Believe it or not, Joe Flacco joined select company in 2013, doing something that all-time greats such as John Elway, Dan Marino, Brett Favre and Peyton Manning all did at least one point in their career. Heck, even the great Johnny Unitas pulled it off, but Flacco will have to do it a few more times to match him.
Now that the Ravens' season is over following a 34-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, their next competitive act will be conducting a coin flip against the Dallas Cowboys at the annual NFL scouting combine.
This might be a good day to go out and finally knock out the rest of those leaves in the backyard...or head over to Home Depot and stock up on that phony rock salt that you're going to need a lot of next month, because you'd have to be kicking butt in your fantasy league right now to care much about most of today's NFL matchups.
With the Ravens playing the Pittsburgh Steelers at home on Thanksgiving night, the 94th annual Turkey Bowl will be played at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium, rather than the NFL facility that has been the game's home more often than not.
Baltimore Sun reporter Matt Vensel highlights five stats that really mean something for the Ravens this week, including the play of the Ravens cornerbacks against the Bengals, the team's stingy run defense and more.
The knock on Torrey Smith (Maryland) early in his Ravens career was that he had hands of stone to go along with his rocket-powered legs. Smith caught 99 passes, 15 for touchdowns, in his first two seasons, but he also dropped a combined 13 passes ¿ the most on the Ravens, according to Pro Football Focus.
The Cleveland Browns kept coming in waves at Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, blitzing him on nearly half of his dropbacks last Sunday and also harassing him when they rushed just four. The Browns sacked him four times, hit him three additional times and hurried him on a handful of other plays. It was just one game, but new Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton's fingerprints were easy to identify.
Jonathan Ogden, the first player ever drafted by the Ravens and the pre-eminent offensive lineman of his generation, will reach the pinnacle of individual recognition this weekend when he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.