Matt Vensel, Sports Blitz: My game ball goes to Cam Cameron for running the ball early and often with Ray Rice against an overmatched run defense, and props to the Ravens defense, too, for smothering Colt McCoy and putting the clamps on Peyton Hillis.
Ron Fritz, head of sports: The Ravens did what they had to do on the road against a really bad team, the Cleveland Browns. Are all the Ravens’ road demons exorcized? Hard to tell because the Browns were so pitiful.
Kevin Van Valkenburg, staff writer: You could nitpick about a few things if you really wanted to. The Ravens red zone problems continue and Billy Cundiff needs to figure out why he's pushing every kick to the right. But overall, there was a lot to feel good about. Cleveland's run defense was atrocious, and the Ravens did a nice job feeding Ray Rice for a career day. It would be nice if Baltimore's receivers would help Joe Flacco a little more -- the Ravens seriously must lead the NFL in drops -- but overall, it was a solid win capped off by an electric return by Lardarius Webb, who is having a Pro Bowl season.
Chris Korman, Ravens editor: At least the Ravens went out and did exactly what they were supposed to do. Ray Rice reinforced his spot as team MVP with so many twisting, turning, powerful runs and Joe Flacco managed a game he needed to manage. With Jimmy Smith adjusting to the speed of the NFL, the Ravens suddenly have a very deep secondary and might get away with freeing Lardarius Webb up to do more punt and kick returning. And hopefully we can finally stop covering the "letdown" thing for a while.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun