Reporting Jerry Coleman
The Ravens survived Kansas City with a 9-6 victory. This week they will be back home in their friendly confines hosting the 2-2 Dallas Cowboys. The Ravens have been dominating opposing teams at home, where they have won 13 straight regular season contests (the longest active streak in the NFL ) . The Cowboys are coming off a bye week and Ray Lewis says “I just think when you look at their roster the way we looked at their roster, they have a lot of talent everywhere: No 19 Miles Austin in the slot, No. 82 Jason Witten, No. Kevin Ogletree is playing great football, No. 29 DeMarco Murray is playing great football. You see pieces everywhere”
With so many tough teams still to play (Houston, Denver, Pittsburgh twice, San Diego and the Super Bowl champion Giants.) Beating a 2-2 Cowboys team is crucial.
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Quarterback Joe Flacco who is 8-0 at home against NFC opponents, with 13 TDs vs. 3 INTs, is prepared to face the Cowboys defense. They have two cornerbacks in Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne who play the position extremely well. Flacco says “They do a pretty go job of playing “man” coverage.” He knows that he will have to challenge the secondary and mix up the offensive packages to open up big gains down field. The Ravens, who failed to reach the endzone last week in KC know that Dallas is a solid team loaded with talent and they intend to treat them like any other regular season opponent. The Ravens defense will have to pressure Tony Romo and force turnovers while the offense will need to score points early. The Ravens are 30-5 under Flacco in Baltimore & more importantly they are 4-1 for a third straight season and looking to record number five on Sunday.
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