Bookmark & Share Subscribe to Feed
Ravens Nation | The best Ravens news from across the web

Russell Street Report

  • newRavens Lack Trust in Young Players?

    Ravens Lack Trust in Young Players?

    During the 2013 season Arthur Brown struggled with some nagging injuries yet still made his way on to the field during 14 of the Ravens’ 16 games, inactive just twice. This year, assuming he dresses for the remainder of the 2014 campaign, Brown wil…
    - 5 hours ago 1 Oct 14, 3:08am -
  • newRanking The Ravens at The Quarter Pole

    Ranking The Ravens at The Quarter Pole

    9: Safeties I’m pretty shocked I have to rank safeties last on the list, but it’s just the way the season has gone. I expect this unit to move up after the halfway point of the year. For now however, they’re at the bottom of the list. Matt Elam…
    - 12 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 8:03pm -
  • newTALE OF THE TAPE: Hurst’s Strong Debut

    TALE OF THE TAPE: Hurst’s Strong Debut

    When the news broke that franchise left tackle Eugene Monroe would miss a few games with a knee injury, uncertainty swirled regarding the position. The only options the Ravens had on the roster were veteran Jah Reid and undrafted rookie James Hurst.…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 6:17pm -
  • newTV Geek: Ravens v. Panthers Broadcast on CBS

    TV Geek: Ravens v. Panthers Broadcast on CBS

    It was a new CBS broadcast tandem on Sunday afternoon when the Baltimore Ravens hosted the Carolina Panthers. Greg Gumbel has been a staple of the CBS team since 2005, the number 2 play-by-play man for the network. Gumbel was handcuffed with the wors…
    - 16 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 4:30pm -
  • newFANTASY LINKS: Steve Smith 3rd Best Fantasy WR

    FANTASY LINKS: Steve Smith 3rd Best Fantasy WR

    What We Learned From Week 4 – Ice Up, Son A lot of Ravens fans probably reached for Steve Smith in their fantasy leagues (especially if you’re like me and did all your drafts with a bunch of other Ravens fans). Well, those that reached for him ar…
    - 17 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 3:26pm -
  • newTHE FINAL WORD: Staff Shares Blame for Elam’s Struggles

    THE FINAL WORD: Staff Shares Blame for Elam’s Struggles

    Safety Matt Elam caught the slings from the fans after another subpar performance in coverage Sunday. Except this time, his struggles came in a return appearance at the slot cornerback position. The second-year player had to take up the role in lig…
    - 18 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • newRAVENS LINKS: Joe Flacco Sets Franchise Record

    RAVENS LINKS: Joe Flacco Sets Franchise Record

    Joe Flacco Quietly Has Historic Game Usually, quarterbacks will get all the credit for an offense playing well and all the blame for an offense playing poorly. Well, that wasn’t the case on Sunday. Lost in Steve Smith Sr.’s outstanding performanc…
    - 19 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 1:37pm -
  • newArthur Brown has gone M.I.A.

    Arthur Brown has gone M.I.A.

    Second-year linebacker Arthur Brown has gone missing in action. Earlier this offseason I had a chance to ask Ravens assistant general manger Eric DeCosta if drafting C.J. Mosley would result in Brown seeing even less playing time than he did in the 2…
    - 19 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 1:01pm -
  • newTwo-Minute Drill: Week 5

    Two-Minute Drill: Week 5

    Though 75 percent of the NFL season has yet to be played, identities of teams are starting to form. By now most teams aren’t as good as they will be, but time for excuses is running out. Players and coaches are going to have to dig in and brace for…
    - 19 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 12:47pm -
  • newDrama Aside Ravens in a Good Spot

    Drama Aside Ravens in a Good Spot

    Despite the drama which prevailed for most of the first three weeks of the NFL season, the Ravens find themselves sitting with a 3-1 record at the quarter pole of the season. For all the gossip that has surrounded the Ravens organization it would hav…
    - 20 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 12:34pm -

BaltimoreRavens.com

ProFootballTalk.com

  • newJohn Harbaugh: I’m interested in Brady Hoke being the coach of Michigan

    John Harbaugh: I’m interested in Brady Hoke being the coach of Michigan

    A report over the weekend that the University of Michigan was interested in Ravens coach John Harbaugh as a potential replacement for Brady Hoke was answered by another report that Harbaugh wasn’t interested in the job. Harbaugh delivered the same…
    - 20 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 11:52am -
  • Report: John Harbaugh not interested in University of Michigan job

