By Jeff Zrebiec
The Baltimore Sun
3:29 PM PST, December 1, 2012
The Ravens have won an NFL-best 16 consecutive games at M&T Bank Stadium, including the playoff victory last January. Here is how they've gotten to this point.
Dec. 9, 2010: Ravens 30, Saints 24: Ray Rice gained a career-high 233 total yards and scored twice, and the defense contained Drew Brees' high-powered offense to beat the reigning Super Bowl champs.
Jan. 2, 2011: Ravens 13, Bengals 7: Having already clinched a wild-card berth and the No.5 seed, the Ravens put forth a less than inspiring performance which was highlighted by two Ed Reed interceptions.
Sept. 11, 2011: Ravens 35, Steelers 7: Setting a team record with seven forced turnovers, the Ravens beat up Ben Roethlisberger and dealt their biggest rival their most lopsided defeat in the series.
Oct. 2, 2011: Ravens 34, Jets 17: Facing former defensive coordinator Rex Ryan, the Ravens set a team-mark with three defensive touchdowns as Jameel McClain, Jarret Johnson and Lardarius Webb all scored.
Oct. 16, 2011: Ravens 29, Texans 14: In an eventual playoff preview, the Ravens scored the game's final 16 points with Ricky Williams providing the exclamation point with a 4-yard touchdown run.
Oct. 30, 2011: Ravens 30, Cardinals 27: Getting three Ray Rice second-half touchdown runs and a Billy Cundiff field goal as time expired, the Ravens came back from 24-3 down, the biggest rally in team history.
Nov. 20, 2011: Ravens 31, Bengals 24: Second-half interceptions from Jimmy Smith and Lardarius Webb set up touchdowns that gave the Ravens the advantage against the Bengals.
Nov. 24, 2011: Ravens 16, 49ers 6: The first matchup between head coaching brothers was won by John Harbaugh's Ravens, thanks to a suffocating defense that tied a team record with nine sacks.
Dec. 11, 2011: Ravens 24, Colts 10: Rice, Torrey Smith and Dennis Pitta found the end zone in a stress-free victory over the Peyton Manning-less Colts who fell to 0-13 with the loss.
Dec. 24, 2011: Ravens 20, Browns 14: A 20-point lead was cut to six early in the fourth quarter but the Ravens held on to secure their first ever undefeated home regular season.
*Jan. 15, 2012: Ravens 20, Texans 13: Baltimore advanced to the AFC championship, benefiting from four Houston turnovers, including a fumble by punt returner Jacoby Jones, now a Raven.
Sept. 10, 2012: Ravens 44, Bengals 13: The Ravens unveiled their new-look, no-huddle offense on 'Monday Night Football' with Joe Flacco throwing for 299 yards and two touchdowns in the season-opening win.
Sept 23, 2012: Ravens 31, Patriots 30: Playing a day after learning his younger brother had died in a motorcycle accident, Torrey Smith caught two touchdowns to fuel a late comeback win..
Sept. 27, 2012: Ravens 23, Browns 16: Cornerback Cary Williams stepped in front of a Brandon Weeden pass and returned it in 63 yards for a touchdown on the game's decisive play.
Oct. 14, 2012: Ravens 31, Cowboys 29: The Ravens lost Ray Lewis and Lardarius Webb to significant injuries but held on to beat the Cowboys when kicker, Dan Bailey, missed from 51 yards to end it.
Nov. 11, 2012: Ravens 55, Raiders 20: Getting three touchdown passes from Flacco and two from their special teams, the Ravens trounced the hapless Raiders, scoring the most points in franchise history.
*Divisional playoff game
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