In the final tuneup of the preseason, the Ravens may have some tinkering to do with their pass defense.
The unit surrendered 145 yards through the air to the
Even worse, the Ravens made
On the scoring play, rookie cornerback
"We had some communication issues on their two touchdown plays," defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano said in comments distributed by the team after halftime. "We can't have that once the regular season comes. We had a chance to make some plays and get off the field, and we didn't make them."
Early in the contest, the Redskins appeared to target starting cornerback
But on Washington's final series of the first half, Grossman went after starting cornerback
Pagano said this week that Foxworth, Williams, Smith,
"We've got great competition going on, and we feel like they're all doing what they're supposed to do," Pagano said at the time. "We've got guys in position to make some plays out there. We've got some guys making some and we've got some guys not finishing some plays, and they're right there."
Ravens unhappy with TD run
Hightower's touchdown run was the first of the preseason against the Ravens, and they were less than pleased about it.
"We never give up yards running the ball, but the bottom line is when you look at that play, there were so many mistakes just on that one play," said inside linebacker
"It was just more of the D-line getting cut down," he said. "Really, we've got to stay on our feet. If you see that play, I've got two guys on me, and some of us got cut down, so they had that little cut-back area. But I think we did better as the game went on. Hopefully, we can get rid of those mistakes and keep up our progression."
Evans makes splash again
After excelling in his debut against the
Evans caught three passes for 60 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown from quarterback
"He is a good football player, and he is going to help us win," Cameron said. "He has a chance to help us win a championship. He sees the big picture."
Webb shows flashes
Webb demonstrated his versatility against Washington.
He sacked Beck for a 9-yard loss in the second quarter, then intercepted a pass by Beck in the third quarter.
Webb, who also had two tackles, leads the team with 11/2 sacks.
Changes up front
The Ravens didn't waste any time seeing what
The Ravens honored the memory of former Orioles pitcher Mike Flanagan with a video tribute and a moment of silence. Flanagan, the 1979