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Exactly one year ago, Joe Flacco lost the most frustrating game of his life. He played a spectacular game in this same venue against the same opponent, but a dropped pass and a missed chip-shot field goal sent him and the Ravens packing, leaving them to ponder "what if?" for another year.
Now, it's Joe Flacco's turn to finally beat the Patriots in the postseason and get the Ravens into the Super Bowl.
The Ravens may not be favored to beat the Patriots in Foxborough (who ever is?), but they have a much better chance at winning than most realize.
As I previously mentioned, the Ravens are set up to have another day of good pass protection, which sets up the deep ball that the Ravens are so reliant on. If their defense can continue to play well as their roster gets healthy, all it will take is a few deep shots to Torrey Smith to put the Ravens on top.
If Flacco plays anything like he did last week against the Broncos, the Ravens will be headed for New Orleans.