| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:28 PM
The Ravens' blockbuster $120.6 million contract with quarterback Joe Flacco is an arrangement banking on his future potential and not just how he engineered a Super Bowl victory.
Because Flacco is entering the prime of his career at 28 years old, the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987.
Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:47 PM
You don't have to be a serious fan to know the NFL Films look and sound.
Stunning shots of overcast skies hanging low over packed stadiums are accompanied by tympanies rumbling and choral voices soaring as a perfect spiral sails in slow motion through...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
For nine years, New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin has had a front-row seat to watch his quarterback, Eli Manning, mix scintillating performances with woeful outings.
But despite Manning's flaws and missteps, Coughlin would never have gotten his two...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:00 AM
In this game-day staple, blogger Matt Vensel makes four sometimes-courageous predictions for the game. All he asks is that you don’t hold it against him whenever those predictions end up being embarrassingly wrong.
The playoff-bound Ravens have...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 5:35 PM
One-by-one, Ravens players said Sunday night that their last-second 23-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers wouldn't define their season or deter them from their regular-season goals. However, the defeat, coupled by another significant injury to...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Steelers 23, Ravens 20
Strategy: The Ravens aggressively tried to strike deep, but were largely inefficient. Wide receiver Torrey Smith was targeted eight times, but only generated three catches for 31 yards. They wavered between a smash-mouth...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Bernard Pierce led the rushing attack. Chykie Brown broke up the most passes. And Brendon Ayanbadejo and Omar Brown each registered a sack.
The Ravens relied on their usual stable of superstars to throttle the New York Giants, 33-14, Sunday evening, but...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 5:25 PM
There are a few compelling reasons for the AFC North champion Ravens to resist the temptation to treat their regular-season finale as nothing more than an opportunity to rest injured players and protect key starters.
If the Ravens beat the Cincinnati...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Can the Bears defense stop San Fran if they play each other in the playoffs? -- @JohnMcLallen, from Twitter
I would be surprised if the Bears defense does not perform significantly better against the 49ers if the teams meet again. There were a number...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Two seasons ago, in the first matchup between the Giants and Eagles, Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride used Ernie Sims' over-aggressiveness against him. He ran play action to Brandon Jacobs to the left, with two receivers dragging from the left....