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Manning matches Favre, Brees TD records

Manning matches Favre, Brees TD records

ESPN.com Updated Sep 5, 2013
Peyton Manning tied two NFL records Thursday night with five touchdown passes against the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
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  • Manning’s three second half TD passes gives Broncos lead

    Manning’s three second half TD passes gives Broncos lead

    The third quarter hasn’t been kind to the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. Peyton Manning has thrown three touchdown passes in just over eight minutes of action in the second half as the Denver Broncos have surged to a commanding 35-17 le…
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  • Peyton Manning saw Julius Thomas’s big game coming

    Peyton Manning saw Julius Thomas’s big game coming

    Prior to tonight’s game, Broncos tight end Julius Thomas had one catch for five yards in his NFL career. In the first half against the Ravens, Thomas had four catches for 97 yards and two touchdowns. That probably led to a lot of fans asking, “Who is Ju…
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  • Ravens lose WR Jones, RT Oher to injuries

    Ravens lose WR Jones, RT Oher to injuries

    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver/returner Jacoby Jones was injured in the second quarter of Thursday's season opener again the Denver Broncos when his own teammate, rookie Brynden Trawick, ran into him on a punt return.
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  • Jacoby Jones suffers freak knee injury when his teammate plows …

    Jacoby Jones suffers freak knee injury when his teammate plows into him on punt return

    yahoo.com Sep 5, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones was minding his business, ready to field a punt, when Brynden Trawick absolutely drilled him.The problem being, of course, that Trawick is on the same team as Jones.The Ravens' receiver and Super Bowl hero sprained…
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  • NBC camera catches officials patting down Baltimore Ravens play…

    NBC camera catches officials patting down Baltimore Ravens players

    yahoo.com Sep 5, 2013
    As Baltimore Ravens players left their locker room to face the Denver Broncos this evening, the NBC cameras caught a rare behind-the-scenes occurrence most fans never see (you can watch video courtesy of Deadspin). NFL officials stood outside of the loc…
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  • Jacoby Jones injured by Ravens teammate

    Jacoby Jones injured by Ravens teammate

    DENVER -- Baltimore Ravens wide receiver-returner Jacoby Jones was injured in the second quarter of Thursday's season opener again the Denver Broncos when his own teammate, rookie Brynden Trawick, ran into him on a punt return. Jones walked off the fiel…
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  • Vonta Leach scores the first touchdown of the NFL season

    Vonta Leach scores the first touchdown of the NFL season

    profootballtalk.com Sep 5, 2013
    For much of this offseason, it appeared that Vonta Leach wouldn’t even be on the Ravens this year. But in fact he’s there with his teammates to open the season in Denver, and he just scored the first touchdown of this NFL season. Leach, the veteran full…
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  • Submit your Ravens questions for Mike Preston

    Submit your Ravens questions for Mike Preston

    baltimoresun.com Sep 5, 2013
    Have a Ravens-related topic for Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston? Email your questions to . Your question could appear in a Q&A with Preston next week on baltimoresun.com.
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  • So What Was That Pre-Game Ref Patdown All About?

    So What Was That Pre-Game Ref Patdown All About?

    deadspin.com Sep 5, 2013
    Cameras caught referees checking random Ravens and their uniforms as they left the locker room. For anyone wondering what that was about, it's standard practice by the NFL. Officials check both teams, but the Ravens were the ones who made it on TV.Read …
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  • A lightning storm delays the long-anticipated start of the NFL …

    A lightning storm delays the long-anticipated start of the NFL season in Denver

    yahoo.com Sep 5, 2013
    DENVER – We waited for seven months for the NFL to return ... so what's another hour? The weather in Denver was beautiful all day Thursday. Not a cloud in the sky, with temperatures in the 90s. And then when the Ravens and Broncos got ready to kick off …
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  • Ravens-Broncos kickoff delayed by weather

    Ravens-Broncos kickoff delayed by weather

    The long-anticipated start of the NFL season was delayed by weather.
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  • Extension for Harbaugh is more than reward

    Extension for Harbaugh is more than reward

    DENVER -- The Baltimore Ravens have agreed on a multiyear contract extension with coach John Harbaugh, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported Thursday. This is more than a reward. Even though everyone in the organization knows this is -- and has been -…
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  • Broncos CBs Bailey, Jammer out vs. Ravens

    Broncos CBs Bailey, Jammer out vs. Ravens

    Cornerbacks Champ Bailey and Quentin Jammer are among Denver's inactives for the Broncos' opener against Baltimore on Thursday night.
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  • Watch tonight’s game online

    Watch tonight’s game online

    profootballtalk.com Sep 5, 2013
    It’s not Sunday night, but it is real, live football in prime time, and the NBC Sports Sunday Night Football Extra feature is here. You’ll be able to watch tonight’s Ravens-Broncos game online, just as you’ll be able to watch every NBC Sunday night game…
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  • Jah Reid, Brandon Williams among the Ravens inactives

    Jah Reid, Brandon Williams among the Ravens inactives

    baltimoresun.com Sep 5, 2013
    John Simon also deactivated for RavensThe Ravens didn't have much in the way of surprises Thursday night when they made their scratches for an NFL regular-season kickoff against the Denver Broncos.
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  • Ray Lewis declined invitation to attend tonight’s game

