3 matchups the Baltimore Ravens must dominate the Detroit Lions to avoid an upset

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1. Can the Baltimore Ravens expose the Detroit Lions pass defense?

So far, the Detroit Lions' pass defense looks good. However, it is easy to find some holes to poke in it. They have been shuffling in the back end and just got Kerby Joseph back. They lost Chauncey Gardner-Johnson and Brian Branch, and both may miss this week. In the slot, Will Harris has not been as reliable as Branch.

On the outside, Jerry Jacobs has given up a few big plays and has a couple of back-breaking penalties for holding and pass interference. Across from him, Cam Sutton is allowing more yards per catch. The unit is fine but may be propped up right now.

They got the Kansas City Chiefs in week one without Travis Kelce, and we saw all of the pass-catching mistakes that occurred. In week two, Geno Smith lit them up, spreading the ball out to nine different pass catchers. In week three they held Desmond Ridder in check, which every team seems to do. Then, it was Jordan Love and Bryce Young in the last two weeks, once again two quarterbacks that are struggling.

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So, the Ravens will have a chance to be the best the Lions have seen since Geno Smith put up more than 30 points on them and more than 300 yards in the air. Lamar Jackson and the Ravens have to attack this unit.