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Ravens' 'sudden-change' defense among league's best
Ravens' 'sudden-change' defense among league's best

For all of the short fields the Ravens allowed in Sunday's close win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, coach John Harbaugh lauded his defense for its play when the offense or special teams put it in tough situations. Though Sunday was the most recent example of those plays, it’s hardly a new development for the Ravens' defense. “We gave them some field position,” Harbaugh said. “We had five issues on special teams and one on defense that created the ball near or past the 50-yard line five different times. … To our guys’ credit, our defense rose up and just played outstanding football — sudden-change, backed-up football — and got...