We have plenty of obvious talking points in this one.
You know, Rex Ryan used to be Baltimore's defensive coordinator.
You know, Ryan was interviewed for Baltimore's head coaching job a few years back, but it was given to John Harbaugh.
You know, this is Rex Ryan's first trip back to Baltimore since he left not counting a 2009 preseason game.
You know, many members of New York's coaching staff including Mike Pettine, Dennis Thurman, and Mark Carrier used to be assistants on the coaching staff in Baltimore.
You know, Bart Scott is a former Raven.
You know, Jim Leonhard is a former Raven.
You know, these teams both have reputations for having stout defenses.
You know, the two starting quarterbacks in this game, Mark Sanchez and Joe Flacco, both have four career postseason victories on the road.
You know, the two starting quarterbacks in this game, Mark Sanchez and Joe Flacco, both got to the AFC Championship Game as a rookie.