Ravens defense stuffs Derrick Henry hold
Time after time, tried to puncture the Baltimore Ravens defense. Time after time, the NFL's leading rusher was blasted backward, stopped cold in his tracks.Baltimore's defense flocked to the Kwon Alexander Jersey
ball, stuffing Henry, holding the mammoth back to 40 rushing yards on 18 attempts, for a measly 2.2 yards per carry, in a road victory."We played good team ball," Ravens defensive lineman told . "Good team ball. Everybody did their job as best they could do it. We Roger Craig Jersey
played with heart and emotion. We knew it was going to be a tough matchup. (Henry is) a king. He's a beast. 2,000 yards. But today, he wasn't going to run the ball."Henry became just the eighth player in NFL history to breach the 2,000-yard mark, galloping for 2,027 and 17 touchdowns in 2020. Four of the five previous players to go over 2, Kyle Juszczyk Jersey
000 yards lost in the Wild Card round. Henry made it five of six Sunday.Baltimore made it tough on Henry to find any daylight, stuffing the box and filling every gap like they were one giant caulking gun. It was Henry's fewest total yards and yards per carry in a game since Week 6, 2019.Even after they got down 10 points early, the Ravens' ability to stifle the run led to quick Titans drives in the second quarter that gave and the offense chances to claw back Dwight Clark Jersey
into the contest."Our defense, they was tired of hearing the noise," Jackson told ESPN's Lisa Salters after the win. "They did what they were supposed to do. Like they been talking about, you know they been doing it all week in practice. I feel like they have been doing it all season. We just came together as one, and we got it George Kittle Jersey
done."Don Martindale's defense employed the perfect scheme to slow Henry, never giving the back enough of a crease to gash the second level. Baltimore held the Pro Bowl back to a long run of eight yards.