2. Is the Baltimore Ravens interior offensive line ready for the Miami Dolphins?
One big relief the Baltimore Ravens had against the San Francisco 49ers defense was the injuries upfront. Javon Hargrave missed the week prior, and while he played, he did not look quite up to his best play. The 49ers also did not have Arik Armstead, one of their best defensive rushers.
So, while the 49ers front is elite and better than Miami on their best day, they were not on their best day this past week. The Miami Dolphins' defense has been at their best upfront. Christian Wilkins is living up to his name as a first-round pick, and Zach Sieler went from a late-round pick with the Ravens to a breakout stud this season. Sieler has a career-high 8.5 sacks in a year that is only overshadowed by Justin Madubuike as the most wild breakout of the year. Lastly, the Dolphins have a nose tackle in Raekwon Davis, who can stuff the run and potentially win with size over the smaller Tyler Linderbaum.
The Ravens front is about to be tested. John Simpson and Kevin Zeitler have held up so far, but considering they did not see the 49ers at their best, this will be one of the biggest tests they will see all season.