RECORDS & AWARDS
NFL PREVIEW: DENVER BRONCOS (10-3) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (9-4)
December 12, 2012Richmond High School
BRONCOS: Captured AFC West title for 2nd consecutive season. Have won 8 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL…QB PEYTON MANNING (3,812) needs 188 passing yards to become 1st player in NFL history with 12 4,000-yard seasons. Incl. postseason, Manning is 8-2 vs. Ravens with 19 TDs & 96.3 passer rating. Manning (30) has most TD passes in single season by Broncos QB. Posted 70th career 300-yard passing game of career last week, most in NFL history…RB KNOWSHON MORENO posted season-best 167 scrimmage yards last week. Moreno is averaging 120.3 scrimmage yards/game in past 3 starts…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS is averaging 96 rec. yards per game on road in ’12. WR ERIC DECKER has career-best in receptions (64) & receiving yards (790) in 2012…DE ELVIS DUMERVIL (8) needs 2 sacks to reach 10 for 3rd time in career. LB VON MILLER aims for 7th consecutive game with sack. Miller (16) needs 1.5 sacks to set single-season club record (Dumervil, 17 in ’09)…CB CHAMP BAILEY posted 52nd career INT last week, 2nd-most among active players since ‘99 (ED REED, 61)…RAVENS: Aim for 3rd season in row with 10+ wins…Club is 4-0 all-time at home vs. Den…Ravens have won 15 of past 16 at home…QB JOE FLACCO has 2-0 record vs. Den. Flacco is 32-6 (.842) in home starts, 5th-best record by starting QB since 1970 (min. 20 starts). Flacco (98) needs 2 pass TDs to reach 100 career…RB RAY RICE totaled 133 rush yards with 2 TDs in last game vs. Den. Rice (1,417) needs 83 scrimmage yards to reach 1,500 for 4th consecutive season. Rushed for season-best 121 yards last week…WR TORREY SMITH (93) needs 7 catches to register 100 career. Smith (753) needs 89 receiving yards to surpass rec. yards total (841) as rookie last season. WR ANQUAN BOLDIN (10,072) reached 10,000 career rec. yards last week. Has 3 TD catches in past 2…TE DENNIS PITTA (5) needs 3 TD rec. to set Ravens all-time record among TEs (TODD HEAP, 7 in ’05)…LB PAUL KRUGER has career-high 8 sacks in ’12 & aims for 6th game in row with sack…DE ARTHUR JONES has 4.5 sacks in past 3 games…KR-WR JACOBY JONES has NFL-best 33.2 KR avg. in ’12.