| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In eager anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Miami Dolphins.
After traveling to Buffalo in...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:55 PM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
Cowboys at Ravens
Raiders at Falcons
Bengals at Browns
Rams at Dolphins
Colts at Jets
Lions at Eagles
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:33 PM
PASSING GAME: The Ravens expect quarterback Joe Flacco to bounce back after he completed just 13-of-27 passing attempts and threw an interception in a 9-6 victory last Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Ravens have the eighth-best...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Last season, the Ravens got meaningful contributions from a few rookies, including second-round draft picks Courtney Upshaw and Kelechi Osemele. But where did they rank in terms of snaps played by first-year players?
According to ESPN, the Ravens ranked...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:06 AM
Hearing the sad news Tuesday night that former Ravens reserve quarterback Cullen Finnerty had been found dead in a Michigan campground brought back a few memories.
It had admittedly been a long time since I had thought about Finnerty, a promising camp...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:43 AM
I don’t tend to make that many predictions. My thinking is that there is already enough material online that is less than certain, and I don't need to add to the morass. I try to confine my writing to topics with solid factual underpinnings and...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The Ravens' hard luck at inside linebacker hasn't stopped.
Rookie inside linebacker Arthur Brown underwent sports hernia surgery a few weeks ago and is expected to be sidelined for a total of four to six weeks. He's expected to make a full recovery by...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The Ravens today agreed to a four-year deal with linebacker Arthur Brown, leaving them with just two unsigned picks.
Brown, a standout at Kansas State, was the second of the Ravens' 10 picks in last month's draft. The only two that have not signed are...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 8:20 AM
In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don’t hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
The Ravens (4-1) host the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The loss of inside linebacker Ray Lewis to a torn right triceps suffered in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 31-29 win against the Dallas Cowboys saps the Ravens of their leading tackler and emotional sparkplug.
But according to a pair of NFL Network...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:49 AM
It's been a tough year already for linebackers
First, it was Brian Cushing. Then, Ray Lewis.
And, now, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee and Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason are done for the season.
The Cowboys placed Lee, an emerging young...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Week 1 (Sept. 9) at Lambeau Field: San Francisco 49ers 30, Green Bay Packers 22
The 49ers quickly quelled any doubt their success in the 2011 season was a fluke, defeating the Packers on the road. San Francisco took an early 23-7 lead on two touchdown...