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Final Score Prediction

Broncos 30, Ravens 24

Fantasy Player Rankings and Projections by Mike Krueger
Denver Broncos
Rank  Player Projections
QB 6 Peyton Manning Pass: 290, 2 TD Rush: 0, 0
RB 14 Knowshon Moreno Rush: 80, 1 TD Rec: 3-20, 0
RB 46 Ronnie Hillman Rush: 20, 0 TD Rec: 3-20, 0
WR 6 Demaryius Thomas Rec: 7-100, 1 TD
WR 27 Eric Decker Rec: 5-70, 1 TD
WR 50 Brandon Stokley Rec: 3-40, 0 TD
TE 24 Jacob Tamme Rec: 3-30, 0 TD
TE 35 Joel Dreessen Rec: 1-10, 0 TD
K 4 Matt Prater FG: 3/3 XP: 3/3
DEF 10 Defense / ST  
 
Baltimore Ravens
Rank  Player Projections
QB 16 Joe Flacco Pass: 250, 2 TD Rush: 0, 0
RB 8 Ray Rice Rush: 80, 1 TD Rec: 4-30, 0
RB 58 Bernard Pierce Rush: 20, 0 TD Rec: 0-0, 0
WR 32 Anquan Boldin Rec: 5-70, 1 TD
WR 39 Torrey Smith Rec: 4-70, 0 TD
WR 67 Jacoby Jones Rec: 2-30, 0 TD
TE 8 Dennis Pitta Rec: 5-50, 1 TD
K 13 Justin Tucker FG: 1/1 XP: 3/3
DEF 27 Defense / ST  

Game Notes

Broncos Captured AFC West title for 2nd consecutive season. Have won 8 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL... QB Peyton Manning (3,812) needs 188 passing yards to become 1st player in NFL history with 12 4,000-yard seasons. Incl. postseason, Manning is 8-2 vs. Ravens with 19 TDs & 96.3 passer rating. Manning (30) has most TD passes in single season by Broncos QB. Posted 70th career 300-yard passing game of career last week, most in NFL history... RB Knowshon Moreno posted season-best 167 scrimmage yards last week. Moreno is averaging 120.3 scrimmage yards/game in past 3 starts... WR Demaryius Thomas is averaging 96 rec. yards per game on road in '12. WR Eric Decker has career-best in receptions (64) & receiving yards (790) in 2012... DE Elvis Dumervil (8) needs 2 sacks to reach 10 for 3rd time in career. LB Von Miller aims for 7th consecutive game with sack. Miller (16) needs 1.5 sacks to set single-season club record (Dumervil, 17 in '09)... CB Champ Bailey posted 52nd career INT last week, 2nd-most among active players since 99 (Ed Reed, 61).

Ravens Aim for 3rd season in row with 10+ wins... Club is 4-0 all-time at home vs. Den... Ravens have won 15 of past 16 at home... QB Joe Flacco has 2-0 record vs. Den. Flacco is 32-6 (.842) in home starts, 5th-best record by starting QB since 1970 (min. 20 starts). Flacco (98) needs 2 pass TDs to reach 100 career... RB Ray Rice totaled 133 rush yards with 2 TDs in last game vs. Den. Rice (1,417) needs 83 scrimmage yards to reach 1,500 for 4th consecutive season. Rushed for season-best 121 yards last week... WR Torrey Smith (93) needs 7 catches to register 100 career. Smith (753) needs 89 receiving yards to surpass rec. yards total (841) as rookie last season. WR Anquan Boldin (10,072) reached 10,000 career rec. yards last week. Has 3 TD catches in past 2... TE Dennis Pitta (5) needs 3 TD rec. to set Ravens all-time record among TEs (TODD HEAP, 7 in '05)... LB Paul Kruger has career-high 8 sacks in '12 & aims for 6th game in row with sack... DE ARTHUR JONES has 4.5 sacks in past 3 games... KR-WR Jacoby Jones has NFL-best 33.2 KR avg. in '12.


Results and Schedule
Denver Broncos
Week Date Opp H/A Score Dif
1 2012-09-09 PIT H W 31-19 +12
2 2012-09-17 ATL A L 21-27 -6
3 2012-09-23 HOU H L 25-31 -6
4 2012-09-30 OAK H W 37-6 +31
5 2012-10-07 NE A L 21-31 -10
6 2012-10-15 SD A W 35-24 +11
7   Bye      
8 2012-10-28 NO H W 34-14 +20
9 2012-11-04 CIN A W 31-23 +8
10 2012-11-11 CAR A W 36-14 +22
11 2012-11-18 SD H W 30-23 +7
12 2012-11-25 KC A W 17-9 +8
13 2012-12-02 TB H W 31-23 +8
14 2012-12-06 OAK A W 26-13 +13
15 2012-12-16 BAL A W 34-17 +17
16 2012-12-23 CLE H    
17 2012-12-30 KC H    
   
