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Third-and-short issues cropped up again for Ravens

Third-and-short issues cropped up again for Ravens

It was a rough night for the Ravens' offense during third-down situations in Pittsburgh, running into a proverbial brick wall that is the Steelers' top-ranked defense. During an intense 13-10 victory at Heinz Field, the Ravens converted only 3 of 14 third downs, a dreadful 21 percent success rate. That included a pair of third-and-2 passing shots from quarterback Joe Flacco in the fourth quarter. Each time, much like the Ravens' loss to the Philadelphia Eagles where they didn't run on any third-and-short or fourth-and-short opportunities, they were unsuccessful. Overall, the Ravens are converting 34.4 percent of their third-down attempts. That ranks them 23rd...

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