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Ravens 27 — Raiders 33 — Devastating Opening Loss

Ravens 27 — Raiders 33 — Devastating Opening Loss

How do you lose 3 games in the season opener? The Ravens found a way. After taking the lead with under 40 seconds, they allowed the Raiders (despite no timeouts) to complete 2 twenty yard passes down the middle of the field for a tying three-pointer. Then in overtime,...
Ravens Placing Too Much Stock in Michigan Players

Ravens Placing Too Much Stock in Michigan Players

When it comes to success in the NFL draft, the Baltimore Ravens have one of the better track records in the league. However, one area that should be examined more critically is whether they have been rating the Michigan players too highly (possibly due to close...
NFL First Round Mock Draft for Baltimore Ravens

NFL First Round Mock Draft for Baltimore Ravens

Pick Slots: #27 #31 (picked up from Kansas City in trade for Orlando BrownBest Guess: We will make one of these picks and trade down in the other one to pick up a second round pick and an additional fourth round pickTeam Needs: 1) Offensive Line help – right tackle...
RAVENS 17 – PATRIOTS 23 — WHAT A MESS!

RAVENS 17 – PATRIOTS 23 — WHAT A MESS!

This game is not worthy of a lot of technical analysis. Let me just make a number of observations that support my summary evaluation = WHAT A MESS!The weather conditions were a MESS! It was fitting that the game ended in the most dismal driving rainstorm you could...
RAVENS 24 – COLTS 10 — QUARTER BY QUARTER ANALYSIS

RAVENS 24 – COLTS 10 — QUARTER BY QUARTER ANALYSIS

PREGAME: – Ravens had a lot of factors stacked against them going into the game:o They had to reshuffle their offensive line due to the injury to Ronnie Stanley.o Marlon Humphrey was out due to COVID. That impacted Jimmy Smith’s role as well as requiring Terrell...
RAVENS 24 – STEELERS 28 — OBSERVATIONS AND TAKEAWAYS

RAVENS 24 – STEELERS 28 — OBSERVATIONS AND TAKEAWAYS

This loss stung. It was against our bitter rival at home who remains undefeated even though on paper it looks like the Ravens are the better team. It cost us Ronnie Stanley on a gruesome injury that now means we have no depth at the tackle position. It continues the...
RAVENS 30 – EAGLES 28 — OBSERVATIONS AND TAKEAWAYS

RAVENS 30 – EAGLES 28 — OBSERVATIONS AND TAKEAWAYS

WE HAD IT ALL THE WAY . . . UNTIL WE ALMOST LOST ITKey Play of the Game — Matthew Judon blowing up the mesh point on the two point conversion attempt at the end of the game to try to force overtime. He was assisted on the tackle by L. J. Fort.Key Player of the Game —...
RAVENS 27 – BENGALS 3 — OBSERVATIONS AND TAKEAWAYS

RAVENS 27 – BENGALS 3 — OBSERVATIONS AND TAKEAWAYS

To quote Coach Harbs: “The defense played lights out!” That was a dominant performance by the defensive coaching staff and players for the entire game.Consistent pressure on rookie QB Joe Burrow made him look pedestrian. Seven sacks will intimidate anyone — 5 of these...
RAVENS 31 – WASHINGTON 17 — Drive by Drive Observations

RAVENS 31 – WASHINGTON 17 — Drive by Drive Observations

This was a bounce back game for the Baltimore Ravens. The universe is once again restored to its orderly state. The Ravens are who they are and the Washington Football Team are who they are. Big plays and third down conversions probably spelled the difference. Lamar...
RAVENS 20 – CHIEFS 34 — Observations and Takeaways

RAVENS 20 – CHIEFS 34 — Observations and Takeaways

For a team with Super Bowl aspirations, this embarrassing showing on the largest stage by the Baltimore Ravens has to be concerning. This was a game that had all of the hype and buildup. It was a chance at home for the Ravens to exorcise their demons of the past; to...
RAVENS 33 – TEXANS 16 — Observations and Takeaways

RAVENS 33 – TEXANS 16 — Observations and Takeaways

Another dominating performance by the Ravens on Sunday against the Houston Texans. I was able to “put the hay in the barn” early in the second half. (My wife hates for me to do that … but it is a game I play as to when to declare the game irrevocably won – trying to...
Recap of NFL 2020 Draft for Baltimore Ravens

Recap of NFL 2020 Draft for Baltimore Ravens

In the midst of this pandemic, the NFL Draft was a nice diversion — our only taste of normal sports activity in the past month. I thought I would give Matt Miller some props for his mock draft analysis as it pertains to the selections made by the Baltimore Ravens. (He...
Super Bowl Shot Slips Out of Ravens Grasp — 23-20

Super Bowl Shot Slips Out of Ravens Grasp — 23-20

[Originally posted Jan. 22, 2012]This loss against the Patriots is too painful for much comment. [However, I need to moderate the strident initial tone here as I edit this after a day’s cooling off period!] As always the play calling was too conservative and Cam did...
Coach Harbaugh Reading My Sermons??

Coach Harbaugh Reading My Sermons??

That’s the only explanation I can come up with. Apparently right after I preached last Sunday on the “Shovel and the Sword” passage in Nehemiah, Coach Harbaugh reviewed the same theme with the Ravens that Sunday night after their playoff clinching victory over the...
Ravens Act Decisively With Hiring Of Harbaugh

Ravens Act Decisively With Hiring Of Harbaugh

[Originally posted Jan. 20, 2008]I thought I would provide a quick link to one interesting background story I found on our new Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. Ravens fans should be delighted to get an emerging leadership talent who comes from an experienced...
Festivus Minimus — A Bitter Pill to Swallow

Festivus Minimus — A Bitter Pill to Swallow

Ravens: 6 Colts: 15 The Colts came into a hostile stadium (Manning commented on the number of middle fingers flashed at their team bus) and beat the Ravens at their own game. It was a crushing end to such a promising postseason. It wasn’t a case of Peyton shaking off...