Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/12/12
The Baltimore Ravens are beginning to hit their stride as they look to clinch a fifth consecutive playoff berth.The Ravens remained undefeated at home (5-0) Sunday, as they trounced the Oakland Raiders 55-20.Baltimore's defense took advantage in the absence of Oakland running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson, harassing the Raiders for three sacks, two forced and recovered fumbles & an interception. Jacoby Jones even joined in on the fun, returning a kickoff 105 yards to the house early in the fourth quarter.Oakland dropped to 3-6 on the season while Baltimore, who improved to 7-2, have their sights set on a key divisional match-up in Pittsburgh next Sunday night against the Steelers. For the Ravens to achieve a victory against the Steelers next week they'll have to execute a better running attack. Baltimore rushed for 78 yards on 28 carries, averaging a meager 2.8 yards per carry.While Oakland continues to await the return of McFadden, they'll have to regroup quickly as th...
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