Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 8/18/12
Calvin "Megatron" Johnson showed why he gets paid the big bucks... He made one of the most outstanding TD catches over CB Jimmy Smith I've ever witnessed... Ravens broadcaster Jerry Sandusky called it an "Alley Oop off shoulder" reception, something that's almost impossible to draw up on a play diagram...The Ravens unveiled their new no-huddle or "Sugar Huddle" offense... Joe Flacco was okay in it, but in the end, I give it a "Meh" review...Tyrod Taylor basically got a chance to play himself OUT of the #2 QB spot on the roster... and he basically did just that. His arm looked weak and his playmaking indecisive. Curtis Painter at least demonstrated a much stronger command of his offensive unit and a way more powerful arm in the limited time he was given at the end of the game.Joe Flacco was cool under pressure in his limited appearance of 1 quarter... but his offensive unit could not punch the ball into the end zone...which left an opening for Detroit's Matt Stafford to take over the...
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