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Help wanted: Injuries, ineptitude leave Ravens desperate for improved secondary
Help wanted: Injuries, ineptitude leave Ravens desperate for improved secondary

Standing calmly in the pocket with time to scan the field, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had an inviting view of the Ravens' secondary last Sunday. From his vantage point, Roethlisberger easily saw the holes in a defensive backfield playing without top cornerback Jimmy Smith. He could also see a secondary weakened by the free-agent departure of nickel back Corey Graham in March. Roethlisberger threw six touchdown passes and no interceptions during a 43-23 rout of the Ravens at Heinz Field. The Ravens are dealing with a crisis on defense as they try to solve the problems of an injury-riddled secondary heading into Sunday's game against the Tennessee...

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