THREE THINGS THAT NEED TO GO RIGHT...

2. OFFENSE STAYS WITH WHAT WORKS: The Ravens haven't played in nearly two weeks. However, they can't forget the game plan that won them the AFC North and secured them a first-round playoff bye. Running back Ray Rice (above) needs to see the ball early and often in both the running and passing games. The Texans' defense is strong, but a healthy dose of Rice, coupled by some shots down the field by Joe Flacco, proved too much for Houston earlier this season.

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2. OFFENSE STAYS WITH WHAT WORKS: The Ravens haven't played in nearly two weeks. However, they can't forget the game plan that won them the AFC North and secured them a first-round playoff bye. Running back Ray Rice (above) needs to see the ball early and often in both the running and passing games. The Texans' defense is strong, but a healthy dose of Rice, coupled by some shots down the field by Joe Flacco, proved too much for Houston earlier this season.

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