| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The kick knifed through the thick fog and split the uprights at Memorial Stadium, giving the Colts a 10-7 victory in sudden-death overtime.
In a flash, fans swarmed the field. Down came the goal posts. Up went Toni Linhart, on someone's shoulders....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Ryan and Kubiak
It is difficult to argue with the choices of the players who were polled by The Sporting News.
Gary Kubiak (underrated) has not won big in the postseason, but he runs a solid program, develops players and...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Early in training camp, when Joe Flacco had his full arsenal of weapons at his disposal, the Ravens quarterback often gave the Baltimore defense fits in daily red-zone drills. He stood tall in the pocket and lasered touchdown passes between defenders, who...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Ravens fans placated by the NFL’s decision to award the franchise with three prime-time games at M&T Bank Stadium may raise their hackles when they read an analysis piece on NFL.com.
Gregg Rosenthal, the website’s Around the League editor,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:50 AM
While working on Thursday’s article on Lardarius Webb, I talked to the Ravens cornerback’s coach at Nicholls State. Jeremy Atwell was the linebackers coach for the Colonels before getting promoted to defensive coordinator during Webb’s...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This week, each of the 32 NFL teams will start their seasons with renewed hope and dozens of reasons -- real or imagined -- to believe that they will be the ones leaving their sweaty fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. But let&...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:29 PM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
Ravens at Steelers
Cardinals at Falcons
Browns at Cowboys
Packers at Lions
Bengals at Chiefs
Eagles at Redskins...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:52 PM
The Ravens were ready to break the team huddle to start practice recently when Joe Flacco took off his helmet and his teammates erupted in laughter.
"The guy was wearing a [skull] cap," wide receiver Torrey Smith said. "You know, the thing that Ray Lewis...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:00 PM
My, have the footballs been flying. In case you needed more proof that this has become a passing league, six NFL teams have averaged 40 or more pass attempts through four games. The New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions, who have a combined one win between...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Here's a look at how the upcoming NFL season might unfold:
Super Bowl champion: Green Bay Packers over Houston Texans, 31-17
Prolific Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers solves formidable Texans front seven with series of quick throws to Jordy Nelson,...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:12 AM
One of the longest surviving streaks in football is the late, great Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas' mark of 47 consecutive games with at least one touchdown pass.
Now that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees tied the record against the...