| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Ten games into the season, Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce was struggling to find his way into the game plan. He had fewer than five carries in a game eight times and he didn’t touch the ball in an Oct. 21 loss to the...
| 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 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Why all the focus on getting another defensive end? I thought one of the biggest keys to Lovie Smith's defense was a stud three-technique tackle -- someone like Tommie Harris before his decline. Are the Bears satisfied with what they have in that regard?...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Eyebrows were raised around the NFL when Ravens running back Ray Rice wasn't involved at all during the fourth quarter of a 23-20 loss Sunday night to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It was Rice who salvaged the Ravens' overtime win over the San Diego...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Hardly anyone could blame Ray Rice if he got a little excited after learning Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie Doug Martin had rushed for 251 yards and scored four touchdowns in last Sunday’s 42-32 win against the Oakland Raiders – who are the...
| Aug 26, 2011
The Southeastern Conference must think it invented football. Winning five straight Bowl Championship Series titles, and seven out of the 13 played, can give you a superiority complex.
Never mind how much fortune, along with will and skill, was involved....
| Apr 7, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Standing on the West side sideline Saturday in Lane Stadium during Virginia Tech's spring football scrimmage, former Hokies running back David Wilson got a chance to watch his ex-teammates go to work, as well as catch a glimpse of the future.
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The vision of Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce is clearer nowadays on the football field.
Following a more patient approach has paid dividends for Pierce, and the AFC North champion Ravens.
The third-round draft pick from Temple has emerged...
| Nov 5, 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....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:30 AM
The numbers aren't particularly kind to Ryan Tannehill halfway through his rookie season with the Miami Dolphins.
After losing Sunday's shootout with Andrew Luck, Tannehill still ranks just 27th in passer efficiency rating. Those behind him -- Michael...