| 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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Ravens and 49ers
Los Angeles Times
In the NFC, I like the 49ers beating the Falcons. Atlanta couldn't stop Russell Wilson in the second half against the Seahawks, and Colin Kaepernick won't be any easier. Even with Justin Smith playing...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice consistently ranks as one of the most productive and dynamic running backs in the NFL, capable of eluding defenders on the ground and through the air.
He benefits from running behind bruising All-Pro fullback Vonta...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Saturday’s print edition included an article on Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, who will attempt to ward off outside linebacker Terrell Suggs and the rest of the Ravens when they visit Cleveland Browns Stadium this Sunday.
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:31 PM
The most debated move the Ravens made this offseason and arguably the biggest subtraction from their Super Bowl roster was the trade of gritty 32-year-old wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers.
Boldin never cracked 1,000 receiving yards...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:59 AM
The last home game for Ray Lewis Sunday did monster numbers locally, but wound up finishing third for the week nationally among all telecasts with an audience of 29.6 million.
The Washington-Seattle game finished first, with Green Bay and Minnesota...