| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Every NFL team falls into a category during the offseason, which officially begins on March 10.
There are teams headed for foreclosure, desperately trying to get under the projected salary cap simply to sign the draft class.
There are teams who need...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The Ravens stayed at the same hotel and wore the same uniform combination they did when they last played a meaningful game here some 21 months ago.
Maybe the superstitions helped, but it was two of the many players not in the organization when the...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:22 PM
Jay Cutler seemed to spend more time chatting with Drew Brees on the field than he did with the local media after the Bears' 31-15 loss to the Saints on Monday night at Soldier Field.
"We were just talking about family and kids," Brees confided. "We get...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The failed fake punt had nothing to do with the final outcome of the Bears' 31-15 loss to the Saints on Monday night at Soldier Field.
Despite plum field position, the Saints wound up punting and soon after that the Bears pinned the Saints back on their...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:07 AM
Terrence Brooks was in prime position to prevent Drew Brees' 26-yard touchdown pass to Marques Colston at the end of the first half Monday night.
But the Ravens' rookie free safety didn't react quickly enough or aggressively enough to make a play on the...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs beat visiting San Diego, 19-7, on Sunday to eliminate the Chargers from playoff contention, moments before they were eliminated themselves by games happening elsewhere.
The Chiefs needed Cleveland to beat Baltimore and...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Rookie free safety Terrence Brooks has disappeared from the Ravens' defense since getting beat for a touchdown by New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston three games ago.
Brooks stood in the end zone and waited for the ball to arrive instead of...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Welcome to the Monday Ravens 10-Pack, where reporter Jon Meoli hits on 10 stats, notes, and thoughts following a painful 20-12 win over the 2-12 Jacksonville Jaguars. Read ahead for notes on an efficient Joe Flacco, the defensive line stepping up in...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A knee injury Sunday cut safety Terrence Brooks’ season short after just 11 games, and defensive coordinator Dean Pees on Thursday kicked himself for trying to fit the first-year safety into too many positions instead of letting him get acclimated...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Oh, bless you, Lovie Smith, your legacy is our fantasy football harvest. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Bears -- the former, Smith's current team, and the latter his previous team -- meet on Sunday in what has been dubbed the Lovie Bowl.
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Some sports name three stars of the game after the game. I'll do that one better: I'm going to name them before the Ravens even play. These will be the three stars of the game when the Ravens travel to the site of their Super Bowl XLVII win in New Orleans...