| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don’t hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
The Ravens get a chance for...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The free agency exodus from the Ravens' roster wasn't expected to necessarily include starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe.
With middle linebacker Ray Lewis retired and Jameel McClain still not cleared to play football yet following a December...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It’s not all bad news for the Ravens on the first day of free agency. Despite trading receiver Anquan Boldin on Monday and then losing linebackers Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe on Tuesday, the Ravens still might have a shot at retaining safety...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In a surprising move, the Ravens released veteran safety Bernard Pollard, leaving them without another key performer in last season's run to a Super Bowl XLVII victory.
Pollard, the Ravens' starting strong safety the past two seasons and one of the vocal...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Quarterback Joe Flacco is getting the credit that he deserves for leading the Ravens throughout the playoffs and then to a victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. It will be interesting if Ravens coach John Harbaugh gets his.
| Jan 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Bengals 23, Ravens 17
Strategy: Believing that upgraded health in the postseason trumps building momentum, the Ravens rested injured players and key starters. And it worked as there were no serious injuries. The offense was run differently to...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:34 AM
By leaving the Super Bowl champion Ravens, linebackers Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe hit the jackpot.
Kruger got a $40.5 million contract from the Cleveland Browns, and Ellerbe was paid $35 million by the Miami Dolphins.
They received a grand...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
17.3 -- percentage of snaps in 2012 for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in which he attempted a deep throw.
According to Pro Football Focus,...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:15 PM
As the Ravens continue to haggle with quarterback Joe Flacco, their other unrestricted free agents remain in a holding pattern.
The Ravens have had positive talks about starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and will continue to hold discussions,...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:17 AM
It was a quiet rookie season for Ravens outside linebacker Adrian Hamilton.
Instead of reprising his role as a star pass rusher from his college days, Hamilton was active for two games as he spent the year familiarizing himself with how to perform on...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:27 PM
On the night before most home games, Ravens players favor Sullivan's Steakhouse. And which Ravens roost at Sullivan's? The long list includes Haloti Ngata, Paul Kruger, Terrell Suggs, Ray Rice, Torrey Smith, Matt Birk, Justin Tucker, Bernard Pollard, Ma'...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:21 AM
By now, I’m not sure what’s left to say about the Ravens’ decision to fire offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and replace him with quarterbacks coach Jim Caldwell. Cameron had seemingly been on the hot seat for a couple of years, so it&...