| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice was scheduled to become a free agent, but the team has placed the franchise tag on him in the hopes of working out a long-term deal with the Pro Bowl back. That’s a bummer for teams looking for an elite running back as...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Ray Rice was both a reality and fantasy football difference-maker in Sunday's 35-7 win over the Steelers. He rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries and added four catches for 42 yards and a score.
The pint-sized powerhouse set the tone for...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Torrey Smith torched the Rams in Week 3, catching five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Now he is burning up the waiver wire, and you can be sure that someone will claim him in your fantasy league.
I got a text message shortly after midnight...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 7:26 PM
We've reached the quarter pole of the NFL season, and it's probably fair to say we still don't quite know what to make of this Ravens team.
They've pounded two of their rivals (the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets), they've laid an egg against a...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In last week's installment of Fantasy Fodder, I cautioned you to not panic and trade away one of five notable early-season disappointments if your team was stuck in the cellar. I hope this past week was better for you.
This week, we're going to turn...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Three weeks into free agency, the Ravens have retained starting linebacker Jameel McClain, added to their defensive back depth and upgraded their special teams. But one of their glaring offseason needs remains virtually untouched.
"We have to upgrade the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Well, that Brandon Jacobs to the Ravens' speculation didn't have much of a chance to heat up.
A day after Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that the former New York Giants running back is "definitely" on the team's list, Jacobs signed a deal with the San...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Anthony Allen’s first emotion was disappointment.
He had grown up idolizing Ricky Williams. As a high school running back from Florida, Allen watched Williams’ every move during his time with the Miami Dolphins. One of the best parts about...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Free agency began four weeks ago today (though after waiting days and days and days for the Ravens to make moves, it feels like it started four months ago). The Ravens lost three starters during the first week of free agency and a few reserves. But they...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:30 AM
In the meeting rooms that the Ravens defense has huddled this week, a certain amount of attention has been paid to Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson and wide receivers A.J. Green and Jerome Simpson.
But that doesn’t mean that they...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 3:00 AM
After surrendering 109 yards to Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, the Ravens rush defense gets another difficult assignment in Cincinnati Bengals tailback Cedric Benson.
Benson’s 593 yards this season rank a modest 14th in the NFL,...