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Ravens Nest: Khalil Mack is a one-man wrecking crew

Pregame Ravens/Raiders news for 10-8-17

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Khalil Mack could destroy the Ravens offense by himself — Baltimore Beatdown

"While he is not an inside pass rusher by trade, like Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt - whom both had their fair share of plays in last week's game, with the former earning the AFC's defenisve player of the week - the Raiders would only be wise to use Mack inside on clear pass rushing downs. This would allow him to avoid chips, and if he is employed on stunts, this would put stress on an inexperienced offensive line to comunicate and pick him up."

Ravens' Alex Collins gives inspirational message to 12-year-old being bullied — ESPN.com

On Friday, someone asked Collins on Twitter for any advice he would give to a 12-year-old being bullied for taking dance lessons. Collins provided this inspirational response:

Questions about Flacco mounting as Ravens hope to stop slide Sunday against Raiders — The Baltimore Sun

Flacco will take the field Sunday afternoon at Oakland Coliseum for the Ravens’ matchup with the Raiders in the middle of one of the worst stretches of his 10-year career. The 32-year-old’s penchant for poor throws and perplexing decisions has longtime Flacco supporters wondering whether his days as a franchise quarterback are numbered.

Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens game at a glance — The Sacramento Bee

The Ravens allowed Le’Veon Bell 144 rushing yards last week, and now they face Marshawn Lynch. Lynch was held to 12 yards on nine carries by the Broncos and is 33rd in the league with 151 rushing yards, but the Ravens know he’s better than that.

Pick Six: Will David Amerson Return To Action Against The Baltimore Ravens? — Raiders.com

You have to give credit where credit is due; without the services of David Amerson and Gareon Conley last weekend in Denver, the Silver and Black’s secondary actually put together a pretty decent day at the office, limiting Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian to just 179 passing yards.

Both Amerson and Conley practiced this week, but as of now, their game statuses for the Raiders Week 6 tilt against the Ravens remains in question.You have to give credit where credit is due; without the services of David Amerson and Gareon Conley last weekend in Denver, the Silver and Black’s secondary actually put together a pretty decent day at the office, limiting Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian to just 179 passing yards.