| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 1:19 PM
The circumstances were slightly different.
The 2007 Miami Dolphins were 0-13, not 0-12 like the Indianapolis Colts team that will be at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday.
The Ravens were just 4-9 at the time and had dropped seven consecutive games. Today, they...
| Dec 15, 2011
Jeff Fisher stands out
The best available coach for any opening is Jeff Fisher. You could throw Bill Cowher and Jon Gruden into the discussion, but it's doubtful that either would leave his comfortable broadcasting...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Troy Smith, the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback whom the Ravens drafted in the fifth round in 2007, has bounced around the football landscape since Baltimore released him after training camp in 2010.
He started a few games in San Francisco in...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Quarterback Joe Flacco tossed the first 300-yard game of his postseason career and wide receiver Anquan Boldin surpassed the 100-yard mark, but for all of the offense’s positive gains in the Ravens’ 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots in...
| Jul 4, 2009
| 9:14 PM
Former Ravens quarterback Steve McNair, who won a division title and 15 games in two seasons in Baltimore, was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds in a Nashville condominium Saturday, and a woman found dead with him was shot once in the head, police...
| Sep 8, 2008
The Joe Flacco era commenced yesterday with little fanfare from the strong arm that made him the Ravens' franchise quarterback.
Instead, Flacco's initiation into the NFL was defined by his legs, his wits and his grit.
Running 38 yards into the end...