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- There are hundreds of moments and plays during the season that affect a team's final record or bid to make the playoffs. There are a lot of what-if moments: What if Ravens fullback Kyle Juszczyk hadn't scored with so much time left against the Pittsburgh Steelers this past Sunday? What if the Philadelphia Eagles had been able to score on the two-point conversion pass in the final seconds?
Ravens' playoff hopes evaporated in a hail of fourth-quarter passes by clutch quarterbackAfter rushing for just 36 yards in a loss to the Ravens earlier in the season, the Steelers could turn Ben Roethlisberger loose on Sunday.It's tempting to view Sunday's game against the reeling Philadelphia Eagles as the calm before the storm, but be assured that the Ravens are not viewing it that way. Their postseason prospects might seem to depend almost entirely on their chances of beating the first-place Pittsburgh Steelers on Christmas Day, but looking past any NFL team — even one that has lost six of its past seven games — would be a prescription for a restful January.Carson Wentz route to Eagles starting quarterback has been a blur. But he knows all about Joe Flacco's story and if people want to a draw a parallel between that and his own, that's just fine.
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Ravenssafety Eric WeddleThe Ravens waived veteran Devin Hester Sr. a day after his struggles contributed to a safety in the team's 30-23 loss to the New England Patriots.Ravens coach John Harbaugh said his team knows it needs to win out to make the playoffs. That starts Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.Eric Weddle said he was at fault on Chris Hogan's 79-yard touchdown catch, one of the decisive plays in the Patriots 30-23 victory over the Ravens.I forgot how annoying Jon Gruden can be, because like a lot of fans, I have not been watching ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” that much this year.