| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The general rule of thumb in the NFL is that it takes about three years for a wide receiver to develop into an everyday contributor. The same could apply to Dennis Pitta.
The Ravens' fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft, Pitta has begun to...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston answers a selection of reader questions after the Ravens' 31-29 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Dan in Clearwater, Fla.: Mike, on the horrible defense -- personnel or scheme?
Mike Preston: Dan, we can't...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Mike Martz spoke Wednesday. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
The Bears'’ offensive coordinator said he believes the Bears “should be able to continue to improve from where we left off and make a quantum leap.’’
Stop right there. You...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:00 PM
There are very few slam-dunk picks in fantasy football. For years, owning LaDainian Tomlinson guaranteed you a spot in the playoffs. Peyton Manning has been an elite fantasy QB for more than a decade. And though he's now in the twilight of his career,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 7:00 AM
It’s a good thing the Ravens aren’t looking for a pass-catching tight end in free agency because pickings are slim.
Jermichael Finley, the top free agent tight end in this year’s class, won’t hit the market as the Green Bay...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Ed Dickson understood that what he said could be perceived as arrogance. But the Ravens tight end didn’t back down from his original contention that he thinks of himself as being one of the best in the NFL at his position.
“I expect a big...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel will look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Cowboys 18, Bears 34
(Note: We are looking at Dallas' game before Sunday's bye.)
Strategy: The Cowboys used...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Ravens 27, Cowboys 10
The Ravens don't lose at home. The Cowboys can't move the ball. They're tied for last in the NFL in points scored. They rank 30th in scoring average. Isn't there anything nice to say about them? Yes. They still have...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:14 PM
The once-solid offense has failed to score 20 points in each of its last three contests, the featured tailback has become a forgotten commodity, and the unit has relied heavily on an inconsistent quarterback.
The description has fit the Ravens at times,...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:22 PM
The Ravens' defensive preparations for Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium don't have a singular focus because of the Cowboys' formidable skill players.
However, accomplished tight end Jason Witten is an obvious priority.
Witten has already caught 21...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:33 PM
PASSING GAME: The Ravens expect quarterback Joe Flacco to bounce back after he completed just 13-of-27 passing attempts and threw an interception in a 9-6 victory last Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Ravens have the eighth-best...