All teams, including all the undefeated teams, have issues to correct. But a perfect 3-0 mark sure beats a ‘2-1 but promising’ record.
The Ravens are inventing ways to win, instead of ways to lose. The defense is simply better than last year. The numbers don't accurately paint Joe Flacco's day.
The Schedule Gods presented the Ravens with a real shot to a fast start. Baltimore is already one-third of the way to matching the number of interceptions from last year. Fifty percent of the starting lineup has changed since the last time the Ravens faced the Jaguars.
The Ravens quarterback had his share of woes during the game, but his cool, no-panic demeanor led his team to victory.
Huge comeback a real accomplishment. Biggest play of game may have been on taunting penalty. Ravens' special teams play changes outcome. Three young pass rushers help beat up Josh McCown.
In a perfect world, Ravens draft picks would have stabilized the safety position and provided a reliable deep threat. But the world isn't perfect, and Eric Weddle and Mike Wallace are looking like a solid Plan B.
Playing in the shadows of more attention-grabbing games allows the Ravens to work through some kinks and knock some rust off without a national spotlight.
There was an old-school Ravens vibe in the desperately-needed victory. Bigger things are expected from offense, but it did show a killer instinct to close the game.