With the Ravens approaching franchise records in yards gained and points scored this season, offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak pointed to the success his players have had in learning his new scheme as a main factor -- and the first-year coordinator means all of them, not just the stars.
Jacksonville coach Gus Bradley, who was defensive coordinator in Seattle while Ravens running back Forsett played there for over three seasons, said Forsett's release had more to do with a lingering foot injury and the team¿s young depth at running back than Forsett himself.
Jon Meoli hits on 10 stats, notes, and thoughts following the Ravens' 28-13 road win over the Miami Dolphins. Read ahead for notes on replacing Haloti Ngata, the offense carrying this team, and the performance of Rick Wagner and Eugene Monroe.
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith missed a second straight day with an undisclosed knee injury, while fellow receiver Marlon Brown returned to practice after leaving Sunday's game and missing Wednesday with a concussion.
One year after the Ravens (7-5) failed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time under coach John Harbaugh, they¿re facing what basically amounts to a must-win situation against the Dolphins (7-5) at Sun Life Stadium.
Welcome to the Ravens 10-Pack, where reporter Jon Meoli hits on 10 stats, notes, and thoughts following a 34-33, gut-punch home loss to the San Diego Chargers. Read ahead for notes on the secondary, which overshadowed a winning performance, plus Justin Tucker's quietly good season, and where all the rookies have gone.
A few days after his most productive game since returning from a thigh injury in Week 5, Ravens running back Bernard Pierce said he's ready to build on the performance and seize the role as Justin Forsett's top backup.
Former Ravens running back Ray Rice's reinstatement to the NFL on Friday was an expected development for many fans in the area, who condemned the assault that resulted in Rice's release and suspension but said Rice was punished twice for the same offense and deserved a second chance.
Ray Rice's seven-year association with Baltimore won't really be over until another team signs him, but arbitrator Barbara S. Jones reinstated Rice on Friday after he missed 12 weeks of the 2014 season. Rice was suspended indefinitely by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Sept. 15.