Preview: Baltimore Ravens (8-4) at Cleveland Browns (6-6)

SUNDAY, DEC. 12, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // FIRSTENERGY STADIUM // REFEREE: BRAD ROGERS

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Trent Green, Melanie Collins (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 132 (Bal.), 134 (Cle.) | XM: 385 (Bal.), 230 (Cle.) | SXM App: 802 (Bal.), 807 (Cle.)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Ravens lead all-time series, 34-11
STREAKS: Ravens have won past 4
LAST GAME: 11/28/21: Browns 10 at Ravens 16
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/14/20: Ravens 42, Browns 40

 

BALTIMORE RAVENS  LEADERS  CLEVELAND BROWNS

L 20-19 at Pittsburgh LAST WEEK Bye (Week 12: L 16-10 at Baltimore)
John Harbaugh: 23-4 COACH VS. OPP. Kevin Stefanski: 0-3
23.5/21.7 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 21.2/22.3
387.9 OFFENSE 354.1
Lamar Jackson: 242-378-2,865-16-13-86.8 PASSING Baker Mayfield: 194-312-2,413-11-6-89.8
Lamar Jackson (QB): 131-762-5.8-2 RUSHING Nick Chubb: 150-867-5.8-6
Marquise Brown: 65-825-12.7-6 RECEIVING David Njoku (TE): 27-407-15.1-3
356.7 DEFENSE 315.6
Tyus Bowser: 5.5 SACKS Myles Garrett: 14
Anthony Averett: 2 INTs John Johnson, Denzel Ward: 3
-8 (10/18) TAKE/GIVE +1 (14/13)
Sam Koch: 45.0 (40.6) PUNTING (NET) Jamie Gillan: 43.9 (39.5)
Justin Tucker: 98 (23/23 PAT; 25/27 FG) KICKING Chase McLaughlin: 68 (26/27 PAT; 14/18 FG)

 

RAVENS NOTES

• QB LAMAR JACKSON passed for 253 yards & TD & rushed for 55 yards last week. Aims for his 7th in row vs. division & 3rd in row overall with 50+ rush yards. Rushed for 68 yards in Week 12 meeting. Has 0 INTs & 115+ rating in 3 of his past 4 starts vs. Cle. Leads QBs with 762 rush yards & is 1 of 5 in NFL with 750+ rush yards in each of past 3 seasons.

• RB DEVONTA FREEMAN had season-high 97 scrimmage yards (52 rush, season-high 45 rec.) & rush TD last week. Aims for 6th in row with 50+ scrimmage yards. Aims for 3rd in row on road with rush TD. Rushed for 52 yards in Week 12 meeting.

• WR MARQUISE BROWN aims for his 6th in row with 5+ catches & 3rd in row with 50+ rec. yards. Had 8 catches for 51 yards in Week 12 meeting. Has TD catch in 3 of his past 4 on road vs. division. Is 1 of 2 in AFC (TYREEK HILL) with 6+ rec. TDs in each of past 3 seasons. WR SAMMY WATKINS had 1st rec. TD of season in Week 13. TE MARK ANDREWS aims for his 5th in row with 50+ rec. yards. Has TD catch in 4 of his past 5 vs. Cle. Ranks 2nd among TEs with 64 catches & 811 rec. yards this season & is 1 of 2 TEs (TRAVIS KELCE) with 700+ rec. yards in each of past 3 seasons.

• DT BRANDON WILLIAMS led team with career-high 11 tackles & had TFL last week. Aims for 3rd in row with TFL. DT CALAIS CAMPBELL had 1st full sack of season in Week 13. LB JUSTIN HOUSTON had 1st PD of season last week. Has sack in 3 of his past 4 on road. LB TYUS BOWSER has sack & PD in 2 of past 3.

 

BROWNS NOTES

• QB BAKER MAYFIELD passed for 247 yards & TD in Week 12 meeting. Passed for 343 yards & 2 TDs in last home meeting. Aims for his 5th start in row vs. division with 0 INTs. Needs 87 pass yards to become 1st player in franchise history with 2,500+ pass yards in each of 1st 4 seasons.

• RB NICK CHUBB has 140+ scrimmage yards & TD in 2 of past 3. Had 103 scrimmage yards (82 rush, 21 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in last home meeting. Has 100+ scrimmage yards & rush TD in 3 of his past 4 at home vs. division. Needs 27 scrimmage yards to become 1st player in franchise history with 1,000+ scrimmage yards in each of 1st 4 seasons. RB KAREEM HUNT had 110 scrimmage yards (77 rec., 33 rush) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in last home meeting. Chubb (6) & Hunt (5) only pair of RB teammates each with 5+ rush TDs this season.

• WR JARVIS LANDRY set season highs in catches (6) & rec. yards (111) in Week 12 meeting. Aims for his 10th in row vs. Bal. with 5+ catches & 8th in row with 50+ rec. yards. TE DAVID NJOKU had TD catch in Week 12 meeting. Has rec. TD in 2 of past 3 vs. Bal.

• DE MYLES GARRETT had sack & PD in Week 12 meeting & has sack in 7 of past 8 overall. Aims for 6th in row with TFL. Ranks 2nd in NFL wih career-high 14 sacks & can become 1st player in franchise history with 15 sacks in single season. S RONNIE HARRISON led team with career-high 14 tackles & had 1st INT of season in Week 12 meeting. Has TFL in 2 of past 3. S JOHN JOHNSON had 3rd INT of season in Week 12 meeting.