Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 9/18/12

The Baltimore Ravens blew a 10 point halftime lead over the Philadelphia Eagles to fall to 1-1 on the year in a frustrating road loss. Michael Vick rushed for a touchdown with just under two-minutes remaining in the game to give the Eagles a 24-23 lead.

Joe Flacco, who was simply awful in the second half, was not able to lead the Ravens to a game winning drive. Instead he missed a wide-open Dennis Pitta on 3rd and 2 and on the following play was nowhere near his target, thus ending the game.

In what many pundits claimed could be a possible Super Bowl preview, the Eagles proved to be the better team despite four turnovers and numerous penalties.… Read more

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