Matt Elam

Ravens Bring Back Justin Forsett After Moving Two To IR

It was only a couple of days ago that the Baltimore Ravens released their presumed starting running back Justin Forsett, who was scheduled to earn a base salary of $3 million this season. Many in the know, however, warned that it might not be a long parting, and that he…


Ravens’ Early-Round 2013 Draft Failures Still Being Felt

When it comes to the NFL Draft, just about nobody commands the same sort of reputation in today’s game as the Baltimore Ravens’ Ozzie Newsome, and while the merits of that prestige can be debated, it is none the less true that they have, overall, been a good team when…


Ravens Heading Toward Open Competition At Second Safety Spot

The Baltimore Ravens got one safety position locked up for the 2016 season, and at least a year or two beyond, when they landed former All-Pro Eric Weddle to roam their secondary. But the other safety spot is in a bit of a limbo state at the moment, particularly after…


Ravens May Have Added Steelers’ Latest Kryptonite In Eric Weddle

The Pittsburgh Steelers had thought that they had found their succession story at safety in the 2013 NFL Draft. So, too, had the Baltimore Ravens, with both organizations making bold moves in an effort to attempt to ease their organization’s inevitable transition from a Hall of Fame player on the…


Baltimore Ravens Defensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…


Previewing The AFC North: Baltimore Ravens

As training camp fast approaches, I’ve decided to break down the current state of the rest of the AFC North heading into the 2015 NFL preseason. A comprehensive Pittsburgh Steelers breakdown will follow my analysis of their three divisional opponents early next week. We’ll being by taking an in-depth look at the Baltimore…


AFC North Draft History Study: Defensive Backs

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…



AFC North 2015 Draft Needs: Baltimore Ravens

During the lead-up to the 2015 NFL Draft, we’ve had you covered breaking down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster by position and looking to how that corresponds to what they might do during the draft later this week. But the Steelers aren’t the only team in the league, nor are they…


AFC North Free Agency Watch: Day 4

Perhaps it makes sense that the rare day that the Pittsburgh Steelers were the most active team within the division in free agency just so happened to fall on a Friday the 13th. That that was indeed the case, as they signed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a five-year contract, while…


AFC North Free Agency Watch Day 2: Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens began the new league year in a salary cap bind, but they largely relieved that after working out a trade agreement that sent defensive lineman Haloti Ngata to the Detroit Lions for mid-round draft picks in compensation. Yet all they have managed to do so far is…


Steelers Film Room: Baltimore Ravens Scouting Report

For tonight’s Wildcard matchup, your Baltimore Ravens’ scouting report as they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. OFFENSE – Joe Flacco was a mess against the Houston Texans, completing under 50% of his passes and tossing three picks in his own territory. Problems start above the shoulders with #5. Poor read…



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Steelers Vs. Ravens Game Rewind – First Half

By Alex Kozora Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. First Half – Tight bunch look on kick coverage. 6×4 formation as opposed to the 5×5 the team normally runs. The unit from left to right: Cortez Allen, Robert Golden, Shamarko Thomas, Terence Garvin, Vince…