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A look at numbers that will have to change in 2018 if the Ravens are going to reach the playoffs

A look at numbers that will have to change in 2018 if the Ravens are going to reach the playoffs

There are many numbers that will provide ample evidence as to why the Ravens didn’t make the NFL playoffs this year. It’s been well documented that the offense ranked 27th in yards per game and the defense collapsed in the fourth quarter of December losses to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. Below are eight more statistics that speak to the Ravens’ 2017 struggles and will need to be fixed heading into next season:

4.6: The Ravens’ average yards per play on offense

That tied the Indianapolis Colts for the lowest in the league. Even when the offense started playing better in the second half of the season, it had a hard time...

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