The Ravens had hoped that Jeremy Ross would provide a lift to their return game. There have been some moments in which he has, but Ross has also made two critical mistakes in the past three games, both of which led to touchdowns for the opposition.
The ball security issues are nothing new to Ross, who lost his return job with the Detroit Lions because he struggled to hold onto the football.
Against the Arizona Cardinals on Oct. 26, Ross fumbled a punt late in the second quarter. The Cardinals converted the turnover into the go-ahead touchdown and they never trailed again in a 26-18 win.
Ross and the Ravens felt that the returner’s knee was down...