| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to email@example.com.
Here are this week's questions and answers:
Mike, It was nice to see Tyrod...
| 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 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 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Browns 24, Ravens 18
STRATEGY: Jim Caldwell has embraced a pass-centric approach, transitioning firmly to spread looks as the base offense. The Ravens utilized three wide receiver sets on 63 of 67 snaps, and went with four receivers twice. They were...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two weeks ago, when the Ravens lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, former All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach played just a dozen offensive snaps as the Ravens spread out the Steelers with three-receiver sets. His role on offense would shrink significantly more...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Outspoken Cleveland Browns nose tackle Phl Taylor expressed a blunt opinion about the Ravens offense after his team dismantled the defending Super Bowl champions on Sunday.
Taylor took notice of how the Ravens further reduced the role of Pro Bowl...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:13 PM
It is the time of year for victories, not excuses.
We've been hearing a lot of them from the Ravens (3-4) since the season opening debacle in Denver. The receivers are old and quarterback Joe Flacco needs time with his new ones. The offensive line is...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Eleven days ago, Ravens coach John Harbaugh vowed to do “whatever it takes” to turn around a season headed in the wrong direction.
As Ravens’ players reported to the team facility Wednesday and learned of the release of defensive end...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Ravens running back Ray Rice insisted that he didn't spit on Cleveland Browns nose tackle Phil Taylor during a heated confrontation between the two players in Week 2.
Taylor previously suggested that Rice did spit on him during the argument, prompting...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Ravens signed middle linebacker Daryl Smith this past spring, perhaps the biggest question was whether Smith would be able to stay healthy for all 16 games.
The 31-year-old had missed only four games in his career before a groin injury...
| 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.