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NFL Capsule: Ravens at Chargers

By The Associated Press
    2012-11-21 15:49

BALTIMORE (8-2) At SAN DIEGO (4-6)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Ravens by 2 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Baltimore 4-6; San Diego 5-5

SERIES RECORD - Tied 4-4

AP PRO32 RANKING - Ravens No. 6; Chargers No. 20

LAST MEETING - Chargers beat Ravens 34-14, Dec. 18, 2011

LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Steelers 13-10; Chargers lost to Broncos 30-23

RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (25), PASS (16)

RAVENS DEFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (27), PASS (23)

CHARGERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (22), PASS (17)

CHARGERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (3), PASS (19)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Ravens have won three straight and seven of eight; lead AFC North by two games. ... Game separates Baltimore's two games with Steelers this year. ... Ravens playing on road for fourth time in five games. ... Chargers trail Denver by three games in AFC West, plus Broncos hold tiebreaker by virtue of season sweep, so deficit actually four games. Chargers went into weekend trailing Pittsburgh and Indianapolis by two games in wild card race and Cincinnati by one game. ... Ravens S Ed Reed had one-game suspension for illegal hits overturned on appeal and instead fined $50,000. Decision made by NFL hearing officer Ted Cottrell, who was fired as Chargers defensive coordinator by coach Norv Turner the day after loss to New Orleans in London in 2008. Cottrell a favorite of Chargers GM A.J. Smith, who hired Cottrell as defensive coordinator same day he hired Turner as coach in February 2007. ... Turner 111-118-1 in head coaching stops with Washington, Oakland and San Diego. ... With 80 career touchdown catches, Chargers TE Antonio Gates needs one more to tie Lance Alworth's team record. ... Gates has 623 career catches and needs 40 more to pass Hall of Fame tight end Ozzie Newsome (662) for fourth-most catches by tight end in NFL history. Newsome is Ravens GM. ... In last meeting, Chargers beat Ravens 34-14 on Dec. 18 in San Diego, sacking Joe Flacco five times and intercepting him twice. Ravens clinched playoff berth earlier that day thanks to losses by New York Jets, Oakland and Tennessee. ... Chargers went on to miss playoffs for second straight year. ... Chargers QB Philip Rivers has committed 43 turnovers in last 26 games, including 14 interceptions and four lost fumbles this season. He has 34 interceptions in 922 attempts in his last 26 games. By comparison, Ryan Leaf had 36 interceptions in 655 attempts in 25 career games.

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