In an attempt to find some way to get their sluggish running game going while also sticking with the three-wide sets that quarterback Joe Flacco has typically thrived in, the Ravens tried something new in Sunday¿s 24-18 loss to the Cleveland Browns. For the first time maybe ever, they used the pistol formation.
According to a Yahoo Sports report, former Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis is among a group of 16 current and former NFL players who are suing BB&T Bank for nearly $60 million in alleged investment losses.
The crowd started gathering long before the guest of honor was due to arrive. They wore No. 82 jerseys, Super Bowl XLVII championship T-shirts and any other purple article of clothing they could find, turning Jimmy's Famous Seafood into a Ravens pep rally.
Former Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has channeled his early support for same-sex marriage and other gay-rights issues as a player into a post-retirement mission to raise awareness about LGBT equality — from high schools to colleges to corporate board rooms.
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo will speak at McDaniel College Oct. 16, discussing his journey from being a professional football player to becoming a vocal supporter of equal rights and same-sex marriage.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs didn't see the PBS documentary that detailed the league's response to head injuries, but that didn't stop him from accusing the NFL of trying to cover its own [butt].
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and Terrell Suggs both accidentally turned off the lights by bumping into a wall switch during coach John Harbaugh's post-game news conference Sunday, bringing up memories of the infamous power outage at Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans.
Ravens kick returner and wide receiver Jacoby Jones is inactive for today's game against the Miami Dolphins, missing his fourth consecutive week since spraining his medial collateral ligament in his right knee in the first game.
Outspoken by nature, rush outside linebacker Terrell Suggs held nothing back during an ESPN interview taped months ago and aired Monday where he suggested NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had a hand in the power outage during Super Bowl XLVII.
In the months after the read-option took the NFL by storm, defensive coaches around the league became hell-bent on eradicating it, hoping to make the read-option go the way of the Wildcat and other near-extinct schemes.
With the offseason addition of Elvis Dumervil to pair with Terrell Suggs, the Ravens have one of the most feared pass-rushing tandems in the AFC. The signings of Chris Canty, Marcus Spears and Daryl Smith has turned the Ravens' run defense from a weakness last year to a major strength this season.
Ed Reed, the ball-hawking safety who has built a future Hall of Fame career on surprising quarterbacks, seems intent on keeping everybody guessing until the very end. Signed by the Texans in late March, Reed has yet to suit up for a game with his new team because he's still recovering from surgery that he had in April to repair a torn labrum in his hip. He says that he's still dealing with tightness and soreness and he has a "lot of work to do" before he returns to game action.
Pro Bowl Ravens kick returner Jacoby Jones is uncertain when he'll be able to get back on the football field after suffering a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee against the Denver Broncos.
Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel gives his take on the Baltimore Ravens' 14-6 win over the Cleveland Browns, including thoughts on the Ravens' offensive identity, Terrell Suggs and their fierce pass rush, Marlon Brown's surprising start, and more.
The Ravens will commemorate their Super Bowl XLVII victory one final time before Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns with a video tribute and the unveiling of world champion banners. Whether they pay homage to last year's team by getting back to the same offensive script from their stunning postseason run is not as clear.
The Ravens are well-rested, motivated and ticked off, not a good combination if you are a Browns team that is looking for its first win in the series since 2007. Cleveland is an improving team and they will pose problems for the Ravens in several areas.
For all the talk about the Ravens' overhauled defense, their offense is also in transition, and much of the burden has fallen on Joe Flacco's shoulders to help accelerate the learning process for the team's new pass catchers. Judging by the results ¿ Flacco threw two interceptions and 28 incompletions in the 49-27 loss to the Broncos ¿ the situation remains a work-in progress.
Although Baltimore Ravens star Jacoby Jones could be out for a number of weeks after injuring his knee during last week's game, his spirits were high Tuesday night as he joked with and signed autographs for fans in Harford County.
Delivering punishing stiff-arms, boxing out cornerbacks for position and running crisp routes, Boldin delivered a trademark performance Sunday during a 34-28 victory Sunday night over the Green Bay Packers.
When the Ravens take the field tonight against the Denver Broncos to begin the 2013 NFL season, their offseason defensive makeover will be on full display. There will be no Ray Lewis and no Ed Reed, but the two new leaders of the defense will be old and familiar faces.
One of the top television series of the summer of 2013 has a Harford County native among its cast members, an actor who has spent nearly 25 years working with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
However, to some outside the organization, there remains a lingering question about how the Ravens will react on the field when things inevitably go wrong, when momentum shifts away and motivation is needed. That's where Lewis and Reed did some of their best work over the years.