Kevin Van Valkenburg: This is not exactly a team firing on all cylinders, is it? In the end, the Ravens secured a win, but this looked like a Week 2 performance, not a Week 16 performance, especially in a head-scratching second half. Baltimore has some real concerns headed into the final week of the season, including but not limited to: an injury to Marshall Yanda, a defense that is suddenly really vulnerable to the pass, a special teams that gives up too many big plays, and a quarterback still struggling with his accuracy. It's going to take one of the best performances of the year to beat the Bengals next week.
Matt Vensel: The Browns are who we thought they are, bumbling the game away. But who are the Ravens? We will find out next weekend in Cincinnati.
Ron Fritz: At least the Browns made it interesting, but the Ravens played pretty uninspired. But the Ravens got the win they needed.
Instant analysis: Ravens 20, Browns 14
- Full coverage: Baltimore Ravens
- Ravens 26, Pittsburgh Steelers 6 [Pictures]
- Mike Preston grades the Ravens' 26-6 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 2
- Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 26-6 win over the Steelers
- Cincinnati Bengals 23, Ravens 16 [Pictures]
- 2014 Ravens cheerleaders [Pictures]
See more photos »
We've upgraded our reader commenting system. Learn more about the new features.
The Baltimore Sun encourages civil dialogue related to our stories; you must register and log-in to our site in order to participate. We reserve the right to remove any user and to delete comments that violate our Terms of Service. By commenting, you agree to these terms. Please flag inappropriate comments.