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Ravens' penalty problems only getting worse

Ravens' penalty problems only getting worse

The frustration is palpable, and it's not only because of the Ravens' three-game losing skid.

Sure, the losing streak is a thorny issue, but this topic — which might be a leading cause of the losses — is what seemingly irks Ravens players and coaches most.

The biggest target of the players' withering comments after Sunday's 27-23 loss to the New York Giants was their penchant for accumulating penalties.

"That's what's killing us," wide receiver Mike Wallace said. "We're just doing it to ourselves. We eliminate that, and we're just a way better football team. We put way too many hours in. We're there every single day. The coaches do a really...