Jeff Zrebiec, reporter: Despite a heroic effort from
Matt Vensel, reporter/blogger: I could have submitted this one to my editors sometime in the second quarter. The Ravens got off to a good start, with Terrell Suggs returning to the field and playing well and the offense grabbing an early 3-0 lead. But it was all Houston from there. The
Edward Lee, reporter: Aside from that promising opening drive that ended with a
Mike Preston, columnist: The Ravens turned in another pathetic performance, and this time weren't lucky enough to win. Be glad the Ravens play in the
Peter Schmuck, columnist: The Ravens were outplayed in just about every facet of the game, but you can still do some intellectual gymnastics and see the afternoon as a positive. They're 5-2 with the bye week ahead and probably will be 7-2 before they face another tough road game. And, of course, Terrell Suggs fooled everyone and came back to play well enough to raise hope for a resurgent Ravens defense.
Aaron Wilson, reporter:
It was a debacle. It was an embarrassment. It was downright ugly. The Ravens were totally overwhelmed by a talented Texans team that broke a six-game losing streak to Baltimore. It's hard not to view this as evidence of serious talent drain on both offensive and defensive lines watching the Texans' formidable front seven.
Joe Flacco and the rest of the offense have been terrible on the road this year with a streak of no touchdowns on the road finally ending in the third quarter on
The primary bright spot was Terrell Suggs' return from a partially torn right Achilles tendon and sacking quarterback