| Dec 24, 2011
| 9:00 AM
In somewhat of a surprise, Ravens defensive end Cory Redding will not play in Saturday’s home game against the Cleveland Browns because of lingering issues with his injured right ankle.
Redding had expressed confidence he would be able to play...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 6:09 PM
The odds did not favor the Ravens.
After sleepwalking through Saturday's second half, the offense lined up on fourth-and-2 at the Cleveland Browns' 37-yard line at the two-minute mark of the fourth quarter. And although everyone at M&T Bank Stadium and...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:00 PM
We know we have finally reached the only true downtime of the NFL offseason -- once a period of months that has now shrunk to a few weeks, if that -- when the play of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has become a topic of discussion nationally. Remember...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
As much as the running attack keyed the Ravens’ 33-14 rout of the New England Patriots in the 2009 playoffs, another critical factor was the defense’s ability to pressure quarterback Tom Brady.
In that contest, the unit sacked Brady three...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:00 AM
We started to look ahead to the NFL offseason as soon as Billy Cundiff’s field goal fluttered off-target and we will dive headfirst into the offseason two weeks from now when the scouting combine begins in Indianapolis. In the meantime, let's take a...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
For Thursday’s newspaper, I began a three-part series called “Tweaking the Ravens” and I started by tweaking the offense. A big chunk of the analysis piece (you can find it here) was about the importance of continuity and stability for...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco tried to get the media to lobby for the coaching staff to open up the offense. Flacco thought the Ravens became too conservative in the second half against Cleveland on Saturday.
Earlier in the season, when the media thought...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:29 AM
At this point, it seems pretty likely that the St. Louis Rams, who have former No. 1 pick Sam Bradford at quarterback, will trade the No. 2 overall pick in April’s draft to a QB-needy team. A bunch of teams will likely show interest, jacking up...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Seattle could surprise
Los Angeles Times
Robert Griffin III had an excellent combine, even though he didn't throw, and the Rams are huge beneficiaries of that because their No. 2 pick is all the more valuable.
The most logical scenario is...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 9:27 PM
The specter of athletic concussion dominates the news this week.
There are multiple lawsuits by retired NFL players moving through the courts alleging the NFL failed in its duty to warn and protect players of the short- and long-term damages that...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:44 PM
If Kyle Orton can't get a starting job in free agency, do you think the Bears would offer him about $4-5 million a year to be Jay' Cutler's backup? Would you do that even if it meant the Bears would not be able to re-sign a player like Tim Jennings or...