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Tag: "playoffs"

Flacco Was Under Constant Pressure from Texans’ Front-Seven

More times than not on Sunday, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was flushed from the pocket and was running for his life in the team’s 20-13 win over the Houston Texans. Flacco faced constant pressure and was under great duress throughout the course of the game due to the Texans’ ruthless pass rush. Sometimes Flacco managed […]

Kris Wilson an Unlikely Hero in Sunday’s Win Over Texans

If you would have told me that third-string tight end Kris Wilson would have scored the Ravens’ first touchdown in their first home playoff game in five years, I don’t even know how I would have responded. Well, on a third-and-goal play at the Houston one-yard line in the first quarter of the Ravens’ 20-13 […]

AFC Divisional-Round Preview: Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens

The divisional-round of the NFL playoffs will make a stop in Charm City on Sunday when the Baltimore Ravens host the  Houston Texans. Sunday marks the first home playoff game in the John Harbaugh era. Harbaugh helped guide the Ravens to a wild-card berth in each of his first three seasons as the team’s head […]

Friday’s Injury Report: Few Surprises for Ravens and Texans Entering Sunday’s Divisional-Round Clash

After having every player on the roster participate in practice this week, there are a couple of surprises on the final injury report for the Baltimore Ravens leading into their divisional-round clash with the Houston Texans. Baltimore has listed inside linebackers Jameel McClain (knee) and Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee) as questionable for Sunday’s game against the […]

Ray Lewis Uncertain about Future

At the beginning of the 2011 season, Ray Lewis hinted at retiring if the Baltimore Ravens won a Super Bowl and he mentioned he wanted to spend more time watching his son play. Now, Lewis has backed off that, and he’s up in the air about what he’ll do if the Ravens win a Super […]

Flacco is Playing with a Chip on his Shoulder while Making Postseason History

The usually calm, cool and collected Joe Flacco showed his burning passion before Sunday’s divisional-round postseason game against the Houston Texans. Flacco, 26, is the first starting quarterback in NFL history to lead his team to the playoffs in each of his first four seasons, and he made the point that he doesn’t get as […]

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 […]