Ravens-Lions Capsule

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BALTIMORE (7-6) at DETROIT (7-6)

Monday, 8:40 p.m. ET, ESPN

OPENING LINE — Lions by 5½

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Baltimore 6-6-1, Detroit 6-7

SERIES RECORD — Ravens lead 2-1

LAST MEETING — Ravens beat Lions 48-3, Dec. 13, 2009

LAST WEEK — Ravens beat Vikings 29-26; Lions lost to Eagles 34-20

AP PRO32 RANKING — Ravens No. 12 (tie), Lions No. 14





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Ravens set franchise record with 548 yards of offense against Detroit in last matchup four years ago and surpassed mark by 5 yards against St. Louis in 2011. ... Baltimore beat Minnesota last week on Joe Flacco's 9-yard pass to rookie WR Marlon Brown with 4 seconds left, fifth TD in last 2:05 of game with NFL-record six leads changes in fourth quarter. ... Ravens have won season-high three straight, all at home, after losing four of five. ... Ravens have lost three straight on road and five of six this season. ... Baltimore controls final AFC wild-card spot, aiming for sixth straight postseason and seventh in eight years. ... Ravens close regular season home against New England and at Cincinnati. ... WR Torrey Smith is 37 yards receiving from reaching 1,000-yard mark for first time in three-year career. ... LB Terrell Suggs one sack shy of fifth season with at least 10. ... Justin Tucker has made 27 straight field goals, longest active streak in league, since 0 for 2 in Week 2 win against Cleveland. ... WR-KR Jacoby Jones returned kickoff 77 yards for TD against Vikings for fourth score on special teams since 2012. ... Detroit tied with Chicago atop NFC North and owns tiebreaker after beating Bears twice. ... Lions have lost three of four, blowing fourth-quarter leads in each game. .... Detroit's offense has not scored in fourth quarter of last three setbacks. ... Detroit hoping for second playoff berth in three seasons after 11-year drought. ... Lions end regular season home against New York Giants and at Minnesota. ... RB Reggie Bush expects to play after being late scratch last week with pulled right calf. ... Matthew Stafford ranks third in NFL with 3,976 yards passing, but has thrown seven interceptions and lost two fumbles in four games. ... WR Calvin Johnson was held to season-low matching three receptions and had 52 yards receiving in snow-altered game against Eagles. ... KR Jeremy Ross returned kick 98 yards and punt 58 yards for TDs last week, becoming second Lions player and 14th in NFL to score both ways in one game. ... DE Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah leads rookies with seven sacks. ... DeAndre Levy leads NFL with six interceptions, tying Hall of Famer Joe Schmidt for most by Lions LB in one season.


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