| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Houston Texans defensive end turned outside linebacker Mario Williams will be the marquee free agent this offseason not named Peyton Manning. (Interesting side note: The Texans drafted Williams No. 1 overall in part due to Manning’s presence in...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:07 PM
The celebration of the NFL's 4-month lockout ending turned into disbelief when the Ravens cut four players, including their top two receivers of all time.
According to league sources, the Ravens informed tight end Todd Heap, wide receiver Derrick Mason,...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Hours after his former Ravens teammates said they would welcome his return, wide receiver Derrick Mason shocked them by announcing he would sign with the New York Jets.
Mason, 37, is the Ravens' all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards. The...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 10:00 AM
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones recently told my Baltimore Sun colleague Kevin Richardson that his brother, Ravens defensive tackle Arthur Jones, "would do great in the octagon." The 2010 fifth-round draft pick won two New York state...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 8:47 AM
The Ravens enter next week’s NFL draft with a few holes on the defensive side of the ball, and a few more that could open up in a year or two. In the past, the Ravens would have filled the immediate needs in free agency, but the lockout will force...
| May 24, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Christie Frandsen teared up in the Lanterman Auditorium on Sunday afternoon as she commenced the 2011 La Caņada Girl Scout awards ceremony. “This ceremony is a bit emotional for me because my baby is here receiving her Gold Award,” Frandsen...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:15 PM
On Thursday, I blogged about a conversation I had with ESPN’s Matt Williamson, a former NFL scout, about Joe Flacco and the Ravens offense. He said the Ravens are a “smidge” behind the Steelers in the AFC North because Pittsburgh has...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Last week, I chatted with Matt Williamson of ESPN’s Scouts Inc., and I got plenty of mileage out of our 15-minute phone conversation. To recap, Williamson, a former scout for the Browns, thinks the Steelers are slightly superior to the Ravens,...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:30 AM
The Ravens continued to tinker with their roster over the weekend, signing Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode to bolster the offensive line. It was the third significant roster move the Ravens have made since the start of the preseason; they also addressed...