To say the Ravens are coming off a shocking loss may be an understatement. However, it’s not terribly shocking when it comes down to the fact that it was against the Steelers.
The worry for this week is containing Robert Griffin III. Since their bye week, the Redskins, led by Griffin, have been on fire, sweeping their division opponents in the last three games. Griffin has been executing the Redskins’ offense to perfection of late and is complemented by a great running game with Alfred Morris.
The Baltimore defense has been leaky this season, particularly against the run. Baltimore could also be without Terrell Suggs, who is listed as questionable.
I still think the Ravens win this game. For starters, the Ravens haven’t lost consecutive games since 2009. That’s the longest current streak in the NFL.
Secondly, Joe Flacco generally bounces back from bad games and he certainly didn’t have a standout performance against Pittsburgh. This game will depend on Flacco and how he does against...