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Mike Preston's observations from Ravens' preseason win over Colts

Mike Preston's observations from Ravens' preseason win over Colts

Depth, speed on defense overwhelms Colts

Maybe the most surprising elements of the Ravens’ 20-19 Monday night win against the Indianapolis Colts were the depth and speed of the defense.

Usually following two days of scrimmage/practice, the road team starts showing fatigue and plays poorly in the preseason game. But the Ravens looked faster and fresher than the Colts, especially the front seven on defense.

There were times when the Ravens were simply beating them off the ball. Indianapolis couldn’t handle starting defensive linemen Brandon Williams and Willie Henry and had trouble with backups Michael Pierce and Chris Wormley.

There was no hesitation in the front...

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