| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:30 PM
If Ravens center Matt Birk has decided to retire, he hasn’t announced it yet. Birk has, however, decided to go zip-lining with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Birk, a candidate for the Walter Payton Man of the Year award, is in Indianapolis for...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Ravens veteran center Matt Birk was named the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year on Saturday night, recognition for his consistent play on the field and his commitment to community endeavors.
Birk is the first Ravens player to win the award, given...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Of the Ravens’ final 11 games, four of them will be played against teams with first-year starting quarterbacks. That includes the two games against the Cincinnati Bengals and their rookie signal-caller Andy Dalton, the game against the Curtis...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Joe Flacco has been sacked 10 times in 2011 and slammed to the turf on 21 other occasions. Ravens fans gasp, the quarterback dusts himself off and his backup, Tyrod Taylor, lives to hold the clipboard for another play.
The Ravens are tied for 22nd in...
| Oct 28, 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:...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 6:30 PM
Two days after the Ravens posted their worst offensive showing in years, Cam Cameron and Joe Flacco wrapped up practice by having a quiet conversation as they left the field. Calling it a conversation, however, might be a bit of a stretch.
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The showcase games in Week 8 were headlined by some of the least popular quarterbacks in the league.
Sunday’s game between the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers pitted two vastly different QBs -- in both their style on the field...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Joe Flacco was one of 14 quarterbacks to start in all 16 games in the regular season. But Flacco’s durability extends even further back.
Flacco has never missed a regular-season start in his four years with the Ravens. Only the New York Giants&...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:50 PM
ATLANTA — Minutes after Tyrod Taylor threw the game-winning touchdown in last week's preseason win over the Washington Redskins, Ravens coach John Harbaugh declared that the rookie quarterback had made the team.
But the question that no one will...
| Sep 5, 2011
Patriots vs. Packers
In the AFC, Rex Ryan has painted a bull's-eye on his Jets. No question, his defense has credentials. But his passing game is vulnerable and his quarterback is shaky in the red zone.
More likely, it will...