Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 8/20/12
With 27 seconds remaining in the AFC Championship Game on Jan. 22, the Baltimore Ravens were a finishing play in the end zone away from going to the Super Bowl in their beloved city of Indianapolis.  Until then-Ravens wide receiver Lee Evans was stripped at the last minute by New England Patriots backup cornerback Sterling Moore. The lack of concentration displayed by Evans haunted the Ravens during the offseason, and it haunted the fans, too. Although that was the past and the team has moved on from “The Drop,” the drops did not move on from the Ravens. Photo Credit: BaltimoreRavens.com Baltimore’s first unit went three-and-out on its first three series in the preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons on Aug. 9. The Ravens (1-1) finally put together a solid drive on their first possession of the second quarter, as quarterback Joe Flacco connected with tight end Ed Dickson for a nine-yard touchdown pass, but by then they had played longer than they intended. The Ravens offense ...
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