Falcons-Ravens Capsule

ATLANTA (2-4) at BALTIMORE (4-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX

OPENING LINE – Ravens by 7

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Atlanta 2-4, Baltimore 4-2

SERIES RECORD – Series tied 2-2

LAST MEETING – Falcons beat Ravens 26-21, Nov. 11, 2010

LAST WEEK – Falcons lost to Bears 27-13; Ravens beat Buccaneers 48-17

AP PRO32 RANKING – Falcons No. 24, Ravens No. 12

FALCONS OFFENSE – OVERALL (3), RUSH (21), PASS (3).

FALCONS DEFENSE – OVERALL (31), RUSH (28), PASS (29).

RAVENS OFFENSE – OVERALL (8), RUSH (9), PASS (12T).

RAVENS DEFENSE – OVERALL (17), RUSH (7), PASS (27).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Three of previous four games between teams were held in Atlanta. Only meeting in Baltimore was in 2006. … In previous game against Baltimore, Falcons WR Roddy White had 12 catches for 138 yards and 2 TDs. This year, he has 16 catches and 2 TDs in six games. … Falcons coach Mike Smith launched coaching career as Ravens defensive line coach in 1999. … Ravens special team coordinator Jerry Rosburg held same job with Atlanta in 2007. … Ravens WR Steve Smith has 91 catches for 1,279 yards against Falcons, third-most against any team. … Falcons have lost three straight. … Atlanta QB Matt Ryan has TD throws in 11 straight games. … Falcons RB Steven Jackson has three rushing TDs in past three games against AFC foes. … Atlanta’s Jonathan Massaquoi leads team with 2 sacks. Falcons have only 7 overall. … Falcons lead NFL in red zone offense, converting 9 of 12 visits into TDs (75 percent). … Atlanta’s 20 TDs rank third in league. … Ravens QB Joe Flacco threw career-high 5 TDs last week, all in first half. … Baltimore has allowed only 9 TDs, tied with Kansas City for second-fewest in NFL behind Detroit (8). … Baltimore 12-1 at home against NFC under John Harbaugh. … This is Ravens’ lone home game between Sept. 29 and Nov. 8. … Ravens RB Justin Forsett has NFL-best 6.4 yards per carry average. … Baltimore WR Torrey Smith has 3 TDs in past 3 games after being blanked in first 3 games. … Ravens LB C.J. Mosley leads team with 55 tackles, most among NFL rookies. … Steve Smith needs one more 100-yard game to set Ravens’ single-season record of five.

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