Fueled with emotion from the impending retirement of Ray Lewis and a fervent home crowd, the Baltimore Ravens dispatched the Indianapolis Colts in the opening round of the AFC playoffs.
Ray Lewis will be playing his last game at M&T Bank stadium on Sunday. With everything that’s on the line, you can bet that the emotion in this game will reach an all time high. The winner moves on to the divisional round of the playoffs. And neither team has any intention of losing.
The Ravens strength and conditioning coach has had a season he wants to forget. A plethora of players have suffered nagging injuries that have cost Baltimore a multitude of games. Heading into the postseason however, the Ravens finally look as though they are getting healthy. It couldn’t come at a better time.
There’s no telling how effective Ray Lewis will be Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts after missing 12 weeks with a torn right triceps.
Fortunately, for the Ravens, he’s already provided an emotional lift.
The Baltimore Sun’s Mike Preston makes his debut on The Vinny and Rob Show to break down this Sunday’s Ravens Colts match-up.
The first week of the playoffs for the Ravens has so many storylines it’s truly unreal. It’s a powerful playoff game in the Charm City, that may actually provide too much to digest.
The Ravens have been in the Colts position before. 5 years ago, Baltimore won their first playoff game with both a rookie quarterback and head coach. This time, it’ll be up to Baltimore to stop this from happening at their expense. And it starts with slowing down Andrew Luck
Jim Caldwell spent 10 years doing his best to help Indianapolis win. Now Baltimore’s offensive coordinator, he’s focused on beating the Colts.
The Indy Star’s Mike Chapel joins The Vinny and Rob Show to preview this Sunday’s AFC Wild Card Game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Indianapolis Colts.
I grew up a Baltimore Colts fan. Lived and died with them every Sunday. When they were down 17 points with three minutes left, I would think of the scenarios that could take place that would lead them to victory.
The NFL Playoffs are never without their story lines. In the career of an NFL player/coach, one has the opportunity to form friendships that go deeper than football. So is the case with Chuck Pagano and the Baltimore Ravens. Though the two will face off for a chance to play in the divisional round, the relationships that connect the two parties are special indeed.
While the Ravens gear up for their first round playoff game this Sunday, Baltimore is preparing too.