Joe Flacco threw a 66-yard touchdown pass to Jacoby Jones, Justin Tucker kicked four field goals and the Baltimore Ravens shut down the sputtering offense of the New York Jets in a 19-3 victory Sunday.
John Harbaugh knows the Baltimore Ravens must improve their running game if they are to reach the playoffs for a sixth consecutive season. Against Buffalo on Sunday, however, Harbaugh was convinced Baltimore couldn’t win by rushing the ball. So he called upon Joe Flacco to throw on virtually every play.
The Baltimore Ravens could be down yet another receiver after Deonte Thompson was being evaluated for a possible concussion in a 23-20 loss to the Bills on Sunday. Coach John Harbaugh said it was too early to determine the severity of the injury because Thompson was still being tested.
When the Baltimore Ravens decided to trade Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers for a sixth round draft pick, we thought the team was convinced the young group of receivers were ready to step up and produce.
It may not be much to look at, in years past that’d be true but post Super Bowl purge, the Ravens in Tampa is something of interest… to me at least.
The Ravens face the Buccaneers on Thursday with a lot of position battles up in the air. Kris Jones of Russell Street Report joined Zinno on “Last Call” to discuss things we expect to see in the first pre-season game.