| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Jeremy Bates figures to be the Bears’ passing game chief with the title of quarterbacks coach, sort of opposite the way that Phil Emery seems to be the chief scout with the title of general manager.
The most obvious thing that makes this a terrific...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:37 PM
This column can be written every year. In fact it is, usually. Except last year. I couldn't muster the energy. It's too depressing to write about all these great high school football players who lack the size to be great college football prospects.
| Oct 21, 2011
| 8:39 AM
• Showtime's Inside the NFL hosts Phil Simms and Cris Collinsworth believe the Jaguars will upset the Ravens. Warren Sapp picks the Ravens to win.
• All of ESPN's NFL "experts" expect the Ravens to beat the Jaguars in the primetime matchup. Ron...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 6:30 PM
Two days after the Ravens posted their worst offensive showing in years, Cam Cameron and Joe Flacco wrapped up practice by having a quiet conversation as they left the field. Calling it a conversation, however, might be a bit of a stretch.
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:07 AM
Last night, the Tennessee Titans eliminated the New York Jets from playoff contention with a 14-10 victory on Monday Night Football.
One of the key players for the Titans on defense Monday night was Wilde Lake alum Zach Brown, a rookie linebacker who was...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:18 PM
"Monday Night Football" will open its 43rd season at M&T Bank Stadium with several new wrinkles. There will be a two-man instead of three-man booth with Mike Tirico doing play-by-play and Jon Gruden on analysis.
One of the biggest changes will be on...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:57 PM
The ESPN "Monday Night Football" crew earned my respect before the game between the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals even started.
It came during the pre-game moment of silence for former Ravens owner Art Modell. Placed at ground level, a camera...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Three Things on Packers-Seahawks debacle, also known as Clueless in Seattle or the Seattle Screwup:
Thing 1: The NFL now has its Zapruder Film.
Over and over and over I have watched the final play of Monday night's ridiculous ending, as millions in this...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:15 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....
| Oct 18, 2011
Jon Gruden, NFL analyst and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders coach, signed a five-year extension with ESPN. Some fans and media pundits predicted Gruden or Bill Cowher as a good fit for the seemingly doomed Miami Dolphins coach Tony...
| Nov 8, 2011
Bengals Jay Gruden: Tim Tebow in a college spread offense will work in the NFL...