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Ravens' news, notes and opinions entering Week 7

Ravens' news, notes and opinions entering Week 7

Quarterback Joe Flacco’s issues have been well-documented this season. But here is what should probably concern the Ravens the most about Flacco: Numbers indicate that he’s playing his worst football in the fourth quarter, a major problem considering all six of the Ravens’ games this season have come down to the end.

Flacco’s quarterback rating (62.8) and completion percentage (55.4) in the fourth are far lower than in any other quarter. He’s thrown his most interceptions (two) in the fourth quarter, and he’s also tossed just one fourth-quarter touchdown pass.

As the Ravens have found out in recent weeks, it’s tough to...