| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
It wasn't long ago that Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice came under fire from retired quarterback Donovan McNabb.
In his role as an NFL Network analyst, McNabb criticized Rice this summer for fumbling. Rice fumbled twice in an AFC wild-card victory...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In eager anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Houston Texans.
The Week 3 matchup between the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The roots of Juan Castillo intersect back to the plains of Texas where he began playing and coaching football.
And small-school ties have shaped the career of the Ravens' run-game coordinator.
Although Castillo, as the Philadelphia Eagles' longtime...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:00 PM
In the aftermath of the Ravens’ 23-16 win against the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 27, a pair of Browns accused the Ravens offense of engaging in dirty play.
Safety Ray Ventrone alleged that the Ravens were participating in “extracurricular...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Steve Spagnuolo was traveling earlier this year visiting college football powerhouses Alabama and Ohio State when he came to a realization.
He couldn't envision himself not coaching this season.
Spagnuolo contemplated taking a year off from the NFL...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Strong safety Bernard Pollard was so angry after the Ravens' 43-13 debacle of a loss to the Houston Texans that he declined interviews afterward for the first time.
Allowing 420 yards of total offense at a clip of 5.5 yards per play, the Ravens'...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Shadowing wide receiver Torrey Smith, cornerback Jimmy Smith flipped his hips and matched his stride step for step.
The tight coverage Smith applied during the Ravens' minicamp was a continuation of what he started in the final moments of the Super...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 11:43 AM
When the Ravens hired Juan Castillo as run-game coordinator and Steve Spagnuolo as senior defensive assistant, they added several years of institutional experience.
Both have strong ties to coach John Harbaugh from his decade on the Philadelphia Eagles'...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Ever since a dramatic Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers, it's been a significant roster overhaul for the Ravens.
Inside linebacker Ray Lewis and center Matt Birk retired. Wide receiver Anquan Boldin was traded to the 49ers...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:19 AM
The Ravens haven't traditionally been big spenders when it comes to signing undrafted rookie free agents.
Their recruiting efforts have been and remain primarily based on selling players on their strong track record of giving undrafted rookies a...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:00 PM
At 1,992 pounds, the projected front seven of the Baltimore defense will weigh just under a ton, which is about the same as a tiny smart car, a large walrus or the Johnny Unitas statue outside M&T Bank Stadium.
It could also be the heaviest front...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:18 AM
NEW ORLEANS -- This isn't Ravens coach John Harbaugh's first rodeo.
As the Ravens prepare to square off with the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Harbaugh is calling upon his experiences from Super Bowl XXXIX when he was the...