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Chris Oldham

Game 10: Ravens turn over an ugly leaf

The Ravens played so poorly that it was almost comical. Backup quarterback Eric Zeier threw a pass that hit an official in the head. The team's running back of the future, Jay Graham, was crushed by the kicker on a return in which he fumbled twice. Then there were numerous dropped passes.

The Ravens were penalized 11 times for 73 yards and quarterback Vinny Testaverde, already fighting the flu, bruised his ribs on the team's third play from scrimmage, but he stayed around long enough to throw three interceptions in the first quarter. The Ravens finished with seven turnovers, six in the first half -- three on consecutive passes.

If the Ravens were going to make a playoff run in...