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Ravens vs. Eagles Live Updates: Score, stats, highlights, video, analysis

Ravens vs. Eagles Live Updates: Score, stats, highlights, video, analysis

The Baltimore Ravens are home at M&T Bank Stadium for the final time in the 2016 NFL regular season on Sunday to take on the Philadelphia Eagles in a pivotal Week 15 matchup

The Ravens (7-6) are currently on the outside of the AFC Playoff bracket and with remaining games against the Bengals (5-7-1) and Steelers (8-5), a win again the Eagles (5-8) is of the utmost importance. Although the Ravens hold the tiebreaker over the Steelers, their Week 14 loss to the Patriots put Joe Flacco and company behind the 8-ball with just three games left.

The Ravens enter Week 15 having won four of their last six games, with their only two losses coming to the Cowboys and Patriots, the projected No. 1-seeds in the NFC and AFC playoffs, respectively.

The Eagles, meanwhile, are mired in a four-game losing streak and are looking to finish the season on a high note and ruin another team's playoff chances.

Ravens vs. Eagles begins at 1:00 p.m. ET on FOX. Before the game begins, be sure to tune into Ravens Kickoff at 12:00 p.m. ET on CSN. (Channel Finder)

CSN Mid-Atlantic is here to provide the latest updates, highlights, scores, stats and analysis from the Ravens' Week 15 game vs. the Eagles. Be sure to leave your thoughts on the game in the comment section below.

RAVENS VS. EAGLES LIVE UPDATES:

FOURTH QUARTER:

4:07 p.m.: Carson Wentz scrambles, dives into end zone. Touchdown. 4 seconds left.

4:06 p.m.: Wentz looks for Jordan MAtthews in the corner of the end zone. Incomplete. 12 seconds remaining.

4:05 p.m.: Oh no. Another flag in the secondary. Pass interference on Tavon Young. Eagles at the 4-yard line. 17 seconds remaining. 

4:04 p.m.: Zach Ertz makes a beautiful catch on the sidelines. Eagles approaching the red zone. 22 seconds reamining.

4:03 p.m.: C.J. Mosely flagged for pass interence. Eagles have a first down near midfield. 33 seconds remaining. 

4:01 p.m.: Eagles have the ball back with a minute to go and trail by seven. This is getting dicey. 

3:52 p.m.: Another field goal for the Eagles. The Ravens will take that considering how the drive started. Ravens lead 27-20 with 2:20 remaining.

3:47 p.m.: The Eagles go back to the ground game. It's working. Ryan Matthews picks up yet another gain of at least  8 yards. Matthews now had 128 yards on the ground. 

3:44 p.m.: Oh no, Joe. Flacco throws a bad intereption in the Redskins and the Eagles return it close to midfield. With 6 minutes left, the Ravens just extended the Eagles a lifeline. 

3:40 p.m.: Joe Flacco finds Mike Wallace for a 54-yard gain and the Ravens are close to icing this game away,

3:27 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN! Kenneth Dixon now ahs his first career rushing touchdown on a 16-yard touchdown to give the Ravens a 27-17 lead. 

3:20 p.m.: Caleb Sturgis drills another FG, this time from 27 yards. Eagles are dominating the game but can't find paydirt. The ran the ball down nearly the entire field, then threw two passes and stalled out. Ravens lead 20-17.

3:17 p.m.: The Eagles have 114 yards on the ground using the aforementioned Treggs, Kenjon Barner, Ryan Matthews, Byron Marshall and Carson Wentz. The Eagles have nearly ten more minutes of ball possession than the Ravens, yet still trail by six. 

THIRD QUARTER: Ravens 20, Eagles 17

3:14 p.m.: Eagles continue to grind it out on the ground. This time it's Bryce Treggs on third down. Up until exactly a minute ago, I would have believed Bryce Tregs is a made up name. I'm still not convinced Bryce Treggs isn't a made up name. 

3:10 p.m.: The last 20 minutes have been a slog. 

3:07 p.m.: Jeremy Zuttah is down on the field, but walks off under his own power. John Urschel comes in to play center. 

2:51 p.m.: Fletcher Cox collapses the pocket and takes down Joe Flacco for Philadelphia's third sack of the day. Ravens forced to punt. 

2:49 p.m.: The first play of the second half is a 41-yard run from Terrence West. T-West had just two carries against the Patriots on Monday night. Now up to 9 carries for 80 yards today.

