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Tag: "houston texans"

Ravens’ Vertical Passing Game will be Key vs. Texans’ Defense

The way defenses try to attack the Baltimore Ravens offense is to shutdown Ray Rice and the running game and make quarterback Joe Flacco beat them. In the first meeting between the Ravens and the Texans this season, Flacco did just that. Although Rice carried the rock 23 times for 101 yards and had five […]

Ed Reed Continues to Play Through the Pain

Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed has taken it on the chin this season for not playing up to his All-Pro caliber standards. Now, Reed says he has a legitimate reason for not playing up to his ability: a shoulder injury. “I had a stinger hurt me this year so bad in my right […]

Ravens’ Secondary will Have Hands Full with Texans’ Andre Johnson

Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson has flown under the radar in the NFL because of the Texans’ lack of success and non-postseason appearances in the receiver’s first nine seasons. At 6-foot-3, 218 pounds, Johnson a five-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro — has all the physical ability, as well as relative durability. In 2007, […]

If the Season Ended Today, the Ravens would have the No. 2 Seed in the Playoffs

If the season ended today, the Baltimore Ravens would receive the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs. The only other time the Ravens have earned a first-round bye in their brief existence was in 2006. The New England Patriots would earn the No. 1 seed because they have a better conference […]

Leach Faces Familiar Foes Sunday

Vonta Leach spent the last five years in Houston, paving holes for a number of running backs that benefited from the fullback’s selfless willingness to give up his body. However, the Houston Texans opted not to resign the 2010 Pro Bowler, and as a result, Leach ended up signing an $11 million, three-year deal with […]

Week 6 Key Matchups: Texans vs Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens face the Houston Texans this week and the teams seem to be on different paths.  The Ravens are coming off a bye week and two straight victories, while the Texans are banged up— missing super stars Andre Johnson and Mario Williams.  Here are the Key Match-ups. Ravens Defensive Line vs Texans Offensive […]

Wednesdays With Walker: Week 6, Ravens vs. Texans

If you’re anything like me, you found yourself bored and seemingly devoid of purpose last Sunday. Such is the curse of the dreaded bye week. Obviously as fans we dislike the bye, but the players definitely love it. Considering that John Harbaugh gave the players the week off, the Ravens’ players undoubtedly enjoyed their bye week this […]