The Baltimore Ravens look to extend among the very improbable NFL preseason winning streaks in history on Thursday when they visit the Philadelphia Eagles. Can it continue?
Ravens (2-0) at Eagles (1-1)
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. ET
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This author will care less but we understand so Ill be previewing a couple of them at Week 34, you are going to wager on those games. We should observe some spreads this week when coaches will play their starters the most — often the first half and 1 series in the third quarter since Week 3 is generally. But a growing number of coaches are being careful with their starting quarterbacks and not enjoying with them whatsoever.
I really do have a reasonable amount at matchup of curiosity about Thursdays Ravens simply because Baltimore is on a 15-game preseason. Yep, you read that right: 15 games! Thats just not possible. Supposedly its the preseason winning streak in NFL history. I could confirm that, although I read somewhere the Packers won something straight from 1959-63. Not easy to find preseason records.
The calling card Baltimore during this streak has been defense. The Ravens have allowed at least 20 points just once in that span — Week 4 of the year when they beat the visiting Redskins 30-20. In Week 1 the Ravens battered the Jacksonville Jaguars 29-0 and held the Jags to only 112 yards. Last week, Baltimore held the Packers to 226 metres and beat at Green Bay 26-13. It obviously helped that the Jags (Nick Foles) nor Packers (Aaron Rodgers) played with their beginning.
We will just need to see how [Browns surgically repaired foot] reacts and he can go there, Harbaugh said.
Eagles coach Doug Pederson has to play with his starting quarterback Carson Wentz this preseason, as well as now, it is not clear when he will on Thursday. I might lean toward no just because Philly already has seen two copies return to injury in Nate Sudfeld (wrist) and Cody Kessler (concussion). Pederson likely doesnt wish to risk Wentz. It lured Josh McCown from retirement, because the group is really thin in the place. He was defined as an ESPN analyst that this season.
This is McCowns 17th season and the Eagles that his 11th team (initially in the NFC East). McCown is among the seven players in NFL history to attempt a pass to seven teams. Miamis Ryan Fitzpatrick is one of them too. No more QB has thrown away a pass for eight different teams at a regular-season match.
Philly has split its two preseason games and Pederson is 8-6 in these (8-6 ATS too ). We are sticking with the Ravens until Harbaugh loses a dang game. I would shop around to find the Ravens.