| Oct 19, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Of the Ravens’ final 11 games, four of them will be played against teams with first-year starting quarterbacks. That includes the two games against the Cincinnati Bengals and their rookie signal-caller Andy Dalton, the game against the Curtis...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 6:46 PM
When Jacksonville Jaguars rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert stands under center Monday, he'll be confronting one of the NFL's elite defenses and a trend that suggests that he's in for an extremely long night.
One of the defining traits of the Ravens'...
| Oct 24, 2011
Oklahoma's loss opens the door for just about everyone in the Big 12. Everyone expected the road to the conference title would go through Norman, but now that's not the case. Oklahoma State and Kansas State have the inside track, and Texas A&M and...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 10:30 AM
In early August, when I released my monthly power rankings at the start of the preseason, some of you said it was too early to gauge how the NFL's 32 teams stack up against each other. Too early for power rankings? Psssh. A little premature speculation...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Lions will surprise
I think the Lions and Rams go to the playoffs in the NFC this season, but I like the Lions as biggest surprise because they play in a tougher division and have been down longer.
Coach Jim Schwartz has...
| Sep 15, 2011
Texas may or may not end up in the Pacific-12 Conference. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott tried to lure the Longhorns last year before his dream for a 16-team super league was squashed — or maybe deferred.
Texas once held a big stack of expansion...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had a fine season in 2010, passing for 3,622 yards and 25 touchdowns. He led the Ravens to another playoff win, but he literally caved under pressure in the 31-24 loss to the Steelers in the AFC divisional round. Flacco was...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 3:00 AM
As a starter this season, Colt McCoy is just 4-7, but the Cleveland Browns quarterback has shown flashes of his potential and boasts a few statistic similar to that of his counterpart this Sunday.
McCoy has the same touchdown-to-interception ratio as...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas is preparing to shield his quarterback, Colt McCoy, from a Ravens defense that sacked San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith nine times in last week's win.
He is also preparing to protect his ears from the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:17 PM
The Thursday injury report is out, and the Ravens confirmed that inside linebacker Ray Lewis and cornerback Chris Carr missed practice.
Lewis, a 12-time Pro Bowler, has now missed two consecutive practices. He is dealing with a toe injury on his right...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:16 PM
The Ravens ruled out cornerback Chris Carr for Sunday’s road contest against the Cleveland Browns, but are still maintaining some semblance of hope that inside linebacker Ray Lewis will be able to play.
Lewis, a 12-time Pro Bowler, did not practice...