Baltimore Ravens fans like this one thought the officials were going to take victory away from the Ravens in Sunday night's dramatic 31-30 win over the New England Patriots. An emotionally-charged game it was, with wide receiver Torrey Smith playing with a heavy heart and the Ravens having to come from behind to win. Said "lastcallbmore" on Baltimore Beat Down:
Only this time the Referees let the boys play and when you can get physical with the Ravens and they can do the same with you, the Ravens win every time and even though the refs tried to give it to cry baby... sorry, I mean Brady and the Pats, this one was not going to be taken and the Ravens were going to make sure of that.
The Ravens are 2-1 and their defense may not be what it once was, with leaders Ray Lewis and Ed Reed aging and ever so close to retirement. But Baltimore's offense is beginning to emerge with quarterback Joe Flacco still peaking and some talented skill-position players around him.
The Ravens look like they'll be just fine. For now, anyway. And that short week will be easier to handle after a win like this.