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BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Ravens brushed off a three-game losing streak with relative ease, clinching their second straight AFC North title in the process. The Giants, meanwhile, left themselves with an uphill climb to avoid missing the postseason a year after winning the Super Bowl. Joe Flacco threw for 309 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, and the Ravens produced a season-high 533 yards of offensive in a 33-14 rout of the Giants on Sunday. With the win, the Ravens locked up their division and ensured themselves of at least one home playoff game. They entered Sunday having dropped three straight for the first time since 2009, but responded with one of their best all-around games of the season. "I'm as proud of this team as ever," Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said. "This is a really special group of men. How far we take each other, we'll find out. That remains to be seen. ... For them to earn a [division] championship like this means a lot...
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Tweet Baltimore Ravens wide receiver/return specialist Jacoby Jones has found the end zone via a reception, a punt return, and two kickoff returns this season. When Jones crosses the goal line he rarely disappoints in the celebration department. Against the Pittsburgh Steelers Jones gave us this gem. He channeled his inner Deion Sanders after [...]
Following today’s big win over the Giants, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh confirmed that linebacker Ray Lewis won’t be ready to play in next week’s season finale, but they’re hoping to be on the field for the playoffs.
John Harbaugh confirmed that Ray Lewis won’t play next week. They’re aiming for him to return in playoffs.
— Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun...
The Ravens have to win this week to clinch the AFC North but can their do it against the Giants.
Now that we're in the last two weeks of the season, the playoff scenarios are starting to come into focus.
Here's a look at the scenarios and my predictions:
AFC - Playoff Scenarios
HOUSTON TEXANS - Playing Minnesota
Houston can clinch a first-round...
Joe Flacco was smiling at the end of the game. Maybe a big part of that was a ton of second-guessing criticism was just lifted from his shoulders.
I've said it all along--- Flacco makes big-time throws, he just can't always count on his receivers making big-time catches. Well, Sunday, they did...
A celebration four weeks in the making featured laughs and hugs, a surprise...
A bruised shoulder makes Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin a question mark for the regular-season finale Sunday against Cincinnati. "We'll see how that develops during the course of the week," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. Boldin is expected to be limited in practice this week. The Ravens and the Bengals already have clinched playoff spots, but Baltimore...
Ed Reed is generally known as one of the most imposing players in the NFL. The free safety has earned a reputation over the years as a defensive force, an eight-time Pro Bowl selection and former defensive player of the year.
So, perhaps he doesn’t want his competition seeing his softer side.
Back on Dec. 2, the evening of a 23-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Reed and his Ravens...
Joe Flacco has engineered some good drives against the Giants’ defense. On a 3rd-and-18, Flacco hit Anquan Boldin for 39 yards to get the Ravens in the red zone.
Jacoby Jones appeared to have a touchdown on the following play, but after review, the referees ruled the pass incomplete.
Justin Tucker kicked a field goal to give the Ravens a 17-7 lead in the middle of the second quarter.
Have yourself a day, Joe Flacco.
Flacco has 202 yards and three touchdowns (one rushing) in the first half of the game. All that adds up to a 24-7 Ravens lead at halftime.
Baltimore has 289 yards of offense.
The defense has sacked Eli Manning twice and has been aggressive all day.
Baltimore receives the ball to start the second half.
The Ravens have had major injuries to key players all season so when Anquan Boldin went down in Sunday’s 33-14 victory, there were concerns.
However, in his Monday press conference, coach John Harbaugh said Boldin’s injury was a shoulder bruise.
That’s good news and the Ravens could even give him a week off and see what they have with Tandon Doss in the season finale against...
Jacoby Jones got into the endzone during the first half of today’s game against the Giants and delighted Ravens fans with this interesting touchdown celebration.
Robot? Bernie? RoboBernie?
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The Baltimore Ravens feel as if they've already started the playoffs.
It's a sensation the New York Giants may not experience this year.
In a duel between two slumping teams desperate for a victory, the Ravens beat the Giants 33-14 on Sunday to win the AFC North for the second straight season.
''The difference was, for us, I just think we had a little bit more...
In the fourth quarter of Sunday's 33-14 victory over the Giants, Ravens safety Ed Reed was called for an illegal contact to Victor Cruz's helmet, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports.
As a repeat offender who had a one-game suspension overturned by NFL hearing officer and Ted Cottrell prior to the San Diego Chargers game earlier this season and replaced with a $50...
1. Nobody should sleep on the Ravens.
The Baltimore Ravens could go from playoff afterthought to Super Bowl contenders very quickly. Their fate depends on Joe Flacco, who finally awoke from his month-long slumber to complete 25-of-36 passes for 309 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Ravens’ 33-14 rout of the Giants in Baltimore. When Flacco plays like he did...
Joe Flacco threw for 309 yards and two touchdowns as the Baltimore Ravens clinched their second straight AFC North title with a 33-14 dismantling of the New York Giants at M&T Bank Stadium.
Flacco completed 25-of-36 passes with no interceptions and added a rushing touchdown for the Ravens (10-5), who snapped a three-game slide.
Ray Rice finished with 107 yards on 24 carries...
The New York Giants and Baltimore Ravens will play against each other on Sunday. Coverage of the game will air on FOX from M&T Stadium in Baltimore, MD, with kickoff to occur at 4:25 pm EST.
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Both of these teams had commanding division leads and...