In the past, the Ravens have used special teams to flip outcomes of games in their favor. On Sunday, the unit had the opposite effect.
From surrendering an 85-yard punt return for a touchdown in the first quarter to failing badly on a fake field-goal attempt in the second quarter to allowing punts to fall inside the 10-yard line, special teams was anything but special in the 16-10 loss to the Washington Redskins.
"It's real disappointing," inside linebacker and typical special teams standout Zachary Orr said of the unit's troubles on Sunday. "It's something we're not accustomed to at all."
The gaffes on special teams began in the first quarter when...