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And just like that, the Ravens seize control

After Mohamed Massaquoi's 29-yard touchdown pass to Brian Robiskie, the Ravens seized control of Sunday's game, even if it took a little while for it to show up on the scoreboard.

The Ravens responded with a 16-play, 80-yard drive that ate about eight and a half minutes off the clock. Quarterback Joe Flacco was 5-for-7 on the drive and the Ravens ran the ball at will against the Browns, but they were forced to settle for a 27-yard field goal to cut into the Browns' lead.

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On the ensuing Browns drive, Chris Carr stripped Massaquoi and Jameel McClain scooped up the fumble deep in Browns territory. Three plays later, Flacco connected with T.J. Houshmandzadeh for a 15-yard touchdown. That put the Ravens on top for the first time, 10-7.

Later in the second quarter, Ed Reed picked off Browns quarterback Colt McCoy. That interception led to a 40-yard field goal by Billy Cundiff, and the Ravens lead, 13-7, late in the first half.

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If the Ravens were executing better offensively, this one would be a blowout already. But hey, at least the Ravens won't have to worry about blowing a double-digit lead after halftime, right?

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