| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Shadowing wide receiver Torrey Smith, cornerback Jimmy Smith flipped his hips and matched his stride step for step.
The tight coverage Smith applied during the Ravens' minicamp was a continuation of what he started in the final moments of the Super...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs had a pretty good idea about what was hidden on the table in front of him after he tried to move his seat and he was told that it wasn't a good idea.
Suggs had waited a decade in the NFL for this moment. He decided he...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Lost amid most of the talk about the Ravens’ overhaul of their Super Bowl-winning defense is the fact that during the regular season, last year’s group was serviceable on its best days and extremely vulnerable on its worst.
| May 30, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Ever since a dramatic Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers, it's been a significant roster overhaul for the Ravens.
Inside linebacker Ray Lewis and center Matt Birk retired. Wide receiver Anquan Boldin was traded to the 49ers...
| May 26, 2013
| 6:35 PM
On March 4, agent Joe Linta and the Ravens finalized a six-year, $120.6 million contract extension for Joe Flacco, making the quarterback the highest paid player in the history of the NFL.
Nearly three months later, Linta is still taking his victory...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:54 AM
As the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Ravens had an extremely eventful offseason where they overhauled their roster and dealt with a tight salary-cap situation by making a series of tough decisions.
That included trading veteran wide receiver Anquan...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Dean Pees wanted to believe nothing needed to change. This was the Ravens' defense, after all, and it isn't easy to overhaul a group that has long been one of the league's best.
It didn't matter that Ray Lewis and Lardarius Webb were out, that Terrell...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at how the Ravens might handle 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree.
The Ravens ran through a gauntlet of...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Ravens fans had waited 12 years for another Super Bowl victory, and they packed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, dwarfing 49ers rooters in both numbers and volume.
They about blew the roof off the stadium when Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco flicked his first...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:00 PM
John Harbaugh and Dean Pees have never hesitated to praise linebackers coach Ted Monachino, both expressing confidence recently that he's ready to run an NFL defense.
Although Monachino has been repeatedly linked to the Philadelphia Eagles' defensive...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 11:11 AM
The last time Courtney Upshaw played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, he showered in confetti after the game, hoisted a crystal ball and was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the BCS national championship game.
A penchant for making big plays...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard looks the part of an enforcer who loves inflicting punishment.
He's barrel-chested and powerfully constructed at 6-foot-1, 228 pounds.
And Pollard has built a reputation as one of the most...