| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:53 AM
It was a rough game for the Ravens defense as far as tackling, with the Washington Redskins gaining several yards after first contact in their 31-28 overtime victory Sunday.
Some of that was a byproduct of the Ravens playing against an unpredictable...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
187.2 -- net passing yards per game for the Ravens offense after the first four games of the 2012 season.
The Ravens fired offensive...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Every week, blogger Matt Vensel breaks down a critical play, sometimes with the help of Ravens players, from that week’s game. This week he looks at Bernard Pollard’s momentum-turning tackle on Stevan Ridley.
The AFC championship game was...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:03 PM
If not for outside linebacker Paul Kruger, who has tied a franchise record with at least one sack in five straight games, defensive end Arthur Jones might be the Ravens’ emerging defensive player as of late.
Jones, the organization’s fifth-...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Remember "Ravens Nation," the song written and performed by a group of Baltimore superfans? Well, it's back, with a few new twists.
Matt Richey, Kenny Silkworth and Robert "McFreshington" Norton wrote the song last year in a frenzy of Ravens love...
| 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...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Ravens 28, Patriots 13
Strategy: The Ravens' winning equation in the AFC championship was provided by fast-paced no-huddle, shotgun concepts and enough runs to keep the Patriots honest. Play-action was effective, particularly in the second half when Joe...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Ravens coaching staff might be a victim of the front office's success and its ability to draft or sign good players.
You never hear John Harbaugh mentioned as a possible NFL Coach of the Year. Brian Billick was never a serious candidate either, even...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 5:25 PM
There are a few compelling reasons for the AFC North champion Ravens to resist the temptation to treat their regular-season finale as nothing more than an opportunity to rest injured players and protect key starters.
If the Ravens beat the Cincinnati...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...