Patriots Vs. Ravens, Week 3: Losing Record Is Unfamiliar Territory For New England

The New England Patriots, as the blog Pats Pulpit points out, are below .500 for the first time since 2002 after their 31-30 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. As writer Tony Santorsa opines, among various other things, there's a concern about the Patriots pass rush.

It seemed like Joe Flacco had all day in the pocket and was just able to pick apart New England's secondary—and he most certainly did, as he racked up 382 passing yards.

Flacco was not sacked once and if my memory serves me right, he really never had to leave the pocket.

With so many complaining about the performance of the replacement officials, Santorsa joined in, and so did Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes not long after the field goal that was ruled over the uprights gave the Baltimore Ravens the win.

Well, at least Tom Brady, Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd were good.

For more Patriots coverage, check out Pats Pulpit. For more on the Ravens, head over to Baltimore Beat Down.

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