| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:02 AM
The presence of Pro Bowlers like inside linebacker Ray Lewis (12 times), free safety Ed Reed (seven), outside linebacker Terrell Suggs (four) and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (two) tends to dominate the headlines.
Outside linebacker Jarret Johnson...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:10 PM
The Ravens are in an enviable position as they head into their bye weekend. They are 3-1 and in first place of the AFC North. They have already beaten the two teams — Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets — that played for the conference...
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 2:41 PM
He grew up in South Florida, so naturally, Antwan Barnes had a lot more familiarity with reptiles. Copperheads, cottonmouths and water mocs. Iguanas, 'gators and croc's.
When he got to Baltimore as the Ravens' fourth-round draft choice of 2007, though,...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 9:00 AM
There is no safe haven in the NFL, even for returning division champions. None of the four division champs from 2010 is in first this season, more testimony to NFL parity. Here are six teams that made the playoffs last season but are in trouble this year:...
| Oct 12, 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:...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Two weeks out from their first practice of training camp, the Ravens have just $606,858 available under the salary cap if they hope to, as they seem to do every year, acquire a key veteran before the start of this season. Of course, they could potentially...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 3:03 AM
1. Joe Flacco might not be playing in the Super Bowl this year, but he'll get to one eventually. And he'll do it wearing a Ravens uniform. After watching him play four years of football, and seeing him both at his best, and at his worst, I feel totally...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Now-former Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano accepted an offer Wednesday to become the next coach of the Indianapolis Colts. He replaced Jim Caldwell, who was fired after the Colts went 2-14 this past season. Pagano, who was the defensive...