Raiders vs. Ravens Game Report

S ED REED ties for 2nd in AFC INTs (6) & needs 1 INT to tie former Raven ROD WOODSON (7) for single-season club record. <BR><BR>

CLUBS FACED EACH OTHER at Oakland for 2000 AFC Championship Game (Baltimore, 16-3)……RAVENS: Club aims for 3rd playoff trip in 4 years. Under head coach BRIAN BILLICK, club is 23-5 (.821) when producing 100-yd rusher……In reserve role vs. Oak., QB ANTHONY WRIGHT (w/Dallas, 10/7/01) completed 14 of 22 (63.6 pct.) for 126 yards & 2 TDs. First pass vs. Raiders was 40-yd TD……RB JAMAL LEWIS recorded 1st 3-rush-TD game last week & leads NFL w/1,622 rush yds. Needs to avg. 126.0 rush yds/gm to reach 2,000……WR MARCUS ROBINSON has 6 TDs in past 3 games. Robinson & QB Wright were college teammates (S. Carolina). T JONATHAN OGDEN has started every game he has played (121). Club has scored 119 points in past 3 games (39.7 per game). Team's 126 4th-qtr points are most in NFL. Club has forced 2+ turnovers in 9 games & are 8-1 (.889) in those games……In 37 games when RB Lewis & LB RAY LEWIS play together, team is 25-12 (.676). LB Lewis has INT in 5 of past 7. Rookie LB TERRELL SUGGS (No. 10) recorded 2.0 sacks last week w/ 1 FF & 1 FR. Leads all NFL rookies with 10.0 sacks, 4th in AFC. S ED REED ties for 2nd in AFC INTs (6) & needs 1 INT to tie former Raven ROD WOODSON (7) for single-season club record. Defense has allowed only 2 100-yd rushers…… RAIDERS: Including playoffs, club is 11-5 (.688) at home & 6-3 (.667) after Dec. 1 under head coach BILL CALLAHAN……QB RICK MIRER has posted passer ratings of 90.0+ in 3 of past 5……RB TYRONE WHEATLEY has 5.7-yd/carry avg. in past 4 games on 72 carries & has TD run in 3 of past 4. RB ZACK CROCKETT is 4 of 5 (.800) on 3rd-&-1 rush tries......WR JERRY RICE has catch in NFL-record 269 consecutive games ......WR TIM BROWN needs 1 TD catch to be 4th player in history with 100 TD catches. Rookie TE TEYO JOHNSON (No. 63) has catch in 7 of past 9 games......LB ERIC BARTON grew up in Alexandria, Va. (55 miles SW of Baltimore) & attended Maryland……P SHANE LECHLER has 264 punts in row without allowing PR-TD – longest streak by active punter & leads NFL w/ 47.0 punt avg. K SEBASTIAN JANIKOWSKI has made 19 of 20 FGs (.950 pct.) inside 50 yards.

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