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2014 Baltimore Ravens season

The 2014 Baltimore Ravens season was the franchise's 19th season in the National Football League and the seventh under head coach John Harbaugh. The Ravens improved upon their 8-8 record from 2013, when they missed the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Additionally, the Ravens scored a franchise record 409 points and quarterback Joe Flacco passed for a career-high 27 touchdowns and 3,986 yards.

The Ravens clinched the sixth seed in the AFC playoffs following their Week 17 win against the Browns. After winning the AFC Wild Card Game against their divisional rival Pittsburgh Steelers, the Ravens were ultimately defeated in the AFC Divisional Round by the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, and had failed to upset them on the road for the first time since the Ravens' 2012 Super Bowl winning-season. Until 2018, this was the last time the Ravens made the playoffs, and was their first time doing so in the post-Ray Lewis era.

2014 draft class



Draft trades
  • The Ravens finished with the same record and strength of schedule as the Dallas Cowboys at the end of the season. The tiebreaker was determined by way of a coin flip at the NFL Scouting Combine, with the Cowboys selecting 16th in the first round and the Ravens selecting 17th.
  • The Ravens traded their original fourth- and fifth-round selections (Nos. 114 and 159 overall, respectively) to the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for offensive tackle Eugene Monroe.
  • The Ravens traded their original seventh-round selection (No. 232 overall) to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for center A. Q. Shipley. || 218

    Staff

    Final roster

    Preseason



    Schedule

    During the first preseason game vs the 49ers the Ravens won the third "Harbowl", as coach John Harbaugh defeated his brother Jim Harbaugh for the third time (following the Thanksgiving game in 2011 and Super Bowl XLVII).

    Regular season

    Schedule



    Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

    Game summaries



    Week 1: vs. Cincinnati Bengals

    Week 2: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Week 3: at Cleveland Browns

    Week 4: vs. Carolina Panthers

    Week 5: at Indianapolis Colts

    Week 6: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers



    Joe Flacco would break an NFL record for fastest time for throwing 5 touchdown passes (16 minutes) since the AFL–NFL merger.

    Week 7: vs. Atlanta Falcons

    Week 8: at Cincinnati Bengals

    Week 9: at Pittsburgh Steelers

    Week 10: vs. Tennessee Titans

    Week 11: Bye Week



    Week 12: at New Orleans Saints



    The Ravens were the only AFC North team to defeat all of their NFC South opponents

    Week 13: vs. San Diego Chargers

    Week 14: at Miami Dolphins

    Week 15: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

    Week 16: at Houston Texans

    Week 17: vs. Cleveland Browns



    With the win, the Ravens finished the season 10-6. The team also improved to 13-1 against the Browns in the Flacco-Harbaugh era.

    Standings



    Division

    Conference

    Postseason

    Schedule

    Game summaries



    AFC Wild Card Playoffs: at #3 Pittsburgh Steelers

    AFC Divisional Playoffs: at #1 New England Patriots