4 reasons to be extra invested in the Ravens’ matchup with Cincinnati

Why “four” reasons, you ask? It seems like lists these days mean nothing unless they consist of an obscure number (thanks a lot, Buzzfeed). It certainly has nothing to do with the fact that my ex-girlfriend’s favorite number is four and I’ve become found of the number (don’t tell her I said that.) Not at […]

October 2014 by Jared Kurlander

Ravens quietly propel themselves to AFC contender

Before we get to the Baltimore Ravens defense and the overall state of the team, let’s get something out of the way: Joe Flacco is a better quarterback than Matt Ryan. Let all your friends know. Is it really that close at this point? Ok, let’s move on, just had to get that out of […]

October 2014 by Jared Kurlander

Prediction Sunday: Ravens vs. Atlanta Falcons

Despite Atlanta’s underwhelming record of 2-4, the Baltimore Ravens find themselves in a fun, tough matchup. It’s Joe Flacco vs. Matt Ryan in an endless “elite” debate about who is the superior quarterback. It seems the national narrative is that Ryan is more “elite,” but hey, I guess things like wins (both regular and playoff), […]

October 2014 by Jared Kurlander

Baltimore Defeats Tampa Bay 48-17

Baltimore looked like a completely different team compared to last week. On the Raven’s opening drive, they went 80 yards in just four plays. The drive started with a 52 yard run from Justin Forsett and ended on a Joe Flacco pass to Torrey Smith, for a touchdown. Baltimore would lead Tampa Bay 38-0 going […]

October 2014 by Bobby Clark

Ravens never find a rhythm on offense as they fall to Indianapolis 20-13

The Baltimore Ravens found themselves in yet another ugly game on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts as both teams combined for seven turnovers (Ravens with 3, Colts with 4). For the Ravens, the offense never found their rhythm, as we’ve seen before, and the much-maligned defense had to pull most of the weight and keep […]

October 2014 by Jared Kurlander

Three things to watch in the Ravens upcoming game against Carolina

This Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens take on Cam Newton and the stout Carolina Panthers defense. Steve Smith gets to take on his former team and let all kinds of crazy out. Like Smith said back in March, “there’s going to be blood and guts everywhere.” Here are three things I’m keeping my eye on: 3) […]

September 2014 by Jared Kurlander

Ravens escape in Cleveland, 23-21

Watching the Baltimore Ravens is like watching the season finale of a TV show. You have your drama (2-minute drill, no timeouts, game on the line), twists and turns (the defense stepping up two times in a row after being demolished all game), and heroes rising and falling (Pitta going down, Flacco and Steve Smith […]

September 2014 by Jared Kurlander

Balanced offense, tough defense lead Ravens past Steelers 26-6

After a tumultuous week that seemed to last a month, the Baltimore Ravens finally got back to football and dominated their rival Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 in primetime on CBS Thursday Night Football. Joe Flacco and the offense came out sharp, mixing running and passing plays on their way to a 12 play, 85-yard drive capped […]

September 2014 by Jared Kurlander