| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Dolphins 22, Bengals 20
Strategy: The Bengals want to be balanced offensively. They run a single-back offense and often use two tight ends to create mismatches. They use 2013 first-round pick Tyler Eifert all over the formation while Jermaine Gresham is...
| 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
| 3:56 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice has struggled mightily this season, frequently unable to gain more than a few yards at a time.
Named to the Pro Bowl the past three seasons, Rice has rushed for just 259 yards on 97 carries this season and is on pace to...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:54 AM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals.
* CBSSports.com's Pete Prisco says the Bengals will win, 23-20, because the Ravens offensive line isn't good enough to stop the Bengals' defensive...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:01 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: In the past two weeks, the Ravens have gotten back to using predominantly three wide-receiver sets, trying to recapture the success from last year’s Super Bowl run. However, standing in the offense’s way has been...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Marvin Lewis was the Ravens' defensive coordinator in 1996 when the franchise set its foundation with the drafting of offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden and middle linebacker Ray Lewis.
Year after year, he watched Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Those old jokes about Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown supposedly being a miser too cheap to spend what it takes to win no longer seem to apply.
Brown has spent a lot of money expanding his scouting department in recent years, and he made another...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
What is the logic behind the Bears carrying four tight ends and a fifth on the practice squad? What teams have success with multiple tight end sets? -- @Solo_ist from Twitter
Plenty of teams have had success with multiple tight ends of late. The...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Brian Hoyer grew up rooting for the Cleveland Browns as a young boy, wearing a Bernie Kosar jersey while sitting in the upper deck of old Municipal Stadium with his father.
Now Hoyer is the Browns' starting quarterback with starter Brandon Weeden...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Although the Ravens drafted Colorado State-Pueblo center Ryan Jensen in the sixth round, Gino Gradkowski remains the frontrunner to replace six-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Birk at center.
The younger brother of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bruce...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Back in November 2003, during my first stint covering high schools for the Sun-Sentinel, I wrote a story on a skinny, but skilled, 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior quarterback/safety starring for a small Broward County school.
The player was starting to...