Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 1/8/13

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens looks on from the sideline against the New England Patriots during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Nobody in the NFL studies more opponents' game film than Ray Lewis or Peyton Manning. And a lot of Saturday's playoff result at Mile High Stadium in Denver will come down to a chess match and a downright guessing game between these two wise veterans.         "I know Peyton very well," said Lewis. "And he knows me and us very well, too. It's going to be a chess match..." A cold chess match, that's for sure. Gameday temperatures are forecast for the mid-teens in Denver. At least the Ravens will have all their guns back for this one. Last time they faced Denver and Peyton, they were depleted by injury. Now even Ray Lewis is back---and that means a lot in getting the defense lined up properly in response to Peyton's strategic calls. The Ravens will be out for revenge in Denver after the Broncos routed them, 34-17, in Baltimore in Week 15. Whether it was Peyton, their running game or their defense, the Broncos had their way in making big plays and ...
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