| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Super Bowl¿ champion: Patriots
AFC¿ championship game: Patriots over Texans
NFC¿ championship game: Saints over Packers
AFC division playoffs: Patriots over Chargers; Texans over Steelers
NFC division playoffs: Packers over Eagles;...
| Sep 11, 2011
Have the Eagles assembled the "Dream Team," or is this another fantasy football roster built to disappoint?
That's just one of the pressing questions heading into this NFL season.
A few of the others:
Did the lockout truly favor those teams with an...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 9:00 AM
The scouting combine and most pro day workouts have been completed, and with the NFL draft just a few weeks away, there has been a significant amount of shuffling in my third NFL mock draft of the offseason.
It all starts at the top, where a pair of...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The first round of the 2011 NFL draft takes place in New York City next Thursday with plenty of uncertainty and intrigue -- and indifference from some disenchanted fans -- as the football freeze unthaws for draft weekend.
It will be interesting to see...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 11:29 AM
RAVENS RUN OFFENSE VS. RAMS RUN DEFENSE: The Rams' rush defense is last in the NFL, having surrendered an average of 177.5 yards. St. Louis could be the ideal opponent for the Ravens to reestablish their running game, which was ineffective last week in...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:00 PM
The Ravens easily corralled the Rams on Sunday, outgaining the home team by more than 300 yards in a 37-7 win. These are my quick-hit thoughts after the Ravens improved to 2-1 on the season:
1. So Torrey Smith is a bust, huh? The second-round pick became...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Maligned in past seasons for being too predictable and conservative, the Ravens offense was neither in Sunday's 37-7 rout of the winless St. Louis Rams.
Facing the league's worst run defense, the Ravens instead took to the air, and the result was a...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:00 AM
No introductions will be required Sunday night.
That’s because the Ravens and the fans will be well-acquainted with former Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan, linebacker Bart Scott, wide receiver Derrick Mason and safety Jim Leonhard as they...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:24 AM
Rex Ryan hasn’t lost his gift for gab.
The New York Jets coach and former Ravens defensive coordinator is blessed with a colorful personality that lends itself to sound bites and quotes. So it’s not shocking that when a reporter told Ryan...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:43 AM
A pair of starters in cornerback Antonio Cromartie and center Nick Mangold won’t practice Wednesday, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan said Wednesday.
Cromartie sustained a bruised lung and ribs in the team’s 34-24 loss to the Oakland Raiders...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:23 AM
Prior to last year’s season opener against the New York Jets, Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis grabbed national headlines when he chastised Jets coach Rex Ryan and his players for feeding their own hype machine during the offseason.