| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Steelers 23, Ravens 20
Strategy: The Ravens aggressively tried to strike deep, but were largely inefficient. Wide receiver Torrey Smith was targeted eight times, but only generated three catches for 31 yards. They wavered between a smash-mouth...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Sunday, the Ravens will take on the Dallas Cowboys at M&T Bank Stadium. Rainer Sabin covers the Cowboys for The Dallas Morning News, and he was...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 8:02 PM
The Great RG3 Heist
He cost them three first-round picks and a second-round pick, but the Redskins got the biggest steal when they traded up to No. 2 to select quarterback Robert Griffin III. The Redskins — the Redskins!...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:30 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning hosted “Saturday Night Live” on Saturday night, and since I have little social life to speak of, I happened to catch his performance. Despite mostly awful and unfunny writing, Manning was solid, though...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:15 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....
| Sep 9, 2012
| 12:25 PM
In the NFL, there's a general rule of thumb that it takes a wide receiver three years to reach his potential. As with almost every rule, there are exceptions, and the Ravens will meet one of those exceptions Monday night when the Cincinnati Bengals...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens’ previous game and that of their next opponent
Broncos 34, Ravens 17
Strategy: It was an underwhelming debut for new offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:35 PM
At 6 feet and 204 pounds, Victor Cruz is the second-shortest wide receiver on the New York Giants and the third-lightest. But Cruz’s impact on the Giants offense figures to loom large for the Ravens and cornerback Corey Graham.
When New York...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Ravens 27, Giants 24
This one was a coin-flip. The Ravens defense is ridiculously banged-up, but the offense can't play as badly as it did last week, can it? Plus the Giants struggle to stop the run. Ray Rice should have a big day.
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Desperation might be setting in inside your fantasy locker room if your squad is 1-3 or 0-4 at the quarter pole, especially if you’re in a cutthroat league where only four or six teams make it into the playoffs. We have enough data to see that...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In last week's installment of Fantasy Fodder, I cautioned you to not panic and trade away one of five notable early-season disappointments if your team was stuck in the cellar. I hope this past week was better for you.
This week, we're going to turn...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Torrey Smith torched the Rams in Week 3, catching five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Now he is burning up the waiver wire, and you can be sure that someone will claim him in your fantasy league.
I got a text message shortly after midnight...