| Feb 22, 2013
| 3:24 PM
As Matt Birk spent the past couple of weeks pondering his football future, his mind kept drifting back to the immediate aftermath of the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII victory over the San Francisco 49ers nearly three weeks ago.
For about 30 minutes...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:18 AM
The job description for Ravens Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach requires him to use his body like a battering ram to open up holes for Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice.
Leach is regarded as the most punishing lead blocker in the game, delivering big shots to...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:24 PM
As much as Ray Rice is savoring the Ravens' Super Bowl victory, the Pro Bowl running back already has set his ambitions on earning another Vince Lombardi trophy.
The New England Patriots were the last team to repeat as Super Bowl champions, winning it...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:24 AM
On Sunday, the Ravens play the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, and they will attempt to win their second Lombardi Trophy with a roster largely constructed with homegrown players raised in the Ravens Way.
The vast majority of those players...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:17 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: The big question coming in is which Ravens' offense will show up. If it's the one from their three other road games this season, the Ravens could be in trouble. Quarterback Joe Flacco has thrown for 566 yards, two touchdowns and...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Now that the Ravens have officially finished up the first half of their schedule, let’s take a look at the snap counts for their players over the first eight games of the season -- and since we last checked on these totals a month ago -- to see...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Every Tuesday, blogger Matt Vensel breaks down a critical play, sometimes with the help of Ravens players, from that week’s game. Today he looks at Anquan Boldin’s ice-breaking catch in the fourth quarter Sunday.
For a span of about two...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Ravens 25, Browns 15
Strategy: Embracing their old smash-mouth roots, the Ravens eschewed no-huddle and shotgun schemes in favor of physical I-formation plays with bruising fullback Vonta Leach running interference for Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice....
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Ravens free safety Ed Reed zeroed in on his target, accelerating toward New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman to deliver a crushing forearm blow to the chest to break up a potential touchdown pass.
The punishing end zone hit from Reed...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:09 PM
The Ravens' offensive line experienced a rough night, a bout of regression that often left quarterback Joe Flacco lying on the ground.
After an encouraging game against the New England Patriots where Flacco wasn't sacked and rarely hit, he sustained...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith displayed another element to his evolving skill set in Thursday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Instead of reprising his strength as a rookie with a trademark fly pattern, Smith showed a growing knowledge of the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:38 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....