| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The confidence of star Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has kept pace with his rapidly increasing production this year.
Gordon has overcome persistent early-season trade rumors, a two-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The cornerback position was expected to be a strength for the Ravens this season, but they have gotten inconsistent performances from that group, Lardarius Webb and Corey Graham, in particular.
The struggles of those two cornerbacks continued in Sunday&...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The New England defense that will greet the Ravens on Sunday isn’t just different from the one they played in last year’s AFC championship game; it’s different from the one they dropped 31 points on back in Week 3.
The Patriots have...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard lived up to his intimidating reputation as one of the hardest hitters in the NFL, knocking New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley out of Sunday's AFC championship game with a devastating fourth-quarter tackle....
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:15 PM
The NFL has suspended starting Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib without pay for the next four games for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy.
The suspension begins immediately, meaning he won't play Sunday against the Kansas...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Ravens 28, Patriots 13
Strategy: The Ravens' winning equation in the AFC championship was provided by fast-paced no-huddle, shotgun concepts and enough runs to keep the Patriots honest. Play-action was effective, particularly in the second half when Joe...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Obituaries this week: None The Graveyard: Life Support: 10) Ever since RB DeMarco Murray went down with an injury 7 games ago, the Cowboys have not been able to run the ball. Here is what they have gotten from their......
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Given how cool and calm Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has looked while picking apart opposing defenses these past two weeks -- particularly after halftime in the wild-card win over the Indianapolis Colts -- don’t be surprised if the New England...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The New England Patriots’ pass defense has been improving lately, and one of the reasons can be traced to the presence of cornerback Aqib Talib, who was acquired in a trade from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Nov. 1.
Talib’s personal numbers...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees was on Bill Belichick's staff for six seasons, so he had to deal with quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots offense on a daily basis. He seemed to be the perfect guy to ask how you make life...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco brings a hot hand and some past successes against the New England Patriots into his third AFC championship game. In his past three games against New England, Flacco has completed 70 percent of his passes and thrown for...