| 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Arian Foster’s numbers speak for themselves.
From 2010 to 2012, the Houston Texans running back rushed for 4,264 yards. He took 41 hand-offs to the house. He was All-Pro three times. Went to three Pro Bowls, too.
Foster is a talented back, no...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Ravens running back Bernard Pierce kept plunging into the line of scrimmage Sunday, collidng with a stingy Houston Texans defensive front that repeatedly stonewalled him.
Rushing yards became a rare commodity for Pierce despite his efforts.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:41 AM
With Ray Rice parked on the sideline in street clothes after suffering a hip injury last weekend, Bernard Pierce made his first NFL start Sunday against the Houston Texans. Predictably, it was his busiest afternoon to date.
Pierce was on the field for...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Quarterback Joe Flacco first heard people questioning the leadership on the Ravens when training camp started two months ago.
It didn’t bother him then and he seemed equally unaffected that the latest person to do it — player-turned-ESPN...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens' previous game and that of their next opponent.
Bills 23, Ravens 20
Strategy: A largely ineffective pass-first game plan was scuttled by a career-high five...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:12 AM
When backup running back Bernard Pierce broke off a 28-yard run during the third quarter of the Ravens' 26-23 victory over the Miami Dolphins, it set the tone for an impressive 11-play, 94-yard drive capped by running back Ray Rice's three-yard...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The Ravens were shorthanded at wide receiver during Sunday’s 26-23 win over the Miami Dolphins. They released Brandon Stokley on Saturday and Jacoby Jones and Marlon Brown were scratched before the game, which meant the Ravens had to get through the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Running back Ray Rice could hardly believe what happened Sunday as another patented failure of the Ravens' running game unfolded.
Rice was repeatedly stuffed, unable to reach the Green Bay Packers' end zone despite a first-and-goal at the 4-yard line...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
One positive development from Sunday’s 19-17 loss to the Green Bay Packers was the return of injured wide receiver Jacoby Jones, who returned kickoffs and made an 11-yard touchdown reception in the loss.
The Ravens limited his usage, though. Jones...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Packers 19, Ravens 17
STRATEGY: A gambling approach backfired offensively in the red zone. Blockers didn't create enough holes and Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce failed to break tackles as a once-formidable running game was silenced again. Unable to...