| Jan 18, 2011
| 8:42 PM
Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Greg Mattison is leaving to fill the same role on Brady Hoke's new staff at Michigan.
Mattison was also the defensive coordinator for the Wolverines during the 1995 and 1996 seasons.
Hoke, who took over last week...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Breaking up is hard to do.
But, it comes with the territory in the romance of college football recruiting.
Commit? De-commit? It's all part of the process when teens are making life-impacting decisions.
The word "commitment" has lost its meaning...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:15 AM
As I mentioned in a previous post, Ravens coach John Harbaugh predicted big things for Joe Flacco on the "Norris & Davis Show" Wednesday morning. He also had interesting things to say about Haloti Ngata, defensive coordinator Chuck Pagno and the...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Terrell Suggs has registered Pro Bowl seasons in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010. So how does the Ravens outside linebacker snap that trend?
"Just ball out," he said this week at training camp. "I'm kind of focused on myself and just picking up where we left...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:14 PM
In the aftermath of Matt Birk undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and free agent Casey Rabach failing his physical, the Ravens have turned to a center with a familiar last name.
Bryan Mattison, the son of former defensive coordinator Greg...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Two teams who have experienced as much change as any in the NFL the past few weeks open their preseason Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Philadelphia Eagles have been frequent shoppers in free agency, assembling an all-star cast that has...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Here is what is on my mind after the Ravens opened the preseason with a sloppy 13-6 loss to the Eagles:
1. I know this one was ugly to watch, but don’t fret. Not only was it the first preseason game, it was the first preseason game after a...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Bryan Mattison, the son of former Ravens defensive coordinator Greg Mattison, was a member of the team's practice squad the past two seasons, at times shuffling back and forth from offensive line to defensive line.
His father is now coaching at the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:38 PM
If the Ravens' Chuck Pagano has proven anything heading into Thursday's preseason game against the Washington Redskins, it's that he's an unpredictable defensive coordinator.
Only a few weeks ago Pagano cautioned fans not to read too much into the...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Thanks to three touchdown drives by the first-team offense and a last-minute drive led by Tyrod Taylor, the Ravens overcame a 14-point first-quarter deficit to win their alleged preseason rivalry game against the Redskins, 34-31. Here is what is on my...