| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Bears 23, Ravens 20, OT
STRATEGY: Embracing a smash-mouth approach due to extremely sloppy field conditions, the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Maybe the Bears handled the 1 hour, 53-minute delay better than the Ravens did on Sunday at Soldier Field, but quantifying that is impossible.
What we do know is the Bears found a way to mount a better pass rush in the mud and it came at a critical...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The Ravens were without the services of Pro Bowl defensive lineman Haloti Ngata during Sunday’s 23-20 overtime loss to the Chicago Bears. Ngata injured his left knee in last week’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. He finished that game but was...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:45 AM
As the Ravens moved into field-goal range Sunday, Joe Flacco was flushed out of the pocket yet again.
On a second-down play in overtime, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Domata Peko quickly beat right guard Marshal Yanda with a swim move and bore...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Jacoby Jones has now played four games since returning from a knee injury last month, but the veteran wide receiver has yet to overtake rookie Marlon Brown on the depth chart based on their playing time.
Jones played 43 offensive snaps in Sunday's 20-17...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:30 AM
The Ravens got athletic backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor involved in the offense Sunday, employing a bit of misdirection by having him line up at wide receiver.
During the second quarter of a 20-17 overtime win over the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:18 PM
It was a rare occasion where everybody was in sync and nearly everything went as planned.
On the Ravens' first running play in Sunday's loss to the Cleveland Browns, their offensive linemen fired off the line of scrimmage and rolled left in unison, as...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Tight end Dennis Pitta is closer than ever to returning, according to coach John Harbaugh.
Pitta underwent surgery in July to repair a fractured and dislocated right hip and remains on the injured reserve-designated to return list.
Pitta can return to...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Browns 24, Ravens 18
STRATEGY: Jim Caldwell has embraced a pass-centric approach, transitioning firmly to spread looks as the base offense. The Ravens utilized three wide receiver sets on 63 of 67 snaps, and went with four receivers twice. They were...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:26 PM
The answer to one of the biggest questions about the 2013 season is almost clear now.
Did Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco earn the $120.6 million contract he signed during the offseason? Absolutely. Can he carry a team? No.
If he could, the Ravens would...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two weeks ago, when the Ravens lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, former All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach played just a dozen offensive snaps as the Ravens spread out the Steelers with three-receiver sets. His role on offense would shrink significantly more...