| Sep 25, 2000
In the fourth week of the season, against the bumbling Cincinnati Bengals, the Ravens found an identity that can take them as far as they want to go.
Integrating smashmouth football into a diversified offensive profile yesterday, the Ravens drubbed the...
| Oct 23, 2000
This is what October has come to for the Ravens:
On the 1-yard line, quarterback Tony Banks produced a fumble when he should have had a touchdown.On the 9-yard line, Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair produced a touchdown when he should have...
| 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 13, 2000
The Ravens beat the Tennessee Titans as much on memory as they did on willpower yesterday.
It was a game of deja vu for tight end Shannon Sharpe, redemption for wide receiver Patrick Johnson and sheer joy for quarterback Trent Dilfer, all of whom had...
| 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...
| Nov 27, 2000
After 13 weeks, a change of quarterbacks and the arrival of a phenom running back, the Ravens' true offensive personality has finally emerged.
This may be Brian Billick's passing offense, but it is suddenly Jamal Lewis' ball. And he's not giving it up....
| Dec 11, 2000
This is why Shannon Sharpe came to Baltimore after 10 years in Denver.
It's why Rob Burnett came back for his 11th NFL season.It's why Brian Billick came from Minnesota a year ago.
Playoff football became a reality for the Ravens yesterday when they...
| Dec 25, 2000
The Ravens' record-setting defense sat in a downtown hotel Saturday night and seethed as New York Jets coach Al Groh delivered a mocking taunt on videotape.
In so many calculated words from a news conference on Wednesday, Groh sarcastically suggested the...
| Jan 1, 2001
On a national stage, in a throwback setting, the Ravens took their defensive dominance to a new level yesterday, thrashing the Denver Broncos in a 21-3 wild-card playoff victory at PSINet Stadium.
Playing in frigid temperatures, the Ravens (13-4)...
| Sep 20, 1999
The Ravens may have found their quarterback of the future yesterday, but they still couldn't overcome the problems of the past.
After nearly six weeks of training camp and four preseason games, the Ravens have not found answers to their erratic special...
| Sep 27, 1999
The Ravens didn't care that they had only 150 passing yards against the next-to-worst defense in the league or that their quarterback of the future looked a little like their quarterback of the past two games with three interceptions. And they weren't...