"Before we can think about the quarterback, we got to stop the run first and foremost. Once you do that, then you can kind of pin your ears back and kind of mess with him a little bit," Ravens defensive end Cory Redding said. "Disguise. Give a little bit, take a little bit. Have him thinking we're going one way and then go the other. Just do what we do. Play football. … Obviously, he's going to be a good player down the road, but right now, he's got to deal with us."

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In three-plus seasons under John Harbaugh, the Ravens are 6-0 against first- or second-year starting quarterbacks. They'll face Jacksonville Jaguars rookie Blaine Gabbert on Monday night. Here's a look at how the other first- or second-year starters have fared against them since 2008.

Date;QB;Comp.-Att., yards;TD passes;INT;Sacked;Result

10-26-08;Raiders' JaMarcus Russell;15-for-33, 228 yds;1;1;4;Ravens, 29-10

11-29-09;Steelers' Dennis Dixon;12-for-26, 145 yards;1;1;0;Ravens, 20-17, OT

09-13-10;Jets' Mark Sanchez;10-for-21, 74 yards;0;0;2;Ravens, 10-9

11-28-10;Buccaneers' Josh Freeman;17-for-37, 162 yards;1;0;0;Ravens, 17-10

12-26-10;Browns' Colt McCoy;15-for-29, 149 yards;0;3;0;Ravens, 20-10

09-25-11;Rams' Sam Bradford;16-for-32, 166 yards;1;1;5;Ravens, 37-7

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