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Ravens notebook: Running game excels in overtime loss to Bears
Ravens notebook: Running game excels in overtime loss to Bears

Stuck in neutral throughout the season, the Ravens finally resurrected their running game Sunday. A bright spot for the Ravens during a 23-20 overtime loss to the Bears at Soldier Field was rushing for a season-high 174 yards on 41 carries. Three-time Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice regained his old form as he exploited the Bears' vulnerable run defense, rushing for a season-high 131 yards and one touchdown on 25 carries. Rice displayed speed, power and elusiveness unseen since last season when the Ravens won the Super Bowl. "We're heading in the right direction," Rice said. "I'd love to get the win, but it's just the way that things have...

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