| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:23 AM
The local uproar surrounding Anquan Boldin’s performance against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday was both predictable and understandable. However, I’m not sure the attention is in the right place. The Ravens clearly used the money that they...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Instead of stepping out of character by raising his voice to tear into his beleaguered defense, Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees maintained a professorial approach.
Players described Pees as using his usual low-key tone during a defensive...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:01 AM
There will be a lot of talk about safeties this week with Ed Reed returning to Baltimore as a member of the Houston Texans, Matt Elam earning a starting spot for the Ravens and Michael Huff trying to contribute off the bench.
One player who probably...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Texans 30, Titans 24
Strategy: Led by All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, the Texans have one of the most aggressive and physical 3-4 defensive fronts in the NFL. Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips isn’t afraid to blitz and he sent pass rushers in...
| 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...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:36 AM
The Ravens are $1.695 million under the NFL salary cap limit of $123 million.
That's after the Super Bowl champions finalized a two-year contract for offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie with a base value of $6.3 million that includes a $2 million signing...
| May 16, 2013
| 11:40 AM
With the sudden retirement of middle linebacker Rolando McClain, the Ravens are now $1.986 million under the NFL salary cap limit of $123 million.
McClain's one-year, $700,000 contract that contains no guaranteed money is off the Ravens' books now...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Joe Flacco is no longer barraged with questions about former offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, finding consistency or even his capability to win the big game. Now the owner of one of the richest contracts in the history of the sport and two weeks away...
| May 26, 2013
| 6:35 PM
On March 4, agent Joe Linta and the Ravens finalized a six-year, $120.6 million contract extension for Joe Flacco, making the quarterback the highest paid player in the history of the NFL.
Nearly three months later, Linta is still taking his victory...
| 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...