| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:25 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: The Ravens weren't kidding when they talked about revving up their passing attack in quarterback Joe Flacco's fifth season. Flacco is currently second in the NFL in passing yards (913) and tied for fifth in touchdowns (six). Flacco...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Thursday, the Ravens host the Cleveland Browns, so I chatted with Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal.
MV: What have you seen from rookie...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:27 AM
I know I will probably never hear a seriously negative word about the NFL on its owned and operated cable channel. But I have to admit, I almost always enjoy watching the Baltimore Ravens on the NFL Network.
I was reminded Thursday again of what a...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:45 PM
I know, the Browns lost 23-16 to the Ravens -- and pro football is all about the bottom line.
Win or go home.
And the Browns returned home at 0-4 this season.
But let's be realistic about this game. The Browns were playing a legitimate Super Bowl...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Reacting in frustration, Ravens outside linebacker Paul Kruger shoved Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl offensive tackle Joe Thomas with both hands.
Thomas fell to the ground, perhaps even flopping in a bit of an acting job, in the opinion of Kruger.
| May 16, 2012
| 12:46 PM
If Brandon Marshall is cleared of charges in New York, can Roger Goodell still suspend him? Ray Gliwa
I think you can stop worrying about Marshall not being available for the season opener because of a suspension. I have been told it is unlikely Marshall...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 8:20 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 Ravens (4-1) host the...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:27 AM
While the NFL continues to investigate the San Diego Chargers for possibly using Stickum -- an adhesive that, when applied to a receiver’s gloves, can help the player hold onto the football -- the Ravens are demonstrating that they need no such aid....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:24 PM
Ravens 25, Browns 15
Strategy: Embracing their old smash-mouth roots, the Ravens eschewed no-huddle and shotgun schemes in favor of physical I-formation plays with bruising fullback Vonta Leach running interference for Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice....
| Apr 22, 2011
| 6:06 PM
The Ravens, one of the NFL's top drafting teams, have struggled in one area: Selecting wide receivers.
Of the 16 wide receivers drafted by the Ravens, none have eclipsed 70 catches in a season or 1,000 yards for the team. They have tried to find...