| Oct 18, 2011
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
REID, EAGLES NOTCH VICTORY
For the first time in a month, Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid didn't have to address questions following a Philadelphia loss. Reid, a former Glendale...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:30 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:
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Carson Palmer will be a hot commodity on the waiver wire this week after the Cincinnati Bengals traded him to the Oakland Raiders for a pair of high draft picks. I can't imagine that someone in your fantasy league already has Palmer on his or her roster...
| Oct 22, 2011
Four NFL teams, four distinctly different situations, and one identical, well-worn audible:
Old quarterback out, new quarterback in.
Rookie Christian Ponder is taking over for Donovan McNabb in Minnesota. John Beck is replacing Rex Grossman in...
| Nov 6, 2011
At the halfway point of the 2011 season, very little has gone according to plan for the locally-connected athletes and coaches on the NFL landscape. That's not to say all has gone wrong for head coaches Andy Reid and Hue Jackson and players Ramses...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:30 AM
This feature appears every week on the Baltimore Sports Blitz. It’s just like “What They’re Saying About the Ravens,” but it includes blogger Matt Vensel saying something about what those people are saying. Got it?
--- Jason Cole...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 11:41 AM
In the 2003 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens selected Terrell Suggs with the No. 10 pick, and Kyle Boller with No. 19.
Suggs panned out, becoming a fan favorite and elite pass rusher, and Boller didn’t, becoming a quarterback the city loves to hate....
| Jul 28, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Kyle Boller apparently prefers life with a beauty queen to being smacked around by 300-pound defensive linemen.
One day after signing with the San Diego Chargers, the former Ravens quarterback has reportedly retired, according to Kevin Acee of the San...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Five seasons into his NFL career, quarterback Dennis Dixon incorrectly assumed that he was no longer eligible to join a practice squad.
Dixon had played in four games for the Pittsburgh Steelers with one of his two starts coming against the Ravens....
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:06 AM
It's not often that a modest 1-yard gain in a season-opening loss holds so much significance.
When Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson took his first handoff from quarterback Brandon Weeden three weeks ago, he carried the hopes of a...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The past 12 months have been a bit of a whirlwind for new Ravens quarterback Curtis Painter. A year ago, he was expected to be the backup to Peyton Manning with the Indianapolis Colts, but Manning sat out the season with a neck injury. Kerry Collins was...