Game of the Week: Broncos-Ravens
The Ravens' inability to close out games is stunning considering they blew only two fourth-quarter leads last season. The unit lost coordinator
His return allows rookie
The Ravens not only surrendered three touchdown passes to
The finger of blame can't be pointed at one individual. Yes, cornerback
Denver has only 19 plays of 20 or more yards, which is middle of the road, but it does manage to produce such gains when it needs them most. To wit:
The statistics point to a Denver victory: The Broncos are allowing a league-low 11 points per game, don't turn the ball over and dominate opponents in the second half -- which is when Baltimore has been most vulnerable (on defense). But it's hard to see the Ravens losing four in a row, especially with the game at M&T Bank Stadium. My head says go with the Broncos, but my gut says take the desperate team.