| 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...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard looks the part of an enforcer who loves inflicting punishment.
He's barrel-chested and powerfully constructed at 6-foot-1, 228 pounds.
And Pollard has built a reputation as one of the most...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Patriots 30, Ravens 21
The Ravens go into this game with enormous confidence. But Tom Brady to Wes Welker is a tough combination to beat, especially at Gillette Stadium. And now the Pats actually have a running game with Stevan Ridley...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:03 PM
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
49ers at Falcons
Ravens at Patriots
Last week: 2-2
49ers 27, Falcons 21:...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Having grown up in Annapolis, Bill Belichick remembers watching quarterback Johnny Unitas, one of the NFL's pioneers of the pass, drive the Baltimore Colts up and down the field with their version of the two-minute drill. At the time, no one did it...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco brings a hot hand and some past successes against the New England Patriots into his third AFC championship game. In his past three games against New England, Flacco has completed 70 percent of his passes and thrown for...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:44 AM
After allowing more than 180 rushing yards in three straight games, including a franchise-worst 227 yards in a Week 6 win over the Dallas Cowboys, the last place the Ravens defenders wanted to be during their bye week was a dark film room.
"I was just...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 6:00 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 road back to Foxborough...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Barack Obama may already have been officially inaugurated yesterday, but don't tell that to the people on Washington's National Mall this morning: A second, more outdoor ceremony today will give the public a view as Obama starts his second term.