| May 24, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Formal introductions were in order Tuesday when 27 Ravens — new and old — convened at overcast Johnny Unitas Stadium for the purpose of getting a handful of rookies up to NFL speed.
Torrey Smith, the team's second-round draft choice from...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:15 AM
On Tuesday morning, 27 Ravens players, including a few rookies, showed up at Towson University for an informal workout organized by Derrick Mason. But as they ran sprints and played catch on the turf at Johnny Unitas Stadium, one player's absence was...
| May 3, 2011
| 9:00 AM
The Ravens did well in addressing needs during last weekend’s NFL draft. In the first two rounds, they added a supersized press cornerback in Jimmy Smith and a speedy receiver with big-play potential in Torrey Smith. But they still have holes to...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:54 PM
If the NFL lockout ends next week as expected, the Ravens' first hurry-up drill of the season will be orchestrated by the front office.
General manager Ozzie Newsome and other team officials will be cramming a typical four-month offseason into a matter...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:30 AM
With the NFL lockout expected to be lifted -- fingers crossed, everyone -- in the next seven to 10 days, we can start focusing on football-related business and not just what enraged linebackers have been saying.
The Ravens have had their post-lockout...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 9:30 AM
We have countless awesome sports photos in the archives here at The Baltimore Sun, and I have decided to share one with you each week in a regular feature called "Throwback Thursday."
The Ravens announced Tuesday that they were releasing four prominent...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Torrey Smith torched the Rams in Week 3, catching five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Now he is burning up the waiver wire, and you can be sure that someone will claim him in your fantasy league.
I got a text message shortly after midnight...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:15 PM
When Jamaal Charles tore his ACL on Sunday, any hopes the Kansas City Chiefs had of making it back to the NFL playoffs were shredded. The season-ending injury to Charles, a top-five pick in most fantasy leagues, is also a devastating blow to fantasy...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:04 PM
In the fourth quarter of the Ravens' Week 1 victory over the Steelers, there was a moment I'm not sure any of us could have imagined, or even fathomed, a year ago.
Baltimore was putting the finishing touches on a therapeutic beat down of its...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Ray Rice was both a reality and fantasy football difference-maker in Sunday's 35-7 win over the Steelers. He rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries and added four catches for 42 yards and a score.
The pint-sized powerhouse set the tone for...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 2:00 PM
It wasn’t a total renovation, but the Ravens began to rebuild on the fly as soon as the NFL lockout ended in July. One of three teams that have made at least three straight playoff appearances (the Colts and Eagles are the others), the Ravens...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The news that Peyton Manning will miss Week 1 with a neck injury -- and that his status going forward is unclear -- is good news for the Texans, Ravens, Patriots, Steelers and the other contenders in the AFC. It's bad news for fantasy football owners...