BALTIMORE - NOVEMBER 24: Terrell Suggs #55 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates a play against the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24. 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Ravens Defense Dominant In 16-6 Win Over 49ers

The Baltimore Ravens defense was stifling as John Harbaugh beat his brother on Thanksgiving night, 16-6.

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NFL Scores Week 12, 49ers Vs. Ravens: Baltimore Wins Fourth Quarter In Close Game

The Baltimore Ravens defense was dominant in their 16-6 win over the San Fransisco 49ers

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49ers Vs. Ravens: Halftime Score, Baltimore Up In Defensive Battle

Both teams are running the football effectively and neither quarterback is making mistakes, but the Baltimore Ravens and San Fransisco 49ers have still been able to score a touchdown between them. Baltimore leads the Harbaugh Bowl by a halftime score of 6-3, but the game has had better offense than the score suggests. Both defenses have stepped up their games when the opposing offenses have gotten into their territory, forcing field goals.

Baltimore got close to scoring a touchdown late in the second quarter, but the 49ers made three stops from inside 10 yards to force a field goal. On third and goal, Joe Flacco attempted a quarterback draw, but was completely stuffed. It was a questionable call at best by the Ravens.

The 49ers were driving on what appeared to be an excellent two-minute drill to close off the half, but Alex Smith got a bit too aggressive with seconds remaining. With his team in field goal range, Smith went deep for Braylon Edwards, but had the ball snatched away from him by Ladarius Webb, who made a crucial interception.

For more insight and analysis, be sure to check out 49ers blog Niners Nation and our Ravens blog Baltimore Beatdown. Follow the rest of Week 12 of the NFL season at SB Nation NFL.

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49ers Vs. Ravens: Score Tied Early In HarBowl

The San Fransisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens are playing like one might have expected early on in the first Harbaugh Bowl. Both teams are moving the ball, primarily with their running games and short passing, but both defenses are holding firm. Despite the fact that both teams have put together decent drives, they haven't gotten into the end zone. After one quarter, the score is tied up at 3-3.

Patrick Willis set the tone for the game on Baltimore's first possession, separating Ricky Williams from the ball with a vicious hit that eventually caused the Ravens to punt. However, thanks to some production from Ray Rice on their following drive, they were able to get three points on their next drive.

San Fransisco has a field goal of their own, thanks to a couple of Vernon Davis catches and some runs from Frank Gore. In addition to running the ball four times for 17 yards, Gore has also been excellent in pass protection.

The Ravens have the ball, and they're driving. As the second quarter begins, they'll have second down and medium, just across midfield.

For more insight and analysis, be sure to check out 49ers blog Niners Nation and our Ravens blog Baltimore Beatdown. Follow the rest of Week 12 of the NFL season at SB Nation NFL.

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