| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:36 PM
As the 2000 Ravens embraced their defensive identity and a run-first offensive strategy, head coach Brian Billick -- coordinator of wide-open passing offenses in Minnesota -- joked that he'd been "pulled over to the dark side."
Almost 14 years later, an...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:17 AM
While the Ravens’ brass will undoubtedly reiterate its intention to draft the “best-player available” countless times before May’s draft, it is already widely assumed that the team will use its first pick to either augment the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Midway through the NFL season, the Ravens' rookie class has shown incremental signs of progress.
With the exception of undrafted wide receiver Marlon Brown and free safety Matt Elam, a first-round pick, the other rookies have yet to make an impact....
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:06 AM
This might be a good day to go out and finally knock out the rest of those leaves in the backyard ... or head over to Home Depot and stock up on that phony rock salt that you're going to need a lot of next month, because you'd have to be kicking butt in...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice has struggled mightily this season, frequently unable to gain more than a few yards at a time.
Named to the Pro Bowl the past three seasons, Rice has rushed for just 259 yards on 97 carries this season and is on pace to...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Back in 2005, Ravens defensive end Chris Canty was preparing for the NFL draft. One of his workout partners was Richie Incognito, the controversial Miami Dolphins offensive guard who's been indefinitely suspended for conduct detrimental to the team...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Before Bobbie Williams won a Super Bowl with the Ravens and before he was a fixture on the Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive line, he was a second-round draft pick of the Philadelphia Eagles. In his four years in Philadelphia, Williams was molded into a...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:22 PM
No matter where New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith tried to throw the football Sunday, he was rarely able to elude Ravens cornerback Corey Graham.
Graham intercepted the turnover-prone quarterback twice during the second half of the Ravens' 19-...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Kenny Tate couldn't have known how fleeting it would be -- those heady weeks after his junior season of 2010 when the NFL beckoned and he made a fateful decision to postpone the career he long imagined and return to Maryland.
It didn't surprise...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:05 AM
They'll always be linked, not just by similar coaching pedigrees and shared experiences, but because of one January 2008 decision that helped shape two franchises for years to come.
To John Harbaugh, it was an opportunity of a lifetime. To Rex Ryan,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Early in John Harbaugh's tenure in Baltimore, the Ravens made a philosophical decision that continues to dictate how they approach defense in the high-scoring, quarterback-friendly NFL.
Harbaugh saw how offenses were putting up pinball-type numbers with...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Twelve years before they went head-to-head for an NFL coaching job, John Harbaugh and Rex Ryan were on the same staff at Cincinnati.
In 1996, Harbaugh was the Bearcats’ assistant head coach and special teams coordinator. Ryan was their defensive...