Found August 20, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
PLAYERS: Joe Flacco
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
Let’s not pull down the emergency trigger in Baltimore, yet. Nevertheless, it would be understandable if the red lever was being watched with caution as the Ravens’ first unit offense continues to struggle with productive consistency. Photo Credit: BaltimoreRavens.com The Atlanta Falcons’ first unit offense out dueled the defending Super Bowl champs in the opening quarters last Thursday evening, but their reserves, again, handled business in the second half to overcame a double digit deficit in pull out the 27-23 win. Several teams like the Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots and even the Cleveland Browns (don’t judge) first unit offense, to name a few, reflexes mid-season form as they are posting numbers on the scoreboard and results. At least they are displaying solid expectations. But, it’s only preseason, right? “It wasn’t great fundamental football, by any stretch,” said Ravens’ head coach John Harbaugh. “We didn’t run block real well, so we couldn’t get the run game going.
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