Found January 08, 2013 on BroncoTalk:
Peyton Manning and the Broncos cruised to a 34-17 victory over the Ravens last time around. Can they do it again? (AP Photo) The Denver Broncos will host the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional Round of the 2012 playoffs on Saturday, January 12, 2013, and we’re breaking down all angles. Today: five impact players from the two teams. 5. Ravens G Marshal Yanda Everyone remembers that Ray Lewis was unable to go the last time these two teams faced each other, but Baltimore’s 315-lbs. Pro Bowl offensive lineman was also absent, and the results may have been more quantitative. Consider the running attack: in Baltimore’s last three games with Yanda (one postseason, two regular season), running back Ray Rice has averaged 137 yards from scrimmage. Without Yanda, against the Broncos, he was held to 41. Consider the passing game: in the last three games with Yanda, quarterback Joe Flacco has passer ratings of 125.6, 114.2, and 121.4. Without Yanda against the Broncos? Flacco had a passer rating...
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