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Quick Take: Ravens (12-5) at Titans (13-3)

Last meeting
Joe Flacco and Kerry Collins each threw a pair of interceptions, but Collins' 11-yard touchdown pass to tight end Alge Crumpler gave the Titans a 13-10 Week 5 victory.

Including the playoffs, the Ravens have won six of the last eight matchups and to claim a 9-8 overall series lead. Check out the historical matchup of the last five games.

Last week
The Ravens forced five turnovers in their 27-9 victory over the Dolphins. ... The Titans, the AFC's top seed, earned a bye in the first round of the playoffs.

Keep your eye on ...
Reed's remarkable streak:Ravens safety Ed Reed has been on a tear rarely seen in league history. In his last seven games, he has 10 interceptions, three defensive touchdowns and 12 passes defensed. He had a quiet outing in the Week 5 meeting, but that was before he got rolling.

Fan feedback

   What will be the biggest factor in this game? Will one of these teams represent the AFC in the 
  Super Bowl? 
   **What are your thoughts?**

Flags flying: The Week 5 matchup was stopped 21 times because of penalties, with Tennessee flagged 10 times for 78 yards and Baltimore called for 11 infractions and 91 yards. Both of these defenses like to play aggressively and challenge the limits of excessive contact, so the way this game is officiated could play a role.

Rest vs. rust: The Titans did not play many of their starters in a 23-0 Week 17 loss at Indianapolis and were on a bye this past weekend. The Ravens, meanwhile, needed a Week 17 win over Jacksonville just to get into the playoffs and then were exposed to the pressure of the postseason at Miami. This debate seems to emerge every season with different results and this confrontation could be the litmus test for 2008.

Did you know?
The Ravens are 7-0 this season when scoring a defensive touchdown. ... Baltimore is 6-3 all-time in the playoffs. ... The Titans finished the season 3-3 following a 10-0 start. ... The last time the Titans had home-field advantage was in 2000, when they lost their first playoff game, 24-10, to the eventual Super Bowl champion Ravens.

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