| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:30 PM
The Ravens have a long history of promoting their defensive coordinators from within. Mike Nolan replaced Marvin Lewis. Rex Ryan replaced Nolan. Greg Mattison replaced Ryan. And Chuck Pagano replaced Mattison.
Now that Pagano is leaving the Ravens...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 6:17 PM
All season, Chuck Pagano, the Ravens' brash first-year defensive coordinator, had dismissed questions about his potentially landing a head coaching job, saying his sole focus was helping the defense be the top unit in the NFL and getting to Indianapolis...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Dean Pees is the first to admit that he’s been pretty spoiled over a 39-year coaching career.
In his first job, as the defensive coordinator at the University of Findlay in Ohio, Pees celebrated a Division II national championship. He’s...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 9:31 AM
This probably won't come as a huge surprise to anybody who knows how close Ravens linebacker Jarret Johnson is to former defensive coordinator and current New York Jets coach Rex Ryan.
The New York Daily News is reporting that the Jets are interesting in...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Bombastic New York Jets coach and former Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan was the talk of the combine last year when he guaranteed that his team was going to win the Super Bowl. Standing in the same room today, about a month and a half after his team...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won’t be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair...
| Sep 14, 2010
Joe Flacco was inconsistent, but two TD passes were dropped. Sometimes he held on to the ball too long, and at times he floated it. Flacco had two turnovers, but the fumble really wasn't his fault on the Ravens' first offensive play....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 10:16 AM
I don't profess to be an expert on long distance running. I do know that I have been extremely lucky in my sports writing career to have met one of the greatest long distance/marathon runners in the world the late Norwegian Grete Waitz. This nine-time New...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti continued to express optimism that the team will sign Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata to an extension.
But Bisciotti sounded surprised that the deal hasn't happened already.
"I'm having a hard time giving away $60...
| May 12, 2011
| 6:15 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:...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:00 AM
ESPN’s Ed Werder tracked down Ravens safety Ed Reed at his annual football camp in Louisiana this week, and Reed said that when he entered the NFL, he planned on playing until he was 35. But after suffering a hip injury and a nerve impingement in...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Thanks to three touchdown drives by the first-team offense and a last-minute drive led by Tyrod Taylor, the Ravens overcame a 14-point first-quarter deficit to win their alleged preseason rivalry game against the Redskins, 34-31. Here is what is on my...