| Sep 1, 2014
| 12:19 PM
As usual, the Super Bowl champions suffered a drain of talent in the offseason. But that won't stop the Seattle Seahawks from winning a second straight NFL title.
Repeating as champion is difficult, so much in fact that the last team to do it was the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:26 AM
RAVENS: In his last four games against the Patriots, quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown for 1,213 yards, 10 touchdowns and just two interceptions. Flacco has moved well around the pocket in recent weeks, but his mobility may be affected by...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:31 AM
When Pro Bowl defensive tackle Vince Wilfork tore his right Achilles tendon in September, it created a huge void in the middle of the New England Patriots' defense.
Since that key injury, former Terps defensive lineman Joe Vellano has helped stabilize...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Dolphins 24, Patriots 20
STRATEGY: The Patriots have an offense that is still in transition after losing tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski. Their talents are irreplaceable in the short term and the team is waiting for a trio of rookie wide...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Although cameras will attempt to capture every move by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and other key players like Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, running back Ray Rice and inside linebacker Ray Lewis, the grunt work on the offensive and...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The New England defense that will greet the Ravens on Sunday isn’t just different from the one they played in last year’s AFC championship game; it’s different from the one they dropped 31 points on back in Week 3.
The Patriots have...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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 get a chance for...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The Ravens are packing their bags for New Orleans because the front office and coaching staff have pulled the trigger on a bunch of key moves over the past 12 months, from extending Ray Rice and signing players like Corey Graham and Justin Tucker to...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers reader questions about the Ravens' 28-13 win over the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game, and looks ahead to the team's Super Bowl matchup against the San Francisco 49ers.
Drew: I’ve been...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Patriots 30, Ravens 21
The Ravens go into this game with enormous confidence. But Tom Brady to Wes Welker is a tough combination to beat, especially at Gillette Stadium. And now the Pats actually have a running game with Stevan Ridley...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:44 AM
WEATHER: Flurries, highs in the upper 30s. Tonight is expected to be mostly clear, temperatures in the mid-20s.
TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues.
NRA, gun-control groups begin work in Annapolis: As the General...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:00 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....