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Mike Preston: Ravens can't afford another embarrassing loss like this

Mike Preston: Ravens can't afford another embarrassing loss like this

The Ravens’ loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on the international stage in Wembley Stadium was the type that get head coaches fired, but that would be a premature decision.

Now if it happens again ...

NFL teams are usually allowed one nightmarish game a season and the Ravens had one of those Sunday in a 44-7 loss, one of the worst defeats in team history.

After the game the Ravens critics were already writing off the season. They were declaring the Ravens as pretenders because they had beaten Cleveland and Cincinnati but couldn’t handle a perennial loser like the Jaguars.

The Ravens really aren’t as bad as they showed Sunday. There are a number of words to describe...