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CLEVELAND (0-1) at BALTIMORE (0-1)

1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Ravens by 6 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cleveland 0-1, Baltimore 0-1

SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 21-7

LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Browns 25-15 on Nov. 4, 2012

LAST WEEK - Browns lost to Dolphins 23-10; Ravens lost to Broncos 49-27

AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 31, Ravens No. 15

BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (22T), RUSH (30), PASS (17T)

BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (1), PASS (17)

RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (28), PASS (6)

RAVENS DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (8T), PASS (32)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Ravens have won 10 straight in rivalry of AFC North foes. ... Game marks return to Baltimore of Cleveland LB Paul Kruger, who signed with Browns as free agent during offseason. ... Browns K Billy Cundiff played in 28 games for Ravens from 2009-11. He lost job last summer to Justin Tucker, is known for missed FG in 2011 AFC title game. ... New Browns coach Rob Chudzinski hopes to lead Cleveland to first winning season since 2007 and first playoff berth since 2002. ... Browns rookie LB Barkevious Mingo, No. 6 overall pick, expected to make NFL debut after missing opener with bruised lung from exhibition game last month. ... Cleveland's offense will again be without WR Josh Gordon, serving second game of two-game suspension for violating league's drug policy. ... Browns RB Trent Richardson rushed for 105 yards and caught six passes for 31 in second game between teams last season. ... Cleveland OT Joe Thomas will be making 98th consecutive start since entering league in 2007. ... Browns DE Desmond Bryant had two sacks last week, tying career high. ... After absorbing rout in Denver, Ravens return home, where they're 21-3 in last three seasons. ... Ravens QB Joe Flacco needs 5 yards passing to reach 18,000-yard mark for career. He's 10-0 lifetime against Browns, as is Baltimore coach John Harbaugh. ... Ravens RB Ray Rice is one touchdown short of tying Todd Heap for second in franchise history with 41. Jamal Lewis leads with 47. ... It's first home game for Ravens CB Lardarius Webb since he tore knee ligament last October against Dallas. Webb started in Denver last week. ... Ravens are without WR/KR Jacoby Jones, who injured his knee last week. ... Baltimore second-year kicker Tucker is 32 for 35 on FG tries and perfect on 45 PAT attempts. ... Ravens LB Terrell Suggs has 13 sacks and touchdown in 19 career games against Browns.

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