Originally written December 15, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
At one point when the Baltimore Ravens had to play against the Indianapolis Colts, the fans of Charm City were excited to have the opportunity to pound the team that left their proud city. However, the Colts had quarterback Peyton Manning and he has tormented Baltimore for the past few years. Over time, the thrill of going up against Manning was not very thrilling as he posted an 8-2 record against the Ravens. So, when Manning was expected to take his talents elsewhere via 2012 NFL Free Agency, there was probably a sigh of relief knowing that the Ravens would not have to face number 18 no time soon. Until, the 2012 NFL schedule surfaced and the Broncos were on the Ravens’ calendar – then Manning signed with Denver. The Ravens’ postseason situation does not look good right now after losing two straight games, with three contests left against playoff caliber teams.  Apparently, Manning’s timing of playing against the Ravens is critical, especially since he could easily be labeled as –...
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