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It was supposed to be an easy day for the Denver Broncos by all accounts, but the Baltimore went toe to toe, tit for tat with them throughout, and in the first overtime period, Peyton Manning rolled out in Brett Favre like fashion and threw the interception that eventually set up Justin Tucker's 47-yard game winning field goal in double OT. Ray Lewis lives to see another NFL game, and Joe Flacco looks to continue answering his critics who question his so-called elite status by taking it one step further into the playoffs, with a chance to win it all. RB Ray Rice racked up 133 yards, and cornerback Champ Bailey was abused early on by Joe Flacco (18/34, 331 yards and 3TDs) and receiver Torrey Smith. Smith had 2 TDs and only caught three passes all game, but two of them loomed quite large. The first, a 59-yard reception for a 1st quarter TD, and a 2nd quarter 32-yard TD as Bailey just couldn't keep up with him. This game was action packed to say the least, and it all came down to Peyton Manning rolling to his right and throwing across his body on 2nd down into the hands of Ravens CB Corey Graham. Ray finished off the day rushing for as many yards as he could to give Tucker a good chance. The number one seed is finished and Baltimore looks ahead to next week, when they'll travel either to Houston or Foxboro.
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Denver Broncos All-Pro cornerback Champ Bailey told the CBS announcers that he would have no problem with Ravens Torrey Smith, so much for that. In just the first-half, Smith has 91 yards on two catches and two touchdowns all while matched up against Champ Bailey. Let’s also not forget he was wide open for a third potential touchdown that was overthrown by quarterback Joe Flacco...
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What a game.
With possession of the ball at the end of the first overtime and a first down, the Ravens needed just 10 yards to get in field goal range.
That’s when Justin Tucker hit a 47-yard field goal to win the game 38-35. The Ravens will wait to see who their opponent is in the AFC Championship Game that takes place next Sunday.
Last night, NFL pundits celebrated the illustrious career of one of the fiercest competitors to ever don an NFL uniform. From the analysts in the booth and studio to the hundreds of media types tweeting sentimental snippets, Lewis was hailed as a great leader, a great competitor, a great tackler…great, great, great.
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With Tebow nowhere in sight, it was Ravens defensive captain Ray Lewis this time preaching to viewers that “nothing is impossible with God.”
Joe Flacco stripped the annoying monkey off his back (again) and orchestrated his offense (near-flawlessly) versus a defense that ranked 3rd against the pass (199.6 ypg). Without fear, he catapulted touchdowns, to Jacoby Jones (1) and Torrey...
With less than one minute to play in the AFC Divisonal playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos, it appeared that the one-seeded Broncos were getting ready to host the New England Patriots up by the score of 35-27.
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The Ravens shocked football fans on Saturday by taking down the Denver Broncos who came out of the gate strong and from the outset looked to be setting the tone. The Ravens kept their cool and battled back in double overtime to defeat the Broncos 38-35. And while much was made about Peyton Manning’s nine [...]
That was quick.
On their third offensive play of the game, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning threw a pick-six to cornerback Corey Graham.
Graham’s interception gave the Ravens a 14-7 lead with less than 10 minutes left in the first quarter. The interception was set up by a Chykie Brown tipped pass.
If only we were ever on the same team T
In what was one of the best games of this season, or any season for that matter. Two of the greatest to ever play their positions faced off. Ray and the Ravens got the best of Peyton and the Broncos, but it was a game for the ages. Nothing but respect for both these guys.-TO
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