| Sep 14, 2011
| 2:00 PM
It wasn’t a total renovation, but the Ravens began to rebuild on the fly as soon as the NFL lockout ended in July. One of three teams that have made at least three straight playoff appearances (the Colts and Eagles are the others), the Ravens...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:04 PM
In the fourth quarter of the Ravens' Week 1 victory over the Steelers, there was a moment I'm not sure any of us could have imagined, or even fathomed, a year ago.
Baltimore was putting the finishing touches on a therapeutic beat down of its...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Apparently the Pittsburgh Steelers complained about the Ravens chop blocking, and it was only a matter of time before NFL teams called the Ravens out. The Ravens are using a blocking scheme similar to the one used in Denver when John Elway was the...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with 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:
| May 24, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Christie Frandsen teared up in the Lanterman Auditorium on Sunday afternoon as she commenced the 2011 La Cañada 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,...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:15 PM
If you really want to appreciate the violence of football when the Ravens take on the Indianapolis Colts at M&T Bank Stadium Sunday, take your eyes off Ray Rice and Joe Flacco for a second and focus on right guard Marshal Yanda.
Watch him from the moment...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:11 AM
Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is defensive line coach Clarence Brooks.
What is the measure of success for the defensive line?
I think as a...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 5:47 PM
Starting center Matt Birk is out three to four weeks after having minor knee surgery, and Casey Rabach won't be joining the Ravens after failing his physical.
But don't expect the Ravens to go after Olin Kreutz or Shaun O'Hara.
"Matt will be our...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:00 PM
In a recent item on Pro Football Talk, Mike Florio wrote that the Ravens' free-agency gamble -- releasing veterans Willis McGahee, Todd Heap, Derrick Mason and Kelly Gregg -- blew up on them. Each player opted to sign elsewhere instead of staying here...