| 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...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The Ravens secondary traveled to Detroit for its Dec. 16 game with a bull's-eye firmly affixed on it.
Not only would third-year cornerback Jimmy Smith try to blanket the planet's greatest receiver, Calvin Johnson. Critics waited gleefully for rookie...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to email@example.com.
Here are this week's questions and answers:
For the last five years, the Ravens...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Ravens have maintained an expensive tradition of rewarding their top players with contracts that approach or exceed the gold standard as the highest in the NFL.
Besides quarterback Joe Flacco's blockbuster $120.6 million contract signed in March...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Entering the 2013 season, the Ravens knew they would be starting two new safeties. Strong safety Bernard Pollard was released after the Super Bowl and iconic free safety Ed Reed was not re-signed.
They did bring back a lot of talent and depth at...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The NFL's annual free-agency spending spree officially gets underway Tuesday, with the Ravens in a slightly different position than in the recent past.
An elevated salary cap, coupled with a few cost-saving moves earlier this offseason, has left the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Although the Ravens left little doubt that quarterback Joe Flacco will line up Sunday against the New England Patriots despite an minor sprained left knee, he won’t do so without taking a precautionary measure.
A magnetic resonance imaging exam...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:33 PM
The Ravens and New England Patriots have been on a collision course since January, when the Ravens got revenge against their AFC rivals en route to the Super Bowl.
The two teams might not have circled today on their calendars when the NFL released its...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 10:02 PM
This time, the late game heartbreak belonged to the New England Patriots and wide left turned into just right.
Rookie kicker Justin Tucker barely kept a 27-yard field goal inside the right upright as time expired to give the Ravens a frantic 31-30...