Key points covering the whole nine yards of Sunday's Cleveland at Baltimore game, in capsule form.
BROWNS AT RAVENS
KICKOFF: 4:25 p.m.
TV: CBS, Cleveland-Channel 19, Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson
LINE: Ravens by 5 1/2
WEATHER: High of 44, chance of rain, moderate wind
SCOREBOARD: Baltimore (9-6) is outscoring its foes, on average, 24.2-17.5. Cleveland (7-7-1) is being outscored 24.4-22.3.
RAVENS AT HOME: Beat Bucs 20-12 Dec. 16, beat Raiders 34-17 Nov. 25, beat Bengals 24-21 Nov. 18, lost 23-16 to Steelers Nov. 4, lost 24-23 to Saints Oct. 21, beat Broncos 27-14 Sept. 23, beat Bills 47-3 Sept. 9.
BROWNS ON ROAD: Won 17-16 at Denver Dec. 15, lost 29-13 at Houston Dec. 2, won 35-20 at Cincinnati Nov. 25, lost 33-18 at Pittsburgh Oct. 28, lost 26-23 (OT) at Tampa Bay Oct. 21, lost 45-42 (OT) at Oakland Sept. 30, lost 21-18 at New Orleans Sept. 16.
HEAD SET: Ravens head coach John Harbaugh fell to 18-3 against the Browns with a 12-9 loss at Cleveland Oct. 7. Defensive coordinator Don Martindale's unit is ranked No. 1 in yards allowed and points allowed. The Dayton native was Josh McDaniels' linebackers coach in Denver in 2009. He became linebackers coach in Baltimore in 2012 and was promoted to coordinator this past January. Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg's unit ranks No. 2 with 143.0 rushing yards a game and No. 12 with 226.1 passing yards a game. ... Gregg Williams is 5-2 as interim head coach of the Browns. The Browns have ascended to No. 14 in yards per game (364.9) with Freddie Kitchens calling plays. Last year's Browns averaged 308.9 yards a game.
QB vs. QB: The No. 1 overall pick of the 2018 draft (Baker Mayfield) will oppose the No. 32 overall pick (Lamar Jackson). Both have started throughout their teams' current 5-1 hot streaks. Jackson is one of six QBs since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger to win at least five of his first six starts (joining Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Kruczek, Dak Prescott, Trent Edwards and Phil Simms). Jackson played five snaps in the game at Cleveland, running on three of them for 10 total yards.
RUNNING MEN: Across the last six games, Baltimore rookie Gus Edwards ranks fourth in the NFL with 578 rushing yards, trailing only Saquon Barkey (612), Derrick Henry (608) and Ezekiel Elliott (603). Jackson has 466 rushing yards in that span. Edwards (6-1, 240) was undrafted out of Rutgers. Alex Collins, on injured reserve, had started at running back for 10 games. ... Browns rookie Nick Chubb can become the first Brown since Peyton Hillis in 2010 to rush for at least 100 yards five times in a season. He seeks his third straight 100-yard game.
HANDS TEAM: (Ravens) John Brown, who spent four years as a Bruce Arians favorite in Arizona, has 41 catches for 708 yards (17.3 average) as a first-year Raven. Willie Snead, who was an undrafted rookie in Cleveland in 2014, has 61 catches for 626 yards. Tenth-year pro Michael Crabtree has 52 catches for 587 yards. (Browns) Jarvis Landry made 112 catches for 987 yards last year with the Dolphins and has 76 catches for 874 yards this year for the Browns. Rookie Antonio Callaway has just six catches (35 yards) across his last three games. In 11 games before that, he had 33 catches for 472 yards. Rashard Higgins has been a regular Mayfield target lately, with 14 catches for 171 yards across his last four games. Ex-Raven Breshad Perriman has caught five passes for 188 yards across the last three games.
SACK TIME: Terrell Suggs, in his 16th season, has seven of Baltimore's 43 sacks. Fourth-year Raven Za'Darius Smith leads the team with 8.5. Jackson has been sacked 14 times. ... Myles Garrett has 12.5 of the Browns' 35 sacks. Mayfield has been sacked 25 times (but just three across the last six games).
AFC NORTH WATCH: Steelers (8-6-1) are a 14 1/2-point home favorite vs. Bengals (6-9). Baltimore clinches the division with a win but likely can't make the playoffs as a wild card. Pittsburgh wins the division with a win over Cincinnati coupled with a Browns win, but also is unlikely to make it as a wild card. The Colts-Titans game ending in a tie is the only scenario that opens up a wild-card path for Baltimore or Pittsburgh.
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