Washington Redskins

Notes: On third down, Ravens and Titans go in different directions

Notes: On third down, Ravens and Titans go in different directions

The Ravens did not take long Sunday to confront their Week 5 third-down woes.

Their first play on offense was a 21-yard pass to wide receiver Michael Crabtree. Their fourth was a third-and-10, the down and distance of the Ravens’ final play with the ball in their 12-9 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

In that overtime defeat, quarterback Joe Flacco’s pass to tight end Hayden Hurst was incomplete, their 12th failed conversion on 16 third-down attempts.

Against the Titans, Flacco found running back Buck Allen open in the flat for an 11-yard catch-and-run, just good enough for a first down. They were more...

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