Vontaze Burfict

Ravens notebook: Another poor start dooms offense vs. Bengals

Ravens notebook: Another poor start dooms offense vs. Bengals

Another game, another lackadaisical start from the Ravens’ offense.

The unit failed to score in the first quarter of Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals, and that effort contributed to the team’s 31-27 loss at M&T Bank Stadium.

That marked the sixth time this season that the offense had failed to muster a point in the opening quarter. And the unit closed out the year without scoring a touchdown in the first quarter in eight straight game.

“Early on, we made a couple hiccups that maybe would have got us some first downs and wasn’t good on our part, and then so the combination of letting them [get off] the field and get their juices flowing...

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