| Oct 6, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Missing training camp and the preseason had different consequences for the face of the Bears and the face of the Jaguars.
For Maurice Jones-Drew, who sat out in a contract dispute, missing time was a benefit.
"I might be a little fresher, not taking...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Days after the Ravens added eight players in the NFL draft, director of player personnel Eric DeCosta said there are items left on their wish list — assuming the player and the price are right.
"We're very excited about last weekend and the draft...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Every Monday, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
Why Monday? Because who...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Ravens rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw and New England Patriots rookie linebacker Dont'a Hightower arrived at Alabama at the same time as blue-chip freshmen recruits.
Four years later, they'll square off Sunday night as starters for their respective...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:53 AM
PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco had one of the better games of his career in the AFC championship loss to the Patriots, completing 22 of 36 passes for a franchise playoff record 306 yards and two touchdowns. He currently leads a passing attack that...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 6:24 PM
First-round pick: No. 3
For several weeks, the widespread belief has been the Vikings will use the third pick on USC left tackle Matt Kalil, and that's still likely to happen. As the draft nears, though, there's speculation the team...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:12 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert isn't a big fan of using the term "need" when it comes to how the organization approaches the NFL Draft.
""Need is not a good word," Colbert said. "It's want. We want players. We...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:02 PM
The Pro Bowl guard is gone. The bookend tackles aren't great. So how does a center become the player most linked to the Ravens' first-round pick?
For Peter Konz, at least, it's by offering a quick fix and a long-term answer. With left guard Ben Grubbs...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:47 PM
For an organization that considers the NFL draft its lifeblood — which is how Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta characterized it earlier this month — there is always a sense of urgency at this time of year.
Each draft is...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:58 PM
Mike Preston, columnist: Good move by Ravens — there are still several players they value who are available.
Chris Korman, reporter: We won't know why the Ravens moved back until we see who they pick (unless they opt to tell us in the press...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Here's a look at media coverage of the Ravens, who traded out of the first round of the NFL draft, sending the 29th overall pick to the Minnesota Vikings for the 35th overall pick (the third pick in the second round) and the 98th pick (early in the fourth...