Found January 20, 2013 on Kissing Suzy Kolber:
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When Baltimore defensive coordinator Dean Pees was asked this week how his team plans to stop Tom Brady, he jokingly replied, “Hire Tonya Harding.” No need to outsource the Dreamboat injury duties when you got Bernard Pollard on the roster. In reality, the Ravens defense has typically done all right against Brady without resorting to head-hunting and knee-shredding. Ouch RT @mikegiardi: Ravens always Brady’s toughest opp. In last 6 games vs Balt: 59.7 cmp pct, 7 TDs, 8 int, 75.0 rtg & sacked 15x — Pro Football Focus (@PFF) January 15, 2013 That wasn’t as much the case in the teams’ first meeting this season back in Week 3, when Brady completed nearly 70 percent of his passes and finished with a QB rating north of 100. Of course, Baltimore won that game, which was muddled by the ineptitude of the scab refs. Either way, it’s apparent that Baltimore’s defense lives up to its inflated reputation less so than in most years. For the Ravens to win, not only will Joe Flacco have to...
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