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Trestman takes it too far

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We all wanted him more involved in the offense, but this is a little too much...

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In the off-season, a common refrain from Ravens fans was to get FB Kyle 'Juice' Juszczyk more involved in the off-season. Marc Trestman looks to have listen to the those fans, but for some reason he has taken it too far. Check out this stat from Jon Meoli:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I thought it was just me, but <a href="https://twitter.com/JonMeoli">@JonMeoli</a> had the money stat on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Ravens?src=hash">#Ravens</a> love of Juszczyk to start a half. Twice today. <a href="https://t.co/2fyZ7GIhi2">pic.twitter.com/2fyZ7GIhi2</a></p>&mdash; Ben Krimmel (@BenKrimmel) <a href="https://twitter.com/BenKrimmel/status/658828606165131265">October 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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The fullback pass is only good when it is a surprise, and the Cardinals were clearly not suprised to start the second half when the Ravens again started out with the same play. Cardinals safety-corner Tyrann Matheiu sniffed it and snuffed it out immediately.

Trestman's play calling overall was improved this week, and the offense clicked for much of the game including in the first half, when they likely would have put up more points if not for a series of unfortunate calls and the special teams turnover. But there was some predictable runs, and the second half adjustments did leave much to be desired, as the Cardinals adjusted their gameplan and had success stopping the Ravens.