| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
At 2-13, the Houston Texans have the inside track on the No. 1 overall pick in May's NFL draft.
But if the Texans were to win at Tennessee on Sunday, and Washington were to lose at the New York Giants, the Redskins, who had a weaker schedule, would...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:49 PM
When you look back on the way the Ravens won their last three games, it's hard not to start thinking in cosmic terms.
This invariably leads to the use of words like "destiny" and "karma" to explain the strange and wonderful confluence of events that...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The clock on the wall said the game was over nearly an hour now, but the Dolphins locker room remained full of players and media. The room filled with optimism for the first December in years to chart a path into January.
Offensive coordinator Mike...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:08 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Seattle Seahawks intercepted Eli Manning five times and converted two of the New York Giants' turnovers into 14 points en route to a 23-0 thumping at MetLife Stadium.
The five interceptions by Manning are a single-game career...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel highlights five stats that really mean something for the Ravens.
25 -- routes run out of the slot by Dennis Pitta on Sunday.
Four months after injuring his hip, Pitta made his season debut in Sunday’s win over...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:29 PM
When the Ravens regained control of the ball Sunday down five points midway through the fourth quarter, quarterback Joe Flacco might as well have met the moment with a shrug.
After all, once you have rallied your team past a top-seeded team in double...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:17 PM
It was true last year, and it was true again Thanksgiving night: No one does the NFL like “NBC Sunday Night Football.”
From the opening aerial shots making even old Baltimore look all glittery and glam, to Bob Costas welcoming tens of...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:50 AM
What is your take on Mike Tomlin's sideline tango with Jacoby Jones? Do you think it was intentional? If you were the NFL commissioner, what punishment would you give Tomlin? -- Jake, Owings Mills
Mike Preston: Tomlin knew exactly what he was doing. A...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:03 PM
It had been laid out for Ravens coach John Harbaugh long before he had the opportunity to get on his couch and spend a rare Sunday afternoon at home watching other NFL games on television.
"I've got a big advantage because our owner, Steve Bisciotti,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:48 PM
In the perfect NFL world — at least from a marketing standpoint — every one of the 32 teams would still be in playoff contention in mid-December. The only question is whether there comes a point when parity becomes parody.
I think we have...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:54 PM
A first chance has given Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Arians a second wind.
Arians was an interim coach last season when he led the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs, then became the first fill-in to be named NFL coach of the year. Ten months ago, the...