Ravens-Patriots: One Way Drought in Foxboro as Baltimore Beats New England

January 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The road to the Super Bowl for the Baltimore Ravens began in Foxboro, to take on a Patriots team that has never lost at home in a playoff game during the Belicheck era.
However, that streak ended today as the Ravens defeated New England 33-14 in a game that was all Baltimore.
Two keys to the victory were the running attack showing up, along with the defense playing to form in years past.
The offensive attack was solely on the run, as the passing game only had 34 yards on four completions. The 221 yards rushing was led by Ray Rice, who on 22 carries had 159 yards and two touchdowns, one of them being the first play of the game.
Though the defense had them contained at a time in the second quarter, the dominance of the offensive line prevailed in this match up. It was very impressive to see the offense begin its explosiveness such so early in the game, and how they never looked back was a good sign to see in the rest of the playoffs.
The Ravens offense completed...

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