| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:00 PM
In a recent item on Pro Football Talk, Mike Florio wrote that the Ravens' free-agency gamble -- releasing veterans Willis McGahee, Todd Heap, Derrick Mason and Kelly Gregg -- blew up on them. Each player opted to sign elsewhere instead of staying here...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 7:30 AM
As we see the dozen or so times Ed Reed gets his hands on the football each fall, the Ravens safety is a tough guy to track down. But my Baltimore Sun colleague Jamison Hensley was able to do it Wednesday at Reed's youth football camp at Franklin High...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Will Ravens training camp -- and the Harbaugh brothers storyline -- be under HBO’s spotlights this summer?
FOXSports.com reported that HBO is interested in the Ravens and San Francisco 49ers for this year’s season of “Hard Knocks,&...
| 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;...