John Eisenberg

Columnist

Recent Articles

  • How Ravens finish is what truly matters

    The team that won the Super Bowl last season had a 4-2 record after six games, just as the Ravens do now. The team that won the Super Bowl last season was 7-5 and about to miss the playoffs, but then it gathered itself and won eight straight regular-season and postseason games. That team was, of...

  • Money can keep Md. breeders producing

    Maryland racing's greatest asset? That's easy. It's the Preakness, middle jewel of the Triple Crown. What comes after that? It's a little less obvious or glamorous, but the state's breeding industry is well-known for its quality stallions and top-notch horsemen. Competition from slots-enhanced tracks...

  • Ravens' offense grinds to a halt in Denver storm

    Denver-- --At the end of a night when the Ravens' offense was almost as miserable as the weather, receiver Derrick Mason picked a particularly appropriate comparison. "It's like a storm is coming, a storm is coming, and you're not getting ready for it," he said. "We weren't ready tonight. It was...

  • For Ravens, ground game would lead to solid footing

    A 4-0 record in the NFL means your problems are relative. Whatever the holes in your argument, they're insignificant compared with the holes of teams that have already lost three or four times. But 4-0 doesn't mean those holes can just be ignored. Consider the example of the Ravens and their under-performing...

  • Chargers' caution gave Ravens green light

    The next time you watch a replay of Sunday's game-winning touchdown pass for the Ravens - you'll see it, you'll see it - take your eye off the ball and check out what happens at the line of scrimmage. Check out the San Diego Chargers rushing just three men. That's right, after hounding and pounding...

  • O's refute claims

    Latest bad news bares sorry state of O's again

  • Ravens try new perch, away from distractions

    In the middle of Wednesday's Terrell Owens melodrama, the Ravens opened their locker room for interviews. Reporters rushed in and asked players about Owens instead of the Ravens' upcoming game against the San Diego Chargers. It was a familiar scene. Over the years, the Ravens have endured more than...

  • Once a bust, offense rallies to earn trust

    A bundle of tangible gains befell the Ravens when Matt Stover's game-winning kick split the uprights Sunday in Cleveland. They have a 3-0 record for the first time. They're tied with the Cincinnati Bengals atop the AFC North. They have a two- game lead over the Pittsburgh Steelers. But the victory...

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