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Looking back at the Ravens' loss to the Cleveland Browns
Looking back at the Ravens' loss to the Cleveland Browns

Browns 24, Ravens 18 STRATEGY: Jim Caldwell has embraced a pass-centric approach, transitioning firmly to spread looks as the base offense. The Ravens utilized three wide receiver sets on 63 of 67 snaps, and went with four receivers twice. They were in shotgun 58 times with just five no-huddles. The hope is to create better spacing downfield, and some breathing room for a lackluster running game. The plan backfired due to pass-blocking breakdowns and too many errant throws from Joe Flacco. A handful of Pistol formation plays introduced Sunday didn’t confuse the Browns and generated 5 yards on five plays. The defense tried to get pressure with a four-man rush, but had just three sacks...

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