For the third time in franchise history, the Baltimore Ravens stand at the doorstep of the Super Bowl. Can the Ravens get past New England in the hostile atmosphere of Gillette Stadium? The Ravens have only defeated QB Tom Brady's Patriots once in team history-- but that one win was a playoff game in Foxborough.
There was a lot of talk this week about whether Baltimore QB Joe Flacco was rattled by the defense of the Houston Texans in last week's divisional playoff win. The Ravens will need a strong performance on both sides of the ball to advance to Super Bowl XVI against the Giants or 49ers.