| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Every Tuesday, blogger Matt Vensel breaks down a critical play, sometimes with the help of Ravens players, from that week’s game. Today he looks at the critical fourth-quarter sack of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
For much of Sunday night’s...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 1:05 PM
A generous amount of doubt surfaced regarding the effectiveness of the Ravens pass rush due to the continuing absence of outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, but no one can blame Haloti Ngata for not doing his part.
This season, the 6-foot-4, 330-pound...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Ravens 31, Patriots 30
Strategy: The no-huddle offense returned to prominence after disappearing a week ago in Philadelphia, using it on 44 of 65 snaps and piling up 503 yards of total offense. Cam Cameron loosened the reins as Joe Flacco launched...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:39 AM
When Terrell Suggs tore his right Achilles tendon in the offseason, red flags about the Ravens pass rush were raised early and often.
But the early returns suggest that the defense isn’t suffering that badly. Through the first three games this...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Reacting in frustration, Ravens outside linebacker Paul Kruger shoved Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl offensive tackle Joe Thomas with both hands.
Thomas fell to the ground, perhaps even flopping in a bit of an acting job, in the opinion of Kruger.
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:23 PM
ATLANTA -- Tight end Ed Dickson salvaged an otherwise disappointing night for the Ravens' first-team offense by going up high and snatching a Joe Flacco pass for a 9-yard touchdown early in the second quarter of the preseason opener Thursday.
But on a...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
When Cory Redding left the Ravens to join former defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano with the Indianapolis Colts, conventional wisdom suggested that Pernell McPhee and Arthur Jones would be competing for the right to be the starting defensive end.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:40 PM
As the Ravens near the end of training camp, Tuesday began at the team’s headquarters in Owings Mills without Ed Reed and Torrey Smith.
The eight-time Pro Bowl free safety and starting wide receiver were not present during the first 30 minutes of...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta could miss the rest of training camp and is now a question mark for the Sept. 10 season opener after he suffered what appears to be a broken hand in Monday's practice.
Pitta walked off the field with a trainer less than an...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Pernell McPhee’s participation in his third consecutive day of practice Friday is a positive sign for the Ravens’ second-best sack artist from a year ago. But after knee surgery shelved him for the team’s mandatory minicamp in June and...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 2:58 PM
SECONDARY SPARKLES: Even without eight-time Pro Bowl free safety Ed Reed and cornerback Jimmy Smith, the secondary blanketed the receivers. During an exercise in which the cornerbacks were asked to cover wide receivers one-on-one with quarterbacks Joe...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Nothing of true consequence has transpired yet at Ravens training camp, not even an actual preseason game -- the best litmus tests for who's worthy of inclusion on the roster.
That doesn't mean impressions aren't being formed, though, as the Ravens are...