NFL Preseason 2011: Cardinals, Cowboys Engineer Come-From-Behind Wins

Week 1 of the 2011 NFL preseason schedule kicked off on Thursday night with five games. New Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb found Larry Fitzgerald for a pair of touchdowns, and Tim Tebow looked impressive for Denver. Here is the complete 2011 NFL preseason schedule if you need it.

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Ravens Vs. Eagles Final Score: Philadelphia Wins 13-6, Michael Vick Solid In Short Appearance

Of all of the NFL preseason games taking place on Thursday night, the one between the Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles was perhaps the least eventful. Michael Vick and Ray Rice both put in impressive shifts for their respective teams, but both - along with most of the other starters - were pulled after just one series. Neither team got to learn a whole lot about their second and third stringers in a relatively uneventful game as the Eagles won by a final score of 13-6.

Both Tyrod Taylor and Mike Kafka got extensive time at quarterback, with both having some extreme ups and downs. Taylor threw two interceptions while Kafka threw one, and they were truly bad interceptions. However, Taylor was 16/21 passing while Kafka was 13/19 and both were very effective with their legs.

Baltimore's second and third string defensive units were extremely effective, frustrating Kafka and completely shutting down the running game. Paul Kruger was especially effective for the Ravens, recording a tackle for a loss and a sack. Darryl Tapp was great for the Eagles off the edge, recording two tackles for a loss and two sacks.

For more on the Eagles head over to Bleeding Green Nation. For more on the Ravens, check out Baltimore Beatdown. Follow the rest of preseason week one at SB Nation NFL.

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