Thursday Night Notes – NFL Week Ten

National Football League Playoffs 2012-2013


Cleveland – SPORTS – Week 10 gets underway on Thursday night as the Baltimore Ravens host the Cleveland Browns (NFL Network; 8:25 PM ET) in a clash of AFC North rivals. In Week 2, Baltimore overcame a 20-point first-quarter deficit in a 25-20 victory at Cleveland. Ravens WR MIKE WALLACE caught two touchdowns passes and K JUSTIN TUCKER connected on a pair of fourth-quarter field goals in the victory. Browns rookie WR COREY COLEMAN recorded five catches for 104 yards and two touchdowns in that contest, his first career 100-yard game. This season, Ravens QB JOE FLACCO became the eighth player in NFL history to eclipse 30,000 passing yards in his first nine seasons, while LB C.J. MOSLEY leads all NFL linebackers with three interceptions. Browns rookie QB CODY KESSLER ranks fifth in the league with a 67.5 completion percentage and has posted a 96.1 passer rating in six career starts.


STREAKS   4 of past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Hue Jackson: 0-1 John Harbaugh: 15-2
LAST WEEK L 35-10 vs. Dallas W 21-14 vs. Pittsburgh
LAST GAME 9/18/16: Ravens 25 at Browns 20. Baltimore QB Joe Flacco passes for 302 yards & 2 TDs. Ravens WR Mike Wallace 2 TD catches.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/11/15: Browns 33, Ravens 30 (OT). Cleveland QB Josh McCown passes for 457 yards & has 3 total TDs (2 pass, 1 rush). Browns K Travis Coons converts GW 32-yard FG in OT.
REFEREE Jerome Boger
BROADCAST NFLN (8:25 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Heather Cox (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Cle), 81 (Bal). XM: 226 (Cle), 225 (Bal).


PASSING Cody Kessler (R): 108-160-1150-5-1-96.1 Joe Flacco: 207-338-2078-6-7-76.0
RUSHING Isaiah Crowell: 112-528-4.7-5 Terrance West: 111-445-4.0-3
RECEIVING Terrelle Pryor: 46-579-12.6-4 Dennis Pitta (TE): 40-349-8.7-0
OFFENSE 341.0 325.1
DEFENSE 421.7 298.8
SACKS Emmanuel Ogbah (R): 3 Terrell Suggs: 5
INTs 3 tied: 2 C.J. Mosley: 3
PUNTING Britton Colquitt: 45.8 Sam Koch: 46.9
KICKING Cody Parkey: 44 (11/11 PAT; 11/15 FG) Justin Tucker: 70 (10/10 PAT; 20/20 FG)


BROWNS: Rookie QB CODY KESSLER has 4 pass TDs vs. 0 INTs for 106.6 rating in past 4. Leads rookies & ranks 5th in NFL with 67.5 comp. pct. Has 100+ rating in 3 of past 4…RB ISAIAH CROWELL rushed for 133 yards, incl. 85-yard TD in last meeting. Had career-high 63 rec. yards last week. RB DUKE JOHNSON has 36 catches, tied for most among NFL RBs…Since 2015, TE GARY BARNIDGE ranks 4th among NFL TEs with 1,469 rec. yards & tied for 4th with 115 catches. WR TERRELLE PRYOR had rec. TD last week. Ties for 4th in AFC with 4 rec. TD. Is only player in NFL with rush TD, rec. TD & 5+ pass att. in 2016. Rookie WR COREY COLEMAN had 104 rec. yards & 2 TDs in last meeting…T JOE THOMAS is only OL in NFL history to be selected to Pro Bowl in each of 1st 9 seasons…CB JOE HADEN had 2 INTs & 4 PD in last meeting. Since 2010, leads NFL with 97 PD. LB CHRISTIAN KIRKSEY leads team & is 4th in NFL with 79 tackles. LB DEMARIO DAVIS had 10 tackles & FF last week…RAVENS: QB JOE FLACCO is 14-2 in career as starter vs. Cle. Threw for 302 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. Is 1 of 8 QBs in NFL history to pass for 30,000+ yards (30,400) in 1st 9 seasons…RB TERRANCE WEST has 95+ rush yards in 2 of past 3 at home. RB JAVORIUS ALLEN has 142 scrimmage yards (113 rush, 29 rec.) & rec. TD in past 2 vs. Cle…WR MIKE WALLACE had 124 rec. yards, incl. 95-yard TD catch last week. Is 1 of 3 in NFL history with 2 career 95+ yard rec. TDs. Had 2 rec. TDs in last meeting. Has 18 catches for 341 yards (113.7 per game) & TD in past 3. WR STEVE SMITH, SR. ranks 9th in NFL history with 14,289 rec. yards. Needs 8 catches to reach 1,000 in career. Rookie WR CHRIS MOORE returned blocked punt for TD last week. TE DENNIS PITTA had 9 catches for 102 yards in last meeting. Has 40 catches, tied for 3rd among NFL TEs…LB ZACHARY ORR leads team with 71 tackles. Has 34 tackles in past 3. LB TERRELL SUGGS has most career sacks (16) by any player vs. Cle. Is franchise leader with 111.5 sacks. DT TIMMY JERNIGAN had 1st career INT last week.

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