| Sep 4, 2000
The Ravens won here last year with explosive, big-play offense. They won here yesterday with dominant defense.
Consider this the start of a new era.Where once this franchise routinely lost at Three Rivers Stadium to the Pittsburgh Steelers in a number of...
| 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...
| 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 20, 2000
The most defiant defense in the NFL can't say the P-word, but it can use the S-word.
And the Ravens speak the language of shutouts eloquently.Ravaging a once-proud Dallas Cowboys' offense, 27-0, before 69,416 at PSINet Stadium, the Ravens' defense...
| Dec 18, 2000
On a weekend when AFC playoff teams were riddled by upsets, the Ravens proved bulletproof in a desert ambush.
They survived a questionable replay reversal yesterday, got two huge turnovers by linebacker Jamie Sharper and just enough offense to squeeze...
| Jan 14, 2002
In a postseason defined by home-turf dominance, the Ravens raided Pro Player Stadium in a familiar, battle-tested vehicle.
Unleashing a smash-mouth running game to complement a menacing defense, the Ravens notched the first road win of these playoffs...
| Jan 21, 2002
The Ravens' reign unceremoniously ended with a resounding rout.
Undone by a tired defense and a tiresome offense, the defending champions were ripped off the throne with a humbling, 27-10 defeat to the Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday before 63,976 at Heinz...
| Sep 13, 1999
The new era of Ravens football looked painfully similar to the old one.
Quarterback Scott Mitchell was as ineffective as Jim Harbaugh. The offensive line was inept, but yesterday there was no Wally Williams or Orlando Brown to blame. An inexperienced...