| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
His teammates were all around him, saying their goodbyes, exchanging phone numbers and emptying the contents of their lockers into industrial-size garbage bags. But Ravens running back Ray Rice couldn't get himself to do any of it.
"It's tough when you'...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Bengals 34, Ravens 17
STRATEGY: To the bitter end, the Ravens remained true to their identity as a passing team, despite Joe Flacco's obvious pain and hampered mobility due to a sprained left knee. Flacco threw the football 50 times for 192 yards and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:16 AM
If you are one of the few avid readers of this blog -- thanks for keeping the lights on with your clicks -- or if you have checked out my work in the actual newspaper, you probably know that I am fond of Pro Football Focus, a website that I feel is one of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Ravens kicker Justin Tucker was named first-team All-Pro on Friday, capping a stellar season in which he made a 61-yard field goal against the Detroit Lions.
Tucker was the lone Raven to earn an All-Pro distinction from an Associated Press media...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:45 PM
It took a few years for him to find himself, but former Ravens kicker Steven Hauschka, the young man who faced the daunting task of filling the cleats of Baltimore legend Matt Stover, is going to the Super Bowl.
Hauschka, who was the leading scorer...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Think extra points are more or less automatic in today's NFL? They may actually become just that.
In an interview with NFL Network on Monday, commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL is considering a rule change to eliminate the extra-point attempt after...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:48 PM
Before day two of the first annual NFL Pro Bowl Draft began tonight, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker took to his Twitter account to campaign for one of the game’s captains, Deion Sanders, to take him with his first selection.
Tucker had to wait a...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:04 AM
The Ravens are hoping to capitalize on a draft regarded as unusually deep.
Unlike previous years where the Ravens have graded 140 to 150 players as draftable, this spring they've rated roughly 180 players as worthy of picking at some point within the...
| May 3, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Select an immediate standout early, an eventual starter or two later, then round out the class with a few rookie free-agent gems. For much of Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome's tenure, that's been his blueprint on draft day.
"Once you start out...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Ravens running back Ray Rice has made major progress since the end of a season in which he struggled with hip and quadriceps injuries and played at the heaviest weight of his career.
Rice weighed roughly 225 pounds by the end of last season, when he...