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.
BALTIMORE - SEPTEMBER 13: The Baltimore Ravens are introduced before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at...(Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
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|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-2||4-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||0|
|FG||10:19||Steven Hauschka 44 Yd||0||3|
|TD||02:04||Willis McGahee 3 Yd Pass From Joe Flacco (Steven Hauschka Kick)||0||10|
|TD||09:55||Jon McGraw Recovered Blocked Punt In End Zone (Ryan Succop Kick)||7||10|
|TD||08:52||Dwayne Bowe 2 Yd Pass From Brodie Croyle (Ryan Succop Kick)||14||10|
|TD||03:57||Todd Heap 9 Yd Pass From Joe Flacco (Steven Hauschka Kick)||14||17|
|FG||11:57||Ryan Succop 53 Yd||17||17|
|TD||08:10||Le'Ron McClain 1 Yd Run (Steven Hauschka Kick)||17||24|
|TD||05:21||Sean Ryan 10 Yd Pass From Brodie Croyle (Ryan Succop Kick)||24||24|
|TD||02:06||Mark Clayton 31 Yd Pass From Joe Flacco (Steven Hauschka Kick)||24||31|
|TD||00:31||Willis McGahee 1 Yd Run (Steven Hauschka Kick)||24||38|
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