    Report: John Harbaugh not interested in University of Michigan job

    The University of Michigan’s football team continued their downward spiral under coach Brady Hoke on Saturday when Minnesota came into the Big House and walked out with the Little Brown Jug against Hoke’s typically hapless offense. The seat under…
    - 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 1:05pm -
  • Ravens continue to run, giving Justin Forsett a chance to shine

    Ravens continue to run, giving Justin Forsett a chance to shine

    Wide receiver Steve Smith made the highlights, but he wasn’t the only veteran picked off the scrap heap to help the Ravens win. A running game sparked by veteran Justin Forsett helped provide the tempo for Baltimore’s 38-10 win over the Panthers.…
    - 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 11:56am -
  • NFL, NFLPA working together on Rice appeal

    NFL, NFLPA working together on Rice appeal

    A week ago, Commissioner Roger Goodell was poised to name a hearing officer to handle the Ray Rice appeal.  Today, it still hasn’t happened. Per a league source, the NFL and NFLPA currently are working together regarding the process. The NFLPA and…
    - 2 days ago 28 Sep 14, 11:46pm -
  • Steve Smith drops the mic in his post-game press conference

    Steve Smith drops the mic in his post-game press conference

    Steve Smith dropped the hammer on his old team on the field. Then he dropped the mic. After his two-touchdown performance in the Ravens’ win over the Panthers, Smith was entitled to a moment to gloat. “That film was a coaching session,” Smith s…
    - 2 days ago 28 Sep 14, 10:05pm -
  • Steve Smith and the Ravens dismantle Panthers 38-10

    Steve Smith and the Ravens dismantle Panthers 38-10

    Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith got his revenge on the Panthers, who suddenly have more problems than a lack of receiving depth. The veteran wideout led the way to a 38-10 thrashing of his old team, with two touchdowns among his seven catches for 13…
    - 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 7:58pm -
  • DeAngelo Williams won’t return with ankle injury

    DeAngelo Williams won’t return with ankle injury

    The Panthers are on the verge of calling Tshimanga Biakabutuka. The bad news got worse for the Panthers in a 28-7 deficit to the Ravens, as running back DeAngelo Williams is out for the rest of the game with an ankle injury. Williams tried to return…
    - 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 7:05pm -
  • Steve Smith getting his revenge, Ravens up 21-7

    Steve Smith getting his revenge, Ravens up 21-7

    Yes, Steve Smith is going off. But the Panthers are stepping on landmines that have nothing to do with cutting the best player in franchise history this offseason. The Ravens are handling the Panthers 21-7 at halftime. And most of the attention will…
    - 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 6:41pm -
  • Steve Smith gives Ravens the early lead over Panthers

    Steve Smith gives Ravens the early lead over Panthers

    The Ravens made sure to throw their first pass of the game to Steve Smith. But the one that wasn’t necessarily intended for him got them on the board first. Smith just took a pass tipped off the hands of tight end Owen Daniels 61 yards for a touchd…
    - 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 5:43pm -
  • Ravens CB Lardarius Webb inactive for Sunday’s game vs. Carolina

    Ravens CB Lardarius Webb inactive for Sunday’s game vs. Carolina

    For the third time in four games, cornerback Lardarius Webb won’t be suiting up for Baltimore. Webb was among the inactives announced by the Ravens in advance of Sunday’s game vs. visiting Carolina. Listed as the Ravens’ starting left cornerbac…
    - 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 3:53pm -

