Baltimore Ravens Highest and Lowest Rated Players Week Thirteen

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Nov 30, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens safety Jeromy Miles (36) reacts after recovering a fumble in the second quarter against the San Diego Chargers at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Highest Rated Defensive Players: Daryl Smith (2.8), Jeromy Miles (2.3), Lardarius Webb (0.6), Will Hill (0.6), Darian Stewart 0.4)

Looking at the top defensive rankings tells you everything you need to know about how bad this unit was against the Chargers. Smith has gotten better as the season wears on, which is pretty amazing for an older veteran.  He has been a consistent force the last few weeks.

Miles is a surprise, but he hasn’t really had a bad game this season.  This was his finest effort thus far as he recorded two stops, an assist, a hurry, and two tackles while playing a season high 72 snaps.  Miles gave up only one completion for two yards despite playing 99.5% of the snaps.

Webb was by no means “good,” but he was “less bad” than most.  Giving up 4 receptions on 5 targets for 37 yards is still progress for the future salary cap casualty.  Hill shut down Jimmy Graham last week, but for some reason wasn’t on Antonio Gates until later in the game.  He gave up two completions for 32 yards while playing 100% of the snaps.

Stewart makes the cut for the first time this season simply by not screwing up on the whopping 3 snaps that he played.  He is quickly sliding down the depth chart, and for good reason.

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