| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:23 AM
1. When the Ravens lose games like this, John Harbaugh often refers to the team's performance as a "lack of execution." With all due respect, that's coach-speak, and it doesn't really mean a whole lot. It's an explanation that's purposefully vague. When a...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 7:30 PM
For years, middle linebacker Ray Lewis has helped bail the Ravens out of situations just like the one they faced late in Sunday's game. At times, he's done it with his pure ability. Other times, the Ravens have leaned on his will or his words.
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:09 AM
1. A team that's been plagued all year by inconsistency may, after Thursday night, have finally sharpened its focus for good.
If we've learned anything about the Ravens this year, it's that it's dangerous to make any kind of definitive statements...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:00 PM
The Ravens tied a franchise record for sacks in a game with nine during Thursday night’s 16-6 win over the San Francisco 49ers. It was also a record-setting night for Cory Redding, who racked up a career-high 2.5 sacks.
“I don’t know,...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is defensive end Pernell McPhee.
With four sacks, you rank fourth on the defense. Have you been surprised by your...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:30 PM
It was one of the few times all afternoon a Cleveland Browns player had the football with space and blockers in front of him.
On the Browns' second drive of the game, running back Chris Ogbonnaya caught Colt McCoy's screen pass and had an offensive...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:45 AM
In Sunday night’s 24-10 win over the Cleveland Browns, Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith once again flashed the natural ability that tantalized the team before April's NFL draft. But the first-round pick also made a rookie mistake, getting crossed up in...
| 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...