MIKE PRE­STON’S KEY MATCHUPS

Baltimore Sun Sunday - - SPORTS -

Browns RB Nick Chubb vs. Ravens MLB C.J. Mosley: Chubb, a rookie, has rushed for 972 yards on 183 car­ries, in­clud­ing four 100-yard per­for­mances. He can run with power, but also has the speed to turn the cor­ner. Chubb runs with ex­cep­tional body lean and al­ways ap­pears to get the ex­tra yard or two by lean­ing for­ward. Mosley is the Ravens’ lead­ing tack­ler with 99. He doesn’t al­ways make the spec­tac­u­lar plays, but is al­ways near the ball. He has be­come one of the lead­ers of the Ravens’ topranked de­fense. Browns QB Baker May­field vs. Ravens QB La­mar Jack­son: The rookie quar­ter­backs are pro­vid­ing a great sto­ry­line. At this point, May­field is more pol­ished and com­plete, able to move around and make plays with his legs and arms. Jack­son has been more spec­tac­u­lar as a run­ner, but has made some progress as a passer. It will be in­ter­est­ing to see how both play against two good de­fen­sive sig­nal call­ers. Ravens co­or­di­na­tor Don “Wink” Martin­dale has put to­gether the best de­fense in the NFL. Browns LB Jamie Collins Sr. vs. Ravens RB Gus Ed­wards: Collins is hard to get off the ball at 6 feet 3 and 250 pounds. He leads the team in tack­les with 95, 66 of those unas­sisted. He also has three sacks and knocked down four passes. He’ll be tough for the Ravens of­fen­sive tack­les and tight ends to han­dle when Ed­wards at­tempts to bounce out­side on run­ning plays. Ed­wards, a rookie, leads the Ravens in rush­ing with 642 yards on 125 car­ries. He is steady, pow­er­ful and strong enough to wear down de­fenses.

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In­side line­backer C.J. Mosley leads the Ravens with 99 tack­les this sea­son.

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