| 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...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:55 AM
With a formidable pair of edge rushers in Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil, a dominant inside presence in Haloti Ngata and a handful of other defenders who might rush the passer depending on the situation, the Ravens appear to have what it takes to harass...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:07 AM
The episode starts with a visit from Native American Ken Hotate, which sets up some great jokes about the Pawnee relationship with the local tribe, which Leslie describes as "murder-y."
Hotate is fun, poking the white people's political correctness...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
three -- touchdown passes Joe Flacco needs in the Super Bowl to tie the record for most in one postseason.
Joe Flacco can win his first Super...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Ravens 28, Patriots 13
Strategy: The Ravens' winning equation in the AFC championship was provided by fast-paced no-huddle, shotgun concepts and enough runs to keep the Patriots honest. Play-action was effective, particularly in the second half when Joe...
| 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...