| Dec 2, 2002
The Ravens' season on the brink was saved as much by whim as will.
Salvaging their playoff hopes along with sidestepping embarrassment, the Ravens found fortune in the fourth quarter to upend the bumbling Cincinnati Bengals, 27-23, before the smallest...
| Dec 9, 2002
As the pieces in the AFC playoff puzzle fell into place yesterday, the Ravens fell apart.
In a game decided by their fumbles and dropped passes, the Ravens let a prime opportunity to make a move in the AFC postseason race slip through their fingers,...
| Dec 23, 2002
Two minutes and 18 seconds away from their statement game, the Ravens fell silent yesterday.
Losing control on defense and lacking discipline on offense, the Ravens took a two-fisted blow to the gut from the Cleveland Browns in a 14-13 loss, virtually...
| Sep 10, 2001
If this is the Ravens' road back to the Super Bowl, the path may seem like memory lane.
Relying on a defiant defense and a one-trick offense, the Ravens opened their title defense with a 17-6 victory over the Chicago Bears before 69,365 at PSINet Stadium...
| Sep 18, 2000
The Miami Dolphins beat the Ravens at their own game last night.
Unleashing a pass rush that sacked quarterback Tony Banks six times - including twice on the goal line - the Dolphins dealt the Ravens a 19-6 dose of reality before 73,464 and a national TV...
| Sep 25, 2000
In the fourth week of the season, against the bumbling Cincinnati Bengals, the Ravens found an identity that can take them as far as they want to go.
Integrating smashmouth football into a diversified offensive profile yesterday, the Ravens drubbed the...
| Oct 2, 2000
Brian Billick tossed out the bait last week and his defense snatched it up like another unprotected football.
Looking to the history books for their motivation, the Ravens smothered the Cleveland Browns with their second straight shutout and third of the...
| Oct 9, 2000
The Ravens used their own special formula - suffocating defense and Matt Stover's steady leg - to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 15-10, in a not-ready-for-prime-time game at ALLTEL Stadium last night.
A crowd of 65,194 streamed out of the stadium with 10...
| Oct 16, 2000
The road trip finally ended for the Ravens yesterday, but the drought didn't.
One more time, the red zone turned into the Bermuda Triangle. One more time, the end zone was a forbidden paradise. One more time, quarterback Tony Banks was left to explain...
| Oct 30, 2000
Second place is gone.
Home-field advantage is debatable.The playoffs, at this moment, look like a pipe dream.
The Ravens' free fall through the AFC Central continued yesterday with a wretched 9-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in front of 69,405, the...
| Nov 6, 2000
Pandemonium ruled for a few unworldly moments.
Quarterback Trent Dilfer danced in front of the Ravens' bench, index fingers shooting flares into the sky.Split end Qadry Ismail and guard Edwin Mulitalo lifted the Ravens' unlikeliest hero, Brandon Stokley,...
| Nov 13, 2000
The Ravens beat the Tennessee Titans as much on memory as they did on willpower yesterday.
It was a game of deja vu for tight end Shannon Sharpe, redemption for wide receiver Patrick Johnson and sheer joy for quarterback Trent Dilfer, all of whom had...