| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Broncos 49, Ravens 27
Strategy: During a blowout loss to the Broncos, offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell tried to get quarterback Joe Flacco into a rhythm with new targets, running the shotgun on 62 of 87 snaps while mixing in 24 no-huddle plays. A...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Before they lost track of towering Demaryius Thomas, before they let little Wes Welker wiggle out of their grasp, the Ravens last Thursday couldn’t keep track of Julius Thomas, a talented but unknown tight end before that night.
Thomas, a former...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:34 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco was nowhere near the Ravens’ biggest problem in last week’s 49-27 loss to the Denver Broncos but he had his moments, throwing two interceptions and making several questionable decisions. Going...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A week after Michael Huff struggled in a loss to the Denver Broncos, rookie Matt Elam, the team’s first-round pick in April’s NFL draft, replaced Huff as the starting free safety in Sunday’s 14-6 win over the Cleveland Browns.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:01 AM
There will be a lot of talk about safeties this week with Ed Reed returning to Baltimore as a member of the Houston Texans, Matt Elam earning a starting spot for the Ravens and Michael Huff trying to contribute off the bench.
One player who probably...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The education of Ravens rookie free safety Matt Elam is approaching a pivotal early phase, a moment he intends to be ready for.
The first-round draft pick already knows what's heading his way Sunday against the Houston Texans at M&T Bank Stadium. He'...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:41 AM
With Ray Rice parked on the sideline in street clothes after suffering a hip injury last weekend, Bernard Pierce made his first NFL start Sunday against the Houston Texans. Predictably, it was his busiest afternoon to date.
Pierce was on the field for...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Ravens free safety Michael Huff's three-year, $6 million contract includes a $1.5 million signing bonus, according to a league source with knowledge of the deal.
The replacement for Ed Reed and former Oakland Raiders first-round draft pick is due an...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
The Orioles open their season Tuesday...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:11 AM
I mentioned this on my Twitter account, but I wanted to go into a little more detail here. Eight of the nine oldest Ravens – and the six oldest overall - from the team that won the Super Bowl two months ago are no longer under contract with the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:55 AM
The Ravens are in discussions with former Oakland Raiders first-round middle linebacker Rolando McClain, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
The talks could lead to a short-term contract, likely a one-year deal without a major...