3 biggest changes Baltimore Ravens made to beat Los Angeles Chargers

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1. The Baltimore Ravens are preparing for life without Mark Andrews 

The Baltimore Ravens had to go through their first game without tight end Mark Andrews. Things were obviously different, but they tried to move forward as if Isaiah Likely was in that role altogether. Likely has had two chances to fill in for Andrews this year but has just one catch for four yards in those games. 

However, in week one, Andrews was a late scratch and Likely was thrown in cold. In week 11, Andrews got hurt during the game. This was the first week the team could actually gameplan around Likely being their top tight end. 

He did not go off, but he led the team in receiving, hauling in four passes for 40 yards. His 73% snap share was on par with Andrews, and his workload was when Andrews went down.

We saw a little more Patrick Ricard. His 44% snap share was the third-highest of the season, although the game situation could have dictated that. Charlie Kolar played 19 snaps, 27%. That is his most since week 18 of last season. 

If you look at the snap counts of Likely in games when Andrews did not play, it is about 27%, so the Ravens essentially kept Ricard in his same role, moved Likely up, and put Kolar in the role Likely had. No massive change. 

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One more small note is that Odell Beckham continues to see his snaps down. He has played under 40% of the snaps in the last three weeks, including 32% on Sunday. Still, it has been his best three-game run, and he led all receivers in yards on Sunday. The Ravens have their roles defined well.