| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb had regained trust in his surgically repaired left knee by the end of last season.
He became confident enough to plant without hesitation to backpedal, break on the football and accelerate into coverage.
It was the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A year ago, the Ravens' contingent arrived at the NFL owners' meetings riding a wave of emotion.
About a month and a half earlier, the Ravens finalized a stunning playoff run by beating the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII and to...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Steve Smith, the longtime Carolina Panthers’ standout wide receiver didn't waste time finding a new home, signing a three-year contract with the Ravens about 24 hours after being released by Carolina.
The Ravens announced the signing of the 34-...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:37 AM
Photo by Al Diaz
When the National Football League finally put an end to the drawn-out lockout this summer, the first thing that popped into my mind was that the embarrassment was over. There would be no more talk of negotiating from NFL Commissioner...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Every season, a few surprise studs come out of fantasy Siberia to reward savvy owners who had the foresight to select them in the later rounds of the draft. A season ago, Adrian Foster, Peyton Hillis and Brandon Lloyd come to mind. Ray Rice, Miles...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:30 AM
Ray Rice was both a reality and fantasy football difference-maker in Sunday's 35-7 win over the Steelers. He rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries and added four catches for 42 yards and a score.
The pint-sized powerhouse set the tone for...
| Sep 18, 2011
Todd Haley is focused on the future but drawing inspiration from the past.
The Chiefs coach, whose 0-1 team visits the Lions on Sunday, is at a pivotal moment in his career. His team needs to make a better showing than it did in a 41-7 loss to the...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Imagine the football field as a chess board, its synthetic green grass replaced with two-toned squares.
Picture wideouts as rooks rocketing up and down the edges of the board and backs as bishops slashing through a front line of pawns. Tight ends and...
| Sep 25, 2011
There can't be anything cooler than having your photo placed on a giant billboard (above) across the street from the high school you attended. That's what has happened to former Woodland Hills Taft standout Steve Smith, a receiver for the......
| Oct 28, 2011
With Brandon Graham now an inevitability to be added to the Eagles' 53-man roster at some point over the next two weeks, Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys could serve as a final evaluation for two of their other defensive......