| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Von Miller, star linebacker for the Denver Broncos, has been suspended for the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s substance policy.
Losing Miller is a huge blow to the Broncos, who host Baltimore in the Sept. 5 Kickoff Opener....
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Johnathan Franklin, the standout running back from Los Angeles Dorsey High and UCLA, had a breakout game with Green Bay on Sunday until a late fumble derailed a chance for the Packers to seal a victory and allowed the Cincinnati Bengals to pull out a 34-...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:14 PM
On another bizarre NFL Sunday, when Seattle lost at home for the first time in two years, Carolina secured its first playoff berth in five years, and a bunch of left-for-dead teams somehow maintained a postseason pulse, something very typical happened:...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:59 PM
It was a costly game for the Ravens' offense and special teams Thusday night, sustaining damaging losses in terms of injuries as two key players left the game nursing ailments.
First, Pro Bowl kick returner Jacoby Jones sprained his knee in the second...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 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 Denver Broncos.
On Sept. 5, the wait will be over. The...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:40 AM
For 10 years as the quarterbacks coach and then head coach, Jim Caldwell had the luxury of watching the Indianapolis Colts wreak havoc on opposing offenses by sending Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis to harass quarterbacks.
On Sunday in an AFC...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 4:27 PM
As Ray Lewis danced onto his home field Sunday to face the Indianapolis Colts in an opening-round playoff game, the great Ravens linebacker hoped he was saying goodbye to Baltimore but not to the NFL. Not quite yet.
After a sloppy start, his teammates...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
one -- pressure allowed by offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie on Sunday, his first start of the 2012 season.
The Ravens made significant...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 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....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Every week, blogger Matt Vensel breaks down a critical play, sometimes with the help of Ravens players, from that week’s game. Today, he looks at -- what else? -- Joe Flacco’s game-tying touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones.
Late Monday night,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Ravens 38, Broncos 35, 2OT
Strategy: It took a ton of wise decisions to triumph in the instant classic. Jim Caldwell blended aggressive deep passes with an old-fashioned approach on the ground, piling up 479 yards of total offense. Joe Flacco trusted...