SECOND QUARTER: Ravens 20, Eagles 14

2:34 p.m.: That will do it for the first half. The Ravens lead 20-14 and Steve Smith Sr. is now in seventh place in all-time receiving yards. Just passed Hall of Famer Marvin Harrison.

3:31 p.m: Smith is back in the game and BOOOOM TOUCHDOWN SMITTY!.

2:29 p.m.: Smith gets helped off the field and is being looked at by the medical staff. 

2:28 p.m.: Joe Flacco takes a deep shot down field, but it’s just out of the reach of Steve Smith. Smitty is down on the field. Looks like a shoulder injury.

2:25 p.m.: Chris Moore returns the kick. Moore gets into the open field and coughs up the ball. But Marqueston Huff is there to fall on it. Crisis averted. 

2:23 p.m.: That was a slow grind of a drive for the Eagles. But they have to settle for a field goal. 17 plays, 59 yards. 7:42 of ball possession. Eagles lead 14-13.

2:15 p.m.: Another big pickup for Matthews. The Ravens' front-seven is getting pushed around a good bit on this drive.

2:10 p.m.: Kenjon barner picks up 10 yards but looks like he injured his hamstring. The Eagles are painfully thing at RB after losing Darren Sproles and Wendell Smallwood last week to injuries. 

2:07 p.m.: Ryan MAtthews is having an effective game for the Eagles. Nothing flashy, but he's keeping the Philadelphia offense on the field. 

1:56 p.m.: UPDATE: The news gets a bit better. 

1:53 p.m.: And the news gets even worse. Zach Orr may have a concussion.

1:51 p.m.: The weather is so bad that the Eagles decide to go for the two-point conversion isntead of kicking the FG. Matthews goes over the top and the Eagles now lead 11-10.

1:49 p.m.: Ryan Matthews plows into the end zone for the TD. Woof.

1:45 p.m.: Oh no, Joe. Flacco gets pressured, steps up in the pocket and coughs up the football. Eagles recover inside the Ravens' red zone.

FIRST QUARTER: Ravens 10, Eagles 3

1:38 p.m.: Weather update: The sky has opened up at M&T Bank Stadium and the wind is howling. It's nasty.

1:35 p.m.: Justin Tucker is on for a 53-yard field goal. It's good, becuase he's Justin Tucker and that's what he does. That was his 10th field goal of 50 yards or more and is now tied for the NFL record for most FGs of 50 yards or more in a single season.

1:31 p.m.: Michael Campanaro's first play on offense is a jet sweep for 39 yards. Devin who?

1:27 p.m: Caleb Sturgis puts the Eagles on the board with a 45-yard FG. The snap was good, which for the Eagles, is great. They used four long snappers last week following an injury to All-Pro/Magician Jon Dorenbos. 

1:23 p.m.: Eagles force Ravens to punt.

1:19 p.m.: Joe Flacco swallowed up by the Eagles' pass rudsh. He eats a sack near the Ravens' own goal line.

1:16 p.m.: The Ravens nearly force another turnover on an Elvis Dumervil sack. But alas, they settle for an Eagles punt instead. With Devin Hester being released earlier this week, Michael Campanaro is back to field the punt in his season debut.

1:11 p.m.: That was too easy. Joe Flacco finds Kamar Aiken in the back of the end zone. Ravens turn the interception into seven points on a 5-play, 36-yard drive with three first downs.

1:06 p.m.: INTERCEPTION! After two run plays go nowhere, Carson Wentz makes a bad throw and puts it right in Zach Orr's hands. That's his second INT of the season. The Ravens are now tied for the NFL lead with 16 this season. 

1:00 p.m.: The Ravens win the toss and defer. Justin Tucker's kickoff goes into the back of the end zone. The Eagles will start at the 25-yard line.

PREGAME:

12:55 p.m.: Brior to kickoff, the Ravens held a moment of silence in honor of former tight end Konrad Reuland, who died on Dec. 12 from a brain aneurysm

12:48 p.m.: Could this be the last time Steve Smith Sr. plays in front of fans at M&T Bank Stadium? His family is in the house for the home finale. 

https://twitter.com/89SteveSmith/status/810541801643933696

12:35 p.m.: Eagles fans are in the building. Lots of them.

12:22 p.m.: Just so we're all on the same apge, here is what needs to happen for the Ravens to play the playoffs:
- Win 3 games, make playoffs
- Win 2 games, need Dolphins to lose final 2 games, Broncos to lose 2 of 3 and Titans and Texans to lose 1.