    Ray Lewis declined invitation to attend tonight’s game

    profootballtalk.com Sep 5, 2013
    As the Ravens prepare for their first ever regular-season game without linebacker Ray Lewis on the team, the Ravens weren’t quite ready to proceed without Lewis around. Sal Paolantonio of ESPN reports that the Ravens invited Lewis to attend the game and…
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  • NFL Preview Week: 10 bold predictions for the 2013 season

    NFL Preview Week: 10 bold predictions for the 2013 season

    The NFL officially returns on Thursday, and Shutdown Corner is rolling out the red carpet, previewing what’s to come for the 2013 season. We’ll finish it off by picking our individual awards and the Super Bowl winner on Thursday before the Ravens and Br…
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  • The red zone is currently an unknown for the Ravens

    The red zone is currently an unknown for the Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Sep 5, 2013
    The Ravens wouldn’t be walking into Sports Authority Field at Mile High as the defending Super Bowl champions Thursday night had they not been dominant when it mattered in the most important 20 yards of the field.
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  • Watch Adam Schefter Murder The Ray Lewis Dance

    Watch Adam Schefter Murder The Ray Lewis Dance

    deadspin.com Sep 5, 2013
    ESPN ran a segment this morning mirroring the player intros at a pro-football game. The plan was for Adam Schefter to come out and perform Ray Lewis's weirdo, pre-game shimmy.Read more...
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  • Ryan Clady -- The rock that protects Denver's rock

    Ryan Clady -- The rock that protects Denver's rock

    CNNSI.com Sep 5, 2013
    Keeping Peyton Manning upright vs. the Ravens' pass rush will be tough. Ryan Clady is up to the task.
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  • A 70-degree difference for Ravens, Broncos

    A 70-degree difference for Ravens, Broncos

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    When the Baltimore Ravens begin their title defense on Thursday night, the kickoff temperature will be 83 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. That's a major change from the last time the Ravens were in the Mile High area. Actually, it's a 70-degr…
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  • Ryan Leaf's Jailhouse Confessions, Written By His Cell Mate

    Ryan Leaf's Jailhouse Confessions, Written By His Cell Mate

    deadspin.com Sep 5, 2013
    They called him a better quarterback than Peyton Manning, who kicks off the NFL season tonight against the Super Bowl Champion Ravens. Then they called him the NFL's greatest bust. Now they call him Montana State Prison Inmate No. 3005025. Facing one fi…
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  • PFT Live: Ravens talk with Clifton Brown, Jets talk with Manish…

    PFT Live: Ravens talk with Clifton Brown, Jets talk with Manish Mehta

    profootballtalk.com Sep 5, 2013
    It’s finally gameday and PFT Live is in Denver for all the action between the Ravens and Broncos on Thursday night. To help get everyone ready for the game, Clifton Brown of CSN Baltimore will join Mike Florio to preview the contest from the Ravens’ per…
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  • Previewing the Ravens-Broncos game: Five things to watch tonigh…

    Previewing the Ravens-Broncos game: Five things to watch tonight

    baltimoresun.com Sep 5, 2013
    As the Ravens kick off the NFL regular season tonight against the Denver Broncos in a rematch of last year's AFC divisional-round playoff game, here's Aaron Wilson's checklist of key areas and people to watch.
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  • Joe Flacco's big arm will test Broncos again

    Joe Flacco's big arm will test Broncos again

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    The Denver Broncos are going to have more to worry about than the larger-than-life Joe Flacco banner at their stadium. Their bigger concern in tonight's season opener against the Baltimore Ravens should be Flacco's big arm. It was Flacco's ability to go…
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  • BEHIND ENEMY LINES For opener vs. Ravens, Broncos missing past …

    BEHIND ENEMY LINES For opener vs. Ravens, Broncos missing past defensive stars

    baltimoresun.com Sep 5, 2013
    It can be argued the Broncos' three best defensive players the past two seasons were Von Miller, Champ Bailey and Elvis Dumervil.
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  • Wake-up caw: Life without Lewis, Reed

    Wake-up caw: Life without Lewis, Reed

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    DENVER -- I'll be heading to the Baltimore Ravens' season opener a little later, and the strange part is Ray Lewis and Ed Reed won't be. Life without the two future Hall of Fame players officially begins Thursday night in the season opener against the B…
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  • Broncos stadium really will be shaking for Ravens tonight, prod…

    Broncos stadium really will be shaking for Ravens tonight, producer says

    baltimoresun.com Sep 5, 2013
    If your TV picture looks shaky, don't blame NBC SportsIf your TV picture from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver starts to look shaky tonight, don’t blame your television — or the NBC Sports crew from NBC Sports that's broadcasting the game.
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  • Video - Baltimore Ravens recover Wes Welker's muffed punt 00:39

    Baltimore Ravens recover Wes Welker's muffed punt

    Sep 5
    The Baltimore Ravens recover Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker's muffed punt at the Broncos' 2-yard line.
  • Video - Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice 1-yard touchdown 00:16

    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice 1-yard touchdown

    Sep 5
    Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice runs right and into the end zone for a 1-yard touchdown. The Ravens lead the Denver Broncos 14-7.
  • Video - Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones sprains knee after colliding with teammate 00:30

    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones sprains knee after colliding with teammate

    Sep 5
    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones takes a hard hit from his own teammate after a collision on a punt return Thursday night against the Denver Broncos.
  • Video - Report: Harbaugh Agrees To Extension 01:38

    Report: Harbaugh Agrees To Extension

    Sep 5
    Adam Schefter explains why John Harbaugh and the Ravens agreed to a multiyear contract extension.

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