1:00 PM ET, September 13, 2009
M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, MD
Ravens' offense amasses franchise-record 501 yards to get past Chiefs
BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Ravens found a different way to win, and did so in record-setting fashion.Long known for their punishing defense and relentless ground game, the Ravens went airborne to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 38-24 on Sunday.
• The Ravens set a franchise record with 501 total yards (303 passing, 198 rushing).
• Joe Flacco threw for career highs in yards (307) and touchdown passes (3) as the Ravens opened with a win for the second straight year.
• Five different Ravens scored a touchdown.
• Ray Rice recorded his second career 100-yard rush game.
• The Chiefs have lost four straight season openers.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
A moment of silence was held for former Ravens quarterback Steve McNair before the national anthem. ... Croyle is 0-9 as a starter, but his two passing TDs matched his career high. ... Baltimore's Jarret Johnson had a career-high two sacks.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.3||5.9|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-2||4-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||0|
|FG||10:23||Steven Hauschka 44 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 54 yds, 3:16
|TD||2:16||Willis Mcgahee 3 Yard Pass From Joe Flacco (Steven Hauschka Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 70 yds, 6:44
|TD||10:09||Jon Mcgraw Recovery of Blocked Punt (Ryan Succop Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 7 yds, 1:34
|TD||9:03||Dwayne Bowe 2 Yard Pass From Brodie Croyle (Ryan Succop Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 2 plays, 6 yds, 0:50
|TD||4:02||Todd Heap 9 Yard Pass From Joe Flacco (Steven Hauschka Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 11 plays, 64 yds, 4:55
|FG||12:02||Ryan Succop 53 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 7 plays, 55 yds, 2:51
|TD||8:14||Le'Ron Mcclain 1 Yard Run (Steven Hauschka Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 76 yds, 3:47
|TD||5:28||Sean Ryan 10 Yard Pass From Brodie Croyle (Ryan Succop Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 80 yds, 2:49
|TD||2:14||Mark Clayton 31 Yard Pass From Joe Flacco (Steven Hauschka Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 74 yds, 3:15
|TD||0:36||Willis Mcgahee 1 Yard Run (Steven Hauschka Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 9 yds, 1:03