Wide receivers Steve Smith Sr. and Mike Wallace shared neighboring lockers at Gillette Stadium, but their outlook on the Ravens' current situation differed significantly.
The 30-23 loss to the New England Patriots on Monday night "puts us behind the eight ball," Smith said following the game. "I was hoping we could play this game and also beat [the Pittsburgh Steelers], and icing on the cake. Now, we have fish sticks, which is a terrible dinner. Garbage."
A few minutes later, Wallace voiced the opinion that the loss to the AFC-best Patriots, while frustrating, doesn't change a thing.
"To me, it was going to come down to the game in Pittsburgh...