INTANGIBLES

The only obvious advantage that the Seahawks have is that the game will be played at CenturyLink Field, where Seattle enjoys one of the loudest home-field environments. No stadium has produced more false-start penalties since 2005. Since 2002, the Seahawks are 62-37 at home, third-best in the NFL. But the current Seahawks have struggled wherever they've played. They are 1-2 at home and 0-3 against the AFC North, and they've lost three straight games overall, getting outscored 63-28 in the process. The Ravens, meanwhile, are coming off their biggest win of the season, and Harbaugh has plenty of evidence to present his team about avoiding letdowns after early-season losses to the Tennessee Titans and Jaguars. The Ravens have won seven of their past eight against the NFC, including five straight. Under Harbaugh, the Ravens are 10-4 against the NFC. They've also been able to handle long road trips, going 2-0 in West Coast games in the Harbaugh era and 6-1 in games west of the Mississippi River.<br>
<b>EDGE:</b> RAVENS
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( Getty photo / September 25, 2011 )

The only obvious advantage that the Seahawks have is that the game will be played at CenturyLink Field, where Seattle enjoys one of the loudest home-field environments. No stadium has produced more false-start penalties since 2005. Since 2002, the Seahawks are 62-37 at home, third-best in the NFL. But the current Seahawks have struggled wherever they've played. They are 1-2 at home and 0-3 against the AFC North, and they've lost three straight games overall, getting outscored 63-28 in the process. The Ravens, meanwhile, are coming off their biggest win of the season, and Harbaugh has plenty of evidence to present his team about avoiding letdowns after early-season losses to the Tennessee Titans and Jaguars. The Ravens have won seven of their past eight against the NFC, including five straight. Under Harbaugh, the Ravens are 10-4 against the NFC. They've also been able to handle long road trips, going 2-0 in West Coast games in the Harbaugh era and 6-1 in games west of the Mississippi River.
EDGE: RAVENS

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