| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:25 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Friday's outdoor practice started at 2:30 p.m. and ended at 5. Weather was partially cloudy with temperatures in the low 80s. Players were in full pads for the sixth straight practice.
DON'T CALL IT A COMEBACK: There may not be anyone...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Two years ago, wide receiver LaQuan Williams was an undrafted free agent coming into Ravens training camp, getting advice and mentorship from former Ravens receiver Anquan Boldin on how to impress coaches and showcase his skills.
Williams was fighting...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
In one of the biggest moments of his NFL career, Joe Flacco started counting.
There were six San Francisco 49ers defenders breathing on the Ravens offensive line. All-Pro pass rusher Aldon Smith walked in from the slot to join them. The strong safety,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:04 AM
This time a year ago, Joe Flacco was still viewed as a quarterback who couldn't get his team to the Super Bowl. He was still playing for a big contract after betting on himself by declining the Ravens' initial offers.
He was still waiting for the Ravens...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:57 AM
When you consider the final score, it's hard to make the case that any one play undid the Ravens in Thursday night's ugly NFL opener against the Denver Broncos. But it isn't very difficult to determine the moment when that intangible pendulum called...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:22 PM
I love it when some player reportedly "calls me" out.
Apparently, that’s what former Ravens safety Ed Reed did last week. He called me out during a conference call with the Baltimore media last week.
I actually listened to the recording before...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 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 21, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Predictably, within nanoseconds of passing the Ravens to the Super Bowl, Joe Flacco was back in the never-ending debate about whether he is an elite quarterback. Even the NFL’s official website had a blog post with a headline that asked “How...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:37 PM
Ray Lewis showed up Tuesday for the first day of the Ravens' mandatory minicamp, looking considerably leaner after an offseason in which he dedicated himself to adjusting to a quicker and pass-oriented NFL.
Lewis' longtime teammate, Ed Reed, meanwhile,...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Torrey Smith has heard it before. About three months after the wide receiver was drafted, the Ravens released three popular and productive offensive players, and Smith remembers the talk that the team was headed for some struggles.
"They had cut...
| May 11, 2012
| 3:41 PM
For six seasons, Derrick Mason left cornerbacks slipping on the turf with his signature comeback routes — cuts that were sharp, surgical, and effective. Now, as he sprints into life after football, Mason may soon swerve back to Baltimore to retire...