| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Jets 27, Bills 20
Strategy: Buffalo, led by first-year coach Doug Marrone, is in the process of tailoring its offense to the skills of rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel. The Bills used read-option runs, rollouts and play-action bootlegs to take advantage...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Ravens 30, Texans 9
Strategy: Jim Caldwell tried establishing the Ravens' ground game without much success, attempting 31 carries for 75 yards and one touchdown with Ray Rice sidelined with a hip injury. They were picky about passes, opting mostly for...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:45 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco acknowledged this week that he’s annoyed by his 13 interceptions and knows that he needs to play better. He ranks 14th in the NFL in passing yards, 19th in touchdown passes and 26th in completion...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The New York Jets will be without their leading receiver on Sunday against the Ravens.
Wide receiver Jeremy Kerley was downgraded from doubtful to out due to an elbow injury, the Jets announced Saturday.
Kerley was ruled out along with backup...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The statuses of Ravens Pro Bowl nose tackle Haloti Ngata and starting tight end Dennis Pitta remains undetermined for Sunday's game against the New York Jets. However, Pitta is regarded as unlikely to play.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh was noncommittal on...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A reoccurring topic on this blog has been the lack of successful deep balls for Joe Flacco and the Ravens.
Former offensive coordinator Cam Cameron tailored the offense to Flacco’s powerful right arm and Jim Caldwell kept plenty of deep balls on...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Steelers 19, Jets 6
Strategy: In their second year under offensive coordinator Todd Haley, the Steelers remain a pass-oriented team. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a few shots down the field, but more often he was throwing short, including 11...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Pro Bowl nose tackle Haloti Ngata remained sidelined at practice on Wednesday after missing the Ravens' 23-20 overtime loss to the Chicago Bears with a sprained left knee.
Ngata has no torn ligaments, according to a source who characterized the injury...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Assistant Maryland football coach Greg Gattuso pointed across a dining-hall table at Joe Vellano and said in his best deadpan: "His dad was better."
Gattuso said it loudly enough to make certain Vellano heard.
Vellano, arguably Maryland's top...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:42 AM
The Ravens have stated that adding another wide receiver to the mix is one of their top offseason priorities.
As my colleague Jeff Zrebiec reported this weekend from the 2012 NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh pretty...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:30 AM
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at wide receivers.
The top prospects: Oklahoma State'...
| May 1, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Despite the uncertainty over who will be their third wide receiver this season, the Ravens waited until the final couple hours of the 2012 NFL draft weekend to address the wide receiver position. Late in the sixth round, the Ravens drafted Miami wide...