Baltimore Ravens visit Sports Authority Field at Mile High to take on Peyton ManningPeyton Manning and the red hot Denver Broncos in an AFC Divisional Round playoff game Saturday 4:30 pm ET on CBS. Check this page below for Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos live score updates.
Baltimore takes on Denver Saturday afternoon after easily dispatching Indianapolis Colts in 24-9 victory on playoff opening round Sunday.
Although middle linebacker Ray LewisRay Lewis came back to lead an inspired Ravens defensive effort, but this could be his last game if they lose in Denver since hinting retirement after this season. Their defense didn't break, and Joe FlaccoJoe Flacco went back to their ground-n-pound running attack to get past the Colts and punch their ticket to the second round.
The Ravens did give up eyebrow raising 419 yards to the Colts last week, but they did hold the Colts to just three field goals. Baltimore's Ray RiceRay Rice lost two fumbles last week but backup Bernard Pierce bailed out Rice with a 43-yard burst and ran for 103 yards. Rice was held to 38 yards on 12 carries against the Broncos in Week 15 although he averaged 58.8 yards rushing TD in his last six postseason games.
Peyton Manning and the Broncos are riding an 11-game win streak that propelled them to the AFC West title and top seed to get the homefield throughout the AFC playoffs.
Today's AFC Divisional playoff game will also be the Ravens vs Broncos rematch of week 15 action that ended the Broncos 34-17 rout victory at Ravens' M&T Bank Stadium. Don't be fooled, the Ravens lineup today has undergone a huge upgrade with Lewis on the field.
From a needed playoff bye week, the Broncos are well rested coming into this game in front of Mile High crowd. The Broncos are healthy with just return man Trindon Holliday (ankle - questionable) and extra defensive back Tracy PorterTracy Porter (concussions - out) on the injury list. Check this page later for Baltimore Ravens vs. Denver Broncos live score updates below. Game time weather is at 46° with broken clouds.