But if the Ravens have demonstrated anything

February 24, 2012 by skiena88529   Comments (0)

But if the Ravens have demonstrated anything, its that defense still matters Other than qualifying for the NFC title game next Sunday in San Francisco Those nearly six yards may not seem significant, but that is basically one additional first down an offense must achieve on every drive AFC North) "It's a day of celebration in my mindCan the Patriots defense befuddle Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, who played some defense of his own last week? Or does a Patriots defense that has been doubted and derided all season long follow the disturbing trend set by New Orleans and Green Bay and exit the playoffs?One side will earn the respect it has been clamoring for all season But it's impossible not to view the Patriots-Broncos matchup today as being about two all-American men caught up in an "Odd Couple" matchup of epic proportions

For Joe to come in and lead this team to the playoffs the last four years -- anybody else we'd be praising them Both these teems have been staples in the AFC playoffs for the last decade and they know how to winThe play Ed Reed - Belichick almost always calls him by his full name - makes at the end of the game against Houston last week,Ben Roethlisberger Jersey, I think that says it all "We were making checks defensively and we had to double-check with each other because it was loud It is not like he needs the money Rodgers was hurried and made several bad throws under pressure, including one to a wide open Greg Jennings that sailed over his head and one to a wide open Andre Quarless that was behind the tight end on a crossing patternAll the Ravens did was make the Texans rookie third-string quarterback look like a rookie third-string quarterback

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