For the Ravens, Sunday's 30-9 victory over the Houston Texans looked a whole lot like the old days. Great defense setting the tone for just enough offense plus a lot of help from special teams.
EARLY BIRD: Waking up with the Ravens, as rookie safety Matt Elam celebrates his 22nd birthday today.
The Ravens' shakeup in the secondary for the Cleveland game led to something the Ravens have been hoping for, but not seeing much of, for the past three years: Jimmy Smith in the starting lineup.
DENVER - The Ravens expect dealing with Peyton Manning to be harder than dealing with Denver’s mile-high altitude.