Arthur Jones

Rise of Eagles a reminder of how many quality evaluators Ravens have lost

Rise of Eagles a reminder of how many quality evaluators Ravens have lost

As the Philadelphia Eagles prepare to play the New England Patriots for the NFL championship, they’ll lean partly on the experience of several former Ravens who had key roles in the team’s run to the Super XLVII victory after the 2012 regular season.

The 2012 Ravens probably wouldn’t have gotten to the Super Bowl had wide receiver Torrey Smith, who caught five catches for 69 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles’ blowout of the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC title game Sunday, not torched cornerback Champ Bailey and the Denver Broncos for three catches for 98 yards and two touchdowns in a 38-35 double-overtime victory in the AFC divisional playoff round.

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