Neither Ray Lewis nor Ray Rice will be on the cover of the next "Madden." Both players were eliminated from the 64-player bracket to determine who will be on the game cover of "Madden NFL 25," the 25th anniversary edition of the popular football video game franchise.
You know how you wake up on Sunday morning and enjoy the challenge of trying to complete the crossword puzzle or the Sudoku in the newspaper? That's how NFL defensive coordinators and coaches like Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin when they wake up in the morning feel about the read-option offense, which puzzled many teams during the 2012 season.
The NFL's annual pre-draft meat market wraps up Tuesday, but one of the players generating the most buzz at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis was former Dunbar star Tavon Austin. His 4.34 in the 40-yard dash Sunday validated the gigabytes of electrifying game tape the wide receiver compiled at West Virginia. Will he be there when the Ravens pick?
Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup for the Ravens in Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII. Today, he looks at the challenge of defending San Fransisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the pistol offense.
The flu that has reached epidemic proportions and sickened people across the country has also infected Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis — who didn't let the illness stop him from bringing down a few Denver Broncos last weekend.
To get a free burger at Z-Burger in White Marsh, all a customer had to say was "Super Bowl." And that's clearly where the Ravens are headed, according to fans celebrating at the burger restaurant Sunday, especially after Saturday's defeat of the Denver Broncos.
After playing through knee and shoulder injuries, Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata says the state of his mind and body are strong for the playoffs. But this remarkable physical specimen is thinking more than ever about how much longer he wants to play.
Every Monday, the day after our favorite day of the week but still hours before that week's slate of games officially wraps up with "Monday Night Football," Matt Vensel will bring you his weekly premature NFL power rankings. Why Monday? Because who wants to wait until Tuesday or Wednesday for power rankings?
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- two of the most obnoxious people in the world -- are reproducing. Joe Flacco can't even claim the title of the NFL's most pathetic quarterback. And Hillary Clinton is in the hospital with a blood clot.