| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Ed Dickson understood that what he said could be perceived as arrogance. But the Ravens tight end didn’t back down from his original contention that he thinks of himself as being one of the best in the NFL at his position.
“I expect a big...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Every NFL player faces adversity at some point in their career.
Last year Vontae Davis dipped his toe in troublesome water when he was suspended a game for violating a team rule, allegedly showing up to practice hungover.
This year Davis, a 2009 first-...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Despite allowing tight end Brent Celek to make eight receptions for a career-high 157 yards in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 24-23 win Sunday, the Ravens say they’re not panicking over the impending visit from Rob Gronkowski and the New England...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Ed Reed era is officially over in Baltimore, though the safety will always be considered one of the greatest Ravens players of all-time -- and arguably the most entertaining, as my colleague Childs Walker wrote today.
In this excellent piece on...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Perhaps for as long as Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta play together as Ravens teammates, the tight end duo will be linked to their counterparts with the New England Patriots.
In 2010, the Ravens were prepared to select Rob Gronkowski with the 11th pick of...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Bears coach Lovie Smith likes to say that Kellen Davis can do all the things the good tight ends can do.
Except catch passes.
And hold on to the ball.
And stand up.
This is a bad week for all of that to seem true. A loss on Monday...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:37 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — It's too bad Colin Kaepernick wasn't available when Phil Emery set out to find a backup quarterback.
The first-year general manager had to strike quickly to find an experienced No. 2. The Bears invested big money in Jason Campbell,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:40 PM
An interesting e-mail was sent today to members of the Baltimore-Washington media covering Maryland athletics.
It came from former Terps football coach Ralph Friedgen, who wrote about the accomplishments of his program during his 10-year tenure. But the...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Jajuan Dulaney watched “pretty much every game” the Maryland football team played in 2012, suffering along with other Terps fans as four quarterbacks suffered season-ending injuries. Despite the disappointment of a 4-8 season, the Maryland-...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Before his record-breaking sophomore season at Iowa Western Community College, Deon Long spent his summer days working out and running routes with Maryland quarterback Ricardo Young and wide receiver Stefon Diggs.
The offseason workouts clearly paid...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It’s common practice for football recruits to say their college choice is based primarily on academics. Whether or not that popular refrain is true is often up for debate. But when Bishop McNamara safety and honor roll student Milan Collins says...