| Mar 21, 2012
| 10:32 AM
The NFL has dropped the hammer on the New Orleans Saints. And believe me, it was a heavy hammer.
The league on Wednesday afternoon announced the punishment for the Saints in their bounty scandal. (And moments later, the New York Jets announced that...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh clarified comments he made on a local radio station Tuesday in which he said that Super Bowl championships won by the New England Patriots were "stained" and have "asterisks" because of the Spygate scandal in 2007.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Ryan and Kubiak
It is difficult to argue with the choices of the players who were polled by The Sporting News.
Gary Kubiak (underrated) has not won big in the postseason, but he runs a solid program, develops players and...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Ravens fans placated by the NFL’s decision to award the franchise with three prime-time games at M&T Bank Stadium may raise their hackles when they read an analysis piece on NFL.com.
Gregg Rosenthal, the website’s Around the League editor,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This week, each of the 32 NFL teams will start their seasons with renewed hope and dozens of reasons -- real or imagined -- to believe that they will be the ones leaving their sweaty fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. But let&...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Here's a look at how the upcoming NFL season might unfold:
Super Bowl champion: Green Bay Packers over Houston Texans, 31-17
Prolific Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers solves formidable Texans front seven with series of quick throws to Jordy Nelson,...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Every Monday morning, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Team missing Payton
No team is done for the season after two games, but the Saints are moving in that direction.
The good news is there are 14 remaining games to make them forget about Games 1 and 2. The better news is the...
| Mar 6, 2012
Hit them where it hurts
The NFL is going to drop the hammer on the Saints.
The NFL handed out $750,000 in fines to the Patriots for Spygate and took away a first-round draft pick. The punishment slapped on the Saints...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:59 PM
Pro football reporter Sam Farmer breaks down the games.
Last week: 11-5 Against the spread: 6-9-1
Bears (1-0) at Saints (0-1), noon
TV: WFLD-Ch. 32
Line: Saints by 7 Over/under: 471/2
Bears were very sharp in opener, particularly on...
| Jan 18, 2008
| 5:05 PM
Born: Sept. 23, 1962
Birthplace, Residence: Ann Arbor, Mich., Philadelphia
Contract status: Unknown
NFL service: Never played professionally.
Coaching career: Spent his first and only season as the Philadelphia Eagles secondary coach this past season....