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Ravens dominated by Vikings, 24-16, as offense sputters, defense can't stop run, special teams falter

Ravens dominated by Vikings, 24-16, as offense sputters, defense can't stop run, special teams falter

Terrell Suggs, the Ravens’ vocal and emotional leader, leaned against a cement wall in the far corner of the visiting locker room at U.S. Bank Stadium. A hat obscuring his eyes and his head mostly down, the normally fast-talking and upbeat veteran paused to collect himself.

Rarely in his 15-year NFL career has the rush linebacker been at a loss for words, even for a moment.

“Excuse me, man. I’m sorry,” Suggs said in response to the first question before continuing. “It’s disappointing and extremely frustrating, but you know, the team was built around the defense. We’re not playing good football right now. I don’t really have any answers for you.”

A 24-16 defeat to the...

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