| 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Greeting the start of the new Ravens season today might feel a lot like anticipating what's under the tree while padding downstairs on Christmas morning.
Will the big package tucked beneath the lower branches be a second Super Bowl appearance, which fans...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:30 AM
The Ravens continued to tinker with their roster over the weekend, signing Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode to bolster the offensive line. It was the third significant roster move the Ravens have made since the start of the preseason; they also addressed...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:30 PM
The great Baltimore earthquake of 2011 has come and gone, and now that we have been allowed back in the building on Calvert Street, I can get back to writing about important things. Like your fantasy football team.
The NFL lockout altered the fantasy...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Chances are a running back will be the first player to come off the board in your fantasy league unless one of your fellow owners has a serious crush on Michael Vick or is the father/mother/sibling/spouse of a current NFL player. Running backs no longer...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 7:07 PM
Joe Flacco threw a touchdown pass to wide receiver James Hardy instead of Derrick Mason. Ray Lewis lined up behind nose tackle Terrence Cody instead of Kelly Gregg. And Ray Rice ran behind fullback Jason McKie instead of Le'Ron McClain.
Is this just an...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:45 AM
In late July, the Ravens released four veterans who had played critical roles for the team in years past. To clear salary cap space, the Ravens said sayonara to Todd Heap, Derrick Mason, Kelly Gregg and Willis McGahee.
Heap returns to Baltimore on Sunday...