Donny Brady

Game 10: Ravens trip, take pratfall

Where do we begin?With a scrub quarterback named Craig Whelihan, who won for the first time in eight tries as a starter? Or with Jermaine Lewis' 90-yard punt return that was nullified by a Chargers penalty, wiping out a touchdown? How about two seldom-called "leverage" penalties against the Ravens that led to the go-ahead touchdown? Or maybe the usual suspect offensive play-calling, including a failed fourth-down gamble in the second quarter and an atrocious halfback option pass in the fourth?

The bottom line is that coach Ted Marchibroda, 10 games into the final season of a three-year contract, hasn't found a miraculous cure for an ailing team that has lost five of its...