| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:34 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco was nowhere near the Ravens’ biggest problem in last week’s 49-27 loss to the Denver Broncos but he had his moments, throwing two interceptions and making several questionable decisions. Going...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Ravens 14, Browns 6
Strategy: Jim Caldwell is a strong proponent of the no-huddle, calling it on 33 of 71 offensive snaps as the shotgun formation was used 25 times. They were much more patient with the running game, grinding out yards and controlling...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Cleveland Browns sent shock waves throughout the NFL landscape when they traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for a 2014 first-round draft pick Wednesday.
The blowback of the surprising swap even reached as...
| 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."...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Dolphins 23, Browns 10
Strategy: With a new head coach in Rob Chudzinski and new coordinators in Norv Turner and Ray Horton, the Browns will look a little different than they did a year ago. Offensively, the Browns used a variety of formations and their...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....