It made for great story lines all week. The upstart, emotional Ravens, playing for Ray Lewis' retirement, come to New England seeking revenge against a superior offense.
Joe Flacco, set to prove that he is in the same league as Tom Brady, needs to repeat his performance from a week earlier in Denver; can New England's defense rise to the challenge, or are they as weak as everyone says?
This game was supposed to come down to the wire, the last drive, the last ditch effort to pull off the win and go to the Super Bowl.
From the beginning it was obvious that the Brady led offense was not firing on all cylinders. Here's the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from tonight's game.