The Patriots scratched tight end Aaron Hernandez (sprained ankle), running back Shane Vereen, cornerback Alfonzo Dennard, center Nick McDonald and defensive linemen Brandon Deaderick, Jake Bequette and Justin Francis. ... Before kickoff, Johns Hopkins lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala spent some time huddling on the field with Belichick, a lacrosse enthusiast and close friend. ... Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps and his model girlfriend, Megan Rossee, were on the field before the game. ... The Ravens' game captains were defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, offensive guard Marshal Yanda and backup safety James Ihedigbo, a former Patriots starter. ... Javier Colon, the winner of The Voice, an NBC television singing competition, sang the national anthem.