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When the schedule was released way back in April, I, along with quite a few others, circled this game on the schedule as a tough one for the Ravens. That was assuming good health for Ray Lewis, Terrell Suggs, Ed Reed and Haloti Ngata among others. Now, this game could be a blowout.
Fortunately for the Ravens, I don’t think they will get blown out. Joe Flacco and the offense play up to their capabilities when they face an opponent that’s presumably playoff bound.
Houston, on the other hand, is coming off of a blowout loss to the Packers and they will want to prove something and have the top record in the AFC. Their defense will also be more accustomed to playing without Brian Cushing.
The Texans win this one 27-21.
I won’t be covering the game this week as I am on vacation until the bye week. Thanks for reading!
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Less than seven months after tearing his Achilles tendon, Terrell Suggs has reportedly been activated and will return to action in Houston.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs expects to play in this week’s game against the Texans.“Sources said that even Suggs’ family and friends have plans to travel to Houston in anticipation of watching him stage one of the quickest returns from this type of significant injury by any athlete,” Schefter wrote.“Yes, that’s still...
Terrell Suggs has already been a bigger factor in Baltimore’s defense than anyone had reason to expect. in the first half in Houston, he notched a sack. He played in a large share of the defensive snaps and has ever been playing pass coverage. With Haloti Ngata having left, Suggs might be just about all Baltimore has left in its once-exalted defense.
With way too much dependent...
Ravens DE Haloti Ngata Comments On A Possible Ray Lewis Comeback -
“I believe and Ray believes that he’ll be back. And just knowing him, just talking to him a day ago, just saying, ‘I’ll be back, don’t worry,’ and just once he said that, I already knew that I had faith that he’ll come back and tell me where to go and push me around.” - Ravens DT Haloti Ngata
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NFL veteran Ray Lewis suffered a torn triceps Sunday that put him on the Baltimore Ravens' injured reserve list leaving fans wondering if he would ever return.Ravens coach John Harbaugh gave fans some hope when he announced Lewis would be placed on injured reserve with the "designated to return" tag."I have no idea, we have no idea, whether that timeframe has anything...
Baltimore linebacker Terrell Suggs (Achilles) is fresh off an activation from the PUP list and he's already expecting to play Sunday against Houston, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. If there are no setbacks this week, Suggs should play Sunday; his family and friends are planning on making the trip to Houston to watch him, Schefter said.Fantasy Spin:The Ravens desperately...
Most said he wouldn't play this season, but Terrell Suggs is out prove to them wrong. The Baltimore Ravens activated him today, so he's now officially on the roster, and could possibly play Sunday against the Houston Texans. The team however, is mum about his availability. Suggs, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, has missed the first six games of the season...
Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh doesn't seem overly concerned about the torn labrum in Ed Reed's shoulder. SOURCE: Baltimore SunFantasy Spin:Harbaugh insists Reed, who has always had a reputation for toughness, will play through the injury. With Ray Lewis and Lardarius Webb already out for the year, the Ravens don't have much of a choice.
Ravens @ TexansSunday – 10/21/20121:00 PM The Baltimore Ravens travel to the city of Houston to battle the Texans in a match-up of the top two teams in the AFC this Sunday at 1:00pm. The Ravens and Texans both stand alone atop the AFC standings with 5-1 records. Baltimore is coming off a 31-29 victory over the Cowboys last week while the Texans are coming off their first loss...
Prior to this past week, the Baltimore Ravens were one of the more healthier teams in football, but that luck ran out last Sunday as the Ravens lost CB Lardarius Webb and LB Ray Lewis to season ending injuries. Baltimore's injury report yesterday had some names on it that have not been there all season.
First we will begin with yesterday's injury report:
It’s time for Part II of my Week 7 Fantasy Football Preview and I’ll continue to lead you through the darkness that is the Curse of the Bye Week. Remember: Falcons, Broncos, Chiefs, Dolphins, Eagles, and Chargers have the weekend off. Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans With Ladarius Webb and Ray Lewis out for the [...]
Even though there are a fewer amount of games this week, with six teams on a bye week including the only undefeated team left in the NFL in the Atlanta Falcons, there are still some quality matchups.
Game of the Week
When two 5-1 teams get together, it is usually a sign that they will have a game. This week the two 5-1 teams that are playing each other are the Houston Texans will...
Despite the amazing renaissance of OLB Terrell Suggs who basically rose up from the dead, the Ravens were unable to compensate for their current defensive deficiencies... and got pounded by the Houston Texans, 43-13...Matt Schaub threw two touchdown passes, Arian Foster ran for two scores and the Texans dominated a showdown of the conference's top two teams, routing the Baltimore...