Baltimore Ravens: Ranking all 5 losses from least to most frustrating

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FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS – NOVEMBER 15: Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens throws the ball during a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 15, 2020, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images) /

3. When it rains, it pours in New England:

The New England game was frustrating because it didn’t need to be as bad as it was. The Ravens lost the game despite Jackson having one of his best games of the year statistically. He was 24 for 34 passing for 249 yards and two touchdowns and one pick. He did that in what was some of the worst weather you’ll see a game be played in. Jackson also picked up 55 yards on the ground. 304 total yards and two touchdowns from Jackson typically gets a win.

That’s what hurts the most about this game. Jackson had the national spotlight and the Ravens fell short. Do you have me to tell you what the prevailing narrative was? You get the picture, don’t you? It really seemed like the team let Jackson down here. If it didn’t feel that way to you, I don’t know what to tell you at this point.

The Ravens went out of their way to lose this game. They really did. Matt Skura had two bad snaps. They had eight penalties and made just about every dumb mistake in the book as a team. The defense gave up 173 rushing yards. They gave up a touchdown on a trick play where a wide receiver made the throw.

The Patriots can actually be credited with giving me the idea for this article. I was watching New England lose badly to the Los Angeles Rams on Monday Night Football. The Patriots looked mostly helpless in their 24-3 loss. I couldn’t believe the Ravens fell to this team.

It should never have happened. The Ravens let the elements get the best of them, and the Patriots came more prepared to do their job. It’s not the worst loss this year and that is saying something about John Harbaugh’s proficiency for frustrating Baltimore. No loss should be this frustrating and it’s not number one on the list.