Neither Mike Tomlin nor the Pittsburgh Steelers could stand in the way of the Baltimore Ravens’ late-season playoff push. The defending Super Bowl champions are back at .500 and in position to reach the postseason for a sixth consecutive year after overcoming Tomlin’s sideline stroll and Pittsburgh’s frantic comeback bid in a 22-20 victory on Thanksgiving night.
The Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets own the same record and share several identical problems as they strive to remain relevant in the muddled AFC playoff race.
The Ravens defense can barely contain themselves when they battle rookie quarterbacks. The Ravens took advantage once again of an inexperienced Geno Smith and knocked out the New York Jets 19-3 on Sunday to continue their playoff push.
The Baltimore Ravens go into the bye week with a 3-4 record. They are already two games behind the Cincinnati Bengals who lead the AFC North with a 5-2 record.
The Ravens are getting healthier as each week passes. Not at full strength, Baltimore has had to fight for wins without some of their key personnel. But with players returning to practice, help may be on the horizon.
Justin Tucker kicked a 44-yard field goal to put the Baltimore Ravens ahead with 1:42 left, and they withstood a frantic comeback bid by the Miami Dolphins to win 26-23 Sunday.
The Ravens have been banged up for a few weeks now. But players are beginning to get healthy. And for Baltimore, it couldn’t come at a better time.
John Harbaugh knows the Baltimore Ravens must improve their running game if they are to reach the playoffs for a sixth consecutive season. Against Buffalo on Sunday, however, Harbaugh was convinced Baltimore couldn’t win by rushing the ball. So he called upon Joe Flacco to throw on virtually every play.
The Ravens have had a case of the injury bug since 2012. With Baltimore approaching the second quarter of the regular season, getting healthy is crucial if they hope to keep pace with the Cincinnati Bengals. Lucky for them, Ray Rice appears to be getting healthy.
Baltimore Ravens Wide Receiver Jacoby Jones joined 105.7 The FAN’s Bob Haynie on the weekly “The Jacoby Jones Show” heard Wednesdays on 105.7 the FAN & addressed the recent “Party Bus” Incident.
Antonio Freemen joined Ed and Steve to talk about the Ravens
Speaking out. For the first time since the infamous party bus brawl, Jacoby Jones is talking about the incident, denying that an altercation ever even happened.