| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
Five -- quarterback hurries by Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork in January’s AFC championship game.
Wilfork is one of the NFL&...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Accustomed to bullying offenses with punishing hits and intimidating words, a traditionally stingy Ravens defense is suddenly vulnerable.
The fear factor seems to have vanished for a unit that has regressed since last season.
Heading into a pivotal game...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Sunday night, the Ravens host the New England Patriots in a rematch of the AFC championship game. Since it’s such a big game for both teams,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Despite allowing tight end Brent Celek to make eight receptions for a career-high 157 yards in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 24-23 win Sunday, the Ravens say they’re not panicking over the impending visit from Rob Gronkowski and the New England...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:53 AM
PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco had one of the better games of his career in the AFC championship loss to the Patriots, completing 22 of 36 passes for a franchise playoff record 306 yards and two touchdowns. He currently leads a passing attack that...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 10:09 PM
The Ravens achieved the improbable when they made a remarkable comeback to beat the New England Patriots, 31-30. But that doesn't mean that the guys who play on the defensive side of the ball were entirely pleased with their efforts Sunday night.
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A week after allowing tight end Brent Celek to collect a career-high 157 yards in a 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eages, the Ravens were much less hospitable to the New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski.
Gronkowski was limited to just two...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Ed Reed era is officially over in Baltimore, though the safety will always be considered one of the greatest Ravens players of all-time -- and arguably the most entertaining, as my colleague Childs Walker wrote today.
In this excellent piece on...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 6:13 PM
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
MMA FIGHTER MAGAKIAN READY TO KEEP ROLLING
Rolling through competition throughout the Southern California regional circuit, Glendale mixed-martial-artist Sevak Magakian will continue on his...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Cowboys 18, Bears 34
(Note: We are looking at Dallas' game before Sunday's bye.)
Strategy: The Cowboys used...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Aside from an uncharacteristic 157-yard outburst by the Philadelphia Eagles' Brent Celek in Week 2, the Ravens have succeeded at containing opposing tight ends this season. Only one has caught a touchdown, the Houston Texans' Owen Daniels, and none...