| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Imparting knowledge about strategy, needling referees and providing timely jokes or a touch of sternness, Ravens coach John Harbaugh has quickly built a reputation for his intensity and winning.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin commands respect with the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Since we are four weeks into the NFL season, I figured now would be a great time to take a look at the snap counts for the 53 men on the Ravens roster to see which trends are developing. To do this, I relied on stats from Pro Football Focus. It’s...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens’ previous game and that of their next opponent.
Ravens 23, Browns 16
Strategy: The Ravens’ no-huddle remained in vogue. It was employed on 49 of...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
3.75 -- percentage of plays in which a pass is completed against Lardarius Webb when he lines up in the slot.
The Ravens have used their nickel...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Outside linebacker Tamba Hali is regarded as the headliner of the Kansas City Chiefs' defense.
However, he's far from the only Chiefs linebacker the Ravens have to concern themselves with Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
The Chiefs also feature left outside...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:00 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 are rested up and...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh applied the brakes a bit when asked to gauge when Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs will return from a partially torn right Achilles tendon.
Harbaugh was noncommittal on Suggs' outlook following reports that the...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Four weeks ago, the Ravens introduced their new up-tempo offense to a Monday Night television audience with Joe Flacco throwing a 52-yard pass to Torrey Smith on the first play from scrimmage against the Cincinnati Bengals.
It was an explosive beginning,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Ravens 9, Chiefs 6
Strategy: The trend of offensive coordinator Cam Cameron reducing usage of the no-huddle in...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:23 PM
A helmet to the chest from Kansas City Chiefs center Ryan Lilja rudely greeted Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis, a punishing blow reinforced by Lilja shoving the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year to the ground.
Lewis suffered similar rough...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
The Houston Texans lost their top tackler two weeks ago when middle linebacker Brian Cushing went down with a season-ending knee injury. A week later, they were embarrassed by the Green Bay Packers, 42-24, on their home field as Aaron Rodgers threw six...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:51 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco has had a solid season, but he's struggled in the Ravens' two road games, continuing a trend from last season. He has one touchdown, two interceptions, a 50.7 completion percentage and he's been sacked six...