Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Despite playing in New England, fans came in big numbers to watch Ravens earn the franchise's second Super Bowl trip. The head coach and players noticed.
John Harbaugh smiled plenty throughout Monday's news conference. Considering his team is headed to the Super Bowl a week from Sunday, that's no surprise. But the Ravens coach really beamed when the conversation turned to Baltimore's fans. Harbaugh and his team were both delighted at the large number of Baltimore fans that went up to New England and watched the Ravens beat the Patriots, 28-13, in last Sunday's AFC title game. "We might have had one-eighth of the crowd, which is really a high number for a visiting AFC Championship game. That speaks so much about our fans," Harbaugh said when talking to the media Monday in Owings Mills. "For all of those people to make that trip up there at this time of year to support their Ravens is just—…
Sunday, January 22, 2012
The Ravens play the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game Sunday at 3 p.m.
When the Ravens face the New England Patriots in Foxborough, MA, they'll have recent playoff history on their side. In the 2010 Wild Card round of the playoffs, the Ravens put on an offensive and defensive clinic in the first quarter and accrued a 24-0 lead after just 15 minutes of play. The Ravens cruised to a 33-14 win in that game two years ago, but couldn't beat the Indianapolis Colts the next week. This time, the Ravens play the Patriots with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. Putting that one playoff game aside, here's how some current Ravens have fared against the New England franchise: Joe Flacco, quarterback Averaged 274.5 passing yards with a 65.9 completion percentage, four touchdowns and one interception in two games. Ray …
Monday, January 16, 2012
The Ravens beat the Texans 20-13 to secure a spot in the AFC Championship Game.
Five years after their last home playoff game, the Ravens punched their ticket to the AFC Championship Game by beating the Houston Texans, 20-13. The Ravens will travel to Foxborough, MA, to play the New England Patriots Sunday at 3 p.m. The Patriots beat the Denver Broncos, 45-10, to advance to the conference championship game.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
The Ravens are favored to beat the Houston Texans Sunday.
A look at a few key statistics heading into Sunday's AFC divisional round playoff game.
The Ravens face the Houston Texans at 1 p.m. Sunday in the first playoff game in Baltimore since 2007. In week five, the Ravens beat the Texans 29-14. Last season, the teams got into a shootout in Houston and the Ravens ultimately gutted out a 34-28 overtime win. The Ravens have never lost to the Texans in four previous games dating back to December 2002, winning by an average of just under 10 points. Here are how a few prominent Ravens players have fared against Houston in the past: Joe Flacco, quarterback Averaged 241.7 average passing yards per game with four touchdowns, one interception, and a 64 percent completion percentage in three games. Ray Rice, running back Averaged 57.3 rushing yards, 42.7 receiving yards per game with no …
Sunday, January 8, 2012
If their tweets are any indication, some Ravens really needed the weekend off. Can they turn the bye into a springboard for playoff success?
Sunday, January 1, 2012
The Ravens can even their road record at 4-4 with a win over Cincinnati.
Sunday, January 9, 2011
If only Joe Flacco could play baseball, too...
She: Purple lights. The Howard County government buildings in Ellicott City are lit up with purple lights in hopes of a Super Bowl run by the Baltimore Ravens. If the Ravens end up winning the Super Bowl, County Executive Ken Ulman might be onto something. He: Does that mean they’ll go with orange lights when the Orioles make the playoffs? She: Who knows when that might be... better go with the orange lights for spring training. He: You have no faith. She: I’m realistic… you don’t want to waste the light bulbs…