Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 9/5/13
Baltimore at Denver, Denver favored by 7 1/2  The NFL is back! Normally, the defending Super Bowl champion opens the season at home. This year things are different as the Baltimore Oriole and MLB weren’t willing to accommodate the Baltimore Ravens and move their home game to a different time. A lot of people thought that was selfish of the Orioles, but logistically it wasn’t that simple and the NFL can’t win every battle. This game is being billed as the rematch from the best playoff game we saw last season. The scene will be the same, but while the Broncos appear mostly intact, the Ravens will look quite different. They have seen some changes on offense and a massive overhaul on defense. One of the big questions Baltimore will begin to answer tonight, is how will the offense move on without Anquan Boldin and Dennis Pitta. Boldin was traded to the 49ers, while Pitta was lost for the season to an injury during training camp. That leaves Joe Flacco with not nearly as many weapons to throw to, and puts a new found pressure on Torrey Smith at receiver. It also means that Jacoby Jones will have to step […]
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