| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Ray Rice was both a reality and fantasy football difference-maker in Sunday's 35-7 win over the Steelers. He rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries and added four catches for 42 yards and a score.
The pint-sized powerhouse set the tone for...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Ray Rice was in elementary school the first time he sat down in front of a chess set. He was 9-years-old.
His fifth grade teacher, Calvin Heyward, believed this small boy from New Rochelle, N.Y., was capable of great things, but Rice — whose...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Despite media reports suggesting that three of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ four starting linebackers could be sidelined for Sunday night’s contest, the Ravens don’t intend to stray from their initial game plan.
“I’m still going...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Ravens 55, Raiders 20
Strategy: Dean Pees' unpredictable, innovative schemes were highlighted by lining up rookie outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw at defensive tackle. And Pees' two-defensive-lineman, three-linebacker, six-defensive-back "dollar"...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Is this the year their aging defense finally kicks the bucket? How will they survive without the face of the defense in the huddle every Sunday? Can they get their once-feared pass rush back?
Since they reported for training camp in...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Most of the characteristics that have defined what many consider the best rivalry in football remain unchanged. Make no mistake, the Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers still don't like each other.
The disdain is well-earned from years of hard hits, tough...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has passed a baseline neurological test and is now medically cleared for contact heading into Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers.
Pitta experienced concussion symptoms against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but is...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Ravens 16, Chargers 13 (OT)
Strategy: Cam Cameron heavily utilized the shotgun formation, 51 times overall with 42 during regulation. This plays to Joe Flacco's strengths, allowing him to see the field and get the football out of his hands despite...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. This week, I chatted with Alan Robinson, who covers the Pittsburgh Steelers for The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
MV: What is status of the injury...
| Dec 1, 2012
PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco couldn't get much done against the Pittsburgh Steelers two weeks ago as he completed 20 of 32 passes for 164 yards and no touchdowns. Pittsburgh cornerback Ike Taylor held Torrey Smith, the Ravens' top downfield...
| Nov 30, 2009
On a day when several AFC wild-card contenders lost, the Ravens found a way to survive.
With the Pittsburgh Steelers playing without two of their top stars - quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and safety Troy Polamalu - the Ravens still needed Billy Cundiff'...