| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:20 AM
I apologize in advance for my fascination with the "wide-nine" alignment that the Philadelphia Eagles will often use on defense Sunday, but if you are as curious about it as I am, then you probably won’t mind me expounding on it a little further...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 7:39 AM
For the Ravens to win their first regular-season game over the New England Patriots on Sunday night at M&T Bank Stadium, former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Merril Hoge is convinced they'll need a heavy diet of nickel defense against quarterback Tom...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Ramon Harewood has gotten an earful from his teammates about matching up against New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork. But the Ravens' first-year starter at left guard cracked a smile when asked to divulge what he was told.
| Sep 24, 2012
Ray Rice Ramon Harewood
Instead of essentially abandoning the running game as they did a week earlier during the second half of a 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Ravens made running back Ray Rice a vital part of the offense for most of the...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:16 AM
If the Ravens' offensive line keeps progressing, this unit could be very good by the end of the season.
Overall, with the exception of center Matt Birk, the group is still young. But once you throw rookie offensive right tackle Kelechi Osemele and third-...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:00 AM
After the havoc Vince Wilfork had wreaked in last January’s AFC championship game, the Ravens paid a good amount of attention to the massive defensive tackle, who looks much larger than his listed size of 6 feet, 2 inches and 325 pounds.
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Ravens 31, Patriots 30
Strategy: The no-huddle offense returned to prominence after disappearing a week ago in Philadelphia, using it on 44 of 65 snaps and piling up 503 yards of total offense. Cam Cameron loosened the reins as Joe Flacco launched...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
19 -- completions of 20 or more yards by Ravens quarterbacks through three games, which leads the league.
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco ranks...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:09 PM
The Ravens' offensive line experienced a rough night, a bout of regression that often left quarterback Joe Flacco lying on the ground.
After an encouraging game against the New England Patriots where Flacco wasn't sacked and rarely hit, he sustained...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Entering Thursday night's game, the Ravens led the NFL with 19 completions of 20 or more yards. They added five more against the Browns, giving them 24 in four games. That total is eight more than the Carolina Panthers, who are second in the NFL with 16....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Since we are four weeks into the NFL season, I figured now would be a great time to take a look at the snap counts for the 53 men on the Ravens roster to see which trends are developing. To do this, I relied on stats from Pro Football Focus. It’s...