Baltimore Ravens Starters’ Performance Overshadowed by Fight, Final Score

August 30, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When you read about the Baltimore Ravens 31-13 preseason loss to the Washington Redskins Sunday, most of the focus is going to be squarely on the fight that broke out, and the final score. This is unfortunate as the part of the game that is truly relevant to the regular season was very much a win for the Ravens.
The third preseason game of the year is the one where a team’s starters get the most significant opportunity to play. This is the time when a team can really knock off the rust and give coaches and fans a pretty good indication of what is in store for the games that really matter.
And what everyone saw from the Ravens starters is they had put last week behind them, and were fired up to play some football. If you recall, the Ravens took a beating at the hand of the Philadelphia Eagles 40-17 in the second week of preseason, highlighted by dreadful play from both the starting offense and defense. Even kick coverage allowed a touchdown.
This time around, t...

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