Detroit Lions at Baltimore Ravens, October 22, 2023
- After playing three straight road games (2-1 record), including an international contest in London last Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens (4-2) return home Sunday to face the Detroit Lions (5-1) for an interconference battle at M&T Bank Stadium (1 p.m. kickoff).
- Under head coach John Harbaugh, the Ravens are 40-22 vs. NFC teams, including a 24-7 mark in Charm City. With QB Lamar Jackson as its starter, Baltimore is 15-1 against the NFC, including a 7-0 mark at home.
- The Ravens lead the all-time series vs. Detroit, 5-1, winning four straight contests, including a 19-17 thriller in 2021, when K Justin Tucker made an NFL-record 66-yard FG as time expired to clinch the victory at Ford Field. Under Coach Harbaugh, Baltimore is 4-0 against the Lions.
- Last Sunday at London's Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Baltimore beat the Tennessee Titans, 24-16, in a matchup that featured 6 Tucker FGs (41, 28, 23, 29, 20 & 36 yards), which tied his single-game franchise record. Jackson was 21-of-30 passing for 223 yards, 1 TD (rookie WR Zay Flowers) and 1 INT, adding a team-best 62 rushing yards. Baltimore's defense was stout, racking up a season-high 6 sacks (including 2 each from OLB Jadeveon Clowney & DT Justin Madubuike) and limiting Tennessee's offense to 233 total yards and 1-of-9 (11.1%) on third down.
- Through six weeks, Baltimore's defense ranks No. 2 in yards allowed per game (260.8) and No. 4 in points permitted per contest (15.2). The Ravens' 6 total TDs allowed stand as the NFL's fewest