| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice has not rumbled into the second or third level often this season, but it seems that whenever he has, he has often been dragged down by the first defender he encounters. In the past, he might have ran through arm tackles or...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Ravens 22, Steelers 20
STRATEGY: Joe Flacco silenced anyone still clamoring for the wildcat offense, which disappeared against the Steelers days after the quarterback called it a high school offense. They went back to their conventional pass-first...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The mounting number of interceptions isn’t lost on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. His frustration with the miscues even came up in a phone call with his father, Stephen Flacco, while driving home from team headquarters this week.
This is all new...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Bears 23, Ravens 20, OT
STRATEGY: Embracing a smash-mouth approach due to extremely sloppy field conditions, the...
| 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 18, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The Ravens were without the services of Pro Bowl defensive lineman Haloti Ngata during Sunday’s 23-20 overtime loss to the Chicago Bears. Ngata injured his left knee in last week’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. He finished that game but was...
| 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.