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Ravens vs. Steelers scouting report for Week 13: Who has the edge?



Ravens vs. Steelers scouting report for Week 13: Who has the edge?

The Ravens (8-3) head into Pittsburgh for a 4:25 p.m. game Sunday to face a Steelers (5-5-1) team that is coming off an embarrassing 41-10 loss to the AFC North rival Cincinnati Bengals. Baltimore isn’t used to being favored in Pittsburgh, but they hold significant matchup advantages. Here’s who has the edge in each phase of the game:

Ravens passing game vs. Steelers pass defense

Lamar Jackson struggled through one of the worst games of his career in the Ravens’ 16-10 win over the Cleveland Browns, throwing four interceptions despite the fact his offensive line did a solid job protecting him from Myles Garrett and Co. Jackson has thrown 12 interceptions in 10 starts, tied for second most in the league. He did make a remarkable throw against Cleveland, scrambling 20 yards behind the line of scrimmage before he found Mark Andrews in the end zone for the Ravens’ lone touchdown. Jackson has not excelled in four previous starts against the Steelers, throwing five interceptions and taking nine sacks. Andrews (60 catches on 89 targets, 761 yards) and Marquise Brown (60 catches on 92 targets, 770 yards) have been the team’s top receivers throughout the season. Rookie Rashod Bateman (25 catches on 38 targets, 301 yards) has been a factor in every game he has played.

The Ravens will try to get their offense back on track against a Steelers defense that could be without its top pass rusher, T.J. Watt, who went on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday. Like the Browns, the Steelers blitz relatively infrequently, relying instead on their gifted front seven to produce pressure. Even without Watt (12 ½ sacks, 20 quarterback hits), they have a game-wrecker in defensive tackle Cameron Heyward (5 ½ sacks, 11 quarterback hits). But the Steelers have been more vulnerable this year, allowing 6.6 yards per attempt and struggling to cover opponents’ top receivers. Of all the players in their secondary, only cornerback Joe Haden has graded above average, according to Pro Football Focus. The Steelers have intercepted just five passes after they led the league with 18 last season.

EDGE: Even

Steelers passing game vs. Ravens pass defense

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has struggled for much of this, his 18th NFL season. He threw two interceptions and took three sacks in the Steelers’ 41-10 loss to the Bengals in Week 12. Roethlisberger gets rid of the ball quicker than any quarterback in the league but averages just 7.0 air yards per attempt, according to NFL Next Gen Stats. His conservative style worked well enough when the Steelers went on a four-game winning streak in October and early November, but at age 39, he is no longer the play-extending monster who terrified Ravens fans for more than a decade. Roethlisberger still has dangerous targets in wide receivers Diontae Johnson (68 catches on 109 targets, 809 yards) and Chase Claypool (16.4 yards per catch) and rookie running back Najee Harris (52 catches on 67 targets, 351 yards). The Ravens will have to tackle well, as they did against the Browns, to prevent Roethlisberger’s short completions from turning into explosive plays.

The Ravens played one of their best defensive games of the season against Cleveland, holding Baker Mayfield to 18 completions on 37 attempts for 247 yards. Cornerback Anthony Averett returned from a hamstring injury to perform well, while the team’s edge rushers, Tyus Bowser, Justin Houston and Odafe Oweh, delivered their best collective game of the year. Bowser continued his individual tear with a sack, three quarterback hits and excellent coverage. Even after their strong performance, the Ravens rank 31st in pass defense, a reflection of their season-long struggle to limit chunk plays. Their minus-7 turnover differential shows they have not made up for their lapses with game-turning plays on defense.

EDGE: Even

Ravens running game vs. Steelers run defense

The Ravens played a power game against the Browns with 43 rushing attempts but averaged just 3.4 yards per carry. Running backs Devonta Freeman and Latavius Murray combined for 66 yards on 24 carries, a result of subpar run blocking and of their own lack of explosiveness. Jackson also struggled to find space, gaining 68 yards on 17 carries. He’s easily the team’s top running threat, with 707 yards and a 5.7 per-carry average in 10 games. The Ravens still rank second in the league rushing because they have punished poor run defenses, and they’ll have another chance to do so in Pittsburgh.

