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  • Michael Oher will still be under siege at right tackle

    Michael Oher will still be under siege at right tackle
    Even if Bryant McKinnie does not prove to be an upgrade over Michael Oher, his return to the Ravens and the left tackle position should at least strengthen the Ravens at left guard and right tackle, where Oher will likely play. Make no mistake, though,...
  • Cheer up, Bears fans. I said cheer up!

    Cheer up, Bears fans. I said cheer up!
    Daylight saving time ended this weekend, which leaves us bracing for four months of early sunsets. The Bears are also entering their own traditional period of darkness, which this year involves a groin injury to Jay Cutler and a still-aging and still-...
  • Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco audibly gaining authority

    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco audibly gaining authority
    In one of the biggest moments of his NFL career, Joe Flacco started counting. There were six San Francisco 49ers defenders breathing on the Ravens offensive line. All-Pro pass rusher Aldon Smith walked in from the slot to join them. The strong safety,...
  • Super Bowl showdowns: Can Bryant McKinnie and the Ravens handle 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith?

    Super Bowl showdowns: Can Bryant McKinnie and the Ravens handle 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith?
    Each day this week, Baltimore Sun reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at the battle between the Ravens and 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith. The Ravens offensive line was dented...
  • Five Ravens stats that stand out for Super Bowl

    Five Ravens stats that stand out for Super Bowl
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens. 137.7 -- Joe Flacco’s passer rating during Baltimore’s three straight touchdown drives in the AFC title game. At halftime in...
  • Super Bowl showdowns: Ray Rice and the Ravens know running won't be easy vs. 49ers linebackers

    Super Bowl showdowns: Ray Rice and the Ravens know running won't be easy vs. 49ers linebackers
    Each day this week, reporter and blogger Matt Vensel will break down a key matchup from Sunday’s Super Bowl. Today, he looks at how the 49ers may try to keep Ravens running back Ray Rice out of the end zone. In Ray Rice, the Ravens have one of the...
  • Dannell Ellerbe, Dennis Pitta practice without incident

    Dannell Ellerbe, Dennis Pitta practice without incident
    During the Ravens' first practice of the week at Tulane University heading into Sunday night's Super Bowl against the San Francisco 49ers, starting inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and tight end Dennis Pitta both participated fully. Ellerbe returned to...
  • Breaking down Sunday night's Super Bowl XLVII with San Francisco 49ers reporter Jerry McDonald

    Breaking down Sunday night's Super Bowl XLVII with San Francisco 49ers reporter Jerry McDonald
    Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with Jerry McDonald, who covers the 49ers and Raiders for The Bay Area Newspaper Group. MV: How was the midseason...
  • Ravens, 49ers share practice digs at Saints' facility

    Ravens, 49ers share practice digs at Saints' facility
    The Harbaugh brothers always shared a bedroom growing up. Now, their football teams are dividing up usage of the New Orleans Saints' practice facility. After the Ravens expressed concerns about the hard surface of an artificial turf practice field...
  • Here are 47 numbers that define Super Bowl XLVII

    Here are 47 numbers that define Super Bowl XLVII
    In anticipation of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII, Matt Vensel looks at 47 stats that define Sunday’s game. 1. Joe Flacco hasn’t thrown a single interception during these playoffs. 2. The Ravens are 7-0 when Flacco doesn’t throw a...
  • Hard-working Ravens offensive line coach Andy Moeller grateful for organization's support

    Hard-working Ravens offensive line coach Andy Moeller grateful for organization's support
    Two years ago, Ravens assistant coach Andy Moeller was promoted to offensive line coach with the understanding that his continued employment hinged on remaining out of trouble. Arrested in Baltimore County in September of 2010 on a charge of driving...