C.J. Mosley

Once NFL leader in sacks, Ravens lately having trouble getting to quarterbacks

Once NFL leader in sacks, Ravens lately having trouble getting to quarterbacks

The Ravens’ deluge of sacks has dried into a trickle.

Since piling up a franchise-record 11 sacks in a 21-0 shutout at the Tennessee Titans on Oct. 14, the defense has managed just two combined against the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers. The unit has slid to a tie for second place with the Denver Broncos for most sacks in the NFL with 28, trailing the Minnesota Vikings’ 31.

That the Ravens lost to New Orleans, Carolina and Pittsburgh might seem coincidental, but figuring out the cause of the suddenly-disappearing pass rush looms as a priority when the defense returns from the bye week.

“It’s the last few...

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