This is the area where the Steelers have slipped most; they rank 28th in run defense compared with 11th last season. The Bengals rushed for 198 yards against them in Week 12 after the Detroit Lions gouged them for 229 in Week 10. Injuries to defensive linemen Stephon Tuitt and Tyson Alualu have hit hard, though Heyward and former Raven Chris Wormley have played well. Linebacker Devin Bush, expected to be Pittsburgh’s next great playmaker in the middle, has struggled in his third season.

EDGE: Ravens

Steelers running game vs. Ravens run defense

The Steelers rely almost exclusively on Harris, who has carried 17.8 times per game but has averaged just 3.6 yards per carry. The rookie is moving in the wrong direction with 62 yards on 20 carries over Pittsburgh’s past two games.

The Ravens rank second in the league in run defense and shut down a more dangerous ground attack against the Browns, holding Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt to 36 yards combined on 15 carries. They did it without their best interior run defender, Calais Campbell, who was sidelined by a concussion. They set the edge, and interior linemen Justin Madubuike and Brandon Williams stepped up to fill the void left by Campbell. Inside linebacker Patrick Queen continued his revival, making eight tackles, including two for loss, despite a painful rib injury.

EDGE: Ravens

Ravens special teams vs. Steelers special teams

The Ravens rank first in Football Outsiders’ special teams DVOA. Justin Tucker made all three of his three field-goal attempts, including perfect kicks from 52 and 49 yards, against the Browns. He has made 23 of 25 on the season. Devin Duvernay is one of the league’s most dangerous returners, with a 15.1-yard average on punts and a 24.7-yard average on kickoffs.

The Steelers rank 15th in special teams DVOA. Chris Boswell has outkicked even Tucker, making 22 of 23 field-goal attempts, including all six of his attempts from 50 yards or beyond. Ray-Ray McCloud has averaged 8.8 yards on punt returns and 24 yards on kickoff returns.

EDGE: Ravens

Ravens intangibles vs. Steelers intangibles

The Ravens keep finding ways to win, even though their offense has scored just 42 points over the last three weeks. Coach John Harbaugh has played up their win-ugly resilience in recent postgame talks, and his players have bought in. They are the AFC’s No. 1 seed and have a chance to fortify their position against a struggling AFC North rival.

The Steelers have not won since Week 9, and their vaunted defense has given up 82 points over the past two weeks. Coach Mike Tomlin usually finds a way to get his team in the playoff mix come late December, but he has rarely faced a more jagged path to get there. The Steelers are 3-2-1 in Pittsburgh this year and tied the Lions the last time they played at Heinz Field, so even their home-field advantage is tenuous.

EDGE: Ravens


The Ravens have not lit the NFL world on fire in recent weeks, but they have rarely entered a game against the Steelers with so many matchup advantages. They will look to grind out long drives against a surprisingly fallible Pittsburgh defense and limit Roethlisberger to underneath strikes. Jackson cannot be as bad as he was in Week 12, and if he plays well against a front seven that might be without Watt, the Ravens could roll. Ravens 30, Steelers 20


Chris Browns Mom: Who is Joyce Hawkins, Everything About Her



Chris Browns Mom: Who is Joyce Hawkins, Everything About Her

Recently Chris Browns Mom, Joyce Hawkins also became popular with her recent Instagram post. She also went through a huge face and body transformation.

Chris is the most familiar name to American citizens, especially to music lovers. Alright, Chris Brown is a familiar American singer and lyric writer. His recordings were sold for million-dollar throughout the globe. Recently her mother Joyce Hawkins also became popular with her recent Instagram post. In a further section, we will know everything about Chris Browns Mom.

