| Dec 4, 2011
| 8:15 PM
CLEVELAND -- By game's end, Ray Rice's uniform pants matched the color of the field at Cleveland Browns Stadium. His jersey was a soggy mess, and his body bore the brunt of getting taken to the ground more than 30 times.
Rice, however, couldn't have felt...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Every season, a few surprise studs come out of fantasy Siberia to reward savvy owners who had the foresight to select them in the later rounds of the draft. A season ago, Adrian Foster, Peyton Hillis and Brandon Lloyd come to mind. Ray Rice, Miles...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 4:30 PM
Matt Vensel, Sports Blitz: My game ball goes to Cam Cameron for running the ball early and often with Ray Rice against an overmatched run defense, and props to the Ravens defense, too, for smothering Colt McCoy and putting the clamps on Peyton Hillis....
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Last week, we looked at the biggest surprises of the 2011 fantasy football campaign. This time around, we will hand out dishonors to the disappointing (non-injured) players who have torpedoed our seasons so far.
Try not to cuss too much in the comments...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis, who suffered a toe injury on his right foot in Week 10, was inactive Sunday. But his absence was mitigated by the play of Dannell Ellerbe, who made seven tackles in his return to the field after missing the Thanksgiving...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Torrey Smith torched the Rams in Week 3, catching five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Now he is burning up the waiver wire, and you can be sure that someone will claim him in your fantasy league.
I got a text message shortly after midnight...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The news that Peyton Manning will miss Week 1 with a neck injury -- and that his status going forward is unclear -- is good news for the Texans, Ravens, Patriots, Steelers and the other contenders in the AFC. It's bad news for fantasy football owners...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 7:26 PM
We've reached the quarter pole of the NFL season, and it's probably fair to say we still don't quite know what to make of this Ravens team.
They've pounded two of their rivals (the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets), they've laid an egg against a...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Grumpy Ravens coach John Harbaugh on Monday had to answer a few questions about the use of Ray Rice in Sunday’s 22-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Based on the line of questioning from reporters, I’m guessing at least one of those guys has...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis said in a Wednesday conference call with Baltimore media that this has probably been the toughest season, both physically and emotionally, of his four in the NFL.
Hillis earned a spot on the cover of this year&...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:17 PM
The Thursday injury report is out, and the Ravens confirmed that inside linebacker Ray Lewis and cornerback Chris Carr missed practice.
Lewis, a 12-time Pro Bowler, has now missed two consecutive practices. He is dealing with a toe injury on his right...