It does not sound like Ravens coach John Harbaugh will probably be toasting the NFL schedule makers when the ball drops on New Yr’s Eve.
The NFL modified Baltimore’s kickoff towards Cincinnati from 1 p.m. to four:25 p.m. on Sunday with the intention to have Tennessee (Eight-7) and Buffalo (Eight-7) play concurrently all three are in competition for a wild-card berth. Baltimore is 9-6. The Los Angeles Chargers are additionally alive at Eight-7.
“I do not assume the NFL did us any favors by shifting it again,” Harbaugh mentioned, in keeping with ESPN. “However they do not care about us. So, we simply must care about ourselves. We have now to handle our personal enterprise. That goes for our workforce, for our followers and for our metropolis. Let’s go win the soccer recreation.”
The Ravens have already confronted smaller residence crowds this season. Crew president Dick Cass despatched out a letter to season-ticket holders final week in an effort to get extra followers to video games.
With the later begin, there’s a concern that fewer followers would attend the sport on account of plans for New Yr’s Eve.
“I do not know what their issues are on the league workplace, and why they do what they do,” Harbaugh mentioned. “I actually do not care, aside from the truth that I hope our followers are OK with it. I hope they’re into it. I hope folks get there. The individuals who have plans, I hope they provide their tickets to another person so that they get there. I need the place to be packed and loud.”