| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:36 PM
CATCH OF THE DAY: On first-and-10 from the 20-yard line during a 7-on-7 drill in the red zone, rookie quarterback Tyrod Taylor floated a pass to the back left corner of the end zone. Tight end Dennis Pitta leaped over rookie safety Mana Silva and...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:16 PM
CATCH OF THE DAY: Usually awarded to an offensive player, linebacker Anthony Leon took the honor. During a 7-on-7 drill, quarterback Hunter Cantwell slung a pass over the middle that was tipped by linebacker Josh Bynes. Bynes tried to haul in the pass,...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 6:23 PM
PLAY OF THE DAY: Tandon Doss saved an interception, stripping a Joe Flacco pass from Ed Reed. Not too bad for a rookie in his eighth practice against a seven-time Pro Bowl player.
CATCH(ES) OF THE DAY: Cary Williams made two interceptions and ran one...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 12:41 PM
FLACCO FIRING: Quarterback Joe Flacco endured sacks and interceptions (more on those later), but when he has time to read the defense, he puts some mustard on his passes. Flacco zipped passes to wide receivers Anquan Boldin and Tandon Doss and tight end...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 5:00 PM
The starting job next to Ed Reed was supposed to be fought between Tom Zbikowski and Haruki Nakamura. Now, the competition has become more crowded with the recent signing of Bernard Pollard. Zbikowski is expected to start in the opener,...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Tyrod Taylor's debut in the NFL did little to quell sentiment that the Ravens need a veteran presence behind starter Joe Flacco.
After leaving Virginia Tech as the school's all-time passer, Taylor got a rude welcome from the Philadelphia Eagles in...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 6:32 PM
EXCHANGING PLEASANTRIES Despite a grueling three-hour practice, players from the offense and defense launched a lot of good-natured barbs at each other. Inside linebacker Ray Lewis and wide receiver Anquan Boldin got into it, and coach John Harbaugh's...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 6:38 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh isn't a fan of the new kickoff rule, which has led to an increase in touchbacks around the NFL.
In the Ravens' preseason opener at Philadelphia, six of the seven kickoffs resulted in touchbacks.
"If you look at the Eagles-...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:30 PM
On the same day that David Reed was activated from the Ravens' physically-unable-to-perform list, the second-year wide receiver expressed his wish to be a more regular member of the offense.
"That's what I am," he said after Monday's practice at the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:00 PM
TWEET-WORTHY?: During a full-team exercise, quarterback Joe Flacco executed a play-action rollout to his left and launched a deep pass to rookie wide receiver Torrey Smith, who had left cornerback Lardarius Webb far behind. According to the team, the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:40 PM
NFL coaches and players have loudly voiced their displeasure about the new league rule on kickoffs, which has reduced one of the most exciting plays in the game to something almost as predictable as an extra point.
But the greatest condemnation against...