Two straight losses have dropped the Ravens to a mediocre, and all-too-familiar, 4-4. They know that if they don't right their ship Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, a promising year could slip away.
Eight days after earning AFC Special Teams Player of the Week, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker was honored for the breadth of his work so far this season, being named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month on Thursday.
When Lamar Jackson was taken No. 32 overall in the draft this year, Ozzie Newsome acknowledged they were “building for the future” with the Heisman Trophy winner. But, he added, “In order for us to win this year, we need Joe Flacco.”