Author | Jeffrey Gilley

Without Pitta and Boldin, Flacco must take the next step as a franchise quarterback

July 29, 2013 | Jeffrey Gilley

Like many Ravens fans, my heart sank when I heard about the injury to Dennis Pitta. Now, Flacco is without two targets that produced 7 of his eleven postseason touchdowns. Pitta is a huge loss for the Ravens. Made worse by the lackluster supporting class which remains. We all know about Torrey Smith who has [...]

Ravens face several question marks on offense

July 26, 2013 | Jeffrey Gilley

In exactly two weeks, the Baltimore Ravens will play their first preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Until then, we have training camp to diagnose the Ravens. Training camp will not be without intense competitions as the team has a few holes to fill. Let’s start with the wide receiver position. Anquan Boldin’s departure [...]

Orioles off to a hot start in second half

July 24, 2013 | Jeffrey Gilley

Going into the All-Star break, the Orioles were playing well. That high level of play has continued as the Orioles have won each of their last three series. Coming out of the All-Star break, the team swept the Texas Rangers. The offense has been as advertised and the starting pitching has stepped up in a [...]

Second half expectations for the Orioles

July 20, 2013 | Jeffrey Gilley

Lately, the Orioles have been playing good baseball. Chen has returned as the team’s most consistent pitcher and the offense keeps on producing. If the Orioles want to make a serious postseason run, the offense must continue to produce but the bullpen must improve. The one position of need for the Orioles is the designated [...]

Expectations for the Ravens’ Rookie Class

July 16, 2013 | Jeffrey Gilley

For some teams, acing the draft is a struggle. For Ozzie Newsome, it is a piece of cake. There have been some failures and busts throughout the years but 95 percent of the time, he gets it right. This year’s class faces lofty expectations. With the myriad of departures from the Super Bowl team, several [...]

Jeffrey Gilley

I am a Junior at High Point University but a native of Northern Virginia. I love the Ravens and the NFL is where my true passion lies. I hope to become a sports journalist one day and hopefully broadcast football games.