| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:10 PM
For much of the season, we have asked the Ravens about the need to generate more chunk passing plays down the field. Perhaps just as much of an emphasis should have been placed on the need to prevent them.
Surprisingly, no defense has allowed more...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Patience has remained the watchword for Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam during a quiet first season that has lacked the big plays and hard hits he'd hoped to immediately produce.
Elam has started 11 games, recording 47 tackles, but has no interceptions,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Midway through the NFL season, the Ravens' rookie class has shown incremental signs of progress.
With the exception of undrafted wide receiver Marlon Brown and free safety Matt Elam, a first-round pick, the other rookies have yet to make an impact....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Sunday was brutal when it came to NFL injuries, and the star players weren’t spared.
St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford and Houston linebacker Brian Cushing suffered season-ending knee injuries; Green Bay tight end Jermichael Finley was carted off...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:03 AM
It got lost a bit within the Ravens' 19-17 loss to the Green Bay Packers, but cornerback Jimmy Smith is displaying encouraging signs of progress in his third NFL season.
Running stride for stride with Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson, Smith turned his...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers already had his strategy mapped out for how to attack Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb before he lobbed a deep touchdown pass over his head to wide receiver Jordy Nelson on Sunday.
Rodgers sold a play-action...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Packers 19, Ravens 17
STRATEGY: A gambling approach backfired offensively in the red zone. Blockers didn't create enough holes and Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce failed to break tackles as a once-formidable running game was silenced again. Unable to...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A year ago, Lardarius Webb was an emerging lockdown cornerback considered dangerous enough that quarterbacks looked for other options before throwing in his direction.
Now, the Ravens veteran cornerback is adjusting to a different reality where offenses...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley was fined $15,750 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness, a punishment stemming from his crushing block on Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs.
Finley delivered a high shoulder shot to Suggs' facemask in...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Minutes after Brandon Marshall said everyone involved with the Bears offense should be held accountable, he darted out of the Soldier Field locker room, leaving behind his sad-looking Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
There will be no NFC North crown...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 9:06 PM
— A season that began with such promise for the Washington Redskins has unraveled in rapid fashion. The team's record dropped to 0-2 here Sunday, and they looked stunningly overmatched in the process, surrendering the game's first 31 points as the...