How The Teams Stack Up

Ravens Extra

January 08, 2007

RAVENS ............................................................. COLTS

RECORD, PLAYOFF SEED

13-3, No. 2 ........................................ ......................13-4, NO. 3

RECENT RUN

Won nine of past 10 games ...................... Won three of past four games

OFFENSIVE RANKINGS

17th overall (25th run, 11th pass) .............3rd overall (18th run, 2nd pass

DEFENSIVE RANKINGS

1st overall (2nd run, 6th pass) .................. 21ST OVERALL (32ND RUN, 2ND PASS

RAVENS STRENGTHS

Balanced passing attack: Three receivers with 67 or more catches.

Forcing turnovers on defense: AFC-best 40 take-aways.Pass rush: 60 sacks, second best in NFL.

Nearly automatic kicking game: Matt Stover (below) led the NFL by converting 93.3 percent of his field-goal attempts.

COLTS STRENGTHS

Quarterback Peyton Manning: Led NFL with 101.0 quarterback rating and 31 touchdown passes.

NFL's top receiving combination: Marvin Harrison and Reggie Wayne made the Pro Bowl this season.

Defensive end Dwight Freeney: Despite a subpar season, he's still one of the game's best pass rushers.

Clutch kicking: Adam Vinatieri (below) has delivered some of the most memorable kicks in NFL playoff history.

RAVENS WEAKNESSES

Rushing attack: Averaged 3.4 yards a carry, worst in Ravens history.

Return game: Undrafted rookie Cory Ross has averaged 2.8 yards on punt returns since replacing the injured B.J. Sams.

COLTS WEAKNESSES

Postseason history: Manning is 1-3 in second-round games.

Run defense: Before slowing down the Chiefs' Larry Johnson on Saturday, this unit had allowed a league- worst 173 yards per game.

Coverage teams Ranked near bottom of the NFL in punt and kickoff coverage.

KEY STATISTIC

RAVENS -- .750 NFL-best winning percentage at home by the Ravens since 2000

COLTS -- 4 Consecutive losses on the road by the Colts this season

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