We saw a more realistic picture of Joe Flacco, good and bad.
For all the positive vibes around Flacco this year, he had not faced sustained pressure in a game situation since last December.
That changed in a hurry Thursday night, and the results reminded us why so many fans and analysts doubt the Ravens quarterback.
Flacco missed on a number of key throws in the first half as the Ravens dug a deep hole against their AFC North rival. His troubles began on the second drive of the game, when he led Michael Crabtree several yards too far with three defenders in the area. The resulting interception set up an easy, four-play touchdown drive for the...