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Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh will be faced will an age-old question this week. Should he rest players in the regular-season finale against the Bengals and get as healthy as possible for the po...

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Rest our our starters let adrian hamilton and the reserves run free our second tier recivers can b starters i think laquan is solid deonte is good wish streeter could get se work in we love to see omar brown out there let them get some work in we may need em in the playoffs
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No rest until watching the probowl on tv due to playing in the superbowl. Take advantage of every series and gel, gel, gel until holding a trophy above the heads. We played Rice, Pierce and Allen, that's resting/sharing. McKinnie was on the field, Ray Lewis is resting right now. Coach out of these games Harbaugh, you won me back over. Caldwell, continue and explode the offense, the fuse has been lit. Pees, the intensity is unmatched of all year, keep turning the nob and shake the ground touchdowns are made on.
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Most likely the Bengals will rest up, since they have nothing at all to gain by winning, other than pride and momentum. That should help us. It's a longshot for us to move up, but one never knows. Miami might come to play and also the Patsies haven't played well lately. They did get chewed out by Brady, though.
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Yes. The should. Jimmy, Reed, Ed, Terrell, Yanda, Ellerbe, & Pollard. I kind of want Anquan to reach 100 yards. but he might need the rest.
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I say rest,there is no way Miami will beat the Patriots in New England.Once Again the Patriots go to the Super Bowl and then get the NFL's easiest schedule.In all honesty we should have the 3 seed cause we beat the Eagles earlier in the year but the replacement refs took away a Jacoby Jones TD!! Thats 2 TD 'S that have been stolen from Jacoby and Joe this season!!Plus we beat the Pats already this year. I don't care what seed we are,If we play like we did Sunday We can beat any team in the NFL!!!!!!!!!!
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I see us playing hard for 1st half, then decide to pull few starters if we are leading. Otherwise, if this game is close, This game will be no different than any other games.
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@Stephenjr.....hate to burst your bubble, especially since I'm no fan of the Patsies, but we had a slightly easier schedule than they did, going by strength of schedule. Our combined opponents had a .484 winning pct., while theirs had a .502.

http://www.nfl.com/draft/story/0ap1000000116754/article/2013-nfl-draft-order-if-the-season-ended-today
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i say we rest defensuve players. on offense rest boldin and maybe yanda and let the offense keep on rollin. the only players on d that need to gel our the secondary so i say we rest ellerbe suggs probably pollard because inhedigo is playing great. i want baltimore to play for the win so hopefully we can rest some players and still get a w
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Well, the Bengals said they'll be using their starters according to rotoworld. I want to say play our staters also to keep our momentum going. But if we play horrible or someone important gets injured, that can easily cost us in the long run (playoff wise).

http://www.rotoworld.com/headlines/nfl/252434/bengals-will-not-rest-starters-in-week-17
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This is the energy we been looking for all year long. They was resting on a 3 game losing streak now they are fired up. Rest comes with heavy rotation while staying use to contact. Research our rest history vs got to get it history.
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look at the packers last year, i don't know if resting players is really the answer. the offense should be getting into a stide right now to hit it hard in the playoffs.
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haha.. Ravens fans still salty about week 2? vs eagles?... yep we are doug on replacement refs!!! they cost us the number 3 seeding cuz of that jacoby jones they took away.... arrrghhhh!!!!!!!!
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Should we rest our QB and give our backup a shot or let Flacco play a half while Tyrod takes the second half
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I agree with Hugostiglitz. I think the offense needs to at least play a half to maintain some continuity and consistency. With the defense, you get what you get and the guys that rest on that side of the ball hadn't played in awhile anyway.

I digress. If the defense plays the way they did against the Giants in the playoffs and the offense displays similar play, I don't think ANYONE wants to see the Ravens, that includes the two teams who destroyed us this year (Texans and Broncos respectively). In fact, I don't see both the #1 and #2 seeds being around come AFC Championship time. One or both will be gone.
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I don't know what Harbaugh will do,but I'd love to see Taylor get at least a little bit of playing time, even if it's while Flacco is playing. You have to have a backup QB get some experience some time. If Flacco ever goes down, he'd have some actual game experience. I don't care how or when he gets it, but it's invaluable. And coming in at the end of a game for a couple of kneeldowns is not experience. Like to see Allen and a few others get to play, too. But, we'll see.....
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Should Resting: Pitta, Nagata, Reed, Pollard, Rice, Yanda, Suggs and Ellerbe.
Half game Rest: Joe Flacco, Vonta Leach, Arther Jones, Paul Kruger, Mcphee.
Full Game: Put Players, who did not get chance to show up in regular season. May be some of step up or shine as OMAR in last game.
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@NaveSenrag.....if we rest all the players w/even a scratch, we'll not have anyone to play....just kidding, of course. I agree w/you.
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Approach the game as one would a last preseason game. After 16 games there should be little worry of rustiness creeping in and the reserves deserve some playing time to see who should be activated for the playoffs.
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Birk and Reed and Suggs don't need to play at all, they'll be ready as long as they're healthy. Flacco and the offense should take the field for at least a quarter to stay sharp and work on red zone efficiency. I think Oher, Reid, KO, J. Smith, C. Brown, Dickson should play most of the game. Also, why not take this opportunity to tinker with the O-line a bit? Mckinnie at left, Oher at right, KO at guard.
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Play the starters a half..... the bengals won't be playing to win. they'll be playing because there at home.... etc.
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Here's what we got to deal with: Would we benefit more from resting nearly all of our players or chance losing momentum and come out and play sluggish against the Colts?
A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!
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play to win.. never been a fan of losing momentum like that. can't be afraid of injuries this is still an important divisional game
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I say play the starter if they show they can be in rhyme and have the game in hand, by all mean sit them, but one game in rhyme in the last 5 doesn't mean they have a handle on things to justify sitting them, they have to get a grove and stay there.. to me it more important to still in that grove while we are there.. we already shown that we have hard time getting into rhyme... just my opinion :-)
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Pierce will be my choice as workhorse. The squad will be hungry to get their chance to make the most of it. Expect some good things from some young players. Tyrod Taylor is the man.
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