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Baltimore backup Curtis Painter threw three second-half touchdown passes to lead the Ravens to a 31-17 preseason win over the Falcons on Thursday night.
Rookie fullback Bradie Ewing has left the Falcons’ preseason game against the Ravens with a right knee injury, and linebacker Akeem Dent is out with a head injury.
Position battles to watch: kicker, wide receiver and back-up running back.
…for those who do participate, the focus will be on the offense and how well it does against the Atlanta defense. Harbaugh said “It’s all about timing and execution.”
The Ravens will take on the Falcons on Thursday night and staying healthy is obviously the most important thing.
Last week 0-6 and I missed my lock. I’m not shying away from this. I FLAT OUT STUNK LAST WEEK.
Here are a few things I’m curious about heading into week 2.
Would Keion take Ryan over Flacco?
Ravens v. Falcons Tonight. Baltimore Uncensored Pregame Show starts at 5:30 at Greene Turtle Hunt Valley.
Baltimore native, former NFL safety and current Falcons broadcaster Keion Carpenter joined The Norris & Davis Show to discuss all things NFL, comparisons between Joe Flacco & Matt Ryan and growing up around dog-fighting in Baltimore.
A nationally-televised game against the Washington Redskins at M&T Bank Stadium highlights the Baltimore Ravens’ 2011 preseason schedule.