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Ravens vs. Titans: Date, time, TV channel, live stream, how to watch


Ravens vs. Titans: Date, time, TV channel, live stream, how to watch

Less than a week after Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco took a vicious hit from Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso that knocked him out of the game with a concussion, the team announced he is no longer showing concussion symptoms and will play Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

The Ravens are coming off a 40-0 win and are headed to 'music city' to take on the 4-3 Titans who are currently ranked first in the AFC South.


Ravens running back Danny Woodhead, who has been out with a hamstring injury since Week 1, returned to practice this week but will not be eligible to play until Week 11. 

Wide receiver Mike Wallace, who missed their Thursday night game with a concussion, was a full participant at practice this week as well as Jeremy Maclin.

Having these two back will help their lacking receiving game. 

The Ravens listed 15 players on their initial injury report, one of them being Flacco. Click here to see the full list.

The Titans barely defeated the Browns in Week 8 with a 12-9 win. They currently have a two-game winning streak going and are looking to continue that this weekend at home. 


Wide receiver Corey Davis is slated to play Sunday. He's missed the last five games with a hamstring injury.

Quarterback Marcus Mariota threw for 203 yards against the Brown with a 61.8 percent completion rate. He's been dealing with a hamstring injury that he suffered Week 4 against the Houston Texans and is said to be back to full health. 

To see their full list of injuries, click here.

This will be the Ravens' 22nd meeting with the Titans. The Ravens lead the series 11-10, however the Titans have won the last two out of three meetings.

Ahead of Sunday's game, here's everything you need to know to watch.

Week 9 Ravens vs. Titans Game Info:

Who: Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans

What: Week 9 NFL regular season 

When: 1:00 p.m.. ET, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017

Where: Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN

TV Channel: CBS

Live Stream: NFL Game PassCBS All Access

Radio: WBAL New Radio 1090 

Point Spread: Tennessee, -4

Over/Under: 43

Weather: 78 degrees, mostly cloudy


Week 1 (Sun, Sept. 10): 20-0  at Cincinnati Bengals (W)

Week 2 (Sun, Sept. 17): 24-10 vs. Cleveland Browns (W)

Week 3 (Sun, Sept. 24): 44-7 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (in London) (L)

Week 4 (Sun, Oct. 1): vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 1:00 p.m. (L)

Week 5 (Sun, Oct. 8): at Oakland Raiders, 4:05 p.m. (W)

Week 6 (Sun, Oct. 15): vs Chicago Bears, 1:00 p.m. (L)

Week 7 (Sun, Oct. 22): at Minnesota Vikings, 1:00 p.m. (L)

Week 8 (Thur, Oct. 26): vs. Miami Dolphins, 8:25 p.m. (W)

Week 9 (Sun, Nov. 5): at Tennessee Titans, 1:00 p.m.

Week 10 (Sun, Nov. 12): BYE week

Week 11 (Sun, Nov. 19): at Green Bay Packers, 1:00 p.m.

Week 12 (Mon, Nov. 27): vs. Houston Texans, 8:30 p.m.

Week 13 (Sun, Dec. 3): vs. Detroit Lions, 1:00 p.m.

Week 14: (Sun, Dec. 10): at Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:30 p.m.

Week 15: (Sun, Dec. 17): at Cleveland Browns, 1:00 p.m.

Week 16: (Sat, Dec. 23): vs Indianapolis Colts, 4:30 p.m.

Week 17: (Sun, Dec. 31): vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1:00 p.m.

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Dolphins' Kiko Alonso somehow avoids suspension for vicious hit on Ravens' Joe Flacco


Dolphins' Kiko Alonso somehow avoids suspension for vicious hit on Ravens' Joe Flacco

NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart announced Tuesday that Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso would not be suspended for the hit he made on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco during Baltimore's 40-0 win on Thursday night.

The hit that many described as "dirty" knocked Flacco out of the game with a concussion and a lacerated ear.

Flacco was running for a first down and slid near the marker when his head met Alonso's shoulder.

Flacco was visibly dazed and confused and immediately headed for the locker room.

Many felt Alonso should have been ejected right away for the hit, but he was allowed to stay in the game.


Former Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta told WBAL Radio that Alonso texted Flacco Friday to apologize for the hit.

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said that Flacco is experiencing zero concussion symptoms and that there is a "good chance" he'll play Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

Alonso could still be facing a fine.


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A dirty hit or an error by Flacco? Thursday Night Football shows a tale of two opinions

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A dirty hit or an error by Flacco? Thursday Night Football shows a tale of two opinions

Was it a dirty hit or an error on Flacco's part?

That's the big question Friday morning after Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco took a massive hit while sliding to get a first down from Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso during Thursday Night Football. 

Flacco, who's had a very bad 2017 season, turned on the jets in the second quarter when Alonso's shoulder came right to Flacco's head, immediately knocking his helmet off and cutting his ear.

Flacco was visibly dazed and confused and signaled to the sideline for assistance before picking himself up off the field and heading straight to the locker room, where he was put on concussion protocol and later ruled out.


Ravens players, coaches and fans were not happy with Alonso, who they felt should have been ejected after the hit. Alonso was flagged for unnecessary roughness giving the Ravens a first down and eventually a touchdown.

So why not an ejection?

Some people feel it was clearly a dirty hit on Flacco while others, including some members of the TNF halftime crew, pointed out that Flacco slid a second too late considering a defensive player was coming towards him full speed.

Flacco isn't known for his elite sliding skills and he could have slid a bit sooner, but aren't QB's and concussions in general a big bullet point in league safety rules these days? 

Per ESPN's Jamison Hensley's recent article, league rules state to "treat a sliding runner as they would a runner who is down by contact" and "pull up when a runner begins a feet-first slide," which Flacco appeared to do. 

"If a defender has already committed himself...and the contact is unavoidable, it is not a foul unless the defender makes forcible contact into the head or neck area of the runner with the helmet, shoulder, or forearm, or commits some other act that is unnecessary roughness."

Alonso clearly led with his shoulder, but was it considered "flagrant" which would allow the refs to eject him?

That's were the difference in opinions lies. 

The hit on Flacco was brutal but could both players have avoided it with better decision making? That's hard to say in a live-action situation.

On one hand Flacco was trying to make a play for his team and on the other hand, Alonso claims he couldn't judge when Flacco was going to slide.

"That's out of my hands, man. ... It's a bang-bang play, and I hope he's all right," Alonso said. I truly do."

"When a guy slides, the target is very small. I just think it [Flacco's slide] was a second late, which is why I hit him, to be honest with you. At first I was anticipating I thought he was going to slide. And then it got to a point where I was like, 'I got to him,' because he slid too late."

Many quarterbacks avoid sliding for this very reason.


Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was visibly upset after his QB went down, running onto the field to try and confront Alonso.

When asked about the hit during the teams post-game press conference, Harbaugh said, "It was penalized correctly, I would say."

However, Ravens players felt the same in the locker room as the did on the field. 

"If you mess with one of us, you got to mess with all of us," defensive tackle Bandon Williams said.

"We went out there and gave everything we had for Joe, the team, the coaches and Baltimore. We had to let everybody know that you can't just mess with one of us and know expect to get hit 53 more times."

There certainly is a gray area.

So, going forward how does the league explain what is the right call?

Different calls have been made in similar scenarios and it may be time for the league to tweak their rules to avoid future confusion and to maintain consistency.

Per NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, the league is reviewing the hit.