Marcedes Lewis

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens’ 44-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens’ 44-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars

1) This humiliating performance can’t help but reset expectations for the season.

The Ravens will spend the coming week talking about how they must look forward, how one defeat — no matter how catastrophic — never defines a season.

Those who were around in 2012 might look back to their 43-13 loss to the Houston Texans in Week 7 of that Super Bowl season.

But this was a sobering all-systems failure for a team that fancies itself a playoff contender.

Give the Jaguars some credit. They’re more talented than they’ve been in a long time, especially on defense. But they also gave up 37 points at home the previous week. So these weren’t the 1985 Bears...