Comments "not a reaction" to loss of Benjamin Watson, Kenneth Dixon.
The Ravens dominated the Detroit Lions at M&T Bank Stadium to improve to 3-0 on the preseason. But the uplifting and successful returns of Flacco and rush linebacker Terrell Suggs were marred by injuries to two offensive playmakers the Ravens added this summer.
The anticipation of quarterback Joe Flacco's first preseason appearance this year has overshadowed the final dress rehearsal for most of the Ravens' starters before the Sept.11 regular-season opener against the Buffalo Bills.
The Ravens will have to make the first of two mandatory rounds of cuts, trimming their roster from 90 to 75, before 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco initially tried to spin Saturday's preseason matchup with the Detroit Lions as "the same as any other game." But Flacco surely knows Saturday carries far more importance than that.
None of the team's top backs have separated themselves thus far
The big wide receiver needs a strong finish to preseason
Team has five defensive backs not practicing