On Monday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh was talking about the challenges defensive coordinators face in deciding play calls. It was not as simple as ordering a tuna melt off a lunch menu.
There was more to consider: Whom was the offense sending out? What were the down and distance? The time? The score?
“You've got to determine what the personnel is and what the situation is before you make your call,” Harbaugh said at his weekly news conference. “I think that's probably the biggest issue.”
Because of the Ravens’ depleted personnel this week, and their uneasy situation heading into Sunday’s home game against the Denver Broncos, two of the defense’s calls this week were...