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DENVER -- In a game filled with dramatic swings, Justin Tucker delivered the finishing touch and Joe Flacco used his arm to find an answer to every challenge. Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal with 13:18 left in the second overtime, capping a remarkable last-ditch comeback led by Flacco as the Baltimore Ravens ousted the top-seeded Denver Broncos 38-35 in a divisional playoff Sunday. The Ravens advanced to next week's AFC title game against either New England or Houston by beating Peyton Manning for the first time in 10 tries and withstanding punt and kickoff returns for touchdowns by Trindon Holliday, the first player to do that in an NFL postseason game. "Thanks for bearing witness to one of the greatest football games you're ever going to see," a drained but exhilarated Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. "A punt return to start the game, a kickoff return to start the second half; innumerable plays back and forth in a battle. Our guys did not crack.&q...
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Going into the AFC Divisional match up against the juggernaut Denver Broncos with future first ballot Hall of Fame Quarterback Peyton Manning at the helm, no one gave the Baltimore Ravens and Joe Flacco much hope. ESPN famously (for Ravens fans) put a cover on their website saying that retiring LB Ray Lewis’ “last game would be in Denver”. The odds on the game were heavily...
If this was just a semi-final game, what will the AFC championship game be like? The Baltimore Ravens improbable double-overtime win at the heavily-favored Denver Broncos has everyone talking this morning.
Was it Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco’s 70-yard touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones, with 30 seconds left in regulation to tie the game? Was it Denver’s Trindon Holliday returning...
With less than one minute to play in the AFC Divisonal playoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos, it appeared that the one-seeded Broncos were getting ready to host the New England Patriots up by the score of 35-27.
All that soon changed after Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco found Jacoby Jones for a 70-yard touchdown reception that ultimately sent the game...
No matter how many times the announcers and media try to get you to believe Ray Lewis is willing the Ravens to victory like he is a part of the Avengers, the truth is the Ravens will go as far as Joe Flacco takes them.
Flacco has been in the league for a while, has playoff wins every year he has been in the NFL and out-dueled Tom Brady last year (can’t blame him for the kicker...
It was supposed to be an easy day for the Denver Broncos by all accounts, but the Baltimore went toe to toe, tit for tat with them throughout, and in the first overtime period, Peyton Manning rolled out in Brett Favre like fashion and threw the interception that eventually set up Justin Tucker's 47-yard game winning field goal in double OT. Ray Lewis lives to see another...
Baltimore's Justin Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal 1:42 into the second overtime Saturday, ending the NFL's longest game in 26 years and giving the Ravens a 38-35 win over the Denver Broncos in the AFC playoffs.
The Ravens (12-6) forced overtime on a 70-yard touchdown pass from Joe Flacco to Jacoby Jones with 31 seconds left in regulation, after Jones slipped behind a...
There are a couple YouTube videos making the rounds of a father in a Joe Flacco jersey making exaggerated shrieking noises at pivotal moments of Baltimore’s superdeedooper epic win in Denver on Saturday. According to the description of one of the videos, his wife recorded him watching the game throughout the second half and overtime. She posted his best reactions. The videos strike...
As the Patriots experienced firsthand back in Week 3, this year’s Baltimore Ravens do not rely solely on suffocating defense. This squad can light up the scoreboard as well.
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had his way with the New England secondary in a 31-30 victory on Sept. 23, throwing for a season-high 389 yards and three touchdowns, while Pro Bowler Ray Rice gashed the Pats...
Last week’s wildcard weekend saw no underdogs winning in what ended up being four lopsided games. Solid victories came at home for Baltimore, Green Bay, and Houston (yes, I know they only won by six points but they dominated time of possession and never really looked threatened by Cincinnati). Seattle completed the superfecta for the favorites with a road win at Washington. All...
Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos
The Broncos are the favorites in this one, not only because of their record but also because they have a decided advantage at home. The Broncos are 7-1 at home and the Ravens haven been mediocre on the road as their 4-4 record indicates. What is worse for the Ravens is that Joe Flacco's quarterback rating drops nearly 25 points when he...
With Tebow nowhere in sight, it was Ravens defensive captain Ray Lewis this time preaching to viewers that “nothing is impossible with God.”
Joe Flacco stripped the annoying monkey off his back (again) and orchestrated his offense (near-flawlessly) versus a defense that ranked 3rd against the pass (199.6 ypg). Without fear, he catapulted touchdowns, to Jacoby Jones (1) and Torrey...
It's deja-vu all over again for the Ravens.Nearly one year after a Super Bowl appearance literally slipped through their hands in the end zone of the 2011 AFC Championship game against the Patriots, the Ravens will have their chance at redemption this Sunday.After shocking the world and doing the impossible by knocking off Peyton Manning and the white-hot Broncos in Denver, the...
Going into the divisional round, the matchups have a certain gene c’est qua that the wildcard games lack. Even with my beloved Colts were eliminated by the passionate performance of the Baltimore Ravens, I am excited for this week’s matchups.
Let’s begin with the first of the two Saturday matchups.
Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos (Saturday 4:30 PM EST)
Last week, the Ravens...