Fullback Kyle Juszczyk felt the pressure increase after he got to New Orleans on Sunday afternoon, checked out scores from around the NFL and realized that most of the teams the Ravens needed to lose had won.
The Ravens stayed at the same hotel and wore the same uniform combination they did when they last played a meaningful game here some 21 months ago.
When the Ravens left New Orleans some 21 months ago, they had a shiny new trophy and an organizational game plan on how they'd remain among the NFL's elite.
Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Zrebiec breaks down what to look for when the Ravens play the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Monday Night Football.
Vet nose tackle vows that he won't disappoint Ravens
Ravens rookie safety Terrence Brooks woke up early Thursday morning to a text message that got his immediate attention.
Injured cornerback Jimmy Smith wheeled around the Ravens locker room Thursday on a scooter, his left knee propped up and his left foot in a large, black boot.
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs didn’t want to hear it. Informed Wednesday that the Ravens were the only team that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has never beaten in his career, Suggs quickly shot back: “I don’t believe that.”