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  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston
    Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to sports@baltimoresun.com. Here are this week's questions and answers: Is there any reason you can see why...
  • After reaching NFL's mountaintop, what's next for Ravens QB Joe Flacco?

    After reaching NFL's mountaintop, what's next for Ravens QB Joe Flacco?
    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...
  • Obvious key to Joe Flacco's success is consistency

    Obvious key to Joe Flacco's success is consistency
    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...
  • A few thoughts on yesterday's Anquan Boldin trade

    A few thoughts on yesterday's Anquan Boldin trade
    The Ravens made a tough business decision Monday, dealing veteran wide receiver and playoff hero Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers for a sixth-round pick in April’s draft after Boldin wouldn’t accept a pay cut. Judging by all of the...
  • Ravens defense looking like a younger, quieter, less expensive group

    Ravens defense looking like a younger, quieter, less expensive group
    The Ravens' surprising decision Wednesday to cut Bernard Pollard, the hard-hitting and tough-talking safety who led the Super Bowl champions in tackles last season, opens up just $1 million of salary-cap room. So at least on the surface, the move...
  • Why is Baltimore standing by while the Ravens turn into the Florida Marlins of football?

    What is wrong with this town? I know there are tons of people out there in Baltimore who are as angry at what just happened to our Super Bowl team as I am, but where is their voice? The word "fan" is short for "fanatic." Where are the fanatics who...
  • Still fighting for spot, Ravens WR LaQuan Williams now mentors younger players

    Still fighting for spot, Ravens WR LaQuan Williams now mentors younger players
    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...
  • Ravens camp highlights: Aug. 2

    Ravens camp highlights: Aug. 2
    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...
  • Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco audibly gaining authority

    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco audibly gaining authority
    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,...
  • Mike Preston: Visiting Ed Reed, my old adversary, in the Texans locker room

    Mike Preston: Visiting Ed Reed, my old adversary, in the Texans locker room
    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...
  • Ravens WR Torrey Smith close to receiving record

    Ravens WR Torrey Smith close to receiving record
    Former Maryland standout wide receiver Torrey Smith has already established career-highs with 54 receptions and 952 receiving yards this season. Now, he's 250 yards shy of becoming the franchise single-season record holder for receiving yards. That...