Who is Chris Browns Mom, Joyce Hawkins, and Her Biography?

Joyce Hawkins is most famous as the mother of American singer Charis Brown. She is an entrepreneur and a famous social media personality. She was born on October 7th, 1964 in the United States.

Joyce married Clinton Brown in America, they had a fruitful relationship for a long time, and after witnessing the love they had two children. They are daughter Lytrell Bundy and their celebrity son Charis Brown.

But due to some differences, they both got separated and taken divorced. Later Joyce started living with her boyfriend but unfortunately, even the relationship is also broken as her boyfriend used to abuse her regularly and he also committed suicide.

Joyce Hawkins Career

Initially, Joyce started her career with a Daycare center, gradually grew and entered into the fashion industry, and established an online clothing store called Rose Marron. Now she is moving ahead as a successful entrepreneur in America.

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How Did Chris Browns Mom, Joyce Hawkins Become Popular and Stood in News?

She is known to the world as Charis Brown’s mother and entrepreneur but didn’t have a special focus till now. But after she had plastic surgery which changed her physical appearance totally made her popular on social media and stood in news. Before surgery was old and looked normal.

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After the surgery, she turned out beautiful. Now her looks are great and stunning. Even she is looking pretty younger than before. You can see her old and new looks in the pics we shared.

Her pictures on Instagram became viral and receiving lots of compliments from social media. But still, the reason behind her sudden surgery kept the lid closed.

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Your Money: 6 tips to get started with college savings



These are portraits of Bruce Helmer and Peg Webb, financial advisers at Wealth Enhancement Group and Pioneer Press business columnists

The cost of college has been rising well above the rate of inflation for more than a decade, but there are some signs that annual increases are moderating, according to the CollegeBoard. Its Trends in College Pricing and Student Aid 2021 survey reported a 1.6% average increase in total year-over-year (sticker) tuition and fees at full-time, undergraduate public four-year in-state schools (to $10,750, before inflation), and a 2.1% increase at private four-year colleges and universities (to $38,070, before inflation).


As the price of college continues to rise, more students and families are asking if college is worth it. According to the CollegeBoard, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand access to college, the typical four-year college graduate who enrolls at age 18 and graduates in four years can expect to earn enough relative to a high school graduate by age 33 to compensate for being out of the workforce for four years and for borrowing the full tuition (along with all fees, books and supplies) without any grant aid. The expected higher lifetime income really begins to accelerate after age 40.

Bruce Helmer and Peg Webb

Notably, 74% of private nonprofit four-year college students, and 60% of public four-year college students complete their education within six years, according to 2011-12 CollegeBoard data. Within both types of institutions, students with higher family incomes were more likely to complete a degree than their lower-income peers with similar high school GPAs.

Paying for college has been compared to buying a new or used car every year, but the sticker shock can be lessened if you plan ahead. Here are six tips to help get you started:

Get your retirement in order first: Your kids will have access to more sources of college money than you will once you stop working, so make sure you’re on the right path for your own retirement before you set aside money for your kids’ or grandkids’ college.

Start early: Even small contributions can add up if you give them time to grow. Investing just $100 a month for 18 years can yield $48,000, assuming an 8% average annual return.

Consider a 529 savings plan for potential tax advantages: Although contributions are not deductible, earnings in a 529 plan grow federal tax-free, and qualified withdrawals are free of federal taxes (and more than 30 states offer full or partial tax benefits, too). Lifetime limits range from $235,000 to $550,000 per beneficiary, depending on the plan.

  • You, as the account owner, control how the funds are invested and distributed over the life of the account. You can also change the beneficiary to another qualifying family member.
  • You can open a 529 no matter how much you make or the age of the beneficiary, which makes them particularly attractive vehicles for grandparents who want to lower the value of their taxable estates.
  • The account owner can withdraw funds at any time for any reason, but keep in mind that the earnings portion of non-qualified withdrawals will incur income taxes and an additional 10% penalty.
  • In 2022, you can elect to treat a 529 plan contribution of between $16,000 and $80,000 per individual beneficiary as if it were made over a five-year calendar-year period to qualify for the annual gift tax exclusion. (You do need to be aware of how these contributions will affect your gift- and generation-skipping limits in the same tax year, however.)

