| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Ravens' blockbuster $120.6 million contract with quarterback Joe Flacco is an arrangement banking on his future potential and not just how he engineered a Super Bowl victory.
Because Flacco is entering the prime of his career at 28 years old, the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Ed Reed sure seems to be serious about exploring his options on the open market.
As I write this, the free-agent safety is in Houston, where the Texans have rolled out the red carpet for the likely future Hall-of-Famer. They scooped him up in a...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Baltimore Sun staff members analyze the Ravens' 28-13 win over the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game.
Matt Vensel, blogger/reporter: You couldn't have scripted this any better. A storybook ending for Ray Lewis. A redemption tale for...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The New England defense that will greet the Ravens on Sunday isn’t just different from the one they played in last year’s AFC championship game; it’s different from the one they dropped 31 points on back in Week 3.
The Patriots have...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:38 PM
When the Ravens and Broncos kick off the regular season Thursday night, count on seeing defenders gasping for thin mountain air as the two quarterbacks race their offenses to the line of scrimmage to run play after play.
Peyton Manning has long been a...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:29 PM
The moment Lardarius Webb hit the turf Sunday, the Ravens assumed they would be moving forward without him.
Tests confirmed Monday that Webb, a rare bright spot on the Ravens’ fading defense, needed knee surgery and would miss the rest of the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
If the scariest man in the NFL isn’t Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis, it might be Denver quarterback Peyton Manning.
Irk them at your own risk.
Both Manning and Lewis are champions. The Pro Football Hall of Fame has space reserved for both...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The NFL has fined New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady $10,000 for unnecessary roughness for kicking Ravens free safety Ed Reed in the midst of a slide, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
Fines have become standardized...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Baltimore Police Department on Thursday added to the growing wave of video valentines to the Ravens on the eve of the AFC championship game against the new England Patriots. Among the cast of hundreds: a mounted unit, a K-9 unit, homicide cops, the...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
He was a blur on the football field, hitting everything in sight. He was barking at everyone within earshot, too. And when he is playing his game by pounding his opponents, no Raven might exemplify physical football more.
No, I’m not talking about...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the Ravens and Joe Flacco agreed in August to put off negotiations on a long-term contract extension, the thinking was that the organization would wait to see what the quarterback could accomplish in the final season of the five-year contract that he...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The NFL is reviewing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's slide in the AFC championship game Sunday night. The former Super Bowl Most Valuable Player raised his leg and struck Ravens free safety Ed Reed.
The league office routinely reviews plays...