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Five Things We Learned from the Ravens’ 23-16 win over the Houston Texans

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens’ 23-16 win over the Houston Texans

1) Again, the Ravens failed to inspire confidence despite the good news on the scoreboard.

If the Ravens were truly the surging team they hope to be, they would have dominated the unremarkable Texans on their home field.

Instead, they did everything in their power to keep Houston in the game.

We saw their usual lack of execution or ambition in the passing game. But the defense chipped in with a combination of ill-timed penalties and uneven pass coverage. Houston’s No. 1 receiver, DeAndre Hopkins, was the best offensive player on the field with seven catches for 125 yards.

If not for a couple of interceptions, a few nifty trick plays and a...

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