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Baltimore Ravens vs. Seattle Seahawks Final Score: Post-Game Notes

The Baltimore Ravens take their toughest beating of the 2015 NFL season after too many injuries combine with playing a truly elite team. The loss knocks them down to 4-9, out of the playoffs and on the road to one of their worst records in the 20 years of being a franchise. Despite the 35-6 loss, there were some interesting nuggets of information to be found.

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The Baltimore Ravens take their toughest beating of the 2015 NFL season after too many injuries combine with playing a truly elite team. The loss knocks them down to 4-9, out of the playoffs and on the road to one of their worst records in the 20 years of being a franchise. Despite the 35-6 loss, there were some interesting nuggets of information to be found.

Rawls gets rolled

The undrafted rookie back came out of nowhere to rival guys like Todd Gurley as one of the best backs of the class. Unfortunately for Rawls, the season ended as soon as it started. In the middle of a pile, something happened to his ankle, and we saw him hobble off the field in the first quarter. He would be ruled out quickly for the remainder of the game and then we found out afterwards that his ankle was broken and there was potential ligament issues as well. The Seattle ground attack is seriously jeopardized without him or Marshawn Lynch.

Osemele to LT?

Left tackle Eugene Monroe was put on injured reserve earlier in the week. With talk of Eugene Monroe not sticking around next year due to being regularly injured and a cap casualty, Osemele identified himself as an able candidate at the post game conferences. This wouldn't be the strangest thing ever, as Osemele was considered for the position a couple of years ago. This is all of course contingent on Osemele sticking around too as he is due a contract this offseason.

Bomb for Bosa is back on

The Ravens kind of had a little win streak going a few weeks ago, but with two losses in a row, their standing in the draft has improved. Some fans can now once again rest easy knowing that an elite prospect is within the team's reach at spot number four. Fans are clammoring for Joey Bosa, Vernon Hargreaves III, or Jalen Ramsey early on.

Just the usual for the Seahawks

The Ravens were just the latest victims of a fiery Seattle squad. The Seahawks clobbered the Vikings 38-7 last week, and more or the less did the same thing to the Ravens.

Oh, and these two are kind of burning up right now too.


No offense, no bueno

You can't win if you can't score. The Ravens' obviously haven't been scoring enough lately, but this week's offensive shutdown was a prime example of how to lose.

Embarrassment at the Bank

The Ravens are traditionally good at home. The Baltimore crowd is a tough one to play against, with loud manure and "Seven Nation Army" chants surrounding the opponent. This week was different. The sell-out crowd had mainly dispersed by the end of the third. All that was left were a large amount of Seahawks fans in the lower section, chanting their team's namesake.

Is Jimmy Clausen an elite quarterback?

Definitely not. But he wasn't that bad. We were all mocking "Pickles" and just waiting for the implosion when he stepped on the field. But it never came. Clausen wasn't spectacular, but he did a respectable job against a tricky secondary. It was certainly better than his Week 3 start against the Seahawks with the Bears, when he threw the ball 17 times for only 63 yards.

No football in (late) January

It's a strange feeling, but the Ravens once again won't be playing extra football for the second time in the past three seasons. This is John Harbaugh's second time missing the playoffs of his eight seasons in Baltimore, and this year also marks his first losing campaign. Week 15 also marks the first time Coach Harbaugh will be playing a "meaningless" game, one in which the Ravens have been completely eliminated from playoff contention.