In Sunday’s 55-20 win over the
“It’s something that [defensive coordinator] Dean Pees has been harping on us all week,” linebacker
The Ravens knocked down eight passes, and six came from defensive linemen or outside linebackers as the Ravens eschewed their usual space-eating defensive tackles for a more nimble defensive front. Outside linebacker
Entering Sunday's game, the defensive linemen and outside linebackers had knocked down just seven passes in eight games.
"It was more of an emphasis," Harbaugh said. "We've been trying to get that for a while and there's a lot of things that get build into it -- assignment things and technique things. And to see that happen as a coach, whenever things start to kind of fall in place that way with a technique and you get the results or the production like you do with the batted balls, it's a pretty rewarding feeling."