When you look at the Baltimore Ravens this season, it really comes down to where their wins and losses took place.
As the Ravens sit at 6-6 overall, they are 5-1 at home and 1-5 on the road. I understand the Ravens have had their issues in terms of running the football and staying consistent on offense in general. But, the Ravens have had those issues no matter where they played this year.
To me, this is about getting up for games on the road with a greater sense of urgency. The Ravens are the defending Super Bowl champions, and even with all of the roster turnover they have had this year, it isn’t an excuse for this team to come out flat on the road the way they do on a consistent basis.
It has always been funny to me how the Ravens historically have been so average (and sometimes below average) on the road during the regular season, but are as good as any team gets when the playoffs come around on the road. Since 2000, the Ravens have nine road playoff wins, which is the most in the NFL.
The Ravens have two more road games left on their schedule as they have to visit the Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Bengals, which may end up being a fight for the AFC North title. Surprisingly, the Ravens are still in it. But if they don’t clear up the issues on the road soon, there will be consequences.
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