Despite injuries that have sapped the
Adding to that number this Sunday when the
"When I've watched him on film, I've actually been more surprised at how elusive he is," Ngata said of Eli Manning. "He's been able to run the ball at times. I don't think people really see it. He moves better than people think, but he also gets rid of the ball fast when he knows he's in trouble."
Defensive coordinator Dean Pees agreed with Ngata, saying, “He gets out of the pocket, he scrambles a little bit. I don’t think most people would think of him necessarily as a scrambler per se, like a [
Manning has also benefitted from a generally healthy Giants offensive line. Center
But the line's chemistry might have to change for Sunday's contest. Baas (hip/shoulder) and Snee (hip) did not practice Wednesday or Thursday. Their availability will likely depend on their ability to practice Friday.
The Ravens could also use a boost from Suggs, who has been slowed by a torn right biceps. Suggs rotated in and out of Sunday's 34-17 loss to the Denver Broncos, but Pees said that Suggs is managing as well as one could expect.