Custodial accounts give the child more control over the money: Gifting assets through the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act (UGMA) accounts or transferring assets through the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act (UTMA) accounts can be a practical way to expand the universe of available investment options, but they come with a caveat. UGMA and UTMA accounts weigh more heavily on financial aid decisions because they are considered an asset of the child, not the parent. Plus, their tax benefits are limited when compared to a 529, and use of these funds for tuition at K-12 schools is limited to $10,000. The biggest consideration, however, is that the money saved becomes the child’s at a certain age (18 or 21, depending on the state), regardless of whether they go to college.

Set up a Coverdell Education Savings Account for simpler needs: The Coverdell ESA offers tax advantages that are similar to those of the 529 plan, but limits contributions to $2,000 per year combined from all sources. If you’re contributing less than $2,000 a year, they can be simple to set up and manage. Keep in mind that there are phased income restrictions when setting up the account and no inflation adjustments. In addition, the funds need to be used up by age 30.

Take advantage of federal tax breaks: Depending on your modified adjusted gross income, you may be able to take the “American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit” in the first four years you pay tuition for higher education. You can get a maximum credit of $2,500 per student, and if the credit brings the amount of tax you owe to zero, you can have 40% of any remaining amount of the credit (up to $1,000) refunded to you.

Need more info on college affordability? Contact your financial advisor or visit the CollegeBoard’s website.

The opinions voiced in this material are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. 

Bruce Helmer and Peg Webb are financial advisors at Wealth Enhancement Group and co-hosts of “Your Money” on KLKS 100.1 FM on Sunday mornings. Email Bruce and Peg at [email protected] Securities offered through LPL Financial, member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services offered through Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services, LLC, a registered investment advisor. Wealth Enhancement Group and Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services are separate entities from LPL Financial.

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Dylan MacDonald: Everything About Norm Macdonald’s Son



Dylan MacDonald: Everything About Norm Macdonald’s Son

Hey, are you searching to know about Dylan MacDonald? Or in confusion why everybody is searching for Dylan MacDonald? Well, whatever is the reason for you to know about him, here is the catch-up for you. Go ahead and know more details.

Who is Dylan MacDonald?

Dylan is an American citizen, and he is the only son of Canadian stand-up comedians, Norm MacDonald and Connie. Norm died recently in September 2021, at 61 years while battling cancer.

Norm surviving with cancer for the past ten years. But he had not revealed it to his fans. He always kept his personal life private. The sudden demise of Norm made his fans curious to know about Dylan’s lifestyle, career, and personal life details.

Dylan MacDonald Age?

As of 2022, he is just 29 years old Dylan MacDonald was born on October 28th, 1992 in California, U.S.

Despite the fact, that his parents got divorced after living 8 years together. He had a healthy relationship with both of them However, he lives with his mother mostly.

What Dylan MacDonald is Doing Currently?

He also wants to build his career just like his father as a comedian. But as of now, he didn’t get any recognition in that particular field. However, he is trying to create a path for his career through his YouTube channel which is managing along with his friends.

They are publishing some kind of comic dramas on Dylan’s YouTube channel. Apart from the drams, they are creating shows like spelling bees and some Q&A shows.

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Dylan’s Personal and Social Media Life Details

Dylan MacDonald is not yet married. He is single, and he is not even dating anyone right now.

Like his father, he is also away from social media. He is inactive on social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. But he often appeared along with his father at various gatherings. They both used to have a good relationship. His death will definitely affect his life.

Anyhow, all Norm MacDonald’s fans and we are hoping to see Dylan like his father with a good reputation and huge fan following.

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