| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Ravens 19, Jets 3
STRATEGY: Instead of trying conventional methods against a stout Jets defense led by Muhammad Wilkerson, the Ravens got creative. They utilized a variation of the wildcat , albeit with backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor lining up at...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
When the Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers last month, Jameel McClain played his first game in nearly a year and took the majority of the snaps at weak-side linebacker in place of Josh Bynes, who sat out the game with an infected finger. After that...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson will look back at the Ravens' previous game.
Steelers 19, Ravens 16
STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell all but scrapped the I-formation, making a bid to accelerate the tempo through a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Ravens signed middle linebacker Daryl Smith this past spring, perhaps the biggest question was whether Smith would be able to stay healthy for all 16 games.
The 31-year-old had missed only four games in his career before a groin injury...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Tight ends have taken the NFL by storm. Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints leads the NFL in receiving touchdowns. Rob Gronkowski is back doing Gronk-like things for the New England Patriots. Jordan Cameron of the Cleveland Browns, who host the...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...