| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:04 PM
The Ravens starters will play into the third quarter and could possibly play the entire period against the Washington Redskins at M&T Bank Stadium on Thursday night, coach John Harbaugh said.
"We'll see," he said after Tuesday's practice at the team's...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:41 PM
During a recent practice at the Ravens' training facility in Owings Mills, Pernell McPhee walked off the field and made a beeline for Cory Redding. For at least a minute, the two defensive ends — one a rookie, the other a nine-year veteran —...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 2:00 PM
It wasn’t a total renovation, but the Ravens began to rebuild on the fly as soon as the NFL lockout ended in July. One of three teams that have made at least three straight playoff appearances (the Colts and Eagles are the others), the Ravens...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:00 PM
On the first day of training camp, Clarence Brooks, the Ravens defensive line coach, walked up to a whiteboard in the unit's meeting room and wrote two numbers — 27 and 48 — on the board.
After getting quizzical looks and no answers, Brooks...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Improving the pass rush was one of the top priorities for the Ravens this offseason, but unlike their other critical needs -- adding speed at receiver, bolstering the offense line, getting bigger at cornerback -- the Ravens have addressed it organically...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:00 PM
The Ravens easily corralled the Rams on Sunday, outgaining the home team by more than 300 yards in a 37-7 win. These are my quick-hit thoughts after the Ravens improved to 2-1 on the season:
1. So Torrey Smith is a bust, huh? The second-round pick became...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:20 PM
The defensive force the Ravens applied to the St. Louis Rams Sunday wasn't a surprise to the members of that proud unit.
"It's what's expected," inside linebacker Ray Lewis said after the Ravens' thorough 37-7 shellacking of the Rams at the Edward...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:26 PM
STARTER: Joe Flacco. BACKUP: Tyrod Taylor. COMMENT: There were no surprises here because Flacco and Taylor were locks to make the team. It's still undecided whether a banged-up Taylor (left shoulder contusion) will remain the...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 5:01 PM
After watching his New York Jets' offense get steam rolled in a 34-17 loss Sunday night, Rex Ryan paid the Ravens' defense the ultimate compliment, saying the group reminded him of the 2000 and 2006 units that he helped coach.
The Ravens' 2000 defense...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 11:52 AM
1. Expectations for Joe Flacco might have been a little too high considering all the new receivers the Ravens have been trying to integrate into their offense. That said, even his biggest supporters are starting to acknowledge that he needs to be more...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 10:13 PM
For the better part of 2 1/2 quarters Sunday, Joe Flacco spent nearly as much time on the ground as he did upright, the offense struggled to finish off drives, and the Ravens couldn't get anything going in the running game.
When Houston Texans...