| May 25, 2011
| 12:30 PM
If Ray Lewis is the face of the Ravens, and their heart and soul, Matt Stover is the franchise’s right foot. He tagged along with the Ravens when they moved to Baltimore from Cleveland. His big kicks carried them to the Super Bowl in 2000. And he...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 8:06 AM
Rex Ryan sure loves ex-Ravens.
Eron Riley, who earned a spot on the Ravens' practice squad 2009 as an undrafted wide receiver from Duke, was signed today by the Jets off the Broncos' practice squad.
The Jets were a little thin at wide receiver after...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Jarret Johnson still grimaces when he thinks about it.
For as long as he could remember, he'd been a strong guy. Some of it was country strength, the kind of muscles you build when you grow up in in a small Florida town on the Gulf of Mexico, raised by a...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:03 PM
The Ravens don't pick a defensive coordinator.
They anoint one.
The man who gets to run their defense is already well versed with its tradition, is an advocate of its core principles and is eminently familiar with its personalities.
For Chuck Pagano,...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:30 PM
I'm not very good at making preseason predictions. Two years ago, I picked the Giants to beat the Chargers in the Super Bowl. Last season, I wrote a column saying the Ravens would go all the way, and they might have had they not fallen apart against the...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Super Bowl¿ champion: Patriots
AFC¿ championship game: Patriots over Texans
NFC¿ championship game: Saints over Packers
AFC division playoffs: Patriots over Chargers; Texans over Steelers
NFC division playoffs: Packers over Eagles;...
| Sep 11, 2011
Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint?
That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season.
A few of the others:
Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Shortly after Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith shook hands and the NFL lockout ended, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome issued a statement. "We will be making a number of roster moves in the next 48 hours that will free up salary cap space," he said....
| Nov 19, 2011
| 8:22 PM
Marvin Lewis and Mike Smith talk nearly every week, discussing football and family and continuing a friendship that started more than a decade ago in Baltimore while coaching a championship defense.
Jim Schwartz, who brags about having the lowest phone...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 7:20 PM
John Harbaugh is beginning his fourth training camp as the Ravens head coach. He became the first Ravens coach to lead the team to the playoffs in three straight seasons and was rewarded with a three-year extension in February. Harbaugh spoke with The...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 7:00 AM
As the Ravens enjoyed their first weekend off since the bye week -- a prize for defeating two quality opponents in five days -- the rest of the AFC contenders held serve by winning their games on Sunday.
The New England Patriots, Houston Texans and...