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Tag: "offense"

Pitta, Dickson should only get better in 2012

Heading into the 2012 season, the Baltimore Ravens offense must improve upon its No. 19 ranked passing attack from a season ago. While quarterback Joe Flacco continues to make strides and steadily improve, he will benefit from the continued progression of third-year tight ends Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta. Following the lockout last season, the […]

Can Flacco carry the Ravens in ‘T-Sizzle’s’ absence?

They play on the opposite side of the ball. While quarterback Joe Flacco anchors the Ravens offense, outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is one of the cornerstone pieces on one of the best defensive units in the NFL. Flacco is far from perfect. His biggest problem is following up one solid performance with another. One week […]

Rice not expected to report for voluntary offseason workouts

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice won’t report when the Ravens’ voluntary offseason workouts begin Monday, a source told the NFL Network. Rice, 25, has yet to sign his $7.7 million franchise tag and isn’t expected to do so anytime soon. By putting the tag on Rice, the Ravens are only locked into the Pro […]

Ray Lewis III follows in his father's footsteps

Like father, like son? Ray Lewis III committed to the Miami Hurricanes on Tuesday, almost 19 years after his father suited up for the program, as he broke the news via twitter. The 5-foot-9, 190-pound junior from Lake Mary Prep, plays both sides of the ball, much like his famous father did at Kathleen (Lakeland, […]

A Le’Ron McClain Reunion in Baltimore?

After running back Ricky Williams decided to abruptly retire about a week ago, the Baltimore Ravens now have a hole to fill behind starting running back Ray Rice. Could a Le’Ron McClain-Ravens sequel be in order? McClain, 27, is about to become an unrestricted free agent after spending the 2011 season with the Kansas City […]

Ravens Structuring Offense, Not at Defense's Cost

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said he wants to see the team”s offense continue to grow and mature, but not at the cost of his traditional smash-mouth defense. The defense is stacked with perennial Pro Bowlers and All-Pros like Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Terrell Suggs and Haloti Ngata and rising stars Lardarius Webb, Jimmy Smith […]

WIDE LEFT: Patriots Outlast Ravens in AFC Championship Game, 23-20

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady waited out the final stressful minutes on the sideline and somehow, someway, his fourth-quarter leap into the end zone held up, sending the Patriots back to the Super Bowl, while ending the Baltimore Ravens’ season in agile disappoint. With New England leading leading by three points with 11 ticks […]