Ravens at Chiefs Week Five Capsule

BALTIMORE RAVENS (3-1) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (1-3)

SERIES

RAVENS CHIEFS
SERIES LEADER   3-2
STREAKS Past 2  
COACHES VS. OPP. Harbaugh: 2-0 Crennel: 3-5
LAST WEEK W 23-16 vs. Browns L 37-20 vs. Chargers
LAST GAME 9/13/09: Chiefs 24 at Ravens 38. Baltimore RB Willis McGahee has rushing & receiving TD as Ravens defense limits Kansas City to 188 total yards on Kickoff Weekend. 
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/10/06: Ravens 20, Chiefs 10. Baltimore QB Steve McNair completes 87-yard TD pass to WR Mark Clayton & RB Jamal Lewis has TD run. Ravens S Ed Reed adds 2 INTs.
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 93 (Bal.), 137 (KC). XM: 232 (KC). 

 

STATS

PASSING Flacco: 99-156-1,269 (1C)-7-3-95.8 Cassel: 94-161-1,058-5-7-70.4
RUSHING Rice: 64-317-5.0-3 (T3C) Charles: 72-415 (1C)-5.8-2
RECEIVING Rice (RB): 22-174-7.9-0 Bowe: 25 (T2C)-342-13.7-3 (T3C)
OFFENSE 424.0 (2L) 419.5 (3C)
TAKE/GIVE +4 (3C) -13
DEFENSE 390.3 334.0
SACKS Ellerbe: 2.5 Houston: 4
INTs E. Reed: 2 (T1C) Flowers, Routt: 1
PUNTING Koch: 46.8 Colquitt: 45.5
KICKING Tucker (R): 37 (2C) (13/13 PAT; 8/9 FG) Succop: 32 (8/8 PAT; 8/9 FG)

NOTES

RAVENS: Incl. postseason, Bal. aims for 4th consecutive win vs. KC…Offense averages AFC-high 6.4 yards per play…For career, QB JOE FLACCO is 2-0 vs. KC (incl. playoffs) & has completed 51 of 77 passes (66.2 pct.) for 572 yards with 5 TDs vs. 1 INT & 104.5 rating. Aims for 3rd consecutive game with 300+ passing yards (382, 356). Ravens are 25-2 (.926) when he has 100+ rating…RB RAY RICE had 108 rush yards on 19 att. (5.7 avg.) in only regular-season meeting vs. KC. Ravens are 12-2 (.857) when Rice has 100+ rush yards in game…In past 2, WR TORREY SMITH has 12 catches for 224 yards (18.7 avg.) with 3 TDs. WR ANQUAN BOLDIN had season-best in rec. (9) & yards (131) last week. Since ’03, Boldin ranks 2nd in NFL among WRs with 726 catches (REGGIE WAYNE, 809). WR JACOBY JONES is averaging 18.9 yards per catch in ’12 (9 rec., 170 yards)…S ED REED had 2 career INTs in last reg. season game at KC (12/10/06). S BERNARD POLLARD was selected in 2nd round (No. 54) by KC in ’06 NFL Draft & spent 3 seasons with Chiefs (2006-08)…CB CARY WILLIAMS had 63-yard INT-TD return last week (1st career INT)…CHIEFS: Aim for 7th consecutive win in Oct…Since ’09, Chiefs are 6-0 at home when QB MATT CASSEL has 100+ rating…KC averages AFC-best 173.5 rush yards per game in ’12…RB JAMAAL CHARLES had 82 rush yards on 9 att. (9.1 avg.), incl. 41-yard TD run in only meeting vs. Ravens (WC on 1/9/11). Averages NFL-best 128 scrimmage yards per game in ’12 (415 rush; 97 rec.). Since ’09, Charles averages 84.3 rush yards per game at home (1,517 total)…In past 3, WR DWAYNE BOWE is averaging 96.3 rec. yards per game with 3 TDs. Bowe (39) needs TD rec. to become 5th player in club history with 40 career. Averages 6.3 receptions per game, tied for 3rd-most in AFC…DE ROPATI PITOITUA had career-best 2 sacks last week…LB JUSTIN HOUSTON has 9.5 sacks in past 9. In past 2 (incl. playoffs), LB TAMBA HALI has 3 sacks, 2 FFs & FR vs. Bal…CB BRANDON FLOWERS posted 1st INT of season & 14th of career last week.


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