1.) This was not only the Ravens’ best win of the season, it suggested bigger possibilities for January.
This was the first time in two years we’ve seen the Ravens lay a thorough beating on a quality opponent.
These weren’t the Cleveland Browns on the other side of the ball. The Dolphins held an AFC wild-card spot coming into the game, and their pass defense ranked among the 10 best in the league. The game projected as a tense slugfest with serious playoff implications.
Instead, the Ravens turned it into a laugher from the first drive on. We’ve grown so used to thinking of this as a defense-only team that it was startling to...