Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 9/19/12
Maybe it was more about the overall pass-protect scheme of the Ravens in Philly, and not so much about the Offensive Line (pointing a finger at the Ravens' running backs and the enthusiastic release of their tight ends on pass routes)... but Joe Flacco took some hits last Sunday.Obviously the OL will be the first to take the blame. Veteran center Matt Birk got pushed around a bit by the Eagles' defensive rush. So did rookie RT Keleshi Osemele. Ramon Harewood got blown away on a few blitz rushes... And Michael Oher got blind-sided by Trent Cole and Brandon Graham on a few plays...Quarterback Joe Flacco spent much of the second half in Sunday’s 24-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles under duress. He was hit, pressured and sacked, which contributed to the struggles in moving the football and putting up points. "Joe got hit a few times more than I would want him to get hit, but that’s a pretty good pass rush team,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said after the game. The pressure on Flacco prim...
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