Leslie Frazier

'When the ball is in the air, that’s our ball': Effort fuels Ravens' drive for interceptions

'When the ball is in the air, that’s our ball': Effort fuels Ravens' drive for interceptions

In 2011, Brandon Carr was a member of a Kansas City Chiefs team that finished tied for sixth in the NFL in interceptions with 20. Three years later, the cornerback helped the Dallas Cowboys tie for seventh in the league with 18.

Now that he’s part of a Ravens defense that leads the NFL with 16 picks, Carr said he can point to one quality in common.

“The biggest thing for interceptions is the effort,” he said. “When you’ve got guys getting to the ball, good things happen. That’s the old saying. So interceptions are a lot of guys flying to the ball when the ball is in the air, and good things happen for us.”

Interceptions have been abundant this season for the Ravens...

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