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Passing game stands out as problem area for Ravens
Passing game stands out as problem area for Ravens

In the second quarter of the Ravens' 20-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on Saturday, Joe Flacco and Ray Rice perfectly executed what was perhaps the prettiest scoring play this season for Baltimore. Lined up in the shotgun, Flacco took the snap from center Matt Birk and immediately looked to his right. Rice was running a wheel route, and Browns linebacker D'Qwell Jackson looked a step slow as he scrambled to get wide to cover him. Browns safety Usama Young was momentarily frozen by wide receiver Lee Evans' post route in the middle of the field, and Flacco didn't hesitate. He took three quick steps and the ball was out, a perfectly thrown spiral that hit Rice in stride...

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