Posted August 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Baltimore backup Curtis Painter threw three second-half touchdown passes to lead the Ravens to a 31-17 preseason win over the Falcons on Thursday night. Atlanta's Matt Ryan led two touchdown drives, including a scoring pass to Julio Jones, before Painter took over. Ryan completed 9 of 13 passes for 155 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He was 5 for 5 for 71 yards, including the 7-yard touchdown pass to Jones, on the opening drive for Atlanta (No. 13 in the AP Pro32). Joe Flacco completed 9 of 12 passes for 88 yards and a touchdown for Baltimore (No. 5). The Falcons led 14-0 before Flacco threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson midway through the second quarter. Each starting quarterback left the game in the second quarter. Ravens safety Omar Brown, an undrafted rookie from Marshall, had two fumble recoveries and an interception. Atlanta starting linebacker Akeem Dent (knee) and rookie backup fullback Bradie Ewing (head) left the game with injuries. Ewing hurt his...
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