Scout Premium Content

Ravens Defense Is The Key To Their Success

Baltimore's offense was barely ordinary, but the Ravens' time-tested formula helped them advance to the AFC title game, writes Len Pasquarelli. Can the defense continue their dominating ways in Foxboro?

BALTIMORE -- For the most part, the numbers don't add up.    The upstart Houston Texans, playing in their second postseason contest since entering the league as an expansion franchise in 2002, had more yards than the more battle-tested Baltimore Ravens (315-227), registered more first downs (16-11), more sacks (5-0), got a 132-yard performance from tailback Arian Foster, and generally outplayed... Recommended Stories

Up Next