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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Ravens vaunted defense: Goodbye for now
While the Baltimore Ravens celebrate their Week 3 win over conference rival New England in a down to the wire game that ended on a field goal at 31-30. Signs have begun to show that the Ravens steady and reliable defensive prowess is no longer present. It started when defensive standouts, Linebacker Jarret Johnson and Defensive End Cory Redding left via free agency and only got worse when NFL Defensive Player of the year Terrell Suggs tore his Achilles in the off-season. Add to this a new Defensive Coordinator in Dean Pees and you have a Raven defense that is struggling to generate any pass rush whatsoever and is giving up 401 total yards per game.… Read more