Jason McCourty

Ravens know they need Wallace and Perriman more involved for offense to hit its stride

Ravens know they need Wallace and Perriman more involved for offense to hit its stride

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco felt that he had the exact look he wanted early in the second quarter Sunday. Wide receiver Mike Wallace was being defended on the outside by Cleveland Browns veteran cornerback Jason McCourty. Browns safety Jabrill Peppers was over the top, but Flacco expected him to move in closer and abandon the deep side of the field.

By the time Flacco let the ball go — the only real deep shot he’s taken this season — it had become clear that it wasn’t going to work out as planned. Wallace cut off the route to the outside. McCourty faded back under the overthrown ball and Peppers sprinted over to help. By the time Wallace saw the ball and adjusted, it was too...

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