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Ravens are five-point favorites at home vs. undefeated Broncos

The Ravens are five-point favorites over the visiting Denver Broncos ahead of their game Sunday, according to Las Vegas sportsbooks.

Both teams were favored in their first two games this season, but the Broncos are the NFL’s only 2-0 team that hasn’t covered the spread yet.

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Former Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman reportedly signs with Redskins

Former Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman is getting another chance not far from his old home.

The Washington Redskins are signing the 2015 first-round draft pick, ESPN and other outlets reported Monday. After the fourth-year wideout failed to make the Ravens’ 53-man roster, he worked out for the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, New York Giants and Buffalo Bills before Monday’s tryout in Washington.

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Preston: After wake-up call against Bengals, Ravens need to rediscover their identity

Maybe now the Ravens have returned to their senses.

Late last week, they were a team in conflict, one that had gotten carried away with its own hype on offense and defense. In a 34-23 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night, the Ravens thought they were the San Diego Chargers of the early 1980s and Dan Fouts was the quarterback.

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With C.J. Mosley out, Ravens turn to one familiar face and another veteran voice

On Monday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh was talking about the challenges defensive coordinators face in deciding play calls. It was not as simple as ordering a tuna melt off a lunch menu.

There was more to consider: Whom was the offense sending out? What were the down and distance? The time? The score?

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Ravens notes: Dixon, Canady could return this season; Jackson's snaps to vary 'week-to-week'

Although the Ravens placed Maurice Canady and Kenneth Dixon on injured reserve, they are hoping that both players could rejoin the team later this season.

Canady, a cornerback who was sent to IR on Monday to make room for inside linebacker Albert McClellan, and Dixon, a running back who made his way there Wednesday, must spend eight weeks on IR before rejoining the team.

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John Harbaugh on Ravens' failed fourth-down attempts: Math 'pretty overwhelming' to go for it

As the Ravens’ hopes of an undefeated season evaporated after Thursday night’s 34-23 loss at the Cincinnati Bengals, so did their bid for perfection in fourth-down conversions.

The team finished 2-for-4 on fourth down, but both successful tries occurred on the offense’s final series of the game. It was the two failed attempts that had several fans questioning the rationale behind them.

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