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PFF: Ravens defense dominated the Miami Dolphins

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Yes, the Ravens embarrassed the Dolphins. We already knew this. But it doesn’t hurt to pander to the fans every once in awhile. It should occur, especially in a 40-0 blowout win.

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Stud runningback Alex Collins was a big part of the impressive ground game, forcing four missed tackles on 18 carries. Collins ranks 10th in the league with a 58.5 elusive rating on the season.

Prior to leaving the game with a concussion, QB Joe Flacco had a solid game. He had a 74.4 game grade and a 93.59 PFF QB Rating. Thanks Kiko, for screwing that up.

Yet another impressive game by Ryan Jensen. On top of blowing up Alonso, Jensen only allowed a single hurry and recorded an 81.5 run block grade.

After Joe was injured, the Ravens were up by enough to relax on offense. This forced Jeremy Maclin to make the most of his targets, which he did. In the end, the receiver caught three passes for 53 yards and one TD, giving himself a WR Rating of 135.8.

The frustration has mounted, and the fans are labeling the former first-round pick a bust. Breshad Perriman recorded another catchless game, his fourth of the season. On the season, he has caught four of his 18 targets for 26 yards, dropping three passes and forcing no missed tackles.

Defensively, the Ravens treated Matt Moore terribly. They hit him, picked him, torched past him for two touchdowns, and punished his mistakes. They also did not allow Jay Ajayi any room to run, which was rather enjoyable.

Jimmy Smith had a dominant performance in coverage, allowing only two completions for 12 yards on seven targets. He added two pass defenses and one interception to a 90.7 graded game.

Brandon Williams made sure to stuff any run that came his way on Thursday night, recording a team high four defensive stops. He has nine run stops since returning from injury in Week 7.

The Ravens defense as a whole allowed little in the air from Matt Moore. They kept any completions in front of them, giving up only 58 yards after the catch.

On top of his pick six, LB C.J. Mosley was effective rushing the passer. He recorded one sack and one hit on only eight pass rush snaps.OLB Terrell Suggs kept up his four game streak of recording at least four pressures, adding a batted pass and defensive stop too.