For much of the first half Monday, Ravens running back Terrance West stood on the edge of the sideline with his helmet on, waiting to get an opportunity to make an impact for his new team against his former one.When he got the chance on the Ravens’ second drive of the third quarter, the former Towson University and Northwestern High School standout made the most of it.Read more
Ravens coach John Harbaugh was a long-time NFL specials teams coach, so perhaps it was fitting that a special teams play put his name in the Ravens record books.The victory over the Browns was the 86th of his head coaching career, passing Brian Billick for the most wins in franchise history.
In his eighth season, Harbaugh has a career record of 86-52, which includes a 10-5 mark in the postseason.Read more
In blocking the potential game-winning field goal Monday night as time expired and returning it for a game-winning, 64-yard touchdown, the Ravens only really affected one of the two races that will matter at season’s end.Read more
There wasn't a lot of griping coming out of the Cleveland locker room about the final play, but the Internet was abuzz with a photograph that showed Ravens safety Anthony Levine lined up across the line of scrimmage on the game-winning field goal block Monday in the 33-27 win over the Cleveland Browns.Read more
Harbaugh on five straight games with a block: "Whoever heard of that?"Read more
It says a lot when that wacky of a game is typical of a season, but Monday's game was, save for the final result going the Ravens' way. Contained within was a microcosm of the Ravens' season.
There were so many unexpected bright spots, and production from players both heralded and decidedly not so. And there were issues from players from whom much is expected, and of course, uneven quarterback play.Read more