| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work for a Monday afternoon, I will rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football Sunday (that's where the "first and 10" comes in).
Here's the balance of power heading into...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Did the Buffalo Bills make a mistake when they released former Mt. Hebron High School and Penn State star Aaron Maybin after making him their first-round pick in the 2009 NFL draft? If the Aaron Maybin who is playing at a high level with the New York Jets...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 11:29 AM
RAVENS RUN OFFENSE VS. RAMS RUN DEFENSE: The Rams' rush defense is last in the NFL, having surrendered an average of 177.5 yards. St. Louis could be the ideal opponent for the Ravens to reestablish their running game, which was ineffective last week in...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:00 PM
The Ravens easily corralled the Rams on Sunday, outgaining the home team by more than 300 yards in a 37-7 win. These are my quick-hit thoughts after the Ravens improved to 2-1 on the season:
1. So Torrey Smith is a bust, huh? The second-round pick became...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Maligned in past seasons for being too predictable and conservative, the Ravens offense was neither in Sunday's 37-7 rout of the winless St. Louis Rams.
Facing the league's worst run defense, the Ravens instead took to the air, and the result was a...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
No introductions will be required Sunday night.
That’s because the Ravens and the fans will be well-acquainted with former Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan, linebacker Bart Scott, wide receiver Derrick Mason and safety Jim Leonhard as they...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:24 AM
Rex Ryan hasn’t lost his gift for gab.
The New York Jets coach and former Ravens defensive coordinator is blessed with a colorful personality that lends itself to sound bites and quotes. So it’s not shocking that when a reporter told Ryan...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:43 AM
A pair of starters in cornerback Antonio Cromartie and center Nick Mangold won’t practice Wednesday, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan said Wednesday.
Cromartie sustained a bruised lung and ribs in the team’s 34-24 loss to the Oakland Raiders...