| Sep 16, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Eli Manning had a disastrous second quarter, and in doing so, put the New York Giants in a deep hole heading into the second half of their game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Manning threw a pair of second-quarter interceptions......
| Apr 13, 2012
Second in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Tight ends.
There is not an abundance of elite running back talent in the draft, but there is some decent depth. That plays into the trend of teams finding backs later in the draft. Look for...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:06 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Traveling to Minnesota to play on Thursday night was supposed to be tough for Tampa Bay.
Rookie Doug Martin ran around the field as if he didn’t want to leave.
Martin racked up 214 total yards and two touchdowns, and the...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:15 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....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice consistently ranks as one of the most productive and dynamic running backs in the NFL, capable of eluding defenders on the ground and through the air.
He benefits from running behind bruising All-Pro fullback Vonta...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 3:53 PM
The temptation might be great, but the Ravens have to resist.
Considering that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has played well at home as opposed to poorly on the road, offensive coordinator Cam Cameron has to be rethinking the game plan after staying with...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Ravens 25, Browns 15
Strategy: Embracing their old smash-mouth roots, the Ravens eschewed no-huddle and shotgun schemes in favor of physical I-formation plays with bruising fullback Vonta Leach running interference for Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
55.0 -- Joe Flacco’s completion percentage in his last four starts, three of which were outside of Baltimore.
You could probably dig up...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Ravens 27, Raiders 7
This one could get ugly early. The Ravens don't lose at home. Oakland is a lousy team. Plus Raiders' RB Darren McFadden has a high ankle sprain and Oakland's run D made Tampa Bay's Doug Martin (251 yards rushing,...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:34 PM
Before Kenan Thompson ended his silly impression of Ray Lewis on Saturday Night Live before Super Bowl 47 the comic said what he would do if the Ravens beat the 49ers.
He said he would go to the 50-yard line of the Superdome, kneel down and ascend...