The New England Patriots came into the Inner Harbor to face the Baltimore Ravens in a Sunday night matchup on national television. It was a swing game for both teams as they each stood at 1-1 and with a win they would sit a top their respective division. Plus it would give one team a head to head advantage that could be important come playoff time in the AFC.
With the Ravens looking for revenge on the Patriots for taking away the AFC Championship last season they were able to prevail at M&T Bank Stadium, 31-30.
The Patriots dominated the first quarter coming away with a 13-0 lead on a pair of Stephen Gostkowski field goals and a 2-yard touchdown run by rookie RB Brandon Bolden. It was Bolden’s first NFL TD.
The first quarter the Patriots had everything clicking on both sides of the ball the offense looked good as Brady had nice completions to WR Brandon Lloyd, WR Julian Edelman and a nice downfield pass to WR Wes Welker.
Defensively they were crisp as well making all th...