Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's game between the Patriots and Ravens:
Baltimore's third straight victory, 31-17 over Denver, led by Ray Rice's 133 rushing yards, has propelled the Ravens to No. 1 in PFW's power rankings.
Ray Rice ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ravens frustrated Denver quarterback Kyle Orton in a 31-17 victory Sunday.
The Ravens' pass defense has been a strength, even with FS Ed Reed sidelined with a hip injury.
Let's run through PFW’s top five in our power rankings and point out each team’s greatest strength right now and also its biggest shortcoming.
The Ravens have signed OL Scott Kooistra, according to National Football Post.
Any problems the Ravens' offense may encounter this season almost certainly won't compare to what Baltimore endured 10 years ago. The Ravens went five games — the entire month of October — without a touchdown. The NFList recounts that remarkable streak.
Although the status of Ravens RB Ray Rice (knee) was iffy early in the week, it looks like the fantasy star will play Sunday at Pittsburgh. Read about that and other important late-week news in the "Fantasy Buzz."
Is the Ravens' run defense a problem? The numbers through three games weren't flattering — 127.7 rushing yards per game allowed, including 173 yards to Cleveland.
Ravens RB Ray Rice told reporters that he will play in Week Four vs. the Steelers despite bruising his knee last week.
Four-time Pro Bowl DL Trevor Pryce reportedly signed with the Jets on Thursday.
Ravens RB Ray Rice missed practice Wednesday with a knee contusion suffered in Baltimore's 24-17 win over Cleveland Sunday, according to multiple reports.
The Ravens released veteran DE Trevor Pryce on Wednesday and re-signed S Ken Hamlin.
After a win in his first start since 2007, Charlie Batch will start at QB again in the Steelers' Week Four game against the Ravens.
Ravens RB Ray Rice has "a significant contusion" on his knee, the team said Monday. His status for Sunday's game against undefeated Pittsburgh will depend on how quickly it heals, according to head coach John Harbaugh.