| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Now that the NFL season is here, I’m putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I hope to enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens' opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:32 AM
The Ravens weren't alone in getting off to a troubling start to the season following their 49-27 blowout loss to the Denver Broncos in which Peyton Manning tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes.
Every AFC North division team is winless...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Bernard Pierce darted around linebackers all spring, displaying a burst and elusiveness the Ravens' running back hopes to reprise this fall.
"I'm not slow," said Pierce at the conclusion of the Ravens' offseason practices. "I can definitely run."...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:14 AM
In anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Cleveland Browns.
The Ravens, as you know, play the...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Ten games into the season, Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce was struggling to find his way into the game plan. He had fewer than five carries in a game eight times and he didn’t touch the ball in an Oct. 21 loss to the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Last season, the Ravens got meaningful contributions from a few rookies, including second-round draft picks Courtney Upshaw and Kelechi Osemele. But where did they rank in terms of snaps played by first-year players?
According to ESPN, the Ravens ranked...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:42 PM
In his first three seasons with the Ravens, Dannell Ellerbe started just seven games. If he starts Sunday's regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals, the 6-foot-1, 240-pound inside linebacker will have matched those seven starts just in 2012....
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The vision of Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce is clearer nowadays on the football field.
Following a more patient approach has paid dividends for Pierce, and the AFC North champion Ravens.
The third-round draft pick from Temple has emerged...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:53 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:51 AM
The young Pittsburgh Steelers fan who helped rile up Steelers Nation by giving Ravens running back Ray Rice his Terrible Towel after the Ravens beat the Steelers at Heinz Field four weeks ago says he has no regrets.
As the Ravens walked off the field...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Six running backs were drafted ahead of Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce last spring.
With the exception of first-round draft picks and starters Doug Martin (1,234 yards, 10 touchdowns) and Trent Richardson (869 yards, nine touchdowns),...