| 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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Imparting knowledge about strategy, needling referees and providing timely jokes or a touch of sternness, Ravens coach John Harbaugh has quickly built a reputation for his intensity and winning.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin commands respect with the...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:24 PM
The New Orleans Saints tried out five wide receivers today, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
The Saints tried out Jason Hill, Brian Robiskie, Preston Parker, Rashied Davis and Deon Butler.
Hill is a former San Francisco...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Instead of running his own football team in another NFL city, Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta remains in his familiar role as a top scouting lieutenant to general manager Ozzie Newsome.
DeCosta has repeatedly declined past job overtures...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:54 AM
The Ravens will hit the road again this weekend and travel outside the Eastern time zone for the first time this season.
Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City is considered by players and coaches to be one of the loudest stadiums in the NFL, though the Chiefs...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:49 AM
With a 3-1 record, the Ravens are tied with the Cincinnati Bengals for first place in the AFC North and are generally near the top of many power rankings out there on the Internet. They are also at the top of the list when it comes to penalties.
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:41 PM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
Ravens at Chiefs
Falcons at Redskins
Eagles at Steelers
Packers at Colts
Browns at Giants
Dolphins at Bengals
| 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...