| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A week after Ray Rice rushed for a season-high 131 yards in an overtime loss to the Chicago Bears, the star running back found himself in a timeshare with backup running back Bernard Pierce in Sunday’s win.
Rice, who had been getting more than...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Ravens 19, Jets 3
STRATEGY: Instead of trying conventional methods against a stout Jets defense led by Muhammad Wilkerson, the Ravens got creative. They utilized a variation of the wildcat , albeit with backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor lining up at...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice shook his head for a moment while reflecting on one of the most frustrating aspects of this difficult season.
No one in the NFL has been involved in as many close games as the Ravens this season, and the results haven’...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
When the Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers last month, Jameel McClain played his first game in nearly a year and took the majority of the snaps at weak-side linebacker in place of Josh Bynes, who sat out the game with an infected finger. After that...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Ravens 22, Steelers 20
STRATEGY: Joe Flacco silenced anyone still clamoring for the wildcat offense, which disappeared against the Steelers days after the quarterback called it a high school offense. They went back to their conventional pass-first...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice has not rumbled into the second or third level often this season, but it seems that whenever he has, he has often been dragged down by the first defender he encounters. In the past, he might have ran through arm tackles or...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Ravens fullback Vonta Leach, who played four seasons for Gary Kubiak, said he was disappointed the Houston Texans fired his former coach on Friday.
Kubiak was dismissed by owner Bob McNair after the Texans' 11th consecutive defeat Thursday night, 27-...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Five weeks into the NFL season, the Ravens still haven't shown much improvement.
The questions you might have been asking going into training camp are basically the same ones you're asking now. Can quarterback Joe Flacco regain the high level he...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Ravens 26, Dolphins 23
STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell recognized a need for a more balanced, methodical approach, calling a season-high 40 runs for 133 yards. Torrey Smith, Ray Rice and Deonte Thompson were targeted on 24 of 32...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:35 AM
We saw too little of what the Ravens were doing during offseason workouts to draw any conclusions about how new offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell will tweak the offense. We will get a much better idea of that in a couple of weeks when training camp...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:37 PM
If you had to sum up the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens in one word as they head into training camp next week, I think we all know what that word would be.
Not bad boring. Not the kind of boring that means there's no reason to pay...