| Jan 1, 2012
| 9:56 AM
On the final day of the 2011 regular season, the Ravens (11-4) travel to Cincinnati to take on the desperate Bengals (9-6), who can secure a playoff spot with a win Sunday. The Ravens have a lot at stake, too, with a victory giving them the AFC North...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 8:35 PM
They yelled and chanted and happily grabbed souvenir T-shirts and hats that contained an inscription these Ravens have longed to hear: "AFC North Division Champions"
"This feels good," said linebacker Terrell Suggs after emerging from a boisterous Ravens...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 7:41 PM
With the Ravens clinging to a precarious four-point lead and the Cincinnati Bengals crossing midfield midway through the fourth quarter, the team needed a big play from the defense.
It was no surprise to cornerback Cary Williams that outside linebacker...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Jerry Angelo famously said he wanted a few solutions, and Tuesday, the Bears finally opted for one of the smartest: firing Angelo.
Yes, the man who spent a second-round pick on legendary Dan Bazuin is out.
Maybe Angelo ultimately gets to color it as a...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Chances are a running back will be the first player to come off the board in your fantasy league unless one of your fellow owners has a serious crush on Michael Vick or is the father/mother/sibling/spouse of a current NFL player. Running backs no longer...
| 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...