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  • Knowshon Moreno finally getting a chance to carry the load for Broncos

    Knowshon Moreno finally getting a chance to carry the load for Broncos
    If there's anything running back Knowshon Moreno has learned from playing football, it's the value of patience. He redshirted his freshman year at Georgia despite being among the top 10 prep running backs in the country. He shared carries with Willis...
  • Ravens have a backup long snapper -- even if they're not saying who that is

    Prior to his release in 2011, running back Willis McGahee had another role with the Ravens. He backed up Morgan Cox as the team’s long snapper. Since then, however, the identity of the latest backup has been shrouded in mystery. Coach John Harbaugh...
  • SWATS owner publicly apologizes to Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis

    SWATS owner publicly apologizes to Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis
    Mitch Ross, owner of S.W.A.T.S. (Sports With Alternatives to Steroids), refused to provide text messages or shipping labels that would confirm the allegations that he provided a deer antler velvet spray to retiring Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis...
  • Ravens bracing for a motivated Raiders run defense

    Ravens bracing for a motivated Raiders run defense
    Hardly anyone could blame Ray Rice if he got a little excited after learning Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie Doug Martin had rushed for 251 yards and scored four touchdowns in last Sunday’s 42-32 win against the Oakland Raiders – who are the...
  • With rookie quarterback and running back, Browns following the Ravens' blueprint

    With rookie quarterback and running back, Browns following the Ravens' blueprint
    It's not often that a modest 1-yard gain in a season-opening loss holds so much significance. When Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson took his first handoff from quarterback Brandon Weeden three weeks ago, he carried the hopes of a...
  • Evaluating an NFL running back: How do you put a price on Ray Rice?

    Evaluating an NFL running back: How do you put a price on Ray Rice?
    The numbers are staggering, like a stiff arm to the face mask. Ray Rice rushed for 4,377 yards in his first four NFL seasons, all before the Ravens running back had celebrated his 25th birthday. His 2,068 yards from scrimmage led the league in 2011. He...
  • Ravens salary cap update (and an introduction)

    Ravens salary cap update (and an introduction)
    The Ravens created some breathing room under the NFL salary cap limit when they signed Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice to a five-year, $40 million maximum value deal that included a $15 million signing bonus. Instead of carrying a $7.742 million franchise...
  • 13 Ravens opponents in 13 days: Denver Broncos

    13 Ravens opponents in 13 days: Denver Broncos
    In anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Denver Broncos. On Sept. 5, the wait will be over. The...
  • Broncos enjoy healing power of playoff bye; O-line nears full strength

    Broncos enjoy healing power of playoff bye; O-line nears full strength
    For all the worry about how a bye week can abduct a performance edge from a top-seeded playoff team, it does have one significant redeeming value. Health. In terms of bones, muscles, joints and ligaments, the week off helped the AFC's No. 1-seeded...
  • Defense eager for another shot at containing Knowshon Moreno

    Defense eager for another shot at containing Knowshon Moreno
    How the Ravens plan to attack Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is the dominant storyline surrounding Saturday’s AFC Divisional playoff contest. But another concern revolves around Knowshon Moreno. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound running back...
  • Five Ravens stats that stand out: AFC championship

    Five Ravens stats that stand out: AFC championship
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens. 149.3 -- Joe Flacco’s passer rating in the playoffs on throws beyond 20 yards. Including his season-saving touchdown strike to Jacoby...
  • In BCS title game era, which team was best?

    Hurricanes blow 'em away Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel The 2001 Miami Hurricanes were by far the best national champion in the BCS era. They ran over just about everybody, including a talented Nebraska team in the Rose Bowl. Offensively, the...