| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:47 PM
It was inevitable. As soon as the Ravens endured a losing streak without Ray Lewis, there was going to be a barrage of questions about leadership.
But after eight games, the most pressing issue for the Ravens is where are the playmakers?
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:48 PM
In the perfect NFL world — at least from a marketing standpoint — every one of the 32 teams would still be in playoff contention in mid-December. The only question is whether there comes a point when parity becomes parody.
I think we have...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco appeared to get the message Sunday.
When a team resorts to the Wildcat or trick plays to spark an offense, it's a slap at the personnel, especially the quarterback. Flacco didn't appear to be happy when the team lined up in...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One of the main talking points after Sunday night’s showdown between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots, along with Tom Brady erasing a 24-point deficit and Peyton Manning looking uncomfortable in the cold, was Bill Belichick’s...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:47 PM
It has been a snakebit season for the Ravens, but if they make it into the playoffs, they'll remember Week 13 — of all numerical designations — as the point when their luck changed for the better in a big way.
Of course, it started with...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The Ravens may have had their most important win of the season Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but this team still has room for a lot of improvement, especially on the offensive side of the ball.
The Ravens will welcome five field...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Regarding Mike Preston's column on Joe Flacco and the Wildcat offense ("Wildcat might give Ravens QB Joe Flacco the kick he needs," Nov. 24), I believe he is looking at this whole Wildcat ordeal the wrong way.
Joe Flacco and the Ravens offense has...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:16 AM
It's never a good thing when an opposing player is honored by the NFL for his performance.
In the Ravens' case, though, it was predictable that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning would be singled out for tying the NFL single-game record with...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:26 PM
The Cleveland Browns kept coming in waves at Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, blitzing him on nearly half of his dropbacks last Sunday and also harassing him when they rushed just four of their front seven. The Browns sacked him four times,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh delivered an impassioned show of support Friday for quarterback Joe Flacco.
Harbaugh predicted that Flacco will be regarded as one of the top quarterbacks to ever play when he's done with his career.
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Brian Hoyer grew up rooting for the Cleveland Browns as a young boy, wearing a Bernie Kosar jersey while sitting in the upper deck of old Municipal Stadium with his father.
Now Hoyer is the Browns' starting quarterback with starter Brandon Weeden...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Maybe before the creation of the salary cap nearly 20 years ago, a loss like this one would be a good indication of where the team was headed.
But that's no longer the motto of the NFL.
This is: On any given Sunday, any team can be as inept as the...