The numbers don’t look so bad for the Ravens defense, in context.
Twenty-four points allowed to the New Orleans Saints? Drew Brees and Co. have averaged 42 in three games since. Twenty-three surrendered to Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers? They put up 52 four days later.
Just don’t try peddling that message to the Ravens.They take little consolation from ranking second in the NFL in fewest points and yards allowed.
“We don’t like losing, period,” cornerback Brandon Carr said. “I don’t really think that it makes us sleep easier because we know that the next team lost as well. We’re trying to beat everybody.”
For six weeks, the Baltimore defense...