| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:25 AM
When the Ravens resumed control of the football at their 16-yard line with just under five minutes left to play Sunday, it felt as if the Chicago Bears' end zone was 184 yards away, not 84. Their offense had struggled to get traction, both literally and...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:02 PM
You look at Vonta Leach and it's hard to avoid this conclusion: He was put on Earth to knock people over.
Even shorn of his pads, the Ravens fullback resembles a human battering ram — stout from his black cleats up to his boulder of a head.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
When the Ravens signed former Cincinnati Bengals running back Bernard Scott, the transaction was done with the idea that they needed an influx of speed as well as a healthy alternative given how Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce were feeling.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Jacoby Jones has now played four games since returning from a knee injury last month, but the veteran wide receiver has yet to overtake rookie Marlon Brown on the depth chart based on their playing time.
Jones played 43 offensive snaps in Sunday's 20-17...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:18 PM
It was a rare occasion where everybody was in sync and nearly everything went as planned.
On the Ravens' first running play in Sunday's loss to the Cleveland Browns, their offensive linemen fired off the line of scrimmage and rolled left in unison, as...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Back in training camp, I wrote a story about how the Ravens had joined the growing trend in the NFL of using three-receiver sets. The Ravens used their 11 personnel -- one back, one tight end and three wide receivers -- on 43 percent of their snaps last...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Browns 24, Ravens 18
STRATEGY: Jim Caldwell has embraced a pass-centric approach, transitioning firmly to spread looks as the base offense. The Ravens utilized three wide receiver sets on 63 of 67 snaps, and went with four receivers twice. They were...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two weeks ago, when the Ravens lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, former All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach played just a dozen offensive snaps as the Ravens spread out the Steelers with three-receiver sets. His role on offense would shrink significantly more...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Outspoken Cleveland Browns nose tackle Phl Taylor expressed a blunt opinion about the Ravens offense after his team dismantled the defending Super Bowl champions on Sunday.
Taylor took notice of how the Ravens further reduced the role of Pro Bowl...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:13 PM
It is the time of year for victories, not excuses.
We've been hearing a lot of them from the Ravens (3-4) since the season opening debacle in Denver. The receivers are old and quarterback Joe Flacco needs time with his new ones. The offensive line is...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Eleven days ago, Ravens coach John Harbaugh vowed to do “whatever it takes” to turn around a season headed in the wrong direction.
As Ravens’ players reported to the team facility Wednesday and learned of the release of defensive end...