| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:40 AM
It would be cliché to say the NFL's self-proclaimed Dream Team turned the Ravens' preseason opener into a nightmare. But the Philadelphia Eagles certainly exploited enough areas to cause some worries when the Ravens go to sleep tonight.
The Ravens' 13-...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Here is what is on my mind after the Ravens opened the preseason with a sloppy 13-6 loss to the Eagles:
1. I know this one was ugly to watch, but don’t fret. Not only was it the first preseason game, it was the first preseason game after a...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:31 PM
Preseason games are typically cast as meaningless affairs featuring players in danger of not making a roster.
Just don't tell that to Dennis Pitta.
Pitta, a second-year tight end, started in the Ravens' 13-6 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti continued to express optimism that the team will sign Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata to an extension.
But Bisciotti sounded surprised that the deal hasn't happened already.
"I'm having a hard time giving away $60...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:00 PM
There are very few slam-dunk picks in fantasy football. For years, owning LaDainian Tomlinson guaranteed you a spot in the playoffs. Peyton Manning has been an elite fantasy QB for more than a decade. And though he's now in the twilight of his career,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 3:00 PM
A lack of big plays in 2010 prompted the Ravens to overhaul their passing attack (again) this offseason. They cut ties with veterans Derrick Mason, Todd Heap and T.J. Houshmandazeh; brought in speedy veteran wide receiver Lee Evans; drafted a pair of...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Baltimore is blessed with a bunch of talented sports bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. I often link up to these local writers in my morning Coffee Companion posts, but instead of just exchanging anti-social links with them,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Lee Evans gives the Ravens what they've been missing through the Joe Flacco years — a speed receiver who can get behind the defense and catch the ball.
They call him a vertical threat. But by any other name, Evans is the missing piece to a short-...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:00 AM
The Ravens must cut their active roster down to 53 mighty men on Saturday. Here is my projection of what the roster will look like, but please note that John Harbaugh and his staff are better at evaluating talent than I am.
Quarterbacks: Joe Flacco,...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:30 AM
The Ravens continued to tinker with their roster over the weekend, signing Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode to bolster the offensive line. It was the third significant roster move the Ravens have made since the start of the preseason; they also addressed...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Greeting the start of the new Ravens season today might feel a lot like anticipating what's under the tree while padding downstairs on Christmas morning.
Will the big package tucked beneath the lower branches be a second Super Bowl appearance, which fans...