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Joe Flacco's two interceptions ruin Ravens' opener in 19-13 loss to Broncos

Joe Flacco's two interceptions ruin Ravens' opener in 19-13 loss to Broncos

From the blank stares and muted responses that emanated out of the visiting locker room late Sunday at Sports Authority Field, it was clear that there wasn’t a single Raven who believed they could keep quarterback Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos’ offense out of the end zone and still lose the game.

But that’s exactly what happened. What was at times a dominant defensive effort by the Ravens came in a losing effort because of two interceptions thrown by Joe Flacco and the offense’s inability to get into the end zone. Making matters worse, Flacco provided the Broncos with the winning points when his third-quarter interception was returned for a go-ahead...

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