| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday....
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The general rule of thumb in the NFL is that it takes about three years for a wide receiver to develop into an everyday contributor. The same could apply to Dennis Pitta.
The Ravens' fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft, Pitta has begun to...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:57 PM
What will teams do now to exploit the loss of Brian Urlacher? Physically not a huge threat but ability to change formations a key loss. -- @Tquille, from Twitter
I've heard a lot of talk this season about how Urlacher can't move anymore. Understand...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Quarterback Joe Flacco is scheduled to play the first quarter of the Ravens' preseason opener at the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night. Backups Tyrod Taylor and Hunter Cantwell know how much playing time they will get, too.
Taylor, a rookie from...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Two teams who have experienced as much change as any in the NFL the past few weeks open their preseason Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Philadelphia Eagles have been frequent shoppers in free agency, assembling an all-star cast that has...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Unless the Ravens improve dramatically on offense, it's safe to assume they will interview candidates to become the team's offensive coordinator, including Jim Caldwell.
Caldwell became the OC when the Ravens fired Cam Cameron after Sunday's loss to...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
133 -- the number of Peyton Manning’s 204 passing yards on Sunday that came after play-action fakes.
For the first three quarters of...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Whether it was another Haloti Ngata smackdown or a Ray Rice dive into the end zone, the new-look Ravens authoritatively placed a stamp on this season while moving on from years of losing to Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers....
| Aug 6, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Anquan Boldin's roles this year extend beyond No. 1 wide receiver, fiery leader and part-time play caller.
When Boldin broke the huddle in Ravens' training camp Thursday, the 30-year-old wide receiver lined up next to wide receiver Torrey Smith, a rookie...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Hours after his former Ravens teammates said they would welcome his return, wide receiver Derrick Mason shocked them by announcing he would sign with the New York Jets.
Mason, 37, is the Ravens' all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards. The...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 5:47 PM
Starting center Matt Birk is out three to four weeks after having minor knee surgery, and Casey Rabach won't be joining the Ravens after failing his physical.
But don't expect the Ravens to go after Olin Kreutz or Shaun O'Hara.
"Matt will be our...