NFL Pro Bowl

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens’ 24-16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens’ 24-16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings

1) Watching the Ravens’ offense against a very good defense was just sad.

With Jeremy Maclin again sidelined by a shoulder injury and Mike Wallace knocked out of the game early by a vicious head shot, the Ravens were left with one of the least talented NFL offenses in recent memory.

The fact that they were matched with one of the best defenses in the league — stocked with skilled, speedy linebackers and safeties — only highlighted that pitiful state of affairs.

The Ravens’ collection of possession receivers, tight ends and running backs had no shot to create space against Pro Bowl-caliber players such as linebacker Anthony Barr and safety Harrison...

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