NFL Week 6 Picks: Baltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots Prediction

October 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Much of the talk leading up to the Week 6 meeting between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots will revert back to January, when the Ravens stunned the Patriots and handed them their first home loss in the playoffs in what felt like an eternity.

The Patriots will begin life without Randy Moss looking for payback against the Ravens for that playoff loss, but will also have a lot to prove on offense in terms of how they'll operate without the threat of Moss at wide receiver. Who will step up? Brandon Tate? Anthony Hernandez? Someone else?

For the Ravens, they will look to Ray Rice to build on his great Week 5 game, while also hoping that Joe Flacco and Anquan Boldin can recapture the synergy they exhibited early this season.

Defense would be expected to be the key in this game given the two teams' pedigrees, but I think this one stands to be a relatively high-scoring game. It could come down to which quarterback makes the most plays, and I would expe...

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