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Week 1 Primer: Ravens @ Dolphins

NFL: Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

GAME: Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins

Date/Time: Sept. 8, 2019 at 1 p.m. EST

Location: Hard Rock Stadium

Series Leader: Ravens, 7-9

Streak: Ravens have won past 2

Coaches vs. Opponent: John Harbaugh: 6-1. Brian Flores 0-0.

TV Broadcast: CBS: Andrew Catalon, James Lofton, Jay Feely (field reporter).

Weather: 90 degrees, partly cloudy with a chance of rain

Odds: Ravens minus-7. Point total of 38.

Referee: Jerome Boger

Ravens Notes:

QB Lamar Jackson went 6-1 as starter in 2018, tied for second most wins by rookie quarterback since 1970.

RB Mark Ingram will make his Baltimore debut. Has 39 rushing touchdowns since 2014, second most in NFL.

S Earl Thomas will makes his Baltimore debut. Since entering the NFL in 2010, he ranks third with 28 interceptions.

CB Jimmy Smith returned an interception 50-yards for a touchdown in last meeting.

Dolphins Notes:

QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will make his Miami debut. He had 382 pass yards and four touchdowns in his last start against Baltimore (10/24/10 with Buffalo).

• WR DeVante Parker aims for his third game in a row with a touchdown catch against Baltimore.

• S Minkah Fitzpatrick was one of four rookies in 2018 with 75+ tackles (79) and 9+ passes defended (9).


• Ravens are 5-2 in September since 2016.

• Dolphins have won five of their past six season-opening games.

• Ravens are 8-3 as a road favorite since 2016.

• Dolphins are 8-17 as an underdog since 2016.

• Ravens are 10-4 against the spread in road games since 2016.

• Dolphins are 10-5 at home since 2016.

• Ravens won the two previous meetings by a combined score of 78-6.