Originally posted on NBC Philadelphia  |  Last updated 1/12/12
We're doing in-depth scouting reports on the two big AFC divisional playoff games. Yesterday, it was Broncos-Patriots. Next up: Texans/Ravens. The Teams: The Baltimore Ravens vs. the Houston Texans Records: 12-4 (Ravens), 11-6 (Texans) The Line: Ravens by 7.5. The Coaches: Gary Kubiak vs. John Harbaugh. I still think Kubiak purposely styles his hair like Nick Saban just so he can be extra stern with his players. It's not clear as to whether or not defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will be calling plays from the booth or if he'll be back on the sideline for this game. Either way, it's clear that his presence had an impact on his players, who balled like crazy against the Bengals. The Offenses: The running back matchup is superb. Texans RB Arian Foster ran for over 150 yards against Cincy, and Ravens RB Ray Rice had two 190+ yard efforts in his last five games. Both excel at catching the ball out of the backfield and can help make up for the inconsistent play of their re...
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