...22 points off of six turnovers still doesn't quite do it for me. At the same time, five interceptions and only three points allowed showed me a lot about the return to dominance of this defense. I know it was against the 2007 Rams, not to be confused with the "Greatest Show on Turf" (Kurt Warner would be rolling around in his...oh right, he's not dead yet!). As impressive as Gus Ferotte was last week at home against the Cardinals in the 34-31 loss, he was equally as inept yesterday aganst the harrassing Ravens defensive pressure all afternoon. Granted, he still finished with 200 yards passing, but most of those yards were late in the fourth quarter when the Ravens were playing prevent (or as they call it, "bend but don't break"). While it was great to see Willis McGahee get his first rushing TD as a Ravens, and for the offense to score their first TD in almost three games, it just wasn't as satisfying as it could have been. Six turnovers should have led to at least 2-3 touchdowns and the score easily could have reached the 30 points I'd predicted. However, as Coach Brian Billick has repeatedly said, I'll take a 22-3 win every week. Who knows if this will be enough offense to do it against the Steelers, Pats and Colts. All I do know is the defense will be there and as long as Ray Lewis and his boys show up, they'll be in the hunt.
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