow a similar blueprint with tailback DeMarco Murray.
“Murray is, I think,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Goodell wins, loses
Los Angeles Times
Roger Goodell was both the biggest loser and winner in Paul Tagliabue's bounty scandal ruling. Goodell's credibility has taken a huge hit over the course of this ordeal, and having his predecessor...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:49 AM
It's been a tough year already for linebackers
First, it was Brian Cushing. Then, Ray Lewis.
And, now, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee and Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason are done for the season.
The Cowboys placed Lee, an emerging young...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:04 PM
The walks back to the huddle have been shorter for Ray Rice over the past month and a half.
With opponents crowding the line of scrimmage to keep him under wraps, the Ravens running back hasn't gotten far on many of his recent carries, leaving his...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 7:08 PM
Over the last 727 days, M&T Bank Stadium has been the site of last-second field goal makes and misses, stirring comebacks and thorough beatdowns, historic offensive performances and dominant defensive ones.
However, one thing that the stadium hasn't...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 3:29 PM
The Ravens have won an NFL-best 16 consecutive games at M&T Bank Stadium, including the playoff victory last January. Here is how they've gotten to this point.
Dec. 9, 2010: Ravens 30, Saints 24: Ray Rice gained a career-high 233 total yards and scored...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:37 PM
One of my favorite assignments in the past year or so was the feature I did this week on former Dunbar and West Virginia star Tavon Austin, who for weeks has had talent evaluators in NFL organizations and in the media salivating about what he might do...