Baltimore Ravens
Week Date Opp H/A Score Dif
1 2012-09-10 CIN H W 44-13 +31
2 2012-09-16 PHI A L 23-24 -1
3 2012-09-23 NE H W 31-30 +1
4 2012-09-27 CLE H W 23-16 +7
5 2012-10-07 KC A W 9-6 +3
6 2012-10-14 DAL H W 31-29 +2
7 2012-10-21 HOU A L 13-43 -30
8   Bye      
9 2012-11-04 CLE A W 25-15 +10
10 2012-11-11 OAK H W 55-20 +35
11 2012-11-18 PIT A W 13-10 +3
12 2012-11-25 SD A W 16-13 +3
13 2012-12-02 PIT H L 20-23 -3
14 2012-12-09 WAS A L 28-31 -3
15 2012-12-16 DEN H L 17-34 -17
16 2012-12-23 NYG H    
17 2012-12-30 CIN A    

Injury Report
Denver Broncos
Questionable  MLB Wesley Woodyard (ankle)
IR  SS Quinton Carter (knee, 9/29)
 DE Jason Hunter (triceps, 8/27)
 MLB Joe Mays (ankle, 10/30)
 RB Willis McGahee (knee, 11/21)
 DT Ty Warren (triceps, 9/11)
   
Baltimore Ravens
Out  MLB Jameel McClain (neck)
Questionable  TE Ed Dickson (knee)
 MLB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle)
 DE Art Jones (shoulder)
 DE Pernell McPhee (thigh)
 SS Bernard Pollard (chest)
 DE Terrell Suggs (biceps)
Probable  WR Jacoby Jones (ankle)
 FB Vonta Leach (ankle)
 RB Bernard Pierce (back)
 FS Ed Reed (shoulder)
 RB Ray Rice (hip)
 CB Jimmy Smith (groin)
IR  MLB Ray Lewis (triceps, 10/17)
 WR Tommy Streeter (foot, 8/31)
 CB Lardarius Webb (knee, 10/16)

Offense Stats Comparison
  DEN
 Offense 
BAL
 Offense 
NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Points for 29.5 22.3 23.0 DEN
Rushing yards 96.8 113.3 119.5 BAL
Rushing yards per attempt 3.59 3.83 4.36 BAL
Completion % 68.1% 60.2% 60.5% DEN
Passing yards 276.3 204.8 228.4 DEN
Passing yards per completion 10.66 11.06 10.94 BAL
Passing yards per attempt 7.27 6.66 6.62 DEN
Interceptions 1.0 0.5 0.9 BAL
Fumbles lost 0.3 0.3 0.6 -
Sacks allowed 1.5 2.0 2.2 DEN
3rd down conversions 43.9% 39.1% 38.2% DEN
4th down conversions 0.0% 75.0% 47.4% BAL
Time of possession 30:12 28:35 30:31 DEN
  Defense Stats Comparison
  DEN
 Defense 
BAL
 Defense 
NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Points against 18.3 17.8 23.0 BAL
Rushing yards 69.0 109.3 119.5 DEN
Rushing yards per attempt 3.47 4.20 4.36 DEN
Completion % 56.8% 59.2% 60.5% DEN
Passing yards 230.0 221.0 228.4 BAL
Passing yards per completion 10.83 10.67 10.94 BAL
Passing yards per attempt 6.15 6.31 6.62 DEN
INT return 1.3 1.0 0.9 DEN
Fumble recoveries 0.3 1.0 0.6 BAL
Sacks 3.0 2.8 2.2 DEN
3rd down conversions 21.1% 33.3% 38.2% DEN
4th down conversions 50.0% 20.0% 47.4% BAL
Time of possession 29:48 33:44 30:31 DEN

Special Teams Stats Comparison
   DEN   BAL  NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Yards per punt return 13.6 10.4 10.3 DEN
Yards per kick return 33.2 28.6 23.0 DEN
Yards allowed per punt return 5.4 8.9 10.3 DEN
Yards allowed per kick return 21.3 24.6 23.0 DEN
  Misc Stats Comparison
   DEN   BAL  NFL
 Avg. 
 Adv. 
Penalties 5.0 6.5 6.4 DEN
Penalty yards 38.5 63.5 53.3 DEN

Note: Team statistics are shown as the average per game through Weeks 9 to 14 of the 2012 season after deducting the best and worst value from the data set. The exception is yards per rush attempt, completion %, yards per pass completion, yards per pass attempt, 3rd and 4th down conversions, special teams and the NFL averages, which are each calculated based on totals through Weeks 9 to 14 with no adjustment.

Weather

Team vs. Team History
Denver Broncos vs. Baltimore Ravens
 Season   Week   Date   Vis   Home   Score   Winner 
2001 3 2001-09-30 BAL DEN 20-13 BAL
2002 4 2002-09-30 DEN BAL 23-34 BAL
2003 8 2003-10-26 DEN BAL 6-26 BAL
2005 14 2005-12-11 BAL DEN 10-12 DEN
2006 5 2006-10-09 BAL DEN 3-13 DEN
2009 8 2009-11-01 DEN BAL 7-30 BAL
2010 5 2010-10-10 DEN BAL 17-31 BAL

Note: Only playoff games from the 2004 to 2010 seasons are included in the team vs. team history. Playoff games from seasons prior to 2004 are not currently included in the database.