Saints-Ravens: Brees vs. No. 1 defense

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A classic matchup between the NFL’s top-ranked defense and one of the league’s best offenses is set for Sunday when the Baltimore Ravens face the New Orleans Saints at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

The Ravens (4-2), who boast the No. 1 defense in the league, are the only remaining team that Saints quarterback Drew Brees has not beaten during his 18-year career and Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh wants to keep it that way.

Brees passed Peyton Manning to establish the NFL record for most career passing yards in a Week 5 victory over the Washington Redskins. He has not thrown an interception in his last six regular-season games, the longest such streak of his career, which covers 232 passes.

The veteran also needs just one touchdown pass to reach 500 for his career.

“His vision is unbelievable. His pocket awareness is the best, and he’s very accurate,” Harbaugh said. “So he can see, he can find the open receiver, and he gets guys in position. They scheme guys open. He knows what he’s looking at pre-snap, and he knows what he’s looking at post-snap. ...

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