| 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 29, 2012
| 12:42 PM
In his first three seasons with the Ravens, Dannell Ellerbe started just seven games. If he starts Sunday's regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals, the 6-foot-1, 240-pound inside linebacker will have matched those seven starts just in 2012....
| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The vision of Ravens rookie running back Bernard Pierce is clearer nowadays on the football field.
Following a more patient approach has paid dividends for Pierce, and the AFC North champion Ravens.
The third-round draft pick from Temple has emerged...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Prediction: Dolphins 20, Browns 13
Comment: Dolphins defense is too much for Brandon Weeden. If they don't win this one, this opening five-game stretch will threaten to sink the season.
| Sep 8, 2013
| 11:25 AM
CLEVELAND - Dolphins fans thinking the offense held back in the preseason were in for a disappointing wake up call on Sunday.
During the first half of the season-opener against the Cleveland Browns the Dolphins offense appeared limp, lackluster,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:32 AM
The Ravens weren't alone in getting off to a troubling start to the season following their 49-27 blowout loss to the Denver Broncos in which Peyton Manning tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes.
Every AFC North division team is winless...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Dolphins 23, Browns 10
Strategy: With a new head coach in Rob Chudzinski and new coordinators in Norv Turner and Ray Horton, the Browns will look a little different than they did a year ago. Offensively, the Browns used a variety of formations and their...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Now that the NFL season is here, I’m putting a twist on my weekly Blogger on Blogger series. Each week, I hope to enlist a blogger who regularly writes about the Ravens' opponent to help me break down the game. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The Ravens have built a thorough scouting report on Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson, including the obvious knowledge that he's far too strong to simply arm tackle and expect to bring him down.
Ravens starting inside linebacker Josh Bynes'...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:34 PM
RAVENS PASSING GAME: Quarterback Joe Flacco was nowhere near the Ravens’ biggest problem in last week’s 49-27 loss to the Denver Broncos but he had his moments, throwing two interceptions and making several questionable decisions. Going...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Ravens 14, Browns 6
Strategy: Jim Caldwell is a strong proponent of the no-huddle, calling it on 33 of 71 offensive snaps as the shotgun formation was used 25 times. They were much more patient with the running game, grinding out yards and controlling...