| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The latest incarnation of the New York Jets running back by committee racked up 212 yards Sunday afternoon, and the Jets limited the Oakland Raiders to 25 rushing yards in a 19-14 win at...
| Sep 8, 2014
Defiance as familiar as the forced interception Jay Cutler threw in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 23-20 overtime loss to the Bills surfaced minutes after the Bears quarterback stepped into the postgame interview room at Soldier Field.
"You guys are...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears made too many mistakes in losing the season opener to the Buffalo Bills 23-20 in overtime Sunday at Soldier Field .
1. The storyline has been promoted practically all year, since Jan. 3 anyway, the day the Chicago...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The dirt path, narrow and steep, snakes about 500 yards up a severe hillside in Danville, Calif., and beckons Maurice Jones-Drew each week. He and his trainer consider it their Saturday morning exclamation point, the grueling capstone for their week of...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Can you name them?
Two are running backs who won the Heisman as college football's best player in the 1980s. Two...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The NFL offseason heats up on Tuesday when the free agency period begins and the NFL draft will take place next month. In anticipation of those events, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will look at six key positions the Ravens might address in free agency...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Jarrett Ross was sold on Maryland before any other prospect in his class, becoming the Terps’ first 2013 commitment one year ago. In the 12 months that have passed, nothing has changed Ross’ thinking.
“I know this team is going to...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Ravens safety Ed Reed has gotten to know Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey pretty well over the past decade. They didn’t exactly plan it that way, to vacation together in Hawaii pretty much every winter since Reed came into the NFL in 2002. But...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Last year, Jay Cutler got a Pro Bowl receiver in Brandon Marshall and a newly signed Pro Bowl running back in Matt Forte.
This year, the Bears quarterback got an offensive-minded head coach known as a quarterback whisperer in Marc Trestman, and before...