| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
27.8 -- Joe Flacco’s completion percentage on pass attempts of 5 yards or longer in Sunday’s 43-13 loss.
Quarterback Joe Flacco has...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice consistently ranks as one of the most productive and dynamic running backs in the NFL, capable of eluding defenders on the ground and through the air.
He benefits from running behind bruising All-Pro fullback Vonta...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Vulnerable against the run, stonewalled by blockers and often susceptible to speedy receivers, the Ravens' defense is rarely described as stingy nowadays.
The last remnants of what was once a stout defense were on display Sunday when the Ravens' backs...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Here's a look at how the upcoming NFL season might unfold:
Super Bowl champion: Green Bay Packers over Houston Texans, 31-17
Prolific Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers solves formidable Texans front seven with series of quick throws to Jordy Nelson,...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Every Monday, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
Why Monday? Because who...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:48 PM
I never thought I'd be writing this, but the team that might remain unblemished the longest could be the Cardinals. Their 3-0 record is more impressive than the 3-0 records of the Falcons and Texans...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:21 AM
The tradition for Super Bowl champions is hosting the opening game of the following season.
That will hold true for the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in what's expected to be a high-profile matchup in a Thursday night game Sept. 5.
The league typically...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:18 AM
The job description for Ravens Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach requires him to use his body like a battering ram to open up holes for Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice.
Leach is regarded as the most punishing lead blocker in the game, delivering big shots to...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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....
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:34 PM
There was hope. Believe it, there was.
On Sunday, the Miami Dolphins actually showed they could compete with one of the league's elite teams. They had the defending AFC South champs tied in a standstill for nearly one half.
And then reality set in....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Ravens 38, Broncos 35, 2OT
Strategy: It took a ton of wise decisions to triumph in the instant classic. Jim Caldwell blended aggressive deep passes with an old-fashioned approach on the ground, piling up 479 yards of total offense. Joe Flacco trusted...