| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The Ravens are the sudden darlings of the NFL after they pulverized the Cincinnati Bengals in a prime time setting on Monday night. But as they prepare for a Philadelphia Eagles team that barely edged the Cleveland Browns in their season opener, recent...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 3:00 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 Ravens will play their...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Former Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Shawne Merriman visited the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
The 49ers wound up signing linebacker Eric Bakhtiari with outside linebacker Clark Haggans...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Arthur Jones III could easily take his answer in a somber direction.
The Ravens defensive end has just been asked to imagine how his mother, blind from diabetes the last three years, will experience Sunday's game against the New England Patriots....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:49 AM
It's been a tough year already for linebackers
First, it was Brian Cushing. Then, Ray Lewis.
And, now, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee and Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason are done for the season.
The Cowboys placed Lee, an emerging young...
| 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 21, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Ravens rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw and New England Patriots rookie linebacker Dont'a Hightower arrived at Alabama at the same time as blue-chip freshmen recruits.
Four years later, they'll square off Sunday night as starters for their respective...
| 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 24, 2012
| 9:57 AM
On Sunday night, Ravens fans spoke for millions of fellow football fans across the nation when they repeatedly thundered an 8-letter response to what might easily have been the worst officiated professional football game ever held at M&T Bank Stadium....
| Sep 28, 2012
About Baltimore Sun staff picks:
Each week, Sun columnists and NFL reporters will pick games (not against the spread)
Panthers at Falcons
Patriots at Bills
Vikings at Lions
Chargers at Chiefs
Seahawks at Rams
49ers at Jets
Titans at Texans...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The numbers are staggering, like a stiff arm to the face mask.
Ray Rice rushed for 4,377 yards in his first four NFL seasons, all before the Ravens running back had celebrated his 25th birthday. His 2,068 yards from scrimmage led the league in 2011. He...
| May 2, 2012
It's an exciting time to be a football fan in Howard County. In 2009, Mt. Hebron grad Aaron Maybin, who played college football at Penn State, was a first-round pick (11th overall) of the Buffalo Bills and is now making a name for himself with the New...