“We shouldn’t have lost,” quarterback Lamar Jackson said as he exited the podium after the crushing 28-27 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars that ended a four-game winning streak and opened a bunch of old wounds about the offense not being good enough and the defense not being able to hold a fourth quarter lead.
When Lamar Jackson plays poorly – and most of Sunday was another poor effort throwing the ball where he actually wanted to throw it, especially the long ball – the Baltimore Ravens are going to have a whole lot of trouble trying to finish football games against competent competition.
Luke Jones and Nestor attempt to navigate the sticky holiday road through the AFC North to playoffs for the gimpy, scrappy Ravens. Plus, some enthusiasm for the surging Terps basketball program under Kevin Willard and Orioles search for more pitching at MLB Winter Meetings.
The seventeenth day of the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Goodwill, Window Nation and the Restaurant Association of Maryland featured a day at the beach and stop at Crabs-To-Go in Berlin and some local attention on the farm at Burley Oak Brewing.
No, it’s not a time for sweeping narratives but the story of the Baltimore Ravens right now is uncertainty and the path to win the division actually going through the division over the next month in a unique scheduling model that was thought to be a benefit until it’s actually Pittsburgh Week and you don’t know who your quarterback is going to be until you see an MRI.