| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:55 AM
As we learned last week, members of the Ravens’ 2000 championship squad are rooting for the 2012 team, but if the modern-day Ravens could go back in time and play them, the 2000 team is confident it would win.
"If you asked me to pick a team to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:16 PM
With the Ravens 10-point underdogs and facing the better-than-ever Peyton Manning, fans should just start packing up their purple gear and accepting the end of their football season today — or so the experts seem to be saying.
To which Bernadette...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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, at least the...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:24 PM
I clicked onto the Ravens website this morning and saw “Flacco vs. Big Ben” splashed across my screen.
With the NFL draft now behind us and not much going on in the next couple of months, it looks like we are now in the compare-and-...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard lived up to his intimidating reputation as one of the hardest hitters in the NFL, knocking New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley out of Sunday's AFC championship game with a devastating fourth-quarter tackle....
| 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 21, 2013
| 7:33 AM
It almost seems wrong to complain about the telecast of a game that ended as happily as Sunday’s AFC championship victory by the Baltimore Ravens 28-13 over the New England Patriots.
But CBS Sports once again failed to deliver the...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The NFL offseason heats up on Tuesday when the free agency period begins and the NFL draft will take place next month. In anticipation of those events, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will look at six key positions the Ravens might address in free agency...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
For nine years, New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin has had a front-row seat to watch his quarterback, Eli Manning, mix scintillating performances with woeful outings.
But despite Manning's flaws and missteps, Coughlin would never have gotten his two...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Despite dealing with painful toe, ankle and back injuries, Ravens starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe was a big factor in the Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
He led the Ravens with a team-high nine tackles, including one for a...