Nick Bellore

Offense puts together best outing of season, leads Ravens to key victory over Lions, 44-20

Offense puts together best outing of season, leads Ravens to key victory over Lions, 44-20

The Ravens defense was reeling. The unit that has carried the team all season had given up three touchdowns in the span of four second-half possessions and Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford had completed 20 consecutive passes in trimming a 20-point halftime deficit to seven.

Ravens rush linebacker Terrell Suggs called the defense together on the sideline for a pep talk, imploring his teammates to stay in the game and focus on getting the next stop.

As it turned out, the Ravens had nothing to worry about. The offense was on the field and on this day, the Joe Flacco-led group was in complete control. The Ravens flipped the season-long script of offensive struggles by scoring a...

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