The fourth and final game of the NFL preseason (finally) will serve Ravens fans a baby-sized scoop and preview of the much-anticipated Week 12 matchup in New Orleans.
Here are three things you need to watch for Thursday night, check them off as you watch.
Signs of life from Keith Wenning
Joe Flacco only played one drive vs. the 49ers and one half against the Cowboys and Redskins. You would expect that backup Keith Wenning would have done more than completing just two out of four pass attempts, losing a fumble and kneeling down three times. But he hasn't and this game is the quarterback's possibly-only chance to redeem and persuade the team why he belongs on the depth chart and not the practice squad.
Want more from Kamar Aiken and Jeremy Butler
Kamar Aiken feasted on the 49ers' secondary for four catches and 46 yards in Week 1 of the preseason. Jeremy Butler gleamed with a touchdown reception and showcased his skills as a possession receiver. But both have combined for one reception for 10 yards (Butler) since Aug. 7. We're not sure if head coach John Harbaugh desires six receivers on his team — nonetheless, both of these players must flash before they cash.
Potential Practice Squad Guys
The Ravens likely won't be basing their 53-man roster over this game, but they probably don't mind bolstering their practice squad. Look to see which lineman, running back, defensive back, or linebacker leaves a dent in the front office's decisions.
That's your viewing guide for the 2014 Fry Cook Game. Or you could just watch college football.