| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Stuck in neutral throughout the season, the Ravens finally resurrected their running game Sunday.
A bright spot for the Ravens during a 23-20 overtime loss to the Bears at Soldier Field was rushing for a season-high 174 yards on 41 carries.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:25 AM
When the Ravens resumed control of the football at their 16-yard line with just under five minutes left to play Sunday, it felt as if the Chicago Bears' end zone was 184 yards away, not 84. Their offense had struggled to get traction, both literally and...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:02 PM
You look at Vonta Leach and it's hard to avoid this conclusion: He was put on Earth to knock people over.
Even shorn of his pads, the Ravens fullback resembles a human battering ram — stout from his black cleats up to his boulder of a head.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When the Ravens signed former Cincinnati Bengals running back Bernard Scott, the transaction was done with the idea that they needed an influx of speed as well as a healthy alternative given how Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce were feeling.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Columnist Mike Preston answers questions emailed from readers after Sunday's Ravens victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Is Ray Rice done? -- Howard D.
Howard, can’t say that totally. No, he isn’t the same runner of the previous couple of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Jacoby Jones has now played four games since returning from a knee injury last month, but the veteran wide receiver has yet to overtake rookie Marlon Brown on the depth chart based on their playing time.
Jones played 43 offensive snaps in Sunday's 20-17...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:18 PM
It was a rare occasion where everybody was in sync and nearly everything went as planned.
On the Ravens' first running play in Sunday's loss to the Cleveland Browns, their offensive linemen fired off the line of scrimmage and rolled left in unison, as...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Back in training camp, I wrote a story about how the Ravens had joined the growing trend in the NFL of using three-receiver sets. The Ravens used their 11 personnel -- one back, one tight end and three wide receivers -- on 43 percent of their snaps last...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice shook his head for a moment while reflecting on one of the most frustrating aspects of this difficult season.
No one in the NFL has been involved in as many close games as the Ravens this season, and the results haven’...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Ravens 19, Jets 3
STRATEGY: Instead of trying conventional methods against a stout Jets defense led by Muhammad Wilkerson, the Ravens got creative. They utilized a variation of the wildcat , albeit with backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor lining up at...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A week after Ray Rice rushed for a season-high 131 yards in an overtime loss to the Chicago Bears, the star running back found himself in a timeshare with backup running back Bernard Pierce in Sunday’s win.
Rice, who had been getting more than...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Running back Ray Rice thoroughly enjoyed the resurgence of the Ravens' running game against the Chicago Bears and was still smiling days later in the locker room.
"It did feel good to get out in the open and get some yards," said Rice, who gained a...