In summary, the Ravens basically need to win their final three games in order to make the playoffs. 

12:15 p.m.: Weather update: It's still nasty out at M&T Bank Stadium, but the field seems to be holding up during pregame. 

12:00 p.m.: If you're near a television, it's time to turn on CSN for Ravens Kickoff. Rob Carlin is holding down the fort with Brad Jackson. 

11:50 a.m.: The weather report for M&T Bank Stadium is a gross one. It's 61 degrees in downtown Baltimore, but it will be raining for much of the game, with a slight chance of wintry mix. The temperature could drop almost 20 degrees by kickoff. But, the good news is that at least it's not as cold as Chicago, Kansas City, Buffalo, Cincinnati or Denver.

11:30 a.m.: The Ravens inactive list is here. Cornerback Jimmy Smith reamins sidelined with an ankle injury. Who is joining him on the bench? 

11:20 a.m.: What are the keys to victory for the Ravens today? Stay focused on the task at hand, establish the run game and get to Carson Wentz. Well, there's more than just that, click here to read the full game preview. 

11:10 a.m.: Be sure to follow our Ravens Insiders Clifton Brown and Bo Smolka, as well as our Ravens' anchor Brent Harris, who are both braving the elements at M&T Bank Stadium today. Also, be sure to follow our CSN Ravens account on Twitter for the dank memes and such. 

11:00 a.m.: Welcome to CSN Mid-Atlantic's live blog for Week 15 between the Ravens and Eagles. I am your esteemed host, Troy Machir. You can follow me on Twitter if you're into that sorta thing. DO IT. THIS IS NOT A SUGGESTION. 

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It's Friday and the Ravens still haven't announced who their starting quarterback is for Sunday

It's Friday and the Ravens still haven't announced who their starting quarterback is for Sunday

The suspense is killing us.

Will it be Lamar Jackson, Robert Griffin III or actually Joe Flacco starting for the Baltimore Ravens Sunday in the most important game of the season, in Week 11 against the Cincinnati Bengals?

Well, it's almost time for happy hour on a Friday and we still don't have a definite answer.

Flacco, who is nursing a right hip injury, did not practice this week and was listed as doubtful on the team's Friday injury report.

But the good news is that Jackson, who missed Thursday's practice with an illness, was a full participant Friday. When asked whether Jackson missing the most crucial day of practice is concerning, head coach John Harbaugh had us scratching our heads.

“It’s not ideal,” Harbaugh said. “Was it part of the plan? Apparently, it was.”

Jackson admitted that the possibility of his first NFL start Sunday would bring on a few butterflies but that once the ball was snapped,"it's on."

"You have to have trust with your guys," Jackson said Wednesday. "You have to have them believing in you to put points on the board. So, that’ll be my job if I’m out there.”

And in the latest version of 'The NFL is wild,' Robert Griffin III was the only Ravens quarterback who participated in a full week of practice.

The 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year hasn't started an NFL game since January 1, 2017, but has stayed up to speed in case a moment like this occurred. 

"That's my job. That's why they brought me here," Griffin III said Wednesday. "They brought me here to be a pro. They brought me here to help this team if need be. I try to help the defense every week on scout team and then do those [reps], and if my number's called I'll be able to go out there and lead this team."

Prior to this week, Flacco had only been on the team's injury report eight times and had missed only three regular-season practices. In 11 years, Flacco has missed just six games, starting the last 41. 

Guard/tackle James Hurst (back) has been ruled out for the fourth week as well as Tim Williams (ankle).

Cornerback Tavon Young (ankle), tackle Ronnie Stanley (ankle) and safety Tony Jefferson (thigh) are listed as questionable. 

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Steelers players plunder Le'Veon Bell's locker a day after missed deadline

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Steelers players plunder Le'Veon Bell's locker a day after missed deadline

Le'Veon Bell decided not to return to the Steelers this season, and his former teammates have apparently decided they can have his belongings. 

The All-Pro running back didn't sign his $14.5 million franchise tag by Tuesday's deadline, and thus is ineligible to play this season.

Steelers player were seen plundering his locker Wednesday in front of reporters. Defensive end Bud Dupree went right for Bell's cleats, thanking him for the Jordan brand shoes and saying he wishes Bell success.

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told reporters he sent Bell his well-wishes, but got no response from his former backfield mate. 

It's unclear what Bell plans to do next, but it's crystal clear the Steelers have moved on, with his shoes in tow. 

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