| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:10 PM
With the hot start and the offense progressing, do you see the Bears initiating contract extension talks with Jay Cutler before the end of season? -- @Benyaminr from Twitter
I got exactly a one-week reprieve from a mailbag packed with questions about...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Quarterbacks are putting up gargantuan numbers. Yardage totals are rolling up like pennies on a gas pump. Defenses are scrambling to patch holes.
And power running backs are all but forgotten.
What used to be a cornerstone to building a strong...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:17 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Ten games into the season, Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce was struggling to find his way into the game plan. He had fewer than five carries in a game eight times and he didn’t touch the ball in an Oct. 21 loss to the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Ravens Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata began this season in dominating form, chasing down quarterbacks and tossing aside blockers to tackle running backs.
Since damaging his right shoulder and spraining the medial collateral ligament in his...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:36 PM
This ranking may be more intuitive hunch than it is rooted in statistical study.
The way I see it, Halley's comet comes around every 75 or 76 years and Texas football comes around every four.
Texas has appeared in the Bowl Championship Series title...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Six running backs were drafted ahead of Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce last spring.
With the exception of first-round draft picks and starters Doug Martin (1,234 yards, 10 touchdowns) and Trent Richardson (869 yards, nine touchdowns),...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Aldon Smith, the 49ers' All-Pro linebacker, was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, adding to his legal problems.
Smith, who turns 24 on Wednesday, was questioned by police in San Jose after an...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Last season, the Ravens got meaningful contributions from a few rookies, including second-round draft picks Courtney Upshaw and Kelechi Osemele. But where did they rank in terms of snaps played by first-year players?
According to ESPN, the Ravens ranked...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:14 AM
In anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Cleveland Browns.
The Ravens, as you know, play the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:51 AM
The young Pittsburgh Steelers fan who helped rile up Steelers Nation by giving Ravens running back Ray Rice his Terrible Towel after the Ravens beat the Steelers at Heinz Field four weeks ago says he has no regrets.
As the Ravens walked off the field...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:53 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....