At long last, they popped some runs, turned some short passes into big gains, converted third downs and finished a few drives in the end zone. And when their streak of 17 consecutive offensive possessions without a touchdown was over and they finally built some momentum, the Ravens celebrated.
With starting running back Terrance West missing practice this week because of an ankle injury, rookie fourth-round draft pick Kenneth Dixon got more opportunities and coach John Harbaugh liked what he saw.
Breshad Perriman's struggles highlight what has been a less-than-impressive showing from the club's 2015 draft class. Injuries, suspensions and even a tragic death have marred a draft class that had potential.