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Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Houston Texans

Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Houston Texans

Ravens 30, Texans 9

Strategy: Jim Caldwell tried establishing the Ravens' ground game without much success, attempting 31 carries for 75 yards and one touchdown with Ray Rice sidelined with a hip injury. They were picky about passes, opting mostly for high-percentage throws with few deep shots. Torrey Smith and Dallas Clark were targeted on 16 of 24 passes. There were 35 no-huddle plays, and the shotgun was used 22 times. A relatively conservative offensive game plan complemented an opportunistic defense and special teams. Dean Pees largely relied on a disruptive front seven to contain the Texans' patented zone-stretch running tandem of...

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