| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Offense in the NFL is all about identifying mismatches and exploiting them, something the New England Patriots were able to do on a weekly basis when they had tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez.
Gronkowski was an in-line monster for the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Daryl Smith has been a Raven for a little more than six months, long enough for the veteran middle linebacker to get swept up in the late-season feeling that has seemingly overtaken the organization for a second straight year.
"We believe that the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:06 AM
The powerful right leg of kicker Justin Tucker has vaulted the Ravens back into control of the sixth and final playoff spot in the AFC.
By virtue of a nail-biting 18-16 victory over the Detroit Lions behind a franchise-record 61-yard field goal from...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Though it was pretty obvious a week ago that the Ravens' visit to Detroit for a "Monday Night Football" matchup against the Lions presented another in a long series of must-win situations, the game has gotten progressively more significant as Week 15...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The football world is still atwitter about the crazy ending at M&T Stadium on Sunday, but we're going to have to wait and see what it all meant.
Was it a magical launching pad that will help send the Ravens on another exciting playoff run, or just...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:09 AM
When Joe Flacco drove the Ravens 80 yards in 41 seconds and found rookie Marlon Brown in the back of the end zone for the game-winning touchdown Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, it marked the quarterback’s 18th game-winning drive in either...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:34 PM
When Joe Flacco takes his first snap Sunday, he will line up behind a left tackle who 10 weeks ago was toiling away in Jacksonville, a left guard who has already made as many stops as an Amtrak train, and a center who two years ago was blocking small-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:50 AM
What is your take on Mike Tomlin's sideline tango with Jacoby Jones? Do you think it was intentional? If you were the NFL commissioner, what punishment would you give Tomlin? -- Jake, Owings Mills
Mike Preston: Tomlin knew exactly what he was doing. A...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:10 PM
It is a testament to the bizarre nature of this NFL season that it's almost as hard to make sense of what happened in the Ravens' Thanksgiving night victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers as it is to predict how it will impact the AFC playoff picture....
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:06 AM
This might be a good day to go out and finally knock out the rest of those leaves in the backyard ... or head over to Home Depot and stock up on that phony rock salt that you're going to need a lot of next month, because you'd have to be kicking butt in...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:03 PM
It had been laid out for Ravens coach John Harbaugh long before he had the opportunity to get on his couch and spend a rare Sunday afternoon at home watching other NFL games on television.
"I've got a big advantage because our owner, Steve Bisciotti,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice shook his head for a moment while reflecting on one of the most frustrating aspects of this difficult season.
No one in the NFL has been involved in as many close games as the Ravens this season, and the results haven’...