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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith and running back Bernard Pierce are active for the AFC divisional playoffs against the Denver Broncos on Saturday.
Smith (back) and Pierce (knee) were limited in practice this week.
Return specialist Trindon Holliday (ankle) returns to the field for Denver after missing the regular season finale against Kansas City.
The Broncos will be without cornerback Tracy Porter, who suffered a concussion against the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 23. Porter was being used in the nickel package after losing his job to Chris Harris. Receiver Andre Caldwell and tight end Julius Thomas also are inactive for Denver.
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Out: G Jah Reid (toe). Reid was placed on injured reserve and the team activated cornerback Asa Jackson from suspension.
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That was quick.
On their third offensive play of the game, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning threw a pick-six to cornerback Corey Graham.
Graham’s interception gave the Ravens a 14-7 lead with less than 10 minutes left in the first quarter. The interception was set up by a Chykie Brown tipped pass.
If only we were ever on the same team T
In what was one of the best games of this season, or any season for that matter. Two of the greatest to ever play their positions faced off. Ray and the Ravens got the best of Peyton and the Broncos, but it was a game for the ages. Nothing but respect for both these guys.-TO
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(Courtesy of Bleacher Report)
For the Ravens: DB Omar Brown, DT Bryan Hall, LB Adrian Hamilton, G Ramon Harewood, DB Chris Johnson, WR David Reed and WR Deonte Thompson
For the Broncos: WR Andre Caldwell, G C.J. Davis, RB Chris Gronkowski, QB Caleb Hanie, CB Tracy Porter, DT Sealver Siliga and TE Julius Thomas