Ryan Longwell

Game 6: Ravens' comeback vs. Vikings not quite enough

As Steve Hauschka's potential game-winning kick sailed wide left, nearly all the Ravens on the sideline dropped their heads in unison, feeling another last-minute punch in the gut in a season that continues to veer off course.

The Ravens' frenetic 33-31 loss to the undefeated Minnesota Vikings marked their third straight defeat - and their third straight decided in the final 30 seconds of a game.Their offense failed on the last drive in New England. Their defense fell apart in its last series against the Cincinnati Bengals. Then, Sunday, before a deafening 63,689 at the Metrodome, their special teams flopped.

Hauschka missed his first chance to win a game since replacing...