| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that weekend. On Monday night, the Cincinnati Bengals come to Baltimore, so I’m happy to start the season off by chatting with Joe Reedy, who has...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins emerged as the scourge of the AFC North a year ago.
Uncommonly disruptive inside as a gap-shooting presence at a quick 6-foot-1, 300 pounds, Atkins tied as the NFL leader with 7 1/2 sacks as an interior...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:14 PM
PASSING GAME: The Ravens will unveil their new-look, up-tempo with quarterback Joe Flacco who had his best preseason as a pro. The Ravens finished 19th in the league in passing yards last year, but the addition of Jacoby Jones and maturation of...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Cloaked in secrecy until the days and hours before kickoff, the Ravens unveiled a reconfigured offensive line Monday night.
By instituting a youth movement, the Ravens have transformed what was one of the oldest groups in the league.
During a 44-13...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Why all the focus on getting another defensive end? I thought one of the biggest keys to Lovie Smith's defense was a stud three-technique tackle -- someone like Tommie Harris before his decline. Are the Bears satisfied with what they have in that regard?...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Ravens center Gino Gradkowski grabbed his phone as soon as he heard that Matt Birk was retiring last Friday, saluting the six-time Pro Bowl center in a text message.
It wasn't long before Gradkowski heard back from his mentor, who ended his career to...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Not long ago, Geno Atkins, Patrick Peterson, and Jason Pierre-Paul were wowing high school football fans in Broward County with their exploits on the gridiron.
Now, all three are playing in front of much larger audiences in the NFL.
Earlier this week,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Hours before being named to his second Pro Bowl in as many years, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins took a moment to reflect on his first trip to the star-studded event in Hawaii.
After completing a sophomore season that included tying...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
If the Ravens wish to leave Cincinnati with their 11th win of the season and a hope of leapfrogging the New England Patriots for the No. 3 seed in the AFC playoffs, they need to find a way to neutralize Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins.
| Dec 29, 2012
| 1:14 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco ended a troubling late-season slump by tearing up the New York Giants last week, throwing for 309 yards and two touchdowns to go along with a rushing score. Perhaps the best development for the Ravens was that...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:23 PM
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Strategy: Offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell finally put his creative stamp on the offense, orchestrating season highs with 533 yards of total offense and 224 rushing yards. That included an option pitchout...