OWINGS MILLS - Ravens coach John Harbaugh explained Monday the decision to get away from the running game during the second half of Sunday's loss to the Buffalo Bills.
Baltimore had issues with its running game during its first three games. And after Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce combined for just 15 yards on seven carries during the first half against Buffalo, the Ravens ran the ball just twice the rest of the game.
At one point, Baltimore ran pass plays on 31 consecutive plays.
The Ravens finished with just nine rushing attempts, the fewest in team history for a single game.
"That's my call all the way," Harbaugh said. "I just felt like we weren't running the ball well enough to win the game running the ball. Looking back on it, I feel the same way. After watching the tape, I feel we did exactly the right thing to try to win that game, so no second-guessing myself on that.
"That was my decision, and that's the way we went with it. If you feel like we should have run the ball more in the second half, then I definitely respect that opinion, but it didn't look that way to me. So, that's what we did."