Ravens Football Machine

  • newForsett and Flacco playing a hot hand for Ravens…
    I don’t play fantasy football, but if I did it would be difficult to find a better QB and running back duo right now than Joe Flacco and Justin Forsett. The Ravens offense is clicking at a record pace in Gary Kubiak’s new system— well, at least…
    - 13 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 6:41pm -
  • Ravens overcome setbacks to crush Panthers, 38-10…
    It was not a good day for Carolina in Baltimore… Unless you still consider Steve Smith a Carolinian, which I guess in Steve’s heart of hearts he will always be… Smith took it to his former teammates with a vengeance. The real message he was sen…
    - 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 5:43am -
  • Ravens tickets down 3% this week for matchup vs Panthers
    The Baltimore Ravens are 2-1 through three weeks of NFL action and will look to get to 3-1 when they take on the Carolina Panthers at home in Week 4. Carolina enters Baltimore having just gotten absolutely crushed by Baltimore’s AFC North rivals, t…
    - 5 days ago 26 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • “Steve Week” features many new faces as Ravens host Carolina Panthers…
    The anticipated excitement over Ravens’ wideout Steve Smith Sr. facing his old team the Carolina Panthers this Sunday in Baltimore has been somewhat overshadowed by the current reality that the Ravens must churn their roster to make up for the seas…
    - 7 days ago 24 Sep 14, 6:41pm -
  • Ravens survive a costly win over Browns, 23-21…
    Perfect weather conditions in Cleveland this time of year— sunny, 70 degrees F., maybe just a little breezy— but the friendly climate did not influence the physical nature of this game. To say it was “physical” is an understatement. Losing TE…
    - 9 days ago 22 Sep 14, 4:17am -
  • Tough grind-it-out game for Ravens against Browns coming up in week 3…
    This is going to be a Dawg fight… Both teams are fighting to establish some kind of dominance in the AFC North pecking order…well, if not dominance, then at least precedence… Here are the guys who will not be playing this Sunday: The Ravens sud…
    - 10 days ago 21 Sep 14, 2:59am -
  • Panthers, Falcons, and Chargers highlight most expensive home games for Ravens in 2014
    The Baltimore Ravens are most known for the Ray Rice fiasco at the moment, but they remain a balanced team that could end up threatening for the AFC North crown. Running back is obviously going to be a question mark until they figure it out, but the…
    - 13 days ago 18 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • Ravens will need big game from Suggs against Browns…
    Suddenly the Cleveland Browns are no push-over on the Ravens divisional schedule. The Browns (1-1) knocked off the New Orleans Saints last Sunday. The Ravens (also 1-1) travel to Cleveland this Sunday (September 20) for a 1:00 P.M. match which now ha…
    - 13 days ago 17 Sep 14, 11:39pm -
  • The league takes notice: Ravens rookie linebacker C.J. Mosley is the real deal…
    It hasn’t taken long for rookie ILB and first-round draft pick C.J. Mosley to make an impact on his team’s defense. The rest of the NFL is taking notice, too. At a time when some 1st-round picks are still on their respective teams’ inactive lis…
    - 16 days ago 15 Sep 14, 12:44am -
  • Ravens 26, Steelers 6… Baltimore responds with class and technique…
    It was a remarkable performance by the Ravens in light of all the crazy media hysteria surrounding the Ray Rice controversy… But it was, as coach John Harbaugh said after the game, a response based upon efficiency, class, character and caring about…
    - 19 days ago 12 Sep 14, 7:01am -

Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • Panthers vs Ravens NFL Week Four Inactives
    Panthers: QB Joe Webb, RB Jonathan Stewart, S Tre Boston, RB Fozzy Whittaker, LB Thomas Davis, OL Andrew Norwell, TE Brandon Williams. Ravens: CB Lardarius Webb, OT Eugene Monroe, WR Michael Campanaro, LB Arthur Brown, G John Urschel, DT Timmy Jernig…
    - 3 days ago 28 Sep 14, 4:53pm -
  • Video: CBS Sports Panthers vs Ravens Preview
    Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan preview the NFL Week 4 matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens.
    - 4 days ago 27 Sep 14, 2:18am -
  • Panthers vs Ravens Wednesday Injury Report
    CAROLINA PANTHERS   Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE   Wednesday LB Thomas Davis (hip), CB Charles Godfrey (ankle), S Roman Harper (knee), RB Jonathan Stewart (knee), RB Fozzy Whittaker (thigh), T Garry Williams (back)   FULL PARTIC…
    - 6 days ago 25 Sep 14, 2:40am -
  • Poll: Panthers or Ravens – Who Wins Sunday in the Week 4 Matchup?
    Will it be the Panthers or Ravens Sunday in the Week 4 Matchup?
    - 6 days ago 25 Sep 14, 12:22am -
  • Panthers vs Ravens NFL Week Four Capsule
    CAROLINA PANTHERS (2-1) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (2-1) SERIES PANTHERS RAVENS SERIES LEADER 3-1   STREAKS 3-1   COACHES VS. OPP. Rivera: 0-0 Harbaugh: 1-0 LAST WEEK L 37-19 vs. Steelers W 23-21 at Browns LAST GAME 11/21/10: Ravens 37 at Panthers 13. Bal…
    - 6 days ago 25 Sep 14, 12:19am -
  • Ravens Release Statement Regarding ESPN OTL Report
    The Ravens released a lengthy statement Monday afternoon contradicting and clarifying what the team says are inaccuracies in an ESPN Outside the Lines report by way of Tom Pelissero of USA Today: We at the Ravens have promised to be open, candid and…
    - 8 days ago 23 Sep 14, 12:31am -
  • Baltimore vs Cleveland NFL Week 3 Inactives
    Ravens: RB Bernard Pierce, WR Michael Campanaro, OT Jah Reid, G Urschel, DT Jernigan, LB Arthur Brown and S Terrence Brooks. Browns: WR LaRon Byrd, CB Pierre Desir, CB Robert Nelson, RB Ben Tate, LB Eric Martin, DL Ishmaa’ily Kitche, TE Gerell Robi…
    - 10 days ago 21 Sep 14, 5:28pm -
  • Video: 3 Things You Need to Know About Ravens’ OTL Report
    The OTL report on the Ravens is pretty damning, here are the 3 most important takeaways.
    - 10 days ago 20 Sep 14, 10:18pm -
  • Ravens Terminate Contract Of Rice, NFL Suspends Him Indefinitely
    Shortly after Ray Rice was rleased by the Ravens, the NFL announced he was suspended indefinitely. The Ravens supported Rice as an organization in the immediate aftermath of the elevator incident back in March, but the release of this video changed t…
    - 23 days ago 8 Sep 14, 7:11pm -
  • New Footage of Rice Shows Him Knocking Out Wife In Elevator In Atlantic City
    The talk of the day isn’t about any of the action of the Ravens loss to the Bengals in week one, but instead about a disgusting incident from Ravens running back Ray Rice. New not before released to the public footage of Rice is out, and it shows t…
    - 23 days ago 8 Sep 14, 5:56pm -

