Nick Boyle

Ravens Lose Another Tight End For 2017 Season On Friday

To say that the Baltimore Ravens have had a tough offseason might be an understatement at this point as not only have they suffered a few critical injuries, their tight end depth chart which was once seemingly flush with talent, now looks very shaky thanks to another hit to it…


Steelers Could Vie With Ravens For Tight Ends On Waivers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are facing a bit of an unanticipated depth conundrum at the tight end position, one that they surely did not foresee back in March when they just inked Ladarius Green to a fat new contract and still have Matt Spaeth in the cards. It may only prove…


Ravens Equipped To Weather Loss Of TE Benjamin Watson

The Baltimore Ravens were the grim reapers of the league in 2015 when it came to dealing with injuries—and often when it came to their on-field product as well, for the 5-11 unit—but they had a steady stream of luck lately in getting a number of their injured players back….



Ravens Considering Carrying Five Tight Ends In 2016

When a team loses an important player due to retirement or some other means, the natural reaction is to either replace him with a one-for-one high-impact free agent signing or premium draft pick, if feasible. These routes are often anything but, so the opposite approach is often seen, the buckshot,…




Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Ravens Game Notes

My game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. First Half – Kick return unit. Ross Ventrone, Sean Spence, Vince Williams, Terence Garvin, and Shamarko Thomas the front five. Robert Golden right behind. Will Johnson, Roosevelt Nix, and L.T. Walton, filling in for Matt Spaeth,…


Steelers Week 4 Missed Tackles Breakdown

Might turn this missed tackles breakdown into a weekly report, as long as the Pittsburgh Steelers keep turning it into a weekly habit. I’ll say this for Sunday’s medley of missed tackles, they tended to come in bunches, with six coming on the Baltimore Ravens first scoring drive of the…


Baltimore Ravens Offensive 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…



AFC North 2015 Draft Class Recap: Baltimore Ravens

In the National Football League, priority number one is making sure that you can win your division, because you play those three teams twice a year, making up over a third of your schedule, and there’s no better route to the postseason than winning more games than your rivals. While…


AFC North Dominates Tight End Position In 2015 Draft

As we found out on Friday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were hoping to address their tight end situation in the second round of the draft, targeting Maxx Williams, the consensus top player at his position, but the Baltimore Ravens traded up one spot ahead of the Steelers to draft him. At…


AFC North Draft Day Three In Review

The AFC North had a load of selections on the final day of the 2015 NFL Draft, so I’ll spare you the long introduction in favor of brevity. Below is a recap of how each team in the division fared through rounds 4-7 yesterday. A more complete look at each…


2015 Steelers Mock Draft Version 4.0: Final Edition

The 2015 NFL Draft will get underway Thursday night in Chicago, so I might as well beat the rush and go ahead and release my final mock draft on this Monday. If you missed my previous three mock drafts, or educated guesses as I like to call them, you can…