Traditionally, the Super Bowl champion hosts the season opener on a week night to celebrate the start of the season. But the Ravens had a scheduling conflict with baseball’s Baltimore Orioles (the two stadiums share a parking lot) and the Ravens will now start the season on the road.
The Ravens are scheduled to visit Denver, and many people think the AFC divisional playoff rematch -- Baltimore won in double overtime -- is a possibility.
In other AFC West news:
Cornerback Terence Newman said he has yet to make a decision. He said it is coming soon. He is expected to decide between playing for the Raiders or staying in Cincinnati.