| Nov 17, 2013
| 3:22 PM
The Sports Xchange
By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange
Steelers rally to overcome Lions
PITTSBURGH -- Jim Schwartz decided to take a gamble and it blew up on the Detroit Lions coach.
The Pittsburgh Steelers rallied for a 37-27 victory, the winning...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Massive fines and penalties, an intimidation factor, a reputation for nastiness. Not surprisingly, they are becoming known — wrongly or not — as the NFL's dirtiest defense.
A few years ago, it was the Steelers. Now it's the Lions.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Eleven days ago, Ravens coach John Harbaugh vowed to do “whatever it takes” to turn around a season headed in the wrong direction.
As Ravens’ players reported to the team facility Wednesday and learned of the release of defensive end...
| 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 25, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Terence Garvin tried to curb his enthusiasm, but he had a feeling his name would be called.
After all, in the weeks leading up to the NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons had been constantly calling his phone. The Loyola High graduate had worked out for the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tom Brady's 17-yard touchdown pass to Kenbrell Thompkins with 5 seconds left gave the New England Patriots a wild 30-27 win and knocked the New Orleans Saints from the ranks of the unbeaten Sunday.
It capped a 70-yard drive in which...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Pittsburgh Coach Mike Tomlin declared last week that the Steelers would no longer be able to play ping-pong, pool or shuffleboard in the locker room.
Makes sense. Teams that are winless five games into the season probably should be all business when...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The Ravens have reached a crossroads seven games into the NFL season.
They've lost three of their past four games, including consecutive losses to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers by a total of five points.
Despite the setbacks for the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:59 AM
The rocky tenure of Bryant McKinnie in Baltimore ended Monday when the Ravens unloaded him to the Miami Dolphins, trading the demoted veteran left offensive tackle in exchange for a conditional late-round draft pick.
The Ravens shed a frequently...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A day after Terrell Suggs, Ravens coach John Harbaugh's most vocal leader and one of his top players, declared that the Ravens were in a "state of emergency," Harbaugh painted a little more optimistic picture of his struggling team.
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Terrell Suggs didn’t want to hear about how the Ravens were still right in the thick of the AFC North race or about how they still had nine games remaining and a bye week to make much-needed corrections.
After watching the defense he leads let...