| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Ravens 30, Texans 9
Strategy: Jim Caldwell tried establishing the Ravens' ground game without much success, attempting 31 carries for 75 yards and one touchdown with Ray Rice sidelined with a hip injury. They were picky about passes, opting mostly for...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The Denver Broncos are smarting in the aftermath of their collapse at New England.
But are they smarter?
"I think that's the test of football teams," quarterback Peyton Manning said in the wee hours of Monday morning on the East Coast, after the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In eager anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Houston Texans.
The Week 3 matchup between the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:21 AM
The tradition for Super Bowl champions is hosting the opening game of the following season.
That will hold true for the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in what's expected to be a high-profile matchup in a Thursday night game Sept. 5.
The league typically...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 8:00 AM
All J.J. Watt, the star Houston Texans defensive end, wants for Christmas is plastic surgery for his busted nose.
OK, the NFL's reigning defensive player of the year probably wants more than that.
The nose job, which he likely needs to clean up...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 1:50 PM
USC tight end Randall Telfer announced Wednesday that he would return for a final season with the Trojans.
Telfer, a junior, is among several juniors and third-year sophomores who have until mid-January to decide whether they will make themselves...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Randy Moss could still be one of the top receivers in the NFL.
Says who? Says Moss during an appearance Tuesday on "The Peter Schrager Podcast."
"If I had to go out here and feed my family by getting back on that football field, I could still put up...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Peyton Manning isn't the guy you want to bring up if you're looking for a little lively debate among the folks who pick the Associated Press' All-Pro football team.
All 50 of them think he's the best quarterback in the NFL this season. And it's hard...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:42 PM
As "The League" enters its fifth season, it's getting big with pro athletes, said co-creators Jeff Schaffer and Jackie Marcus Schaffer at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills on Friday.
"During the first season we had good...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Texans 30, Titans 24
Strategy: Led by All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, the Texans have one of the most aggressive and physical 3-4 defensive fronts in the NFL. Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips isn’t afraid to blitz and he sent pass rushers in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:39 AM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and Houston Texans:
* In his "Other Harbaugh of the Week" game, The Sporting News' Vinnie Iyer predicts the Ravens will lose by a field goal.
John Harbaugh's reigning Ravens are...