The two defenders sit by each other in the locker room and have grown to be close friends. That's helped them lead this team as well, writes the Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec.
John Harbaugh wants to put last season's title where it belongs — in the past, writes the Baltimore Sun's Mike Preston.
The Baltimore Sun's Zrebiec breaks down both teams heading into Thursday night's game.
Brandon Stokley and Dallas Clark, who both used to play with Manning, understand the importance of putting points on the board against a quarterback like Denver's No. 18, writes BaltimoreRavens.com's Ryan Mink.
Thursday night's game will be the first time the Ravens get to put their new look defense to use, writes the Carroll County Times' Matt Zenitz.
CSNBaltimore.com's Clifton Brown writes that both quarterbacks appear poised to take their team on a deep playoff run.