| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:31 AM
The Ravens entered the 2011 NFL draft looking for at least one playmaker at the wide receiver position. They were certainly not alone. Seven wide receivers were selected in the first two rounds of the draft, including Maryland’s Torrey Smith, whom...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:01 AM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: In the past two weeks, the Ravens have gotten back to using predominantly three wide-receiver sets, trying to recapture the success from last year’s Super Bowl run. However, standing in the offense’s way has been...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Trying to figure out what the Ravens will do every Sunday has become an exercise in futility. Another surprising loss last weekend dropped them to 3-5 and logic says they will lose a fourth straight game Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium against the Cincinnati...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two weeks ago, when the Ravens lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, former All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach played just a dozen offensive snaps as the Ravens spread out the Steelers with three-receiver sets. His role on offense would shrink significantly more...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:28 PM
What the Ravens will try to accomplish over the next eight weeks is neither unprecedented nor all that uncommon.
Since 1990, the year the NFL went to the 12-team playoff format, nine teams have made the playoffs after starting the season 3-5,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:17 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Joe Flacco has gone two games without an interception after having been picked off six times the previous two games. However, he’s still struggling to get the Ravens’ offense off to a fast start, and into the end zone. The...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Ravens weren't the only ones who needed a break. While I am 5-2 at guessing the outcomes of their games, my ability to nail these predictions has waned in recent weeks. Sure, these predictions are "sure to go wrong," but it would be nice if I got a...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Player A has been targeted 26 times in his past four games, catching 14 passes for 179 yards and no TDs.
Player B has been targeted 23 times in his past four games, catching 13 passes for 239 yards and no TDs.
Player A is Anquan Boldin, whom the...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Jeff Zrebiec breaks down each facet of Sunday's game between the Ravens and Steelers at Heinz Field (4:25 p.m. on CBS).
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco has played well against the Steelers lately, averaging 228.4 yards passing while throwing...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:38 PM
When the Ravens passed their way to a Super Bowl title last winter, they were most effective when they spread out opponents and put the pedal to the metal with their no-huddle offense.
Early this season, though, the Ravens had to pump their brakes on...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
After being sidelined for more than 10 months with a spinal cord injury, weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain returned to the field Sunday. And he didn’t just play. McClain started and played a major role.
With starter Josh Bynes sidelined due to...