NFL Week 1 Preview, Prediction: Baltimore Ravens Vs. New York Jets

Baltimore Ravens (0-0) vs. New York Jets (0-0)

When: 7:00 p.m. Monday, ESPN

SB Nation Ravens: Baltimore Beatdown

SB Nation Jets: Gang Green Nation

Breakdown: This is arguably the best game of the week. On one side, you've got the Ravens who have fielded arguably the best defense over the last decade. Taking their place as the best defense in the game now is the Jets. This will definitely be a defensive game and I imagine the game will turn on a big defensive play.

Player to Watch: CB Darrelle Revis hasn't been in training camp so it's possible the Ravens will go after him. Revis himself said this week that he thinks the Ravens will attack him. Rex Ryan meanwhile dared the Ravens to do so and predicted they wouldn't. If Revis can shut down half the field like he normally does then the Ravens passing attack isn't nearly as dangerous.

Line: Jets are 2.5 point favorites.

Prediction: Most people will be taking the Jets in this game because they've had an all-star offseason but we're going with the Ravens. Their defense is still strong and among the best in the league but they've added a new weapon for QB Joe Flacco in WR Anquan Boldin. The Ravens win in a tight, low-scoring battle.

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