| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:57 AM
As you come to grips to life without Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach, consider the following statement: Before this offseason, no NFL team had lost more than five Super Bowl starters from its roster before the following season.
As the Ravens start their...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:22 AM
The Ravens released fullback Vonta Leach and I understand the logic. The Ravens have been under the salary cap gun since winning the Super Bowl in February, and they will save approximately $3 million by cutting Leach.
My only problem with letting Leach...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:56 PM
As his fellow defensive linemen worked through various in-game situations at Ravens' minicamp Tuesday, Haloti Ngata remained mostly on the sidelines. The mammoth defensive tackle ran some sprints and performed a variety of stretches but he spent most of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
There were no quips or witty sound bites. He didn't throw out any of his favorite movie quotes or rap into the microphone. He didn't even publicly challenge Tom Brady or vow to inflict pain on opposing quarterbacks.
In his first extensive comments to...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:33 PM
There were numerous times over the past three days when Matt Elam had a running back or wide receiver in his sight and a great angle to deliver a punishing hit but all the Ravens’ rookie safety could do was simulate a tackle and run right past the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Shadowing wide receiver Torrey Smith, cornerback Jimmy Smith flipped his hips and matched his stride step for step.
The tight coverage Smith applied during the Ravens' minicamp was a continuation of what he started in the final moments of the Super...
| Jun 16, 2013
HAMPTON — Tyrod Taylor received his Super Bowl ring June 7. A week later his mom confiscated the most cherished bling in American team sports.
"I got the watch," said Taylor's dad, Rodney, laughing at his consolation prize.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:58 AM
After last week’s three-day mandatory minicamp, Ravens players and coaches have gone their separate ways.
I’m sure the coaches have carved out some downtime for themselves -- their idea of downtime is watching tape next to a swimming pool...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was named to the NFL Network list of the top 100 players of 2013 tonight along with former Ravens free safety Ed Reed and Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice.
Flacco, the Most Valuable Player of February's Super Bowl, is...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Reacting instinctively as quarterback Joe Flacco launched a deep throw toward the sideline during an offseason practice, free safety Michael Huff accelerated toward the football to deflect it out of bounds.
It was an example of the range the Ravens...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In eager anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Houston Texans.
The Week 3 matchup between the...