| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:14 PM
If Ravens’ players and fans aren’t familiar with the following facts, they certainly will be by the time the team begins its title defense on Sept. 5 against the Denver Broncos.
It has been nine years since an NFL team repeated as a Super...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Nothing's being handed to rookie safety Matt Elam, the Ravens' hard-hitting first-round draft pick from Florida.
Although Elam is widely expected to eventually start at strong safety opposite free safety Michael Huff, the Ravens are making him earn...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:56 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: After taking a break Tuesday, the Ravens returned to the practice field Wednesday for a workout that started at 2:30 p.m. and ended just before 5 p.m. It was an overcast sky throughout the workout. Players were in full pads.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The Ravens' overhauled defense makes its preseason debut Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, taking on a much different look from a year ago.
With Ray Lewis retired and Ed Reed, Dannell Ellerbe, Paul Kruger, Cary Williams and Bernard...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:59 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Most of the Ravens' position battles won't be decided until much later in the preseason, but the starting lineups for Thursday's opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers included no significant surprises.
There were some questions...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Ravens defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 44-16, in Thursday night’s preseason opener. While many of the starters played only a quarter, they were in there long enough for me to make a few observations about when and how certain players were...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Dallas Clark was busy taking care of his two young boys at home in Iowa last week. He was staying in shape just in case the right phone call came.
There were no practices to be at, no meetings to attend but nothing seemed particularly amiss until the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees puts the film on during defensive meetings and encourages his fellow coaches not to speak. As the footage rolls, he wants to hear only the voices of his players.
Loud responses are welcome. Silence isn't. A wrong...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:24 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Saturday’s outdoor practice started at 2:45 p.m. and ended at 5:20. The sun was out for most of the workout with temperatures hovering in the high 70’s. Players were in full pads after having Friday off from practice...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Secondary coach Teryl Austin said that the team will “probably” know after Thursday’s preseason game against the Panthers whether rookie first-round pick Matt Elam or veteran James Ihedigbo will start at safety opposite veteran Michael...