Baltimore Beat Down

  • newBaltimore Beatdown Power Rankings, Week 4: Ravens heating up, Eagles, Falcons nosedive
    The NFL [Knowledge is] Power Rankings Week 4 edition. Five of the 12 teams that reached the 2013 Playoffs heading into Week 4, in no particular order - Colts, Saints, Packers, Chiefs, 49ers - were on the brink of falling into a 1-3 pit. Yikes. Green…
    - 13 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 6:55pm -
  • newJuan Castillo beginning to succeed as OL coach with Ravens
    After enduring a lot of criticism in 2013, Juan Castillo's offensive line is beginning to stand out. Last year was abysmal for the Ravens as a whole, but more prevalent being the transition from the man blocking scheme that seemed so effective for o…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 6:12pm -
  • newFantasy vs. Reality: There's no need to panic about Torrey Smith
    While Steve Smith, Sr. has stolen the show in Baltimore, but Torrey Smith will be just fine in the Ravens offense.Professional sports is certainly a "what have you done for me lately?" industry and given the growing obsession of fantasy sports, fans…
    - 16 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 3:49pm -
  • newJames Hurst has exceptional first start for Ravens
    The undrafted rookie held his own against the Panthers this past Sunday. Throughout the Ravens' 38-10 drubbing of the Panthers, one player noticeably did not stand out on offense as the team kept scoring touchdown after touchdown.That player was le…
    - 18 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 2:17pm -
  • newJacoby Jones is putting the Ravens behind the eight ball
    Jacoby Jones is an electric, fan favorite receiver for the Ravens. Unfortunately, he's also costing this team points with game-changing drops.Jacoby Jones is a fan favorite on the Ravens. He's goofy. He's electric. He's an elite dancer. He has his n…
    - 18 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • newTuesday Ravens links: Arthur Brown remains healthy scratch, Joe Flacco makes history
    Read what the others are writing about the Baltimore Ravens. Ravens news, notes and thoughts following first quarter of seasonThe Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec writes about how the Ravens have fared now that the first four games of the season are be…
    - 19 hours ago 30 Sep 14, 1:29pm -
  • SNL got jokes
    Hey, look at SNL being relevant and stuff. Now only if they would bring back Chris Katan and Rob Schneider...
    - 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 4:50pm -
  • Former Ravens Tight End Todd Heap emotional at Ring of Honor induction
    Former Ravens tight end Todd Heap was inducted into the Ravens Ring of Honor during half time of the Ravens-Panthers game.Former Ravens tight end Todd Heap was inducted into the Ravens Ring of Honor during half time of the Ravens-Panthers game.The…
    - 2 days ago 29 Sep 14, 3:36pm -