| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Fullback Vonta Leach was an afterthought during Monday night’s 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions.
Leach has seen his playing time dwindle over the past two months, but his three snaps on offense against the Lions were his fewest since the Week 9...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Dennis Pitta made his season debut in Sunday's 29-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings and the Ravens tight end played 36 of the team's 85 offensive snaps and had six catches for 48 yards and a touchdown.
Pitta was eased in early, playing about a dozen...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has waited more than four months to get back on the field. He certainly is fine with waiting a few more hours to make sure he's ready to go.
Though Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was noncommittal Friday about the tight...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
When the Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers last month, Jameel McClain played his first game in nearly a year and took the majority of the snaps at weak-side linebacker in place of Josh Bynes, who sat out the game with an infected finger. After that...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Ravens 19, Jets 3
STRATEGY: Instead of trying conventional methods against a stout Jets defense led by Muhammad Wilkerson, the Ravens got creative. They utilized a variation of the wildcat , albeit with backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor lining up at...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Browns 24, Ravens 18
STRATEGY: Jim Caldwell has embraced a pass-centric approach, transitioning firmly to spread looks as the base offense. The Ravens utilized three wide receiver sets on 63 of 67 snaps, and went with four receivers twice. They were...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:28 PM
What the Ravens will try to accomplish over the next eight weeks is neither unprecedented nor all that uncommon.
Since 1990, the year the NFL went to the 12-team playoff format, nine teams have made the playoffs after starting the season 3-5,...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The answer to one of the biggest questions about the 2013 season is almost clear now.
Did Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco earn the $120.6 million contract he signed during the offseason? Absolutely. Can he carry a team? No.
If he could, the Ravens would...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two weeks ago, when the Ravens lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, former All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach played just a dozen offensive snaps as the Ravens spread out the Steelers with three-receiver sets. His role on offense would shrink significantly more...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
With every unproductive run, ill-advised penalty and blown assignment, the Ravens hammered home the point Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden made during the week.
These Ravens are not the Ravens of old. Those teams got better as the season went on,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A week after Ray Rice rushed for a season-high 131 yards in an overtime loss to the Chicago Bears, the star running back found himself in a timeshare with backup running back Bernard Pierce in Sunday’s win.
Rice, who had been getting more than...
| 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...