| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:26 AM
RAVENS: In his last four games against the Patriots, quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown for 1,213 yards, 10 touchdowns and just two interceptions. Flacco has moved well around the pocket in recent weeks, but his mobility may be affected by...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Between the precision of quarterback Tom Brady and running back LeGarrette Blount busting through tackles Sunday, the Ravens' defense was perplexed by a balanced New England Patriots offense.
When the Ravens attempted to pressure Brady, he quickly...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 8:06 PM
The Ravens said they were treating the matchup with the New England Patriots as a playoff game, and they got a look at what a top-notch playoff team with an elite quarterback looks like.
The Patriots embarrassed the Ravens in front of a packed M&T...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Dolphins 24, Patriots 20
STRATEGY: The Patriots have an offense that is still in transition after losing tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski. Their talents are irreplaceable in the short term and the team is waiting for a trio of rookie wide...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:02 PM
They wanted the New England Patriots, told the world that they would beat them and then went into their stadium and dominated the second half as no visiting team had ever done.
It didn't seem possible when they limped into the postseason losers of...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:36 PM
After they uncharacteristically allowed 129 rushing yards in their season-opening win over the Cincinnati Bengals, stopping the run seemed to be the biggest concern for the Ravens defense.
But the Ravens have spent the last three weeks watching footballs...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Here's a look at the highlights and lowlights around the NFL during the opening weekend:
1. Peyton Manning is back.
The Denver Broncos' quarterback made an early statement in his bid for NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors.
In his first...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens’ previous game and that of their next opponent. Here's a look at the Patriots' 20-18 loss to the Eagles. (For a look at the Ravens' game against...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:30 AM
When the New England Patriots offense first took the field against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, they did so without their leading receiver from their previous five seasons. But Wes Welker wasn’t injured. He stood on the sideline as Julian...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:31 AM
There's a rugged aspect to the New England Patriots' offense, an element beyond a prolific passing game engineered by star quarterback Tom Brady.
Running back Stevan Ridley has gained 196 yards on 39 carries, averaging five yards per carry with one...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:53 AM
PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco had one of the better games of his career in the AFC championship loss to the Patriots, completing 22 of 36 passes for a franchise playoff record 306 yards and two touchdowns. He currently leads a passing attack that...