Joe Flacco outdueled Tom Brady, throwing three touchdown passes in the second half and leading the Baltimore Ravens to their first Super Bowl in 12 years with a 28-13 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday for the AFC championship.
As fans of the Baltimore Ravens prepare for the AFC Championship game, it’s obvious that the Charm City is on fire. For years we’ve been use to having a team that was competitive, but rarely have we witnessed similar magic from our football team.
There will be no need for introductions when the Baltimore Ravens travel to Foxborough to play the New England Patriots in the AFC title game (6:30 p.m. Eastern). They’re quite familiar with each other. These teams have played each other each of the last four years with three of those games decided by a field goal or less. That includes the Pats’ 23-20 victory over Baltimore last year that sent New England to the Super Bowl.
Purple Pride hits a fever pitch in Maryland. Ravens fans are counting down the seconds until the AFC Championship game kicks off in Foxborough.
In just hours the Baltimore Ravens will take on the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship, and Ravens fans are ready to cheer them to a win.
It’s the biggest Purple Friday yet! Ravens fans are out in full force as Super Bowl dreams hang in the balance. But first we’ve got to get through Tom Brady.
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For many Ravens, this is the second straight appearance in the AFC Championship game, but that’s not the case for rookie kicker Justin Tucker.
For the second time this season, Ravens defensive lineman Arthur Jones Jr. will face off with his brother–Patriots rookie defensive end Chandler Jones.
This Sunday, four teams will battle for a berth in Super Bowl 47 which will be played in New Orleans.
Will both Harbaughs make it to New Orleans?
Ravens fans aren’t the only ones giddy about the team’s road to the Super Bowl. Ravens players are too.
Flacco vs. Brady is a far better matchup than the aging Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady.