Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 12/16/11
The Baltimore Ravens are going in to the proverbial lions den Sunday night against the San Diego Chargers.On the surface, this looks like an extremely difficult game. In reality, it may not be so terrible, though. For once, the Chargers’ last two opponents have been beaten badly by San Diego, but they were a bad Jacksonville team and a fading Bills team.Philip Rivers has gotten hot against questionable defenses because all of his receivers, Malcolm Floyd, Vincent Jackson and Antonio Gates, are healthy and on the field together. The Ravens could be without their top cornerback Lardarius Webb, who didn’t practice all week because of a turf toe injury.If Webb is out, which is looking likely, the Ravens will start rookie Jimmy Smith opposite Cary Williams. Again, on the surface, this seems problematic. Williams and Smith are both big cornerbacks though and they should match up well with San Diego’s bigger receivers.The problem here looks to be Gates, the Pro Bowl tight end.This may not ...
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