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Wednesday’s Injury Update: Baltimore, Houston both Healthy as Divisional-Round Nears

Not a single player on either the Baltimore Ravens’ or Houston Texans’ roster missed their respective teams’ practice on Wednesday, according to Dan Kolko of MASNSports.com. For the Ravens, inside linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo (quad) was the only Raven listed as having a limited practice. Those listed on the injury report for the Ravens include: wide […]

Texans Behind the Eight Ball with Rookie QB Starting in Playoffs

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak conceded that playing a road postseason game with a rookie quarterback who has only six starts under his belt is not the best situation. About a year ago, T.J. Yates was taking snaps under center for the University of North Carolina. Now in his rookie year, Yates, a fifth-round […]

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 Must Not Take Texans Lightly

Many Baltimore Ravens fans probably don’t mind seeing the Houston Texans come to M&T Bank Stadium for this Sunday’s divisional-round playoff game. Houston is down to a third-string rookie quarterback in T.J. Yates, who has a separated non-throwing shoulder. The Texans, who earned their first ever AFC South championship and playoff berth this season, have […]

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, […]

Ravens will See Texans in Divisional Round

The Baltimore Ravens’ opponent for next Sunday’s divisional round game was decided earlier Saturday when the Houston Texans upended the Cincinnati Bengals, 31-10, in their wild-card matchup at Houston. Houston, champions of the AFC South, will visit M&T Bank Stadium next Sunday at 1 p.m., with the winner advancing to the AFC Championship the following […]