| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Ravens have maintained an expensive tradition of rewarding their top players with contracts that approach or exceed the gold standard as the highest in the NFL.
Besides quarterback Joe Flacco's blockbuster $120.6 million contract signed in March...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:42 PM
The Ravens aren’t traditionally averse to using the franchise tag, frequently employing the designation to avoid losing players to free agency and buy time to hammer out contracts.
Nearly one year after they didn’t have to use the tag before...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Standing inside the Ravens' locker room, outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil broke into laughter at the suggestion that he's a relative bargain as a free agent signing.
"A bargain?" Dumervil said. "I just come out and play the game of football, which I...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Ravens 14, Browns 6
Strategy: Jim Caldwell is a strong proponent of the no-huddle, calling it on 33 of 71 offensive snaps as the shotgun formation was used 25 times. They were much more patient with the running game, grinding out yards and controlling...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel highlights five stats that really mean something for the Ravens.
138 — yards that Joe Flacco’s dropped passes this season have traveled through the air.
We know Joe Flacco has watched his receivers...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:45 PM
There was no Ben Roethlisberger, Hines Ward or Ray Lewis, but as both teams predicted all week, it turned out to be more of the same with the Ravens-Steelers rivalry.
In a tense game dominated by both defenses, Ravens return man Jacoby Jones made the...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The player that the Ravens spent all week trying to devise a way to contain was finally stopped. Robert Griffin III wasn’t on the field after the Washington Redskins’ rookie took one more punishing hit in an afternoon filled with them, the...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Steelers 23, Ravens 20
Strategy: The Ravens aggressively tried to strike deep, but were largely inefficient. Wide receiver Torrey Smith was targeted eight times, but only generated three catches for 31 yards. They wavered between a smash-mouth...
| 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...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 8:50 AM
The Ravens have already made a final judgment call on starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and tight end Ed Dickson, officially ruling them out Friday for the second consecutive game.
Now, they still have an important decision to make regarding...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:27 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama praised the Ravens' resilience, toughness and their commitment to the Baltimore community. However, when it came to paying homage to one of their most dominant and well-known players, Obama made it clear that he...