As a team and organization, the (11-4) Baltimore Ravens should be proud of making it to the playoffs for the third consecutive year. Although this year might not have been as perfect as some fans would have liked, this organization continues to prove that they are one of the best franchises in the NFL. Offensive [...]
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Defensive Strategies Return of Organized Chaos As mentioned last week, the Baltimore Ravens defense seems to play more consistently in a base 3-4 formation, while mixing up the looks and blitzes at the line of scrimmage. Last Sunday, the defense attacked well playing from this lineup and did a great job harassing New Orleans Saints [...]
Defensive Strategies Stop Tampa’s Rushing Attack The Baltimore Ravens are ranked 9th in the league at stopping the run, allowing 101.8 yards a game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a team that uses the run to set up the passing game. Their rushing attack is ranked 12th overall (117.8 yards per game), but they’re also [...]
Defensive Strategies for the Baltimore Ravens: Key for the Defense: Stop Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall. Marshall has been an effective weapon for the Dolphins: he has 47 catches, a 12.5 average and 1 touchdown. He is physical and gains big yards after catch. However, the key is that he has only 1 touchdown. Miami’s Strategy: [...]
DEFENSIVE STRATEGIES Advantage: Ravens Defensive Line The Buffalo Bills offensive line has struggled this year, which is not good when they have to face a testy Ravens defense. To compound matters for the Bills, their starting right tackle Cornell Green is out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury. The likely replacement will be undrafted rookie Cordaro Howard [...]
OFFENSIVE STRATEGIES Advantage: Wide Receivers The Baltimore Ravens receiving corp should be at an advantage against New England Patriots secondary this Sunday. New England’s secondary is improving, but is not an elite unit like the Pittsburgh Steelers or N.Y. Jets. In fact, New England is ranked 28th in the league in passing yards allowed (272.2 [...]
Advantage: Baltimore Ravens The Denver Broncos have been relying heavily on the passing game to win games because of the injuries plaguing their running backs. Not much will change for the Broncos on Sunday because Knowshon Moreno and fullback Spencer Larsen have been ruled out. That means Laurence Maroney will most likely be the starting [...]