| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:11 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
77 -- The percentage of targets caught by Brandon Stokley when he lined up as a slot receiver last season.
Of all receivers who ran at...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The Ravens' dozen roster cuts Sunday included veteran tight end Visanthe Shiancoe and offensive lineman Ramon Harewood, a former starter.
Shiancoe is a former Minnesota Vikings starter and Morgan State standout who was signed to a one-year, non-...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:06 PM
As the final round of the 2013 draft began in April and Matt Furstenburg agonized over where his NFL career would begin, the former Maryland tight end got a phone call that eased some of his anxiety.
So many people — from friends and former...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Undrafted rookie wide receiver Marlon Brown said late Thursday night that he expected to be “peaceful and calm” as Saturday’s cut down deadline approached. Minutes later, fellow rookie receiver Aaron Mellete stood in front of his...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Ravens' roster remained heavy on wide receivers and precariously light on healthy tight ends as they got down to the limit of 53 players before a Saturday night NFL deadline.
Although the Ravens cut ties with disappointing wide receiver Tandon Doss,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The Ravens officially placed tight end Dennis Pitta on the injured reserve-designated to return list Wednesday and re-signed tight end Billy Bajema to fill his roster spot.
The team hopes Pitta could potentially make a late-season return, with the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
We knew the Ravens would be in the nickel a lot against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, who have a formidable trio of wide-outs in Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker and Wes Welker. They probably had to use it even more than expected as the Broncos went...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:47 AM
The Ravens don't have much wiggle room with $1.957 million available under the NFL salary cap of $123 million.
That includes a one-year, $480,000 contract for running back-kick returner Shaun Draughn, a one-year, $555,000 contract for wide receiver...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A week after Michael Huff struggled in a loss to the Denver Broncos, rookie Matt Elam, the team’s first-round pick in April’s NFL draft, replaced Huff as the starting free safety in Sunday’s 14-6 win over the Cleveland Browns.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Ravens 14, Browns 6
Strategy: Jim Caldwell is a strong proponent of the no-huddle, calling it on 33 of 71 offensive snaps as the shotgun formation was used 25 times. They were much more patient with the running game, grinding out yards and controlling...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Ed Dickson can't help but feel a little left out.
He had a front-row seat as Denver's Julius Thomas and Cleveland's Jordan Cameron broke free for long gains against the Baltimore defense. He has flipped on the highlight shows and seen New Orleans' Jimmy...