| May 26, 2011
| 6:24 AM
For four Ravens rookies, Tuesday’s informal workout at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium wasn’t just the start of their NFL careers. It was a chance to learn from the some of the best.
Wide receivers Torrey Smith (Maryland) and...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:15 AM
It’s starting to look as if the NFL lockout will affect training camps this summer, but that hasn’t stopped speculation about which team will be the focus of HBO’s popular documentary series, “Hard Knocks.”
So far, teams...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 10:15 AM
After the Ravens lost to the Steelers in the AFC Divisional Round in January, the front office and coaching staff have taken every opportunity to let Baltimore know that they have the Steel City in their crosshairs.
It has been more than just words. In...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:15 PM
On Thursday, I blogged about a conversation I had with ESPN’s Matt Williamson, a former NFL scout, about Joe Flacco and the Ravens offense. He said the Ravens are a “smidge” behind the Steelers in the AFC North because Pittsburgh has...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 6:16 PM
The Ravens said goodbye to a lot of years of experience and special memories in parting ways this offseason with the likes of Todd Heap, Derrick Mason and Kelly Gregg.
But that could be a good thing — or at the very least, an advantage early in the...
| Sep 11, 2011
Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint?
That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season.
A few of the others:
Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 6:30 PM
1. This was more than a win. It was a statement. For the first time since 2006, the Ravens were more physical, more athletic, more aggressive and more intense than the Steelers for 60 minutes. The didn't just beat their rival, they made them look old,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 2:00 PM
It wasn’t a total renovation, but the Ravens began to rebuild on the fly as soon as the NFL lockout ended in July. One of three teams that have made at least three straight playoff appearances (the Colts and Eagles are the others), the Ravens...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:04 PM
In the fourth quarter of the Ravens' Week 1 victory over the Steelers, there was a moment I'm not sure any of us could have imagined, or even fathomed, a year ago.
Baltimore was putting the finishing touches on a therapeutic beat down of its...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 2:45 PM
The Ravens were flying high this week after their 35-7 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the season opener. But they crashed down to earth with a thud in an all-around ugly loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon. Here are my quick-hit thoughts...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:07 AM
It will be fun watching the Ravens' John Harbaugh and the Steelers' Mike Tomlin make the necessary changes in game plans after the Ravens defeated Pittsburgh, 35-7, in the season opener.
In the first game, Pittsburgh couldn't match Baltimore's...