Baltimore Ravens (2-1) at Denver Broncos (3-0)

SUNDAY, OCT. 3, 2021 // 4:25 PM ET // EMPOWER FIELD AT MILE HIGH // REFEREE: CRAIG WROLSTAD

 

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: CBS (4:25 PM ET): Andrew Catalon, James Lofton, Amanda Balionis (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 113 (Bal.), 81 (Den.) | XM: 384 (Bal.), 226 (Den.) | SXM App: 802 (Bal.), 809 (Den.)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY 

LEADER: Series tied, 6-6
STREAKS: Broncos have won 3 of past 4
LAST GAME: 9/23/18: Broncos 14 at Ravens 27
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/13/15: Broncos 19, Ravens 13

 

BALTIMORE RAVENS LEADERS DENVER BRONCOS

W 19-17 at Detroit LAST WEEK W 26-0 vs. N.Y. Jets
John Harbaugh: 4-3 COACH VS. OPP. Vic Fangio: 0-0
27.3/28.3 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 25.3/8.7 (1L)
424.7 OFFENSE 387.3
Lamar Jackson: 53-87-761-3-3-86.4 PASSING Teddy Bridgewater: 73-95-827-4-0-116.4
Lamar Jackson (QB): 35-251-7.2-2 RUSHING Melvin Gordon: 42-193-4.6-2
Marquise Brown: 15-235-15.7-2 RECEIVING Courtland Sutton: 15-210-14.0-0
393.7 DEFENSE 221.7
Five tied: 1 SACKS Von Miller: 4
Anthony Averett, Tavon Young: 1 INTs Four tied: 1
-2 (3/5) TAKE/GIVE +3 (5/2)
Sam Koch: 45.7 (41.9) PUNTING (NET) Sam Martin: 42.2 (41.8)
Justin Tucker: 28 (7/7 PAT; 7/8 FG) KICKING Brandon McManus: 34 (T1L) (7/7 PAT; 9/9 FG)

 

RAVENS NOTES

• QB LAMAR JACKSON passed for season-high 287 yards & TD vs. INT & rushed for 58 yards last week. Aims for his 6th in row with 50+ rush yards. Aims for his 4th in row vs. AFC West with 80+ rush yards. Leads QBs with 251 rush yards this season.

• RB LATAVIUS MURRAY has rush TD in 2 of 3 games in 2021. Rushed for 124 yards & 2 TDs in his last game vs. Den. (11/29/20 w/ NO). Has 125+ scrimmage yards & 2+ rush TDs in 2 of his past 3 vs. Den. Aims for his 5th in row vs. AFC West with TD. RB TY’SON WILLIAMS has 90+ scrimmage yards in 2 of 3 games this season. RB DEVONTA FREEMAN had 123 scrimmage yards (88 rush, 35 rec.) in only career game vs. Den. (10/9/16 w/ Atl.).

• TE MARK ANDREWS led team with 5 catches for 109 yards last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 5+ catches & 50+ rec. yards. Had 59 rec. yards in last meeting. WR MARQUISE BROWN aims for 4th in row with 50+ rec. yards. Has rec. TD in 4 of his past 5. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC West with TD catch. WR DEVIN DUVERNAY had 1st-career TD catch in Week 3.

• S CHUCK CLARK led team with season-high 12 tackles & had 1st sack of season last week. CB TAVON YOUNG had 1st sack of season in Week 3. DE CALAIS CAMPBELL had season-high 2 TFL last week. Has TFL in 2 of 3 career games vs. Den. LB PATRICK QUEEN aims for his 4th in row with 6+ tackles. Has TFL in 2 of past 3 on road.

• K JUSTIN TUCKER converted game-winning 66-yard FG as time expired last week, longest FG in NFL history

 

BRONCOS NOTES

• QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER completed 19 of 25 passes (76 pct.) for 235 yards with 0 INTs for 104.6 rating last week. Is only QB in NFL with 75+ comp. pct. in each of 1st 3 weeks of the season & can become 2nd QB ever (TOM BRADY in 2007) with 75+ comp.
pct. in each of team’s 1st 4 games. Aims for 4th in row with 100+ rating & 0 INTs. Leads qualified passers with 76.8 comp. pct.

• RB MELVIN GORDON had 82 scrimmage yards (61 rush, 21 rec.) & rush TD last week. Aims for 4th in row at home with 80+ scrimmage yards & rush TD. Had rush TD in only career game vs. Bal. (12/22/18 w/ LAC). Has TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. AFC West. Rookie RB JAVONTE WILLIAMS had 62 scrimmage yards (33 rec., 29 rush) & 1st-career rush TD in Week 3. Ranks 2nd among rookie RBs with 177 scrimmage yards & 138 rush yards.

• WR COURTLAND SUTTON aims for 3rd in row with 5+ catches. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC North with 50+ rec. yards. WR TIM PATRICK had 5 catches for team-high 98 yards last week. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with rec. TD. TE NOAH FANT has 6 catches in 2 of his past 3 on road.

• LB VON MILLER is only player in AFC with sack in each of 1st 3 weeks of season. Has TFL in 2 of 3 career games vs. Bal. Aims for his 4th in row on road with sack. LB A.J. JOHNSON led team with career-high 2 sacks & had PD last week. S JUSTIN SIMMONS had 1st INT of 2021 in Week 3. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with INT. Rookie S CADEN STERNS had 1st-career INT last week. Rookie CB PAT SURTAIN II aims for 3rd in row with PD.