Forget about the Legion of Boom in Seattle and the Sacksonville Jaguars. The best defense in the NFL right now just might be that of the Baltimore Ravens, also known as
After 11 sacks today, we had to change up the name. pic.twitter.com/yVak86aG63— RavenSSSSSSSSSSS (@Ravens) October 15, 2018
Those 11 sacks were more than eight other NFL teams have on the entire season so far. That's right, one game by the Ravens out-did eight entire defenses when it comes to sacking the quarterback.
The Ravens racked up 11 sacks on Sunday. That's more than the 49ers, Buccaneers, Dolphins Falcons, Giants, Patriots, Raiders and Redskins have all season.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 15, 2018
To get even more perspective on just how dominant Baltimore was on Sunday, you only have to look as far as the completions line on Mariota's stat sheet. It reads 10-for-15 for 117 yards. That's one more sack than passes completed.
11: the number of sacks the Ravens defense has today....— NBC Sports Ravens (@NBCSRavens) October 14, 2018
10: the number of completions Marcus Mariota has today....
The Ravens had more sacks in this win than the Titans had pass completions. 11 to 10.— Gerry Sandusky (@GerrySandusky) October 14, 2018
The real test comes next week when the Ravens take on the New Orleans Saints -- a Top-5 offense. Even with Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara, Michael Thomas and Mark Ingram in tow, you might still want to start the Ravens' D in Week 7.
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