| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:55 AM
With a formidable pair of edge rushers in Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil, a dominant inside presence in Haloti Ngata and a handful of other defenders who might rush the passer depending on the situation, the Ravens appear to have what it takes to harass...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:40 PM
James Ihedigbo knows what it is like to be overlooked and underestimated.
He was lightly recruited, undrafted and cast aside by two NFL teams before landing with the Ravens.
He entered camp as the starting strong safety, but outsiders assumed it would...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith may well be the beneficiary of the NFL’s efforts to crack down on
certain hits, but that doesn’t mean he necessarily agrees with everything the league is doing. In fact, he called the $42,000 fine given to his...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Texans fans might be angry at former Texan Bernard Pollard, and some of Andre Johnson's teammates probably are, too.
But Johnson, speaking for the first time Friday since the high and hard sideline tackle by Pollard deep in Titans territory Sunday...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb remains ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, making significant progress in his rehabilitation, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
The scenario of...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:24 AM
When Ravens senior defensive assistant Steve Spagnuolo was running the New York Giants' defense six years ago, they won a Super Bowl behind a dominant front seven.
The Giants led the NFL with 53 sacks that season, including a dozen in one game to tie an...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Exactly a week before their first full-team practice of training camp, the Ravens took care of one more piece of offseason business Thursday, agreeing in principle to a four-year deal with first-round draft pick Matt Elam, general manager Ozzie Newsome...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:33 PM
As the Ravens built their draft class in April, they did so with the knowledge that several rookies probably would need to contribute immediately.
When the team opens training camp at team headquarters this week — and when it begins the defense...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
The annual Football Outsiders Almanac arrived in my email inbox this morning, which felt like Christmas for a football and numbers nut like me....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:22 AM
The NFL has adopted a rule change for this season, mandating that all players except kickers and punters wear knee and thigh pads in games.
Now that the league has implemented the rule, players are adjusting to the change.
